Esterina Bravi

15 June 1882–26 March 1974 (Age 91)
Villetta, Lucca, Toscana, Italy

The Life of Esterina

Esterina Bravi was born on 15 June 1882, in Villetta, Lucca, Toscana, Italy as the daughter of Carlo Bravi and Letitzia ?. She married Raffaello Vanni on 17 December 1910, in San Romano, Lucca, Toscana, Italy. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Black Diamond, King, Washington, United States in 1920 and Washington, United States in 1935. She died on 26 March 1974, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raffaello Vanni
1887–1947
Esterina Bravi
1882–1974
Marriage: 17 December 1910
Anna Nonzieta Vanni
1911–1999
George Bruno Vanni
1913–1989
Adelgio Carlo Vanni
1916–1983
Edo Joseph Vanni
1918–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1910
San Romano, Lucca, Toscana, Italy
children

(4)

    Anna Nonzieta Vanni

    Female1911–1999Female

    George Bruno Vanni

    Male1913–1989Male

    Adelgio Carlo Vanni

    Male1916–1983Male

    Edo Joseph Vanni

    Male1918–2007Male

Parents and Siblings

    Carlo Bravi

    MaleMale

    Letitzia ?

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 7

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 French: nickname from brave ‘fierce’, ‘courageous’.2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): Yiddishized form of Russian bravyj ‘good’, ‘honest’.

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

Sources (3)

  • 1940 - Esther Vanni in household of Raphael Vanni, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1920 - Esther Vanni in household of Raffetto Vanni, "United States Census, 1920"
  • 1931 - Esterina Vanni in entry for Raffaello Vanni, "Washington, Western District, Naturalization Records, 1853-1957"

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