Giovanni Battista Boff

4 September 1839–before 1935 (Age 95)
Seren, Belluno, Veneto, Italy

The Life of Giovanni Battista

When Giovanni Battista Boff was born on 4 September 1839, in Seren, Belluno, Veneto, Italy, his father, Osvaldo Bof, was 34 and his mother, Anna Maria Rech, was 31. He married Jovana Andrigueta on 20 November 1861, in Seren, Belluno, Veneto, Italy. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Caxias do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil in 1883. He died before 1935, in Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, at the age of 94, and was buried in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Family Time Line

Giovanni Battista Boff
1839–1935
Domenica Rech
1840–1915
Marriage: about 1865
Osvaldo Boff
1864–1921
Eduardo Boff
1864–
Joana Francisca Boff
1867–1933
Catharina Boff
1865–1936
Giacomo Boff
1869–
Angela Boff
1872–
Margarida Boff
1874–
Josephina Boff
1879–
Guerino Boff
1881–
Mathildes Boff
1891–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1865
Italy
children

(10)

    Male1864–1921Male

    Male1864–Male

    Catharina Boff

    Female1865–1936Female

    Joana Francisca Boff

    Female1867–1933Female

    Male1869–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Osvaldo Bof

    Male1804–Male

    Anna Maria Rech

    Female1807–Female

siblings

(13)

    Corona Bof

    Female1829–1909Female

    Female1831–Female

    Cattarina Bof

    Female1833–1837Female

    Francesco Bof

    Male1835–Male

    Giovanni Bof

    Male1837–1859Male

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1849

Age 10

Austria regains control of most of Italy.
1860

Age 21

Northern Italy was joined to the Kingdom of Sardinia.
1929

Age 90

Lateran Treaty creates state of Vatican City.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French boeuf ‘bull’, a nickname for a powerfully built man. In some cases it may have been originally a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman. Compare Bouvier .2 German (Böff): from the short form of a Germanic personal name with bod- (Old Saxon bodo ‘messenger’), as in Bodo.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Origem do sobrenome Boff...

origem Deve ser derivados, directamente ou através de apocopate formas dialetais, de nome medievais Boffus , dos quais um tem um exemplo em Crónicas fermane sob o ano 1383, ou a partir de pseudónimos …

Sources (3)

  • {name} na entrada para Mathildes Boff, “Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Registro Civil, 1829-2012”
  • {name} na entrada para Florindo Branchini, “Brasil Batismos, 1688-1935”
  • chegada do ELISA ANNA

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