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Dominic (Dominick?) Gizzi

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Re: Vincent Gizzi

Posted: 1 Nov 2010 2:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Snowmoon

Pleased to 'meet' you. It is exciting isn't it! The Gizzi family are certainly spread around the world. I have a few different connections on my tree into the Gizzi family. My main link is through my great great great grandmother Serafina Carmina Gizzi born 1841, who according to my computer is Vincent's third cousin twice removed. (I'm glad the computer worked that out because I think I would have struggled!) I also have an interest in Vincent's father Michele due to an incident which was very well hushed up in my family. A skeleton in our closet!! Does Vincent recall his father ever having mentioned being stabbed in the leg at a wedding in Glasgow in 1890? If so I know who the perpetrator was - his cousin Loreto (Serafina's son) who was my great great grandmother's older brother. I found Loreto on a census in 1901. The secret had been so well hidden by the family that my grandmother thought her grandmother had been an only child. I have lots of the court papers and newspaper reports from the time.

The Gizzi's were from a small town called Picinisco. A wonderful gentleman by the name of Michel Vacca of Belgium has been putting together the genealogy of the town and he is very generous with his data. Through him I have details of this line back to the start of the 1600s. The website is here http://www.picinisco.net/index.php Its defintiely worth a visit and you can post there too.

Anything I can help with just ask. Its great to have amassed all of this data and to be able to share it with someone who understands the excitement!

Marisa xx
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
marisa6 5 Mar 2010 10:15AM GMT 
k10snowmoon 31 Oct 2010 8:10PM GMT 
k10snowmoon 31 Oct 2010 8:22PM GMT 
marisa6 1 Nov 2010 8:07PM GMT 
Patricia Gizzi 10 Apr 2001 10:27AM GMT 
segizzi 20 Apr 2001 4:30PM GMT 
Patricia Gizzi 21 Apr 2001 8:19AM GMT 
segizzi 29 Apr 2001 6:52AM GMT 
segizzi 29 Apr 2001 6:55AM GMT 
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