Mary Aveta

5 July 1900–23 September 1995 (Age 95)
Napoli, Campania, Italy

The Life of Mary

When Mary Aveta was born on 5 July 1900, in Napoli, Campania, Italy, her father, Gennaro Aveta, was 34 and her mother, Consiglia Ferrigna, was 37. She immigrated to United States in 1904 and lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 September 1995, at the age of 95.

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 17

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grain grower or merchant, from avena ‘oats’, ‘oatmeal’ (Latin avena).2 Italian: habitational name from a place in Calabria called Avena.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Aveta in household of Gennaro Aveta, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Mirra in household of Emilio Mirra, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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