Early Origins of the Bressi family
The surname Bressi was first found in Brescia (Latin: Brixia) in Lomardy, capital of the province of Brescia. The Pizza del Museois the main feature of the town and marks the site of the Forum. Vespasian erected the Capitoleum in 73 A.D. It contains the famous bronze statue of Vistory. The convent of S.Salvatore is also notable, founded by Desiderius, King of Lomardy. 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 Bressi family
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Bressi Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Brescia, Bresciani, Bresci, Bressa, Bressi, Bressani, Bressano, Bressan, Bressanelli, Bressini and many more.
Early Notables of the Bressi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bressi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Angelo Bresciani, aged 29, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Vallio, Brescia, in 1914; Battista Bresciani, aged 33, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Filaltiera, Italy, in 1909.