The Quilietti Family

The story of a Scots Italian family

BRATTESANI, Clotide 1890 Zaccarini line

Clotide Brattesani was born in 1890 in Italy, most probably Borgotora.   She was the daughter of Giuseppe Brattesani and Veronica Zaccarini.   We find Clotide in the USA through various records.

In 1910 in Manhatten, New York City,  we find Clotide residing with her brother Lorenzo, her sister-in-law  Clorinda Cardinale and Clorinda’s brother Giuseppe Cardinale, who was the first to arrive in New York IN 1894 when he was only 14.  Clotide is described as a Hair Dryer, or Hairdresser.  Lorenzo was a cook in a restaurant.  Joseph was an agricultural worker

1910 Census of USA

On 5th September 1915 Clotide married  Giuseppe Signorini and they settled in Manhatten, New York.


War draft 1917. Telling us a bit about Giuseppe. He also came from the Parma region in Italy. His parents were still in Italy. He had a wife and child. They lived at Gold Street, Brooklyn New York.

Giuseppe was born in Baselica, Borgo val da Tora and was from a family local to the area

Siblings of Giuseppe

the death of Clotide Brattesani



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