Early Origins of the Viscont family
The surname Viscont was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy
. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. 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 Viscont family
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Viscont Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Visconte, Visconti, Bisconti, Viceconte, Viceconti, Viseconte, Viscont and many more.
Early Notables of the Viscont family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Galeazzo I Visconti (1277-1328), Lord of Milan from 1322 to 1327; and his son, Azzone Visconti (1302–1339), Lord of Milan from 1329 until his death; Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351-1402), the first Duke of Milan (1395), ruled the late-medieval city just before... Another 471 words (34 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Viscont Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Viscont family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Visco, who came to Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1824; John Visconti, who settled in Illinois sometime between 1873 and 1896; Alexander Visconti, who came to Ashtabula Co., OH sometime between 1875 and 1906.