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Where did the Italian Musselini family come from? What is the Italian Musselini family crest and coat of arms? When did the Musselini family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Musselini family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mussolini, Musolini, Mussollini, Musselini and others.
First found in Bologna (Bononia) in Emilia where it is the capital of the province of Bologna. The famous University of Bologna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. Mussolini was first found in 1279, viscounts in 1403, and again with estates and titles in 1415. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Musselini research. Another 358 words(26 lines of text) covering the year 1141 is included under the topic Early Musselini History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ferdinand Masso, who settled in Illinois in 1877; Angelina Musso, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1890 and 1910; Cheresa Musso, who came to Louisiana sometime between 1895 and 1910.
The Musselini Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Musselini Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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