Marchesani History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Marchesani family
The surname Marchesani was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna
Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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.
Early History of the Marchesani family
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Marchesani Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Marchisetti, Marcheselli, Marchesini, Marchisotto, Machesino and many more.
Early Notables of the Marchesani family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Marchesani family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Marchesani Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Domenico Marchesani, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Spinoso, in 1905
- Ezlandina Marchesani, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from Clireti, in 1907
- Dicgo Marchesani, aged 17, who landed in America from Vast, Chicti, Italy, in 1909
- Biase Marchesani, aged 34, who emigrated to America from Vast, Chicti, Italy, in 1909
- Bartolo Marchesani, aged 36, who landed in America from Treviso, Italy, in 1910
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Contemporary Notables of the name Marchesani (post 1700)
- Joseph Marchesani, American science fiction historian and author, known for his book "Marvel Science Stories" (1985)
- Oswald Marchesani (1900-1952), American ophthalmologist who co-identified Weill-Marchesani syndrome, a rare, genetic disorder characterized by short stature, broad head and other facial abnormalities
- Frank Marchesani (b. 1960), former Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy and Carlton in the Victorian Football League from 1980 to 1986
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