Anna M Soletta

1892–1974 (Age 82)
Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Anna M

Anna M Soletta was born from January 1892 to December 1892, in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as the daughter of Igusto Soletta and Igusta Soletta. She married Santo Contino on 30 July 1916, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died from January 1974 to December 1974, in Lodi, Bergen, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Santo Contino
Anna M Soletta
Marriage: 30 July 1916
Vincezo Contino
James Vincent Contino
Charles John Contino
Thomas Contino

Spouse and Children

30 July 1916
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


    Vincezo Contino


    James Vincent Contino


    Charles John Contino


    Thomas Contino


Parents and Siblings

    Igusto Soletta


    Igusta Soletta




World Events (8)


Age 2

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 24

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

Italian: from a diminutive of the personal name Cola .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Condino in household of Santo Condino, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna M Contino in household of Santo Contino, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Soletta, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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