Early Origins of the Povelini family
The surname Povelini was first found in Vicenza, anciently known as Vicetia, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Vicenza. It was conquered by the Venetians in 1405. It has many beautiful palaces and churches, galleries and museums. The cathedral is Gothic. The original church SS.Felice e Fortunato was built in 975 but has been much altered. It is notable for its development painters, architects, sculptors and scholars. Natives were Trissino, Palladio, Pigafetta, Fogazzaro, Mantegna, Montagna, Speranza, Scamozzi and Buoncosiglio. 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 Povelini family
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Povelini Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Povalini, Povegliani, Povelini, Poveglini and many more.
Early Notables of the Povelini family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Povelini family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Povelini Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Sebastiano Povelini, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Castelvecchio Subigno, in 1906