Raffaele Biagiotti

about 1820–
Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy

The Life of Raffaele

Raffaele Biagiotti was born about 1820, in Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. He had at least 2 daughters with Elena Casciani.

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Raffaele Biagiotti
Elena Casciani
Emilia Biagiotti
Mary Biagiotti

Spouse and Children



World Events (8)


Age 0

Small revolutions in the kingdoms. Venice, Rome and Tuscany declare themselves Republics.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 7

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 40

Northern Italy was joined to the Kingdom of Sardinia.

Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal name Biagio ( see Biagi ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Raphael Biagiotti, "New York Naturalization Index (Soundex), 1792-1906"
  • Raphael in entry for Francesco Bonistalli and Emilia Biagiotte, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Rafael in entry for Peter Buletti and Mary Biagiotti, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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