Early Origins of the Castagnet family
The surname Castagnet was first found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna), a city in Emilia capital of the province of Modena. It became Roman in 215 B.C. It was successfully defended by Brutus against Mark Anthony. It changed hands many times between Church and Duchy. In 1859 the inhabitants declared in favor of unity with the Kingdom of Italy. The Ducal Palace is a notable. Rich in art the city has many museums and galleries. 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. Cusano Milanino is a town and comune in the province of Milan, in Lombardy
and Cusano Mutri is a comune in the province of Benevento in Campania.
Early History of the Castagnet family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castagnet research.Another 387 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1712, 1782, 1852, 1421, 1457, 1625, 1712, 1677, 1756, 1478, 1600, 1711, 1700, 1659, 1714, 1658 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Castagnet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Castagnet Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cassano, Cassani, Cassiano, Cassiani, Casciano, Casciani, Cassanello, Cassanelli, Cascianelli, Cascianini, Cassius, Casano, Casana, Casani, Casiano, Casino, Cassino, Cascante and many more.
Early Notables of the Castagnet family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Andrea del Castagno (c.
1421-1457), an Italian painter from Florence; Giovanni Domenico Cassini (1625-1712), Italian-born, French astronomer, eponym of numerous craters and Cassini's Laws; Jacques Cassini (1677-1756), French astronomer, son of Giovanni Domenico Cassini; Antonio Cassano, a captain of the militia in Famagosta in... Another 99 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castagnet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Castagnet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Castagnet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Paul Castagnet, who arrived in Maryland in 1792
Castagnet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Paul Castagnet, who settled in Philadelphia in 1810
- D Castagnet, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
- D. Castagnet, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850