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Re: looking for ancestors
Posted by: torok of Dayton OH (ID *****2275) Date: February 17, 2005 at 08:17:26
In Reply to: looking for ancestors by kylie torok of 9

Spelling variations include: Torraco, Torrazzo, Torraca, Toraca, Toraza, Torraza, Torrissi, Torri, la Torri, Turrissi, Torresini, Torriani, Torre, la Torre, Torrese, Torresin, Torresano, Torresani and many more.
First found in Piedmont, Piemonte, Pedemons, a territorial division of northern Italy at the foot of the Alps consisting of the provinces of Alessandria, Cuneo, Novara and Turin. Later Aosta and Vercelli were added and still later, Asti. History is related back to 49 B.C. The house of Savoy rose in 1000 A.D.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Many settlers were recorded from the end of the 19th century in the great migration from Italy to the New World. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard principally in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

You may also want to look at the Torok coat of arms:
http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.c/qx/torok-coat-arms.htm




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