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fontana family

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Anthea Report 20 Sep 2009 16:33

I am trying to find where abouts my great grandfather Antonio Fontana came from in Tuscany, Italy. If there are any fontana family members out there who regognise Antonio or Quirico names then please leave me a message.


Mark Report 20 Sep 2009 16:42

Any Dates or Parents or sibblings


brummiejan Report 20 Sep 2009 16:55

Initial search show 2 Antonios:

1871 England Census

Name: Antonio Fontana
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Valsesia, Italy
Civil parish: St Margaret
Ecclesiastical parish: All Saints
Town: Knightsbridge
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration district: St George Hanover Square
Sub-registration district: St Margaret Westminster

Name Age
William Deakins 49
Elizabeth Deakins 51
Mary A Deakins 16
Antonio Fontana 42
Maria Donaldson 80
Frank Howard 24

1871 England Census

Name: Antonio Fontana
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary C
Gender: Male
Where born: Vilacco Naturabird Bristol, Austria
Civil parish: Falmouth
Ecclesiastical parish: Falmouth
County/Island: Cornwall
Country: England
Registration district: Falmouth
Sub-registration district: Falmouth

Name Age
Antonio Fontana 43
Mary C Fontana 32
Maria J Fontana 4
Dorothy A Wills 22

Just checking original for the 2nd one!!

EdIT it says "Austria - Vilacco naturalised British Citizen"!!