Alphonse/ Alfonso Arena

1886–1962 (Age 75)
Valguarnera Caropepe, Enna, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Alphonse/ Alfonso

Alphonse/ Alfonso Arena was born on 8 October 1886, in Valguarnera Caropepe, Enna, Sicily, Italy as the son of Giuseppe Arena and Rosaria Ciulla. He married Agata Ida/ Aita Gaeta Dinoti on 30 January 1909, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 July 1962, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Alphonse/ Alfonso Arena
1886–1962
Agata Ida/ Aita Gaeta Dinoti
1886–1967
Marriage: 30 January 1909
Joseph Arena
1910–
Rosaria "Sara" H Arena
1913–
Mary Arena
1915–
Charles P Arena
1916–1995
Christopher Arena
1919–
Sam Arena
1920–
Anthony Arena
1921–
Josephine Arena
1926–1932

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 January 1909
New York, United States
children

(8)

  • Joseph Arena

    Male1910–Male

  • Rosaria "Sara" H Arena

    Female1913–Female

  • Mary Arena

    Female1915–Female

  • Charles P Arena

    Male1916–1995Male

  • Christopher Arena

    Male1919–Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Giuseppe Arena

    MaleMale

  • Rosaria Ciulla

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(7)

  • Gaetano Arena

    Male1874–Male

  • Giovanni/ John Arena

    Male1876–Male

  • Giuseppa Arena

    Female1879–Female

  • Maria Arena

    Female1881–Female

  • Male1886–1962Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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 4

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

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 (southern) and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places named with arena ‘sand’, ‘sandy place’, also ‘arena’, ‘(bull) ring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alfonso Arena, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfonso Arena, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alphonso Arena, "United States Census, 1940"

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