Massimino Bregante was born in Genoa, Italy on on May 23, 1883. He emmigrated to the United States in 1909. His wife's name was Adalaide, but she was also known as Ida or Delita. Massimino was a gardner for a private home and Ida was a packer for a fruit company. They owned their own home in Santa Barbara at 1016 E. Cota St. Their sons were: John, Levio, Dominic (a Gardener) and Fred (a Salesman). Massimino died on March 18, 1944.