Gloria Amenta

1924–2013 (Age 89)
Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Gloria

When Gloria Amenta was born on 11 June 1924, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Rosario Amenta, was 27 and her mother, Francesca Tillona, was 22. She married Robert Clayton Saunders on 14 August 1948, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1930. She died on 22 August 2013, in Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Granby Cemetery, Granby, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gloria Amenta
Robert Clayton Saunders
Marriage: 14 August 1948

Spouse & Children

14 August 1948
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Rosario Amenta


  • Francesca Tillona




World Events (8)

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 2

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 24

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Gloria Amenta in household of Rosario Amenta, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gloria P Saunders, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Gloria Amenta Saunders in entry for Robert Clayton Saunders, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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