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Italian ancestors and their descendants

ITALIAN ancestors came from Fanano, in the province of Modena, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, dating from the late 1700s. Surnames include: BARTOLINI, BASTAI, BELLETTINI, CIONI, GALLETTI, GAMBAIANI, GHERARDINI, GIACOMELLI,  LOLLI, MASCHERINI, NICOLETTI, PASSINI, PIACENTI, POLLACCI, SIENSA, VIGNOCCHI, 

Generation No. 1

Matteo Galletti born abt. 1813, married Maria Antonia Lolli. They had the following known children:

Generation No. 2

Domenico Pietro Galletti was born abt. 1840. He married Maria Santa Vignocchi on December 22, 1868 in Fanano, Italy. She was the daughter of Felice Vignocchi. They had 13 children:

Pietro Galletti and his wife Maria Santa Vignocchi, foreground, and surviving children

Daughters, Ersilia, left, Cunegonda, middle, and Olinda, right. 

Sons Cirillo, far left, Andrea, top, and Matteo, far right.

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Maria Galletti was born circa 1852. She married Giuseppe Gambaiani (son of Vincenzo) on January 22, 1876. They had the following children:

Generation No. 3

Matteo Guisto Evaristo Galletti was born in Fanano, Italy on September 7, 1868 and died in 1905. He married Sabina Gherardini. They had the following children:

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Massimo Andrea Casimiro Galletti was born in Fanano, Italy on November 30, 1871 and died November 5, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan. He married Ermenia Elvira Piacenti on November 29, 1897. They had the following children:

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Ersilia Philomena Genoveffa Galletti was born in Fanano, Italy on August 11, 1881 and died in June1968. She married Romeo Bartolini. They had the following children:

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Olinda Cesonia Adele Galletti was born in Fanano, Italy on May 18, 1887 and died in 1938. She married Carlo Gherardini. They had the following children:

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Cunegonda Rosa Galletti was born in Fanano, Italy on March 3, 1894 and died in 1932. She married John Cioni. They had the following children:

Cirillo Galletti circa 1905

Cirillo Gallo Domenico Galletti was born January 28, 1877 in Fanano and died May 11, 1939. On April 14, 1906 in Fanano, he married Augusta Giacomelli, daughter of Clemente Giacomelli and Maria Bastai. A few months later, the newly married couple set off for America on the ship St. Paul. On July 8, 1906, they landed at New York's Ellis Island. Cirillo worked in the mines (Ladd, Illinois). In 1913, after saving some money, the couple and their 2 children returned to Fanano, where they opened their own taverna.

 

Cirillo Galletti & Augusta Giacomelli in 1939

Cirillo Galletti and Augusta Giacomelli had the following children:

Generation No. 4

Aldo Galletti was born July 28, 1909 in Ladd, Illinois and died August 7, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan. He married Irene Dravis/Drewes (aka Clark) on February 3, 1934. Aldo had a shoe repair shop, Perfect Shoe Repair, located on McNichols Road in Detroit. They had one child:

After the death of Irene Dravis/Drewes, Aldo Galletti married Agnes Rolle. They had the following children:

Maria Galletti & Delmo Gambaiani circa 1930

Maria Galletti was born September 28, 1911 in Ladd, Illinois and died January 18, 2002 in Fanano, Italy. In 1931, she married Adelmo Gambaiani (son of Luigi Gambaiani and Erminia Nicoletti). They had the following children:

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Lina Galletti was born in 1914 and died in 1999. She married Guerrino Pollacchi. They had the following children:

Clemente Bellettinni & Dina Galletti

Dina Galletti was born in 1914 and died in 1984. She married Clemente Bellettini. They had one child:

Generation Nos. 5 & 6

Numerous descendants of Matteo Galletti and Maria Antonia Lolli can be found throughout the U.S. and Italy. Surnames include: Bartolini, Bellettini, Cheli, Chioros, Cioni, Clamon, Columbo, Galletti, Gambaiani, Gasperini, Gherardini, Higginson, Mascherini, Nettath, Passini, Piacenti, Pollacci, Sanders, Whitmer.

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This page was last edited on September 06, 2009 .