Alfonso DeSantis

Male29 September 1877–6 August 1944

Brief Life History of Alfonso

Alfonso DeSantis was born on 29 September 1877, in Montecorvino Rovella, Salerno, Campania, Italy. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Louise Daino. He died on 6 August 1944, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 66.

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Alfonso DeSantis
Louise Daino
Paul Desantis
James G. DeSantis
Anna Desantis
Agnes Desantis
Genevieve Desantis
Mary Louise DeSantis

Sources (2)

  • Alphonso Desantis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfonso Desantis, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

Children (6)

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Angelo, Vito, Antonio, Rocco, Domenic, Gino, Lorenzo, Pasquale, Sal, Salvatore, Camillo, Dante.

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Santo . It is formed with the Latin ablative plural suffix -is imparting the broader sense ‘belonging to, of’, in this case ‘member of the Santi family’ (compare Santi 2). Compare De Sanctis , Di Santis , and Santis .

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

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