Antoinetta Di Penta

22 October 1888–30 January 1975 (Age 86)
Grottaminarda, Avellino, Campania, Italy

The Life Summary of Antoinetta

When Antoinetta Di Penta was born on 22 October 1888, in Grottaminarda, Avellino, Campania, Italy, her father, Giovanni Di Penta, was 25 and her mother, Elisabetta Maria Moscaritolo, was 23. She married Lorenzo Di Leo on 19 May 1907, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 30 January 1975, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86.

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Rocco Silverio Schena
Antoinetta Di Penta
Marriage: 12 August 1923
John Joseph Schena
Victorio Schena
Fiore Schena
Gloria J Schena

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1923Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 2
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 24
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Chinese:Mandarin form of the surname 狄, a term referring to the tribes in ancient northern China: (i) from Di (狄), the name of an ancient state (thought to have been located in Hebei or Shandong province), which was granted to Xiao Bo or Kao Bo by King Cheng of Zhou (reigned 1042–1021 BC ). (ii) adopted as a surname by the Ku Di (庫狄) family during the Northern Wei dynasty (386–534 AD ). (iii) traced back to other minority ethnic groups in ancient northwestern China.Mandarin form of the Chinese surname 邸, meaning ‘official residence’ in Chinese: (i) from placename Di (邸), the name of a county (unidentified location). (ii) said to be borne by some descendants of Kujula Kadphises (called 丘就郤 or 邸就郤 in Chinese, 30–c. 80 AD ), founder of the Kushan Empire (one branch of the Yuezhi people originating from western China) located in Central Asia during the Eastern Han dynasty (25–220 AD ).

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Antoinella Penta in entry for Nicholas Di Leo, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Antionetta Deleo, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Antionette Penta in entry for Victor Rodolphe Schena and Elpinikie Costas Rage, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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