Author Archives: Evelyn Yvonne Theriault

Family Summary (Last Updated December 29th, 2014)

Giovanni Franchini and Rosa Soldani had two children: Antonio Giacomo Maria Luigi Franchini who was born in about 1845. Francesco Alberto Giuseppe Franchini who was born on Feb 11th, 1848. Antonio Giacomo Maria Luigi Franchini married Palmira Tagliazuccchi (daughter of … Continue reading

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Giovanni Francesco Fortunato Franchini | June 7th, 1888 | Birth Certificate from Modena State Archives

Milleottocento ottantotto (1888) Padre di Antonio Franchini e nonno di: Guglielmo Franchini, S.B., N. B. et R. F.. http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/Archivio+di+Stato+di+Modena Archivio di Stato Modena – Stato Civile Italiano Nati 1888 Franchini 78 Giovanni L’Anno milleottocentottantotto addì sette di Luglio nella Casa … Continue reading

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Bill Makes A Breakthrough!

This just in – Bill just found several birth records which have helped filled in some details about his great-grandfather’s family. The records [Italia, Modena, Stato Civile (Archivio di Stato), 1806-1942] are the birth registrations of Bill’s grandfather and his … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday | Spaghetti alle vongole in bianco (baby clams) – Bill Franchini

Note from Evelyn – Bill’s kids have been asking him for his recipes for ages, and now he’s finally decided to “open the vault” Spaghetti alle vongole in bianco This is the most misunderstoood dish outside of Italy. I have … Continue reading

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Francesca Franchini – Racing Through The 90s

The Franchinis are passionate about racing (especially F1) and for awhile they were into karting too. Francesca was the racer – her father Bill and brother Marco were the pit crew – and I was the chief cook and bottle … Continue reading

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