My Grandma By debrae Jul 24, 1944 My Grandma was Born My Grandma was born in Palermo, Italy. Period: Jul 24, 1944 to Sep 15, 2080 Grandma Reynolds May 17, 1948 My Grandma and Her Family Came to America. My Grandma's family came to America because WW2 was just ending and they were living in poverty. There were no jobs available and they had other famlily in America that could help them. Oct 14, 1962 My Grandma became a United States Citizen Since my Grandma was born in Italy she had to take a citizen test, at age 18, to become an offical citizen of the Untied States. Nov 20, 1965 My Grandma got Married My Grandma, Virginia Laudicina, got married to John Reynolds. Mar 2, 1967 Grandma had a son. My Uncle Jack was born. Jun 2, 1968 Grandma had a daughter. My mom was born. Apr 28, 1996 My Grampa passed away. My grampa died of lung cancer. Oct 28, 1996 I was born. I was born exactley 6 months after my Grampa died. Apr 14, 1997 First time to the Zoo with Grandma. We went to the St. Louis Zoo. Jan 8, 1999 My sister was born. We are two years apart. Feb 7, 2001 My first time sleeping over at Grandma's house. Sep 19, 2002 My first Grandparents day at Washington Lutheran. May 13, 2003 Grandma came to my Kindergarden graduation. Dec 13, 2007 My Grandma came to my D.A.R.E. graduation. Oct 28, 2009 Grandma got me a phone for my 13th birthday.