John Bencivenga

about 1911–18 December 1989 (Age 78)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of John

When John Bencivenga was born about 1911, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Stefano Bencivenga, was 29 and his mother, Maria Giannelli, was 27. He lived in New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 1920. He died on 18 December 1989, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78.

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 15

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 21

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Italian (mainly Naples): from a personal name, an omen name composed of the elements bene ‘well’ + ci ‘to us’ + venga ‘come’, i.e. ‘God bless us’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Benciveng in household of Steve Benciveng, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Bencivenga in household of Stefano Bencivenga, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Bencivenga, "Connecticut, Death Index, 1949-2001"

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