The Truffini family line – reconstructed

From Tony Quinn, United States

Thanks to the old church records of Lavertezzo, hand drawn family trees by the late Rae Codoni, and the records provided to me by Dr Bob Treffene, I have been able to reconstruct the Truffini family ancestry in Switzerland from earliest times, and to determine some descendants in Australia and the United States. Continue reading

Seeking information on origins of Spagnoli family

From Sharon Dulcich, United States

I am seeking information of where in the Canton Ticino my husband’s Spagnoli family came from. His great-grandmother was Adelaide Spagnoli. She was born 11 January 1852 in Switzerland and died 8 April 1902 in Hunter’s Valley, Mariposa County, California. Continue reading