Ancilla Amenta Amato

1915–1991 (Age 75)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ancilla

Ancilla Amenta Amato was born on 16 April 1915, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States as the daughter of Mary Amenta Fico. She died in 1991, at the age of 76.

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Mary Amenta Fico
Ancilla Amenta Amato
1915–1991

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  • Mary Amenta Fico

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 4

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): habitational name from any of various minor places in Sicily named Amenta, from menta ‘mint’.

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

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