Early Origins of the Difolco family
The surname Difolco was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany
, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. 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 Difolco family
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Difolco Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Folchi, Folco, Fulco, Folcio, Di Folca, Folcorelli, Fulk, Fulki, Folki, Folk, Fulcoli, Fulceri, Folcieri, Furgeri, Fulgeri and many more.
Early Notables of the Difolco family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Difolco family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrea Folco, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Sessi Anruner, Italy, in 1917; Beniamino Folco, aged 16, who arrived at Ellis Island
from S. Carlo de Tossa, Italy, in 1914.
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