Early Origins of the Massolo family
The surname Massolo was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. 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 Massolo family
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Massolo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mascola, Masola, Dimascola, Demasola, Demascola, Masolo, Dimasolo, Demasolo, Demascolo, Mazzola, DeMazzola, Massolo and many more.
Early Notables of the Massolo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Massolo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: David Mascole, who came to Philadelphia in 1840; Salvatore Di Mascola, who arrived at Ellis Island
, New York in1895; and Maria Demascola of Naples, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York in 1903..
Contemporary Notables of the name Massolo (post 1700)
- Emilio D. Massolo, American politician, Mayor of Millbrae, California, 1953 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html