Giovanni Battista Boff

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

The Life Summary 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. 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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Giovanni Battista Boff
Domenica Rech
Marriage: about 1865
Osvaldo Boff
Eduardo Boff
Joana Francisca Boff
Antonio Boff
Catharina Boff
Giacomo Boff
Angela Boff
Margarida Boff
Josephina Boff

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  • Marriage
    about 1865Italy
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    World Events (3)

    Age 10
    Austria regains control of most of Italy.
    Age 21
    Northern Italy was joined to the Kingdom of Sardinia.
    Age 90
    Lateran Treaty creates state of Vatican City.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Gabrielle, Henri.English (of Norman origin): from Old French boeuf ‘bull, ox’, a nickname for a powerfully built man. In some cases it may have been originally a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman. Compare Bouvier .German (Böff): from a short form of an ancient 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 …

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