We are pleased
to send you this first issue of a periodic newsletter of the
Cofrancesco Family web site, cofrancesco.net. For a number of years we have been in the
research about the Cofrancesco family, not only its origin and history
but also the history of the places where the Cofrancescos
have lived from the 16th century to the present, a period
spanning nearly five centuries.
For more than one year on nearly a daily basis
we have been adding and updating information and documents on the cofrancesco.net site. As a registered friend of our site, you
probably are familiar with the contents of our web site. By the way, you
can find also the full list of friends of the Cofrancesco family site
Friends of the cofrancesco.net site
And you can also send messages to each of them
directly from our web site.
If you havenít visited the site recently, we
want to announce that we have added the first of a series of papers about various aspects of
the history of the Cofrancesco family. You can read and print (or
download) the first paper by clicking the following link:
The Origin of
the Surname Cofrancesco
paper you will find the results of recent research carried out in the church of S.
of Benevento, Italy) and the State Archive of Benevento, which
show the very special origin of our family surname.
soon: A new paper will be published on
our web site about the origin of the Cofrancesco family starting from
the 16th century.
Donít forget to visit the Cofrancesco
family tree on our web site. It has been updated in January 2008 with
records of the first Cofrancescos found in
the archives of the Parish Church of S. Lorenzello (Benevento, Italy).
Follow this link to have a view of the family of Giovanni Donato and his first descendants, living in the
second half of the 16th century and in the first half of the
Giovanni Donato and his descendants
We would greatly appreciate
receiving your contributions
of information and photos
about your branch of the Cofrancesco family.
We will add or update your
contributions as they are received.
A new section of our web site where you can add your own family photo albums will soon be available.
keep in touch!