The Quilietti Family

The story of a Scots Italian family

BRATTESANI, Giudetta or Philomena

Giudetta Brattesani was born c 1850 in Borgotora.  Her parents unknown.   She married Giuseppe  Giacoppazi who was born in Borgo Val di Taro.

One of their children was called Ernesto Giacoppazi and he had travelled to America with his parents in the year 1900 sailing from Le Havre on the steamship La  Gascogne.  From the Port of New York the Giacopazzi family moved to County Arizona where they both worked as Miners in the area.

Whilst in America he married a girl called Filomena Brattesani, and they were cousins.  They married in America and had at least three children.  For whatever reasons at that time they  changed their name to Jacobs and their children were documented in the 1930 census with this surname.  By this date Giudetta had divorced her husband.  He went on to marry three other women and their story is documented below


Memorial 1

Memorial 2

WW1 draft registration page 1

WW1 page 2


The couple were eventually divorced.  It is documented that he had at least four wives.

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