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Pozzi Family History, Part II

April 2016
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Parish records, from which most of this information comes, is primarily written in Latin, while civil records are primarily written in Italian. Names that have only been observed in Latin but have either been converted to Italian or left in Latin are rendered in italics.

Giovanni POZZI1(~1631-~1706)Top

A1. Giovanni Pozzi1 was born about 1631, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. He married Catterina Scamoni2 of Giumaglio and had as many as nine children:

A11. Giacomo Pozzi (1666) 17 Jan 1682 (15)
A12. Benedetto Pozzi (13) Oct 1667 16 Dec 1741 (74)
A13. Lucrezia Pozzi 14 Jan 1669 23 Nov 1727 (58)
A14. Catterina Pozzi 18 Oct 1670 --  -- 
A15. Giovanni Agostino Pozzi 23 Aug 1672 (18 Nov 1694) (22)
A16. Simone Pozzi 28 Oct 1673 (> 1709) (> 35)
A17. Giovanna Maria Cristina Pozzi2 16 Jun 1677 19 Jan 1748 (70)
A18. Cristoforo Pozzi 22 Jul 1682 (> 1709) (> 28)
A19. Giacomina Pozzi 23 Jun 1865 (> 1709) (> 24)
Pozzi Connections
July 2015Giovanni may have been a first cousin of Don Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, Notary of Giumaglio, as suggested by the marriage of daughter Lucrezia to the notary's likely son Francesco, at which time Lucrezia and Francesco were identifed as second cousins.

Giovanni and Catterina named the following as godparents for their children:

  1. Giacomo: no baptism records found in Giumaglio before 1667;
  2. Benedetto: Giacomo Cerini and Maria Marca[Bap 1667];
  3. Lucrezia: Giovanni Lesina and Giacomina Stolfi[Bap 1669];
  4. Catterina: Antonio Del Notaro and Maria Giacomina Lesina[Bap 1670];
  5. Agostino: Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi and Mrs. Maria (Mazzini) Romagno[Bap 1672];
  6. Simone: Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi and Giovanna Pozzi[Bap 1673];
  7. Giovanna Maria Cristina2: Giovanni Cerini (Jr.) and Mrs. Maria (Parinoni) Pozzi[Bap 1677];
  8. Cristoforo: Giacomo Pozzi and Mrs. Catterina (Pozzi) Cerini[Bap 1682]; and
  9. Giacomina: Don Carlo Antonio Pozzi, the town doctor, and Mrs. Maria (Marindona) Marca of Cerentino.[Bap 1685]
Pozzi-Scamoni
January 2015Catterina may have had brother named Giovanni Giacomo Scamoni (I) who died prior to the 1692 parish census. His sons (her nephews?), Giovanni and Giovanni Giacomo (II), were enumerated following her household between 1692 and 1703.[Cen 1692-1703] Giacomo (II) went on to marry a Giovanna Maria Pozzi, whose relationship to the other Pozzi families is not yet known.

The parish census of 1692 recorded Giovanni, Catterina, and all the children except Maria2. Oddly the birth order and ages were reversed for Cristoforo and Giacomina, recording Cristoforo as two years younger than Giacomina, rather than older, as in later censuses.[Cen 1692]

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. The four elder Pozzi childern, Giacomo, Benedetto, Lucrezia, and Catterina were all confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on May 22[Con 1677A]; and the two younger, Agostino and Simone, were confirmed at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo on May 31.[Con 1677B] Their godparents were named as follows, in order: Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, Giovanni Cerini (Jr.), Mrs. Giovanna (Cerini) Pozzi (suspected sister to Giovanni Cerini (Jr.)), Mrs. Giovanna (Bonetti) Cerini (wife of Giovanni Cerini (Jr.)), Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, and Giovanni Antonio Pozzi, the ferrier. [Con 1677A-B]

Son Giovanni Agostino (recorded simply as "Giovanni, son of Giovanni Pozzi") may have been the one who died on November 18, 1694, apparently in a fall from a cliff, at the age of 22. He was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1694]

By 1698, sons Benedetto and Simone were both marked as absent, perhaps working some distance away from Giumaglio.[Cen 1698]

Catterina (Scamoni) Pozzi died at her home in Giumaglio on January 12, 1702, the same day that the parish census of 1702 was recorded. She was about 60 years old. Catterina was buried the same day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1702, Cen 1702]

In 1702, sons Benedetto and Simone continued their absence and Giovanna Maria Cristina appeared for the first time as two years older than Cristoforo, as she was again in 1703. Based on age, Giovanna Maria Cristina is likely our Maria2. [Cen 1702, 1703]

A year later, son Cristoforo was labelled absent along with his two elder brothers.[Cen 1703]

Giovanni Pozzi likely died on either October 8, 1705, or three months later on January 8, 1706, at his home in Giumaglio. On those dates, two men named Giovanni Pozzi died, reportedly aged 58 and 62 respectively. Neither age fits well for our Giovanni, who would have been about 74. The other, who also went by the name "Zane," would have been about 62, which fits for the later date, but if the priest was clear about their relative ages, might the first refer to the younger and the second to the elder? The two records give no further clues to distinguish the two men. Both were buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1705,1706]

Sources
  • Bap 1667: 13 Oct 1667 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1669: 14 Jan 1669 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1670: 19 Oct 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672: 28 Aug 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673: 29 Oct 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677: 17 Jun 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682: 26 Jul 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1685: 26 Jun 1685 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1694: 18 Nov 1694 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mar 1700: 2 Dec 1700 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1702: 12 Jan 1702 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1702: 12 Jan 1702 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1703: 8 May 1703 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1705: 8 Oct 1705 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1706: 8 Jan 1706 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1709: 1709 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Maria Maddalena POZZI (~1644-1679)Top

B1. Maria Maddlena Pozzi was born about 1644, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. She married Giovanni Adami (Sr.) and had as many as eight children:

B11. Giacomina Adami (1661) (1709-1741) (> 46)
B12. Domenica Adami (1662-1663) 8 Nov 1687 (24)
B13. Giovanna Adami (1668) (15 Feb 1709) (41)
B14. Giovanni Adami (Jr.) (1669) (1698-1702) (> 28)
B15. Anna Maria Adami 2 Jan 1670 (> 1710) (> 40)
B16. Giovanni Guglielmo Adami 1 Sep 1672 --  -- 
B17. Giovanni Giacomo Adami 27 Feb 1675 (3 Jan 1737) (61)
B18. Apollonia Adami 28 Mar 1678 (> 1700) (> 21)

Maddalena and Giovanni chose the following as godparents for their children:

Giumaglio Aristocracy
Granddaughter Maria Domenica Adami (1726-1771), daughter of youngest son Giovanni Giacomo, went on to marry Don Rodolpho Maria Pozzi in 1741.

Maddalena in turn was named as godmother to Domenico Giovanotti/Rusca[Bap 1668A] and likely nephew Giovanni Antonio Marchese.[Bap 1668B]

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Most of the Adami children were confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on May 22[Con 1677A], while daughter Anna Maria was recorded to have been confirmed at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo on May 31[Con 1677B] and son Giovanni (Jr.) was recorded to have been confirmed on May 22 but listed both locations. (Many of the records were back-entered as much as 18 months after the fact.) In birth order, their godparents were named as follows: Domenica's was Maria Cerini; Giovanna's was Domenica Sartori; Giovanni's was Battista Del Notaro/Mogius of Coglio; Anna Maria's was Mrs. Giovanna (Cerini) Pozzi; Guglielmo's was Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, likely his maternal uncle; and Giacomo's was Giovanni Antonio Pozzi.[Con 1677A-B]

Maria Maddalena (Pozzi) Adami died on December 8, 1679, at the family home in Giumaglio. She was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Maddalena was recored to be 35 years old.[Dth 1679]

Giovanni apparently did not remarry after Maddalena's death despite having six or seven children between the ages of 20 months and 18 years. In the first parish census of 1692, Giovanni was enumerated with children Giovanni, (Anna) Maria, Giacomo, and Apollonia.[Cen 1692] His eldest three daughters had all married. What became of son Guglielmo is not known. The same four children remained with Giovanni through 1698.[Cen 1698]

Giovanni Adami died on December 31, 1699, at his home in Giumaglio. He was buried the following day in the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Giovanni was recorded to be "about 60 years" old.[Dth 1699]

Sources
  • Bap 1668A: 29 Jan 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1668B: 8 Dec 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1670: 3 Jan 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672: 2 Sep 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675: 28 Feb 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677A: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677B: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678: 29 Mar 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1679: 8 Dec 1679 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1699: 31 Dec 1699 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Giovanna POZZI (MARCHESE)2(~1649-1714)Top

September 2014B2. Giovanna Pozzi2 was born about 1649, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. She married Giovanni Terini/Marchese (II)2, who, in view of her 13-year age difference with Giovanni, may have had a son from an earlier marriage. She and Giovanni had as many as seven children together:

 -- Giacomo Marchese (1662-1663) 13 Aug 1683 (20)

B21. Giovanni Marchese (III) (1667-1668) 1 Aug 1719 (51)
B22. Giovanni Antonio Marchese 7 Dec 1668 (> 1695) (> 26)
B23. Carlo Maria Marchese 21 Oct 1670 7 Apr 1743 (72)
B24. Maria Domenica Marchese 14 Aug 1672 (15 Dec 1715) (43)
B25. Anna Maria Marchese 2 Jun 1675 20 Jul 1709 (34)
B26. Giovanna Marchese 2 May 1681 (> 1709) (> 27)
B27. Maria Catterina Marchese2 27 Dec 1684 (1729-1741) (45-56)

February 2015During Giovanni's life, his family name was recorded as Terini, but by 1690 the name Marchese appeared among his children, alternating or even being listed together with Terini through 1724, after which the name settled on Marchese.

Giovanna and Giovanni chose the following as godparents for their children:

Giovanna was named as godmother to Maria Maddalena Ianzini[Bap 1669] and likely Simone Pozzi.[Bap 1671]

In the last week of May 1677, The Most Illustrious and Most Reverend Dom. Dom. Giovanni Ambrogo Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. The Marchese family was confirmed in Maggia and at that event, the following sponsoring godparents were named for each:

Notably, son Giacomo's parents were not recorded, in contrast to that of his siblings. He was enumerated following his apparent father and in birth order before his siblings, but this may suggest he was from a previous marriage.[Con 1677] This omission calls attention to the fact that his mother (or stepmother) Giovanna Pozzi2 was about 13 years younger than his father and would have been about 14 years old at the time of Giacomo's birth. Furthermore, there is about a five-year gap between Giacomo's birth and that of his next younger brother Giovanni (III).

Giacomo Marchese (recorded as Giacomo Terini) died on August 13, 1683, when he fell from crags at Barsona (unlocated) and suddenly died. He was 20 years old. Giacomo was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1683]

Giovanni Marchese (II) died on Christmas Day, December 25, 1686, at his home Giumaglio. He was reported to be "about 50 years" old and was buried the following day in cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1686]

Giovanna continued on for as much as another 27 years. In 1692 she was recorded as a 42-year-old widow with five children (all but youngest Catterina2), of whom Giovanni (Jr.) was named as the head of household.[Cen 1692]

Six years later, Antonio, Domenica, and Anna had all left home but Catterina, age 12, was present, and Giovanni (Jr.) had wed.[Cen 1698] Giovanni's (Jr.) 1-year old daughter joined the family by 1702.[Cen 1702,1703]

Giovanna Maria (Pozzi) Marchese was not recorded with her son Giovanni in 1709[Cen 1709], but likely died on January 14, 1714, at her home in Giumaglio. She was recorded to be "about 63 years" old. Giovanna was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1714]

Sources
  • Bap 1668: 8 Dec 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1669: 21 Mar 1669 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1670: 26 Oct 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672: 15 Aug 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673: 29 Oct 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675: 3 Jun 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1681: 3 May 1681 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1683: 13 Aug 1683 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1684: 28 Dec 1684 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1686: 25 Dec 1686 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1688: 14 Dec 1688 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1702: 12 Jan 1702 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1703: 8 May 1703 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1709: 1709 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1714: 14 Jan 1714 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Apollonia (POZZI) DEL NOTARO (->1688)Top

May 2015C3. Apollonia Pozzi was the daughter of a Giovanni Pozzi, presumably our ancestor. She married Giovanni Battista Del Notaro of Coglio on February 18, 1676, in Giumaglio. They had at least three children:

C31. Giovanni Antonio Del Notaro 4 Mar 1677 --  -- 
C32. Giovanni Del Notaro 5 Feb 1681 --  -- 
C33. Maria Domenica Del Notaro 16 Feb 1684 --  -- 

Prior to her marriage, Apollonia was named as godmother to likely niece Maria Domenica Terini (Marchese)[Bap 1672A]; likely nephew Giovanni Guglielmo Adami[Bap 1672B]; Maria Rusca (Giovanotti)[Bap 1673]; Giovanni Antonio Ianzi[Bap 1674A]; Antonio Guglielmetti (III)[Bap 1674B]; Giovanni Giacomo Lafranchi.[Bap 1674C]. After her marriage she was named as godmother to Domenica Lafranchi.[Bap 1688]

and possible godmother to Philippus DEL NOTARO (1683); godmother to Dominica LAFRANCHI (1688).

Apollonia and Battista married on February 18, 1676, at the Church of of Santa Maria Assunta in Giumaglio. Before their marriage they obtained dispensation for the impediment of the fourth degree of consanguinity (i.e., third cousins, however, the exact connection of their relationship is not known). Recorded witnesses were Giovanni Cerini, Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, and Giacomo Sartori.[Mar 1676]

Apollonia and Battista chose the following godparents for their children:

June 2015During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Apollonia's family was confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia, at which time she was named (curiously as "the wife of Antonio Del Notaro of Coglio") as godmother to likely niece Domenica Pozzi.[Con 1677]

The newliweds likely lived in Coglio as Apollonia no longer appeared in the parish records of Giumaglio afterward, except for Battista, whom sister Maddalena named as godfather to daughter Apollonia, who was apparently named her sister.[Bap 1678] February 2016Apollonia may have gone on to remarry to Don Giovanni Pozzi in April 1686.

Sources
  • Bap 1672A: 15 Aug 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672B: 2 Sep 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673: 5 Mar 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1674A: 2 Mar 1674 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1674B: 16 Dec 1674 Baptism, Sancta Maria Montis Carmeli, Coglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1674C: 22 Dec 1674 Baptism, Sancta Maria Montis Carmeli, Coglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mar 1676: 8 Dec 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677: 4 Mar 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Montis Carmeli, Coglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678: 29 Mar 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1681: 5 Feb 1681 Baptism, Sancta Maria Montis Carmeli, Coglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1684: 16 Feb 1684 Baptism, Sancta Maria Montis Carmeli, Coglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Giovanni Giacomo POZZI (~1652-1720)Top

B4. Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi was born about 1652, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. He first married Giacomina Sartori in 1676, but they are not known to have had any children during their 13-year marriage. Three months after Giacomina's death, Giacomo remarried to Giovanna Maria Bassi of Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. They had as many as eight children together over their 26-year marriage:

B41. Giovanni Antonio Pozzi 14 Jan 1691 4 Sep 1747 (56)
B42. Giovanni Pozzi 11 Apr 1693 (> 1719) (> 26)
B43. Giovann(i) Maria Pozzi 1 Apr 1695 (< 1709) (11)
B44. Francesco Giacomo Pozzi 30 Mar 1697 (Infancy) (Infancy)
B45. Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi (Jr.) 26 Feb 1700 (Infancy) (Infancy)
B46. Domenica Pozzi 2 Jan 1702 23 Jan 1752 (50)
B47. Maria Antonia Pozzi 13 Jun 1706 21 Jan 1749 (42)
B48. Giovanni Francesco Pozzi (1) Aug 1709 (Infancy) (Infancy)

June 2015Giacomo and Giacomina wed on April 24, 1676, at the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Before their marriage they obtained dispensation for the impediments of consanguinity (i.e., cousins) in two lines: one to the third and fourth degrees (i.e., second cousins, once removed) and the other to the fourth degree (i.e. third cousins). The exact connections of their relationships are not yet known. Recorded witnesses were Giacomo Pozzi, Gaspare Gaspari, and Giovanni Giacomo Ianzini.[Mar 1676]

Giacomo was named as godfather to 12 children in the parish. He was named to three before he married, eight during his marriage to Giacomina, and one during his marriage to Maria. His godchildren were: Giovanni Agostino Pozzi[Bap 1672]; godfather and apparent namesake to nephew Giovanni Giacomo Adami[Bap 1675A]; Felice Lesina[Bap 1675B]; Giovanna Maria Mazzini[Bap 1676]; Giacomina Rosa Pozzi[Bap 1679]; Giovanni Stolfi[Bap 1681]; godfather and perhaps partial namesake of Giovanni Giacomo Lesina[Bap 1682]; Giacomina Pozzi[Bap 1686A]; Silvestro Pozzi[Bap 1686B]; grandniece Maria Giovanotti[Bap 1687]; Giovanna Rossetti[Bap 1689]; and grandnephew Giovanni Antonio Rossetti.[Bap 1690]June 2015

During the last week of May 1677, The Most Illustrious and Most Reverend Dom. Dom. Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Giacomo and Giacomina were confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on May 22, at which time Giacomo's sponsoring godfather was Father Pietro Giacomo Pozzi, Vicar of Giumaglio, and Giacomina's was Catterina Pozzi. In turn, Giacomo was named as the sponsoring godfather to five parishioners: Giacomo Cerini; nephew Carlo Maria Marchese; Giacomo Pozzi; nephew Giovanni Guglielmo Adami; and Angelo Pozzi. Giacomina was named as godmother to Giacomo's niece Maria Domenica Marchese.[Con 1677]

Giacomina (Sartori) Pozzi died on December 2, 1689, in her home in Giumaglio. She was about 32 years old. Giacomina was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1689] She and Giacomo had been married 13 years.

Giovanna/Maria Bassi
Maria was recorded consistently as such until 1706, when, in the baptism record of daughter Antonia, she was identified as "Joanna."[Bap 1706] That name continued in the parish census of 1709 and the baptism of son Francesco and .[Bap 1709, Cen 1709] When she died she was recorded as Maria.[Dth 1716]

June 2015Three months after Giacomina's death, Giacomo apparently (correlation not fully confirmed) remarried to (Giovanna) Maria Bassi of Someo on March 6, 1690, at the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Before their marriage they obtained dispensation for the impediment of the third and fourth degrees of affinity (i.e., related by marriage rather than by blood). Recorded witnesses were Carlo Antonio Pozzi, Giovanni Cerini, and Giacomo Ianzi.[Mar 1690]

Giovann(i) Maria, Son or Daughter?
The baptism record of their fourth child gives the name "Joannes Maria" (Giovanni), as do the parish censuses of 1698, 1702 and 1703. This was in addition elder son Giovanni. In the 1709, a recently deceased 11-year-old daughter Maria, whose age was a little younger, was enumerated casting doubt on the child's gender.

Giacomo and Maria chose the following godparents for their children:

  1. Antonio: Don Giovanni Angelo Franzoni of Cevio and Domenica Marchese, Giacomo's niece[Bap 1691];
  2. Giovanni: Giovanni Antonio Pozzi and Domenica Pozzi[Bap 1693A];
  3. Giovann(i) Maria: Giovanni Marchese (III) and (Anna) Maria Adami, Giacomo's nephew and niece[Bap 1695];
  4. Francesco: Don Francesco Franzoni of Cevio and Maria Pozzi[Bap 1697];
  5. Giacomo (Jr.): Giovanni Maria Bassi of Someo and Mrs. Giovanna (Stefani) Eusebio (Lesina)[Bap 1700];
  6. Domenica: Giovanni Giacomo Adami, Giacomo's nephew, and Domenica Del Notaro of Coglio[Bap 1702];
  7. Antonia: Giovanni Angelo Pozzi and Giacomina Pozzi[Bap 1706]; and
  8. Giovanni Francesco: Don Giovanni Francesco Pozzi. (No godmother was recorded.)[Bap 1709]

In turn, Maria was named as godmother to Giovanni Giacomo Rusca (Giovanotti)[Bap 1692] and Maria Pozzi.[Bap 1693B]

June 2015The parish censuses of the time show that Maria's likely younger sister Catterina married Giovanni Pietro Pozzi, the son of an elder Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, by 1692 and was enumerated near Giacomo and Maria. Enumerated between the two households were Francesco and Lucrezia Pozzi. To confuse matters more, Francesco was the son of a deceased Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi. In 1692, Giacomo, Maria, and one-year-old son Antonio lived with Giacomo's 75-year-old father.[Cen 1692]

Giacomo's father died in 1695 and by 1698 children Giovanni and Giovann(i) Maria joined the family.[Cen 1698] Come 1702, daughter Domenica was added to the family (making no mention of the two infant sons who died), and a 13-year-old servant girl named Giovanna Cerini was added, but died soon before or after the census was completed.[Cen 1702] Other than the addition of daughter Antonia, no further changes were noted through 1709.[Cen 1703, 1709]

Maria's apparent sister Catterina (Bassi) Pozzi, as noted above, attended as midwife to the birth of Giacomo and Maria's daughter Antonia, and because of fear that the Antonia might die, performed an emergency baptism on the child.[Bap 1706]

(Giovanna) Maria (Bassi) Pozzi died on May 28, 1716, at the family home in Giumaglio. She was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Maria was recorded to be "about 46 years" old, but may have been in her early 50s. Curiously, she was identified as Giacomo's "former wife" (olim uxor), but he died four years later[Dth 1716]

Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi died on January 26, 1720, at his home in Giumaglio. He was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. Giacomo was recorded to be "about 66 years."[Dth 1720]

Sources
  • Bap 1672: 28 Aug 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675A: 28 Feb 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675B: 20 May 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mar 1676: 24 Apr 1676 Marriage, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1676: 8 Aug 1676 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1679: 5 Nov 1679 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1681: 5 Oct 1681 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682: 10 Feb 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1686A: 24 Feb 1686 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1686B: 20 Apr 1686 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1687: 10 Aug 1687 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1689: 19 Aug 1689 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1689: 2 Dec 1689 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mar 1690: 6 Mar 1690 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1690: 26 Oct 1690 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1691: 17 Jan 1691 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1692: 11 Oct 1692 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1693A: 12 Apr 1693 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1693B: 17 May 1693 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1695: 2 Apr 1695 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1697: 31 Mar 1697 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1700: 27 Feb 1700 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1702: 2 Jan 1702 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1702: 12 Jan 1702 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1703: 8 May 1703 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1706: 13 Jun 1706 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1709: 1709 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1709: 1 Aug 1709 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1716: 28 May 1716 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1720: 26 Jan 1720 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Giovanni Antonio POZZI (Sr.) (~1638-1688)Top

July 2015BX. Giovanni Antonio Pozzi (Sr.) was likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. He married Berta "Bertina" Pozzi, an apparent relation of unknown degree. Antonio was the son of a Giovanni who appears to have died sometime after 1680. Antonio and Berta had at least seven children:

BX1. Giovanni Antonio Pozzi (Jr.) (15) Jan 1668 (Apr 1731) (63)
BX2. Angelo Maria Salvatore Pozzi 1 Jan 1671 (> 1698) (> 26)
BX3. Domenica Pozzi 25 Sep 1673 (> 1693) (> 19)
BX4. Antonio "Tonino" Maria Pozzi 13 Nov 1677 (> 1698) (> 20)
BX5. Giovanni Francesco Pozzi 1 Nov 1680 11 Jul 1687 (6)
BX6. Giovanni Paolo Pozzi 30 Jun 1682 10 Jul 1682 (10 days)
BX7. Maria Maddalena Pozzi 31 May 1684 23 Mar 1686 (21 mos.)
Pozzi Connections
July 2015Baptism and confirmation records show strong connections between the Pozzi and those of the Pozzi-Adami and Pozzi-Del Notaro families such that it is likely that either Antonio or Berta were a sibling to them. Antonio's father was a Giovanni Pozzi, but so far it is unconfirmed which one he was the son of. The name of Berta's father is no known.

Antonio and Berta chose the following godparents for their children:

  1. Antonio (Jr.): Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi and Mrs. Giovanna (Parinoni) Pozzi (apparently the town notary and his wife)[Bap 1668A];
  2. Angelo: Don Giovanni Angelo Franzoni of Cevio and Mrs. Catterina (Pozzi) Caneverini of Coglio[Bap 1671A];
  3. Domenica: Giovanni Pietro Pozzi (likely the son of Giovanni Giacomo and Giacomina (Parinoni) Pozzi, above) and Giovanna Pozzi[Bap 1673B];
  4. Tonino: Giovanni Pozzi of Coglio and Mrs. Catterina (Pozzi) Cerini of Giumaglio[Bap 1677];
  5. Francesco: Don Francesco Franzoni of Cevio and Giacomina Adami of Giumaglio, possibly Berta's niece[Bap 1680];
  6. Paolo: Giovanni Giacomo Caneverini of Coglio and Domenica Adami (sister to Giacomina, above, and likely Berta's niece)[Bap 1682]; and
  7. Maddalena: Giovanni Giacomo Ferari of Coglio and Maria Maddalena Pozzi of Giumaglio (likely the daughter of Giovanni Giacomo and Giacomina (Parinoni) Pozzi, above).[Bap 1684];

Antonio in turn was named as godfather to Giovanna Bonetti[Bap 1668B], Giovanni Antonio Stolfi[Bap 1671], Antonio Rusca (Giovanotti)[Bap 1672], and Pietro Antonio Pozzi.[Bap 1673A] Berta likewise was named as godmother to Maria Cerini[Bap 1669], Anna Maria Adami (sister to the Adami girls above and possibly Berta's niece)[Bap 1670A], and Catterina Cantoni.[Bap 1670B]

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. The Pozzi family was confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on May 22[Con 1677A], except for Antonio, who was confirmed a week later at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo on May 31.[Con 1677B] Their sponsoring godparents were named as follows: Antonio's was Giovanni Pietro Caporgno of Someo; Berta's was Giovanna Pedrotti; Antonio's (Jr.) was Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, the town doctor; Angelo's was Don Giovanni Battista (Franzoni) of Cevio; and Domenica's was Mrs. Apollonia (Pozzi) Del Notaro of Coglio. In turn, Antonio was named as sponsoring godfather to: Felice Lesina and Giovanni Giacomo Adami, both at Maggia; and Giovanni Antonio Lanzi/Cantoni (brother of Catterina Cantoni, above) and Simone Pozzi, both at Someo and with both records describing Antonio as a ferrier. Similarly, Berta was named as sponsoring godmother to Mrs. Catterina (Pozzi) Cerini (who later that same year became godmother to Berta's son Tonino) and Domenica Lesina (sister to Felice Lesina, above).[Con 1677A-B]

Berta Pozzi died on September 6, 1686, at the family home in Giumaglio. She was recorded to be "about 42 years" old. Berta was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1686]

Giovanni Antonio Pozzi (Sr.) ostensibly died after Berta and before his son Francesco, when Francesco's father was named as "the late Giovanni Antonio Pozzi"[Dth 1687], however, no death record is found for him in that tme period. The next likely candidate is was Giovanni Antonio Pozzi who did on November 5, 1688, at his home in Giumaglio. He as said to be "about 50 years" old. Antonio was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1688]

Sources
  • Bap 1668A: (17) Jan 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1668B: 26 Jun 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1669: (15) Sep 1669 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1670A: 3 Jan 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1670B: 4 Feb 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1671A: 5 Jan 1671 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1671B: 21 Oct 1671 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672: 17 Oct 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673A: 14 Feb 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673B: 26 Sep 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677A: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677B: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677: 14 Nov 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1680: 3 Nov 1680 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682: 2 Jul 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1684: 1 Jun 1684 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1686: 6 Sep 1686 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1687: 11 Jul 1687 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1688: 5 Nov 1688 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Giovanni "Zane" POZZI (~1643-~1706)Top

June 2015W1. Giovanni "Zane" Pozzi was is not suspected to be of any immediate relationship to our two known Pozzi lines, but is addressed here as part of a closer to look to find connections between his family and others, such as another "Zane" Pozzi who was about 16 years younger. Zane was the son of a Giacomo Pozzi who died before 1673, when Giovanni's son Pietro Antonio was born. Zane married Giovanna Maria Mazzini by 1668 and had as many as 12 children:

W1A. Giacomo Pozzi (< 1668) (> 1686) (> 18)
W1B. Giovanni Angelo Pozzi 16 Sep 1668 17 Nov 1719 (51)
W1C. Anna Maria Pozzi 7 Mar 1671 12 Mar 1672 (1)
W1D. Pietro Antonio Pozzi 13 Feb 1673 (> 1709) (> 30)
W1E. Lucia Pozzi 11 Feb 1675 (> 1692) (> 16)
W1F. Maria Margherita Pozzi 18 Jul 1677 23 Jan 1712 (34)
W1G. Stefano Pozzi 3 Feb 1680 29 Dec 1719 (39)
W1H. Giacomina Pozzi 26 May 1682 28 Nov 1732 (50)
W1I. Catterina Pozzi 5 Apr 1685 24 Apr 1685 (19 days)
W1J. Giacomo Filippo Pozzi 2 Jun 1687 29 May 1741 (53)
W1K. Giovanni Battista Pozzi 27 May 1690 6 Aug 1690 (2 mos.)
W1L. Domenica Pozzi 17 May 1695 17 Dec 1719 (24)

Zane and Giovanna chose the following godparents for their children:

  1. Giacomo: no baptism records found in Giumaglio before 1667;
  2. Angelo: Don Giovanni Battista Franzoni and Giovanna Cerini[Bap 1668B];
  3. Anna Maria: Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, the town notary, and Giovanna Macagnino of Cevio[Bap 1671];
  4. Pietro Antonio: Giovanni Antonio Pozzi and Giovanna Sartori[Bap 1673];
  5. Lucia: Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, the town doctor, and Catterina Pozzi, the doctor's sister[Bap 1675];
  6. Margherita: Giacomo Pozzi and Mrs. Maria (Parinoni) Pozzi, wife of the doctor[Bap 1677];
  7. Stefano: Martino Macagnino of Cevio and Maria Cerini[Bap 1680];
  8. Giacomina: Antonio Cerini of Riveo and Giacomina Tognini/Romagno of Giumaglio[Bap 1682];
  9. Catterina: Giovanni Cerini (Jr.) and Lucrezia Pozzi[Bap 1685];
  10. Giacomo Filippo: Carlo Antonio Pozzi, the town doctor, and Maria Catterina Pozzi[Bap 1687];
  11. Battista: Don Giovanni Battista Franzoni of Cevio and Mrs. Giovanna (Cerini) Pozzi, wife of Doctor Carlo Antonio Pozzi[Bap 1690A]; and
  12. Domenica: Giovanni Pietro Sartori2 and Giovanna Mazzini.[Bap 1695]

Zane in turn was named as godfather to Giacomo Antonio Lesina[Bap 1668A]; Giovanni Stolfi (either this Zane or the younger)[Bap 1690]; Maria Cerini[Bap 1693]; Maria Pozzi, daughter of the younger Zane[Bap 1693]; Maddalena Stolfi, cousin to Giovanni Stolfi, above[Bap 1694]; and Giacomina Bonetti.[Bap 1698]

Giovanna was also named as godmother to Domenica Scamoni.[Bap 1700]

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Zane appears not to have been confirmed, but Giovanna and sons Giacomo and Angelo were confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on May 22. Their sponsoring godparents were: Catterina Pozzi, who had been godmother to daughter Lucia, Giacomo Terini (Marchese), and Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi.[Con 1677A] Children Pietro Antonio and Lucia, on other hand, were confirmed a week later at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo on May 31, at which time their godparents were named as Giovanni Pozzi and Domenica Sartori, Giovanna's goddaughter.[Con 1677B] Giovanna in turn was named as godmother at Maggia to Maria Cerini; Mrs. Margherita (Balzari) Stolfi, aunt to the two Stolfi children above; and Domenica Sartori, godmother to daugher Lucia, above.[Con 1677A]

In the first parish census of Giumaglio the family was counted with seven children surving children except Giacomo, who was last recorded as a godfather in 1686[Bap 1686]. Next elder son, Angelo, was noted as absent, likely working some distance from home.[Cen 1692] Come 1698, Angelo was still noted as absent, daughter Lucia was no longer counted (perhaps married), and youngest daughter Domenica was added.[Cen 1698] Over the next four years later, daughters Margherita and Giacomina wed, leaving four sons and young Domenica. Added to the family was Giacomina Rosa Pozzi, a servant, who was likely a younger sister to the younger Zane.[Cen 1702-1703]

Giovanni "Zane" Pozzi likely died on either October 8, 1705, or three months later on January 8, 1706, at his home in Giumaglio. On those dates, two men named Giovanni Pozzi died, reportedly aged 58 and 62 respectively. While Zane, who would have been about 62, fits better for the later date, the other Giovanni1, who was older, should have been about 74, but if the priest was clear about their relative ages, might the first refer to the younger and the second to the elder? The two records give no further clues to distinguish the two men. Both were buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1705,1706]

Giovanna Maria (Mazzini) Pozzi likely died between 1703 and 1709.[Cen 1703-1709] She was likely in her late 50s.

Sources
  • Bap 1668A: 19 Jun 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1668B: 21 Sep 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1671: 8 Mar 1671 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673: 14 Feb 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675: 11 Feb 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677A: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677B: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677: 20 Jul 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1680: 4 Feb 1680 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682: 28 May 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1685: 6 Apr 1685 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1686: 20 Feb 1686 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1687: 3 Jun 1687 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1690A: 29 May 1690 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1690B: 21 Sep 1690 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1692: 21 Oct 1692 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1694: 21 Sep 1694 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1695: 18 May 1695 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1698: 28 Oct 1698 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1700: 25 Oct 1700 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1702: 12 Jan 1702 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1703: 8 May 1703 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1709: 1709 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Giovanni POZZI1 (~1646-1695)Top

June 2015X1. Giovanni Pozzi was is not suspected to be of any immediate relationship to our two known Pozzi lines, but is addressed here as part of a closer to look to find connections between his family and that of his brother Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi.. Giovanni was born about 1646, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland, and married Giovanna Cerini by 1674. They had as many as seven children:

X11. Maria Catterina Pozzi 21 Dec 1675 (30 Aug 1700) (24)
X12. Perpetua Pozzi2 4 Nov 1678 (> 1713) (> 34)
X13. Giacomo Tomaso Pozzi 18 Dec 1680 20 Feb 1731 (50)
X14. Giovanna Angelica Pozzi2 25 Dec 1682 (> 1715) (> 32)
X15. Giovanni Battista Pozzi, Rev. 22 Jun 1685 5 Jan 1731 (45)
X16. Cristiano Pozzi 9 Oct 1690 (Childhood) (Childhood)
X17. Pietro Stefano Pozzi 1 Aug 1694 (> 1709) (> 16)

June 2015Giovanni was correlated the doctor's family through the doctor's known sister Catterina (Pozzi) Cerini when he was named as godfather to Catterina's second daughter Anna[Bap 1678B], and, five weeks later, named as godfather, along with Catterina as godmother, to Maria Margherita Bonetti. In this record both were identified as "children of Giacomo Pozzi.[Bap 1678B] He may also have been named as godfather to Pietro Antonio Bonetti along with sister Maria (Margherita) as godmother.[Bap 1672]

Giovanni and Giovanna chose the following godparents for their children:

  1. Catterina: Don Giovanni Angelo Franzoni of Cevio and Maria Cerini[Bap 1675];
  2. Perpetua: Giovanni Pietro Caporgno of Someo and Giovanna Cerini[Bap 1678C];
  3. Giacomo Tomaso: Father Pietro Giacomo Pozzi, Vicar of Giumaglio, and Maria Maddalena Pozzi[Bap 1680];
  4. Giovanna Angelica: Don Giovanni Pozzi of Coglio and Mrs. Domenica (Zanini) Tomasi of Maggia[Bap 1682];
  5. Battista: Don Martino Martinoni of Someo and Margherita Teresa Cerini of Giumaglio[Bap 1685];
  6. Cristiano: Don Antonio Martinelli of Maggia and Giovanna Maria Cerini, Giovanni's niece[Bap 1690]; and
  7. Pietro Stefano: Alonzo Parinoni of Someo and Maria Del Notaro of Coglio.[Bap 1694]

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Daughter Catterina was confirmed at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo on May 31, at which time her godmother was named as Giovanna Cerini.[Con 1677B]

Giovanna in turn was named as godmother to as many as nine parishioners during the confirmations: (as " wife of Giovanni") Anna Maria Ianzi (Ianzini); Mrs. Giovanna (Bonetti) Cerini; Giovanna Gaspari; Mrs. Maria (Ianzi/Ianzini) Lesina; Lucrezia Pozzi; Maria Rusca (Giovanotti); Giovanna Rossetti; Mrs. Giovanna (Cerini) Pozzi; and (as "daughter of Giovanni Cerini and wife of Giovanni Pozzi") Mrs. Giovanna (Pozzi) Marchese2.[Con 1677A-B]

This household was the first of 11 Pozzi houesholds in the first parish census of 1692. It listed: Giovanni, age 45; Giovanna, age 39; Catterina, age 23; Perpetua, age 14; Giacomo Tomaso, age 11; Angelica, age 9; Giovanni Battista, age 6; and Cristiano, age 1.[Cen 1692]

Giovanni Pozzi died on November 5, 1695, at his home in Giumaglio, at the age of 50. He was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1695]

Giovanna was left with six or seven children between the ages of 1 and 20 and continued on for another 16 years. In 1698, Giovanna was listed as age 45 with five children--all but eldest Catterina and young Cristiano, who apparently died in childhood.[Cen 1698] As the years went on, eldest son Giacomo Tomaso became head of the household and married, while Battista was noted as absent[Cen 1702-1709], perhaps attending seminary school. Battista was first noted in the priesthood in 1707 when named as a cleric and godfather.[Bap 1707]

Giovanna (Cerini) Pozzi died on December 16, 1711, at the family home in Giumaglio. She was recorded to be 60 years old, but may have been 58. Giovanna was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1711]

Sources
  • Bap 1672: 17 Nov 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675: 22 Dec 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677A: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677B: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678A: 31 Jul 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678B: 8 Sep 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678C: 6 Nov 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1680: 21 Dec 1680 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1680: 27 Dec 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1685: 24 Jun 1685 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1690: 14 Oct 1690 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1694: 3 Aug 1694 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1695: 5 Nov 1695 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1702: 12 Jan 1702 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1703: 8 May 1703 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1707: 20 Jul 1707 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1709: 1709 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1711: 16 Dec 1711 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Dr. Giovanni Giacomo POZZI (~1647-1680)Top

May 2015X2. Don Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, doctor of Giumaglio, was born about 1647, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. He is not suspected to be of any immediate relationship to our two known Pozzi lines, but is addressed here as part of a closer to look to find connections. Doctor Pozzi married Maria Parinoni of Someo, 2 kilometers upriver, by 1675 and had as may as five children:

(X21.) Carlo Antonio Pozzi, Doctor (1662-1663) 15 Feb 1700 (45)

X22. Giacomo Antonio David Pozzi 13 Jun 1675 21 Jun 1675 (8 days)
X23. Mose Pozzi 5 Apr 1676 5 Apr 1676 (Birth)
X24. Maria Catterina Pozzi 3 Mar 1677 18 Nov 1740 (63)
X25. Giacomo Pietro Pozzi, Surgeon 7 Dec 1678 (1718) (39)
Dr. Carlo Antonio Pozzi
The identification of Dr. Carlo Antonio Pozzi as a son is unconfirmed. His marriage record named him as "son of the late Giacomo Pozzi" in 1685[Mar 1685] and his medical profession strongly suggest such a relationship, but his age indicates that his parents would have been about the ages of 15 and 14 when he was born.

Giacomo and Maria chose the following godparents for their children:

  1. Carlo Antonio: no baptism records found in Giumaglio before 1667;
  2. Giacomo Antonio David: Don Baldassare franzoni of Cevio and Maria Pozzi[Bap 1675];
  3. Mose: died at childbirth so no godparents recorded[Bap 1676];
  4. Catterina: no godparents recorded following troublesome birth[Bap 1677]; and
  5. Giacomo Pietro: Don Giovanni Angelo franzoni of Cevio and Giovanna Cerini.[Bap 1678]
Pozzi-Parinoni
Don Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, notary of Giumaglio, also married into the Parinoni family of Someo by 1670. His wife Giacomina Parinoni was 20 years or more older than Maria. Any relationship between the two couples is unknown.

May 2015Giacomo, by virtue of his prominent position as the town doctor, was named as godfather to as many as 16 children. The closest kin among these were: niece Giovanna Maria Cerini[Bap 1674]...

May 2015
Doctor as godfather of Maria Apollonia GIUMINI (1671); Aloysius GASPARI (1671); Martha Catharina CERINI (1671); Petrus Antonius BONETTI (1671); Gaspare GASPARI (1671); Jacobus Antonius LESINA (1672); Angelus Maria LESINA (1672); Joannes Guglielmus ADAMI (1672); Innocens Marianus GASPARI (1672); Dominica LESINA (1673); Simone POZZI (1673); ...Lucia RUSCA (GIOVANOTTI) (1674); Lucia POZZI (1675); Catharina Symforosa SARTORI (1676); Maria Magdalena REIT/MOLINARI (1677);
Maria: Godmother of Joannes Jacobus Dionisius STOLFI (1675); Joanna Maria Christina POZZI (1677); Maria Margarita POZZI (1677); Maria GASPARI/GASPARINI (1681); Joanna Maria GIUMIN (1687); and Petrus Jacobus STOLFI (1691).

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Giacomo may have been confirmed on May 22 at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia, at which time his sponsoring godfather was named as Dom. Antonio Marchetius (Marcacci?) of Locarno.[Con 1677A] Likely son Carlo Antonio, who was recorded after Giacomo and was identified as the "son of Giacomo," and daughter Maria Catterina, who was identified as the daughter of Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi and Maria Parinoni, were both confirmed on May 31 at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo. Carlo Antonio's godfather was named as Dom. Pietro Zesna/Zena of Ascona and Maria Catterina's godmother as Giovanna Cerini.[Con 1677B] Doctor Pozzi was in turn named as godfather to five parishioners at both churches: Giovanni Cerini, Giovanni Mirenini, and Giovanni Antonio Pozzi (Jr.), all at Maggia[Con 1677A]; and Giovanni Agostino Pozzi and Giovanni Pietro Sartori2, both at Someo.[Con 1677B]

Don and Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi died on January 22, 1680, at this home in Giumaglio. He was only 32 years old. Giacomo was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1680]

Maria was left with a 1-year-old and 2-year old. Come the first parish census of 1692, she, age 42, was enumerated with her daughter and son, ages 15 and 14, and with a servant woman named Maria Muscio from Someo.[Cen 1692] By 1698, Catterina had left home and Giacomo Pietro married. In this year their servant was Giacomina Rosa Pozzi, age 28.[Cen 1698]

Maria (Parinoni) Pozzi died at her home in Giumaglio on Novemeber 29, 1701, and was buried the following day in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. She was recorded to be 50 years old[Dth 1701], but may have been as old as 52.

Son Giacomo Pietro went on to become a surgeon and built a chapel between Giumaglio and Someo in 1712 that bears his name.[Filippini 193]

Sources
  • Bap 1674: 10 Sep 1674 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675: 16 Jun 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1676: 5 Apr 1676 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677: 3 Mar 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677A: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677B: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678: 10 Dec 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1680: 22 Jan 1680 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mar 1685: 2 Jun 1685 Baptism, Sancto Mario Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1692: 3 May 1692 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Cen 1698: 6 Jun 1698 Church Census, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1701: 29 Nov 1701 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Filippini, Federico. Storia Della Valle Maggia (1500-1800).

Catterina (POZZI) CERINI (~1651-1686)Top

May 2015X3. Catterina Pozzi was born about 1651, likely in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. She was the sister of Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi. Catterina and her brother are not suspected to be of any immediate relationship to our two known Pozzi lines, but are addressed as part of a closer to look to find connections. Catterina married Giacomo Cerini by 1670 and had three daughters:

X31. Giovanna Maria Cerini (8 Sep 1674) (11) Oct 1726 (52)
X32. Anna Cerini 30 Jul 1678 21 Aug 1720 (42)
X33. Catterina Brigida Cerini 28 Jun 1681 (< 1707) (< 26)

Catterina and Giacomo chose the following godparents for their children:

  1. Giovanna: Doctor Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi, Catterina's elder brother, and Mrs. Giovanna (Cerini) Pozzi, Giacomo's younger sister[Bap 1674A];
  2. Anna: Giovanni Pozzi, Catterina's brother, and Domenica Sartori[Bap 1678B]; and
  3. Catterina: no godparents named because of problematic birth.[Bap 1681B]

Catterina was named as godmother to as many as 20 children in the parish and likely namesake to 7: Giovanna Bonetti[Bap 1668]; Giovanna Lesina[Bap 1670]; Margherita Teresia Cerini[Bap 1671A]; Marta Catterina Cerini[Bap 1671B]; Angelo Maria Lesina[Bap 1672A]; Catterina Cerini[Bap 1672B]; Domenica Lesina[Bap 1673A]; Lucia Pozzi[Bap 1675]; Catterina Lesina[Bap 1676B]; Antonio Maria Pozzi[Bap 1677B]; Maria Margherita Bonetti[Bap 1678C]; Pietro Giacomo Reit (Molinari)[Bap 1678D]; Giovanni Antonio Sartori[Bap 1681C]; Pietro Paolo Pozzi[Bap 1682A]; Catterina Pozzi[Bap 1682C]; Cristoforo Pozzi[Bap 1682D]; Catterina Sartori[Bap 1683A]; Catterina Pedrotti[Bap 1683B]; Catterina Giumini[Bap 1683D]; and Giacomo Romagno (Jr.).[Bap 1683E]

Giacomo was also named as godfather to as many as 11 parish children: Benedetto Pozzi[Bap 1667]; Maria Cerini[Bap 1669]; Maria Giumini[Bap 1672C]; Domenico Cerini[Bap 1673B]; Lucia Lesina[Bap 1674B]; Giovanna Cristina Bonetti[Bap 167A]; Giacinto Lesina[Bap 1677A]; Giovanni Maria Rusca (Giovanotti)[Bap 1678A]; Maria Gaspari (Gasparini)[Bap 1681A]; niece Lucia Cerini[Bap 1682B]; and Maria Rossetti.[Bap 1683C]

During the last week of May 1677, Giovanni Ambrogio Torriano, Bishop of Como, held mass confirmation ceremonies for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Giacomo was confirmed at Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on May 22, at which time his sponsoring godfather was named as Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi.[Con 1677A] Catterina and daughter Giovanna Maria were confirmed a week later at the Church of Santi Placido ed Eustachio in Someo on May 31, at which time their sponsoring godmothers were named as Berta Pozzi and Giovanna Gaspari.[Con 1677B] Catterina in turn was named as godmother at both events. At Maggia she was simply identified as Catterina Pozzi and named as godmother for Anna Maria Marchese, Mrs. Giovanna (Mazzini) Pozzi, and Mrs. Giacomina (Sartori) Pozzi.[Con 1677A] At Someo she was identified as Giacomo's wife and named as godmother to Mrs. Maria (Mazzini) Romagno (and later as godmother to her son Giacomo Romagno (Jr.), as noted above), Giovanna Maria Mazzini, and Elena Stolfi.[Con 1677B]

Similarly, Carlo Ciceri, Bishop of Como, held confirmation ceremonies in June 1683 for parishes in the valley at Maggia, 4 kilometers downriver, and Someo, 2 kilometers upriver. Daughters Anna and Catterina were confirmed at the Church of San Maurizio in Maggia on June 19, at which time their godmothers were named as Domenica De Zanaci of Maggia and Giovanna Cerini. Catterina in turn was named as godmother to Maria Catterina Gaspari.[Con 1683]

Catterina (Pozzi) Cerini died on October 23, 1686, at the family home in Giumaglio and was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. She was recorded to be "about 35 years" old.[Dth 1686]

Giacomo Cerini died two years after Catterina on May 18, 1689, at his home in Giumaglio. He was 45 years old. Giacomo was buried in the cemetery of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta.[Dth 1689]

Sources
  • Bap 1667: 13 Oct 1667 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1668: 26 Jun 1668 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1669: (15) Sep 1669 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1670: 28 Feb 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1671A: 3 Jan 1671 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1671B: 29 Jul 1671 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672A: 4 Jun 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672B: 30 Oct 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672C: 7 Nov 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673A: 28 Sep 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1673B: 16 Oct 1673 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1674A: 10 Sep 1674 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1674B: 9 Oct 1674 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1675: 11 Feb 1675 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1676A: 26 Feb 1676 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1676B: 18 Dec 1676 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677A: 22 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1677B: 31 May 1677 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677A: 14 Sep 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1677B: 14 Nov 1677 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678A: 17 Jul 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678B: 31 Jul 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678C: 8 Sep 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1678D: 18 Sep 1678 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1681A: 22 Jan 1681 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1681B: 28 Jun 1681 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1681C: 31 Aug 1681 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682A: 25 Jan 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682B: 13 Feb 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682C: 20 Mar 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1682D: 25 Jul 1682 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1683A: 4 Jun 1683 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1683B: 7 Jun 1683 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Con 1683: 19 Jun 1683 Confirmation, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1683C: 31 Oct 1683 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1683D: 8 Nov 1683 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1683E: 3 Dec 1683 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1686: 23 Oct 1686 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Dth 1689: 18 May 1689 Death, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland

Margherita (POZZI) Righetti (->1674)Top

May 2015X4. Maria Margherita Pozzi was likely born in Giumaglio, Ticino canton, Switzerland. She is not suspected to be of any immediate relationship to our two known Pozzi lines, but is addressed here as part of a closer to look to find connections. Margherita married Giacomo Pietro Righetti of Someo, 2 kilometers upriver, at the Church of Santa Maria Assunta on May 20, 1674. Witnesses to their union were Giovanni Giacomo Giumini of Giumaglio and Giovanni Ludovico Bellio of Lucerne.[Mar 1674]

Prior to her marriage, Margherita was named as godmother to four parish children: Maria Teresia Gaspari (as "Maria")[Bap 1670]; as godmother an likely namesake to Margherita Bonetti[Bap 1672A]; Pietro Antonio Bonetti, with Giovanni Pozzi as godfather (perhaps "Maria's" brother)[Bap 1672B]; and, as "Maria" and along with her brother Dr. Giovanni Giacomo Pozzi as godfather, Innocenzo Mariano Gaspari.[Bap 1672C]

After Margherita and Giacomo's wedding, they no longer appear in parish records in Giumaglio, suggesting that she moved to Someo.

Sources
  • Bap 1670: 10 Aug 1670 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672A: 23 Sep 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672B: 17 Nov 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Bap 1672C: 28 Dec 1672 Baptism, Sancta Maria Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mar 1674: 20 May 1674 Baptism, Sancto Mario Gratiarum, Giumaglio Parish, Ticino, Switzerland