Descendants of Luigi Zavattoni



First Generation



1. Luigi Zavattoni 1 was born about 1847 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.

Luigi married Carolina Scarpa. Carolina was born about 1847 in Italy.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 F    i. Giuseppa Maddalena Filomena Zavattoni 1 was born on 7 Jun 1863 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy and died in Aug 1926 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy at age 63.

Giuseppa married Pietro Clini.

+ 3 F    ii. Palmira Zavattoni was born on 29 Jun 1867 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy,1 died about 1950 in New York about age 83, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

+ 4 F    iii. Luisia Angela Maria Zavattoni 1 was born on 11 Aug 1869 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy and died on 22 Sep 1936 in Manhattan, New York2 at age 67.

   5 M    iv. Felice Zavattoni 1 was born on 10 Jun 1873 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.

   6 M    v. Giuseppe Emilio Maria Zavattoni 1 was born on 14 May 1875 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.

Second Generation (Children)


3. Palmira Zavattoni (Luigi1) was born on 29 Jun 1867 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy,1 died about 1950 in New York about age 83, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

Palmira married Enrico Cagnani, son of Giuseppe Cagnani 1 and Giovanna Po, on 25 Nov 1888 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy. Enrico was born on 17 Jan 1866 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy,1 died on 29 Aug 1945 in New York at age 79, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 7 F    i. Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani was born on 3 Oct 1889 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy3 and died on 29 Aug 1972 in Arcadia, California at age 82.

+ 8 F    ii. Mary Cagnani was born on 9 Sep 1891 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.1

+ 9 M    iii. Elias William Cagnani was born on 8 Sep 1893 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy,1 died on 26 Apr 1933 in Manhattan, New York4 at age 39, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

   10 F    iv. Carolina Cagnani was born on 23 Feb 1899 in New York,5 died on 19 Nov 1914 in Manhattan, New York4 at age 15, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

   11 M    v. Joseph L. Cagnani was born in 1904 in New York, died on 3 Aug 1929 in Greenwich, Conn.6 at age 25, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

General Notes: Pilot Joseph Cagnani and two others were killed in a plane crash near Greenwich, Conn.

+ 12 M    vi. Louis D. Cagnani was born in 1906 in New York, died on 11 Nov 1930 in New York at age 24, and was buried on 15 Nov 1930 in Woodlawn Cemetery, New York.

+ 13 F    vii. Olga Cagnani 7 was born in 1908 in New York and died on 25 Apr 1983 in Sun City West, Arizona at age 75.

4. Luisia Angela Maria Zavattoni 1 (Luigi1) was born on 11 Aug 1869 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy and died on 22 Sep 1936 in Manhattan, New York2 at age 67.

Luisia married Spalazzi.1 Spalazzi was born about 1868 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 14 F    i. Clara Spalazzi

   15 F    ii. Santina Spalazzi was born about 1906 in Italy and died on 22 Nov 1923 in Bronx, New York2 about age 17.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


7. Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani (Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born on 3 Oct 1889 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy3 and died on 29 Aug 1972 in Arcadia, California at age 82.

General Notes: Jeanette's first marriage was to Celso Salani. Jeanette's second marriage was to Irving Rosenberg. After Irving Rosenberg's death, (abt.1930) the name, Rosenberg was changed to Richards.

Giovanna married Celso Salani,3 son of Giuseppe Salani 8 and Virginia Intropidi,8 on 14 Jun 1911 in Manhattan, New York. Celso was born on 27 May 1878 in Travo, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.9

The child from this marriage was:

+ 16 M    i. Carlo Salani 3 was born on 31 May 1915 in New York and died on 23 Apr 1974 in Arcadia, California at age 58.

Giovanna next married Irving Rosenberg. Irving was born about 1887 in New York.

Marriage Notes: After Irving Rosenberg's death, (abt.1930) the name Rosenberg was changed to Richards. 10

The child from this marriage was:

+ 17 F    i. Jean Audrey Richards

8. Mary Cagnani (Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born on 9 Sep 1891 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy.1

Mary married Joe Jackson.

The child from this marriage was:

   18 F    i. Jeannette "Chickie" Jackson was born on 2 Jan 1913 and died on 8 May 2010 in Sacramento, California at age 97.

General Notes: Chickie is an artist living in California

Jeannette married Russell Patterson.

Jeannette next married Milton Knight.

9. Elias William Cagnani (Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born on 8 Sep 1893 in Rivergaro, Piacenza, Emilia Romagna, Italy,1 died on 26 Apr 1933 in Manhattan, New York4 at age 39, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

Elias married Angelina Elizabeth Del Grippa, daughter of Sabato Del Grippa and Rose Ruggiero,11 on 10 Oct 1925 in New York. Angelina was born on 4 Oct 1901 in Colliano, Salerno, Campania, Italy,11 died about 1937 in New York about age 36, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 19 F    i. Dorothea Charlotte Cagnani 7 was born on 16 Feb 1929 in New York and died on 1 Apr 2001 in Newton, Pennsylvania at age 72.

   20 M    ii. Edward William Cagnani 7 was born in 1931 in New York and died in 1953 in Tennesee at age 22.

12. Louis D. Cagnani (Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born in 1906 in New York, died on 11 Nov 1930 in New York at age 24, and was buried on 15 Nov 1930 in Woodlawn Cemetery, New York.

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary. Cagnani- On Tuesday, Nov.11, 1930, Louis D. beloved son of Enrico and Palmira Cagnani, brother of Mrs. Jeannette C. Rosenberg, and Mrs. Mary Jackson, Mrs. Olga Bader and of Elias W. Cagnani. Funeral from his late residence 1108 East 179th St. on Saturday, Nov. 15th, at 2PM. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery.

Louis married Frances Haas, daughter of Ignatius Haas and Flora Stein, on 30 Jul 1927 in Bronx, New York.12 Frances was born in 1909 in New York.

The child from this marriage was:

   21 F    i. Joan Lee Cagnani

13. Olga Cagnani 7 (Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born in 1908 in New York and died on 25 Apr 1983 in Sun City West, Arizona at age 75.

Olga married Nicholas Frank Bader Jr.

The child from this marriage was:

   22 M    i. Nicholas Frank Bader 3rd was born on 23 Oct 1928 in Bronx, New York and died on 4 Feb 2004 in Sun City West, Arizona at age 75.

Nicholas married Elizabeth Helen Kubick.

Olga next married Lewis Wells.

14. Clara Spalazzi (Luisia Angela Maria Zavattoni2, Luigi1)

Clara married Emilio Zerbo.

The child from this marriage was:

   23 M    i. Ronald Lee Zerbo

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


16. Carlo Salani 3 (Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born on 31 May 1915 in New York and died on 23 Apr 1974 in Arcadia, California at age 58.

General Notes: Sometime in the 1920's or 1930's the name Carlo Salani was changed to Carl Salan.

Carlo married Natalie Mai Wagner.13 Natalie was born on 29 Sep 1912 in New Jersey and died in Sep 1971 in Arcadia, California at age 59.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 24 M    i. Craig Dudley Salan 3 was born on 10 Oct 1943 and died on 20 Dec 1998 in Yorba Linda, California at age 55.

   25 M    ii. Bruce Gregory Salan

Bruce married Deborah Ann Moses.

17. Jean Audrey Richards (Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1)

Jean married Richard Kurt Mueller.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 26 F    i. Jeanette Singleton Mueller

+ 27 F    ii. Barbara Ann Mueller

+ 28 F    iii. Marge Eileen Mueller

19. Dorothea Charlotte Cagnani 7 (Elias William Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born on 16 Feb 1929 in New York and died on 1 Apr 2001 in Newton, Pennsylvania at age 72.

Dorothea married Jack Rimler,7 son of Sigmund Rimler 7 and Molly Begod, on 15 Apr 1950 in Flushing, New York. Jack was born on 26 Jul 1923 in Brooklyn, New York and died on 24 Jul 2007 at age 83.

The child from this marriage was:

   29 M    i. Curtis Rimler .7

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


24. Craig Dudley Salan 3 (Carlo Salani4, Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1) was born on 10 Oct 1943 and died on 20 Dec 1998 in Yorba Linda, California at age 55.

Craig married Carol Pyle.

Children from this marriage were:

   30 M    i. Sean Bradley Salan

   31 F    ii. Tammala Michelle Salan

Craig next married Jayne Temple.

Children from this marriage were:

   32 F    i. Michelle Salan

   33 M    ii. Eddie Salan

Craig next married Judi Bossch.

26. Jeanette Singleton Mueller (Jean Audrey Richards4, Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1)

Jeanette married Steven Browne.

Children from this marriage were:

   34 M    i. Andrew David Browne

   35 M    ii. Daniel Steven Browne

Daniel married Elyse Claire Steuer.

+ 36 M    iii. Michael Ryan Browne

   37 M    iv. Brian Timothy Browne

27. Barbara Ann Mueller (Jean Audrey Richards4, Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1)

Barbara married Mark Lantz.

The child from this marriage was:

   38 M    i. John Christian Lantz

28. Marge Eileen Mueller (Jean Audrey Richards4, Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1)

Marge married David Michael White.

Children from this marriage were:

   39 M    i. Timothy David White

   40 F    ii. Allison Jean White

Sixth Generation (3rd Great-Grandchildren)


36. Michael Ryan Browne (Jeanette Singleton Mueller5, Jean Audrey Richards4, Giovanna (Jeanette) Cagnani3, Palmira Zavattoni2, Luigi1)

Michael married Kellie Marie Myles.

The child from this marriage was:

   41 M    i. Luke Hunter Browne


Sources


1. Rivergaro (Piacenza). Ufficio dello stato civile, Registri dello stato civile, 1806-1929 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmati dalla Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990-2004).

2. Italian Genealogical Group, Genealogy Federation of Long Island. Robert Boeckle of the German Genealogy Group and Frank Sclafani of the Italian Genealogy Group.
Brian Andersson, Commissioner and Kenneth Cobb, Director of the Municipal Archives.

3. Jean Audrey Richards Mueller Family History.

4. Italian Genealogical Group Web Site, New York City Department of Records and Information Services, Municipal Archives.

5. New York Department of Health, New York City Births, 1891-1902 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Original data: New York Department of Health. Births reported in the city of New York, 1891-1902. New York, NY, USA: Department of Health.

6. NY Journal 8/3/1929, Jos. Cagnani plane crash near Greenwich, Conn..

7. Curt Rimler, Rimler and Cagnani Family History.

8. City of New York Department of Health, Certificate and Record of Marriage, Giuseppe and Virginia noted as parents of Celso on marriage record..

9. Travo (Piacenza). Ufficio dello stato civile (Main Author), Registri dello stato civile di Travo (Piacenza), 1806-1929 (Microfilm dei registri originali nell'Archivio di Stato di Piacenza e nel Tribunale di Piacenza. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmati dalla Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990-2005).

10. Jean Mueller (After Irving Rosenberg's death, (abt.1930) the name, Rosenberg was changed to Richards.).

11. Archivio Di Stato Di Salerno prior to 1865 and Municipal Office of Colliano, Salerno, Campania, Italy after 1865, Vital record extracts (Colliano, Salerno vital record extracts are only available through requests by mail.).

12. State of New York, Bureau of Records, Certificate of Marriage from Municipal Archives.

13. Jean Mueller, Mueller, Cagnani and Salan Family History.