Bercini family of Dongo, Lake Como

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Bercini family of Dongo, Lake Como

Postby ardentinny » 25 Feb 2008, 06:13

My wife's great grandfather was Francesco Louis Bercini who moved from Dongo to England about 1850's. He was born about 1845 and died England 1913. His father was Luigi Bercini. I have found another 2 or 3 Bercinis in London about 1860's - they were probably Francesco's brothers.
Appreciate any connections. Also any advice on researching this family. I live in New Zealand and sorry I neither read nor speak Italian.
Thanks John Shaw Auckland NZ

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Re: Bercini family of Dongo, Lake Como

Postby misbris » 25 Feb 2008, 15:59

Hi and welcome to the forum,
The name Bercini is not too common. I don't know if you made or have seen these listings. ... esults.asp

Dongo looks like a beautiful place. ... ca59&jvs=1

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