Category Archives: Our Franchini Family

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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Giovanni Franchini’s Military Career (Pt.5)

My husband has a photograph of his grandfather Giovanni Franchini in his Alpino uniform and after enlarging it he realized that his grandfather was wearing a medal. It’s a sepia image but my husband says “it appears to be a … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day | “La Giornata del Ricordo”

L’undici Novembre qui (in Canada) é conosciuto come La Giornata del Ricordo (Rememberance day) quando si onorano i caduti ed i reduci di tutte le guerre. Io vorrei ricordare due persone. Il primo é il mio povero nonno Giovanni Franchini … Continue reading

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