Gaetano Africano

1882–1969 (Age 86)
Santa Croce Camerina, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Gaetano

Gaetano Africano was born on 3 March 1882, in Santa Croce Camerina, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Carmela Iozzia. He died in January 1969, in Manchester Township, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Gaetano Africano
1882–1969
Carmela Iozzia
1886–1986
Frances Africano
1906–1995
Vincenzo William Africano
1908–1971
Salvatore Africano
1913–2008
John P. Africano
1915–2004
Joseph Africano
1918–1918
Josephine Africano
1919–2005

Spouse & Children

children

(6)

  • Female1906–1995Female

  • Male1908–1971Male

  • Salvatore Africano

    Male1913–2008Male

  • John P. Africano

    Male1915–2004Male

  • Joseph Africano

    Male1918–1918Male

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894

Age 12

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Italian: ethnic name for someone from Africa, from a reduced form of africano ‘African’.

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

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