The Quilietti Family

The story of a Scots Italian family

Brattesani Emanuelle – Benedetti line

EMANUELLE BRATTESANI marries Maria Benedetti in Borgo val da Tora in Italy.  Date unknown but we will go for circa 1890.  Don’t have any other information about Emanuele and not too sure who his parents might be.

Borgo val da Tora
an old painting of Borgo

Their son Luigi was born in the year 1895 and he came to Scotland and settled in the Mossend area of Glasgow where he resided at 3 Hunter Street, Bellshill.   It was here that he had his Fish Restaurant.   When he was 33 years old he married Adela Buleviciute in the Mossend Catholic Church in Glasgow

They had two children Pietro Brattesani who was born in 1935. He died tragically aged 21 years of a heart problem which he had endured for 10 years.

Maria Brattesani was born 1929.  She married Cornelius Ward in St. Columbas RC Church in Viewpark, Bothwell, Lanark on  15th November 1950.  They lived at Hickory Crescent in Uddingston.   Maria died on  5th March 2004 with her son Hugh as qualified attendant.

Luigi then moved to  Old Edinburgh Road, Viewforth, Uddingston.  Luigi died in 1964 onboard an aircraft.   At the time he was semi-retired

Marriage.  Adele Buleviciute died  on June 23 1995 in Luke Hospital, Carluke
Adele Buleviciute died in 1995 age 88 years

2 Responses to “Brattesani Emanuelle – Benedetti line”

  1. Ellen Ward says:

    Hi there Luigi Brattesani is my husband’s grandfather and this information is correct. can i ask where the information came from as i would like to find out if i can add to the story or find out more information from the author of this article.

    thanks Ellen Ward

  2. Helen says:

    hello Ellen. Thanks for leaving a note. There has been many comments and people wanting to enhance their memories and one of the comments lead to the information therein contained. However I would absolutely love you to add and enhance the page. You can drop me an email on Thank you so much Helen

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