The Quilietti Family

The story of a Scots Italian family

DONATI Merry USA connection

Antonio Donati \ RICCI LINE

Carubina Donati 1833-1888 and Giovanni Donati 1825-1882

Carubina was the eldest daughter. She married her cousin Giovanni and they made their way to America in 1872.

In 1872, Giovanni Donati (b. June 24, 1826) and Carubina Donati (b. July 24, 1833) arrived in Richmond, VA from Italy. They brought with them their two sons, Andrew (17) and Vittorio Carlo (15). Also arriving with them was a nephew David Donati (13). The Richmond, VA city Directory 1872/73 shows Giovanni and Andrew as Plaster of Paris makers.  Giovanni died June 24, 1882 and Carubina died September 6, 1888. As a post script they turned their hands to occupations of Confectioners

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