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Ottavio Franchini of Verona And Ferdinand II, Emperor Of The Holy Roman Empire

The Repertorio genealogico delle famiglie confermate nobili e dei titolati di Verona (Francesco Schroder) includes information on two Franchini families of Verona who carried noble titles. Here is the entry in original Italian and English translation of the entry for … Continue reading

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Tutto Franchini – A New Italian Family History Blog

Welcome to my latest history blog – Tutto Franchini! – which is dedicated to my husband’s paternal lineage and to everything that concerns the Franchini surname and Franchinis in history. My husband Guglielmo (Bill) Franchini and our children descend from … Continue reading

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Our Franchini Lineage as of October 2010

As I mentioned in an earlier post I’m just beginning to research my husband’s Franchini line so I thought I would record what we know of his lineage as of this moment. Of course, all of this information needs to … Continue reading

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Antonio Franchini, 19th Century Italian Tenor

According to family lore, my husband’s great grandfather Antonio Franchini was an opera singer who went on tour in South America – and in particular, in Argentina. We’ve been looking into this and found the following information below from  the  … Continue reading

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Franchinis Crossing The Canadian Border | Franchinis in Canada Project

Vincent Franchini – 1905 Halifax, Nova Scotia Born abt 1882  – southern Italy – bound for Boston  – labourer/foreman –  –  had a brother (Hercule?) living at 115 Salem Str. Source: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85; … Continue reading

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