Angelo Amenta

1892–1976 (Age 84)
Sicily, Italy

The Life of Angelo

Angelo Amenta was born on 1 April 1892, in Sicily, Italy as the son of Carmelo Amenta and Concetta Vasques. He married Nunzita Cannarella Amenta in 1910. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 18 November 1976, in North Haledon, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Angelo Amenta
1892–1976
Nunzita Cannarella Amenta
1891–1955
Marriage: 1910
Angelina (Angie) Amenta
1916–1967
Carmelo Amenta
1921–2013
Josephine Amenta
1924–2003
Connie Amenta

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1910
Massachusetts or Johnstown, PA
children

(4)

  • Angelina (Angie) Amenta

    Female1916–1967Female

  • Carmelo Amenta

    Male1921–2013Male

  • Josephine Amenta

    Female1924–2003Female

  • Connie Amenta

    FemaleFemale

Parents & Siblings

  • Carmelo Amenta

    Male1870–Male

  • Concetta Vasques

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(8)

  • Giusippi Amenta

    Male1886–Male

  • Lucia Amenta

    Female1887–Female

  • Maranna Amenta

    Female1888–Female

  • Salvatore Amenta

    Male1889–Male

  • Sebastiana Amenta

    Female1891–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1894

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

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.

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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