Jaroslav Jerry Citta

24 August 1899–20 August 1985 (Age 85)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Jaroslav Jerry

When Jaroslav Jerry Citta was born on 24 August 1899, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Citta, was 31 and his mother, Theresa Schally, was 29. He married Bertha Barbara Bubl on 22 June 1929, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Berwyn, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 20 August 1985, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Park, Clear Lake Township, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Jaroslav Jerry Citta
Bertha Barbara Bubl
Marriage: 22 June 1929
Edith Citta
Barbara Cittta Dossett

Spouse and Children

22 June 1929
Illinois, United States


    Edith Citta


    Barbara Cittta Dossett


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Citta





World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 1

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Italian:1. from Albanian Çetta; çetë is the Albanian word for ‘tribe’ or ‘group’. The application of this word as a surname is unclear. 2. habitational name from a place so named in Triora in Imperia province. 3. possibly from a feminine form of Cetti , from Old Tuscan Cettus, a pet form of a personal name ending in -cettus.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jaroslav Citta in household of Joseph Citta, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jerry Citta in household of Jos Citta, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jerry Citta, "United States Census, 1930"

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