Rita Angelina Bonano

Female8 April 1921–16 February 2010

Brief Life History of Rita Angelina

When Rita Angelina Bonano was born on 8 April 1921, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, Nunzio Salvador Bonanno, was 39 and her mother, Rosina Margaret Kister, was 37. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with William Joseph Bates. She lived in Bay Saint Louis, Hancock, Mississippi, United States in 2000. She died on 16 February 2010, in Twinsburg, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Bates
1917–1957
Rita Angelina Bonano
1921–2010
Rosanne Linda Bates
1947–1963
Kevin Alexander Bates
1956–2020

Sources (17)

  • Rita Bonano in household of Nunzy Bonano, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rita A Schwall, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mrs William Bates in entry for Cy Salvadore Bonano, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

Children (2)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 4

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 24

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Carlos, Alba, Angel, Benito, Cristino, Eulogio, Jaime, Luis, Luz, Maribel, Mercedes, Miguel. Italian Fiore.

Italian: variant of Bonanno . This form of the surname is very rare in Italy.

Spanish (Bonaño): of Italian origin (see 1 above).

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

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