Early Origins of the Pacelli family
The surname Pacelli 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 Pacelli family
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Pacelli Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pace, Paci, Pasi, Pase, Pasio, Paciello, Pacelli, Pacenti, Pasini, Pasino, Pasetto, Pasutti, Pascelli, Pascel and many more.
Early Notables of the Pacelli family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pacelli family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Isabella Pace who arrived in Virginia in 1628; Antho Pace who settled in Virginia in 1669; Darius Pace who settled in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1783; Fco Pace who arrived in New Orleans in 1825.
Contemporary Notables of the name Pacelli (post 1700)
- Frank Pacelli (1934-1999), American television director and producer
- William V. Pacelli (1891-1942), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940;Delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933
- James V. Pacelli (1902-1984), American Republican politician;Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948
- Florence M. Pacelli (1900-1977), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944
- Edward J. Pacelli, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 8th District, 1952
- Eugenio Marìa Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (1876-1958), Italian, reigned as Pope, head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City State
- Ernesto Pacelli (b. 1925), Italian financial adviser to Pope Leo XIII, Pope Pius X, and Pope Benedict XV
- Francesco Pacelli (1872-1935), the Italian older brother of Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pope Pius XII
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