, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with
in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. 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.
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of this family name include: Benzi, Benzo, Benza, Bensi, Penzo, Penza, Pensi, Penso, Benzizni, Benzani, Benzan and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ferdinand Benzon, who settled in New York in 1830; Adam Benzing, who settled in New York, NY in 1848; Anna Benzing, who arrived in North America in 1848.