Early Origins of the Boto family
The surname Boto was first found in Cremona a city in Lombardy
, capital of the province of Cremona. Founded by the Romans
in 218 it has a checkered history. Virgil studied here. The finest building is the cathedral in the Lombard Romanesque style. It was started in 1107. There are many frescos from the 16th century. It was Austrian
in 1814, but became a part of Italy in 1859. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Boto family
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Early Notables of the Boto family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Biagio Betti (1535-1605), an Italian painter of the Renaissance
period; Rinaldo Botti (1658-1740), an Italian painter in the Baroque period, a pupil of Jacopo Chiavistelli; and Gaudenzio Botti (1698-1778), an Italian painter of... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boto Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Boto family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Annunziata Bota, aged 21, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Ascoli Satiano, Italy, in 1913; Adelina Botto, aged 21, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Borzonssca, Italy, in 1921.