Venice, Italy --> Australia: MORANDINI family Casino, Liverpool, Dubbo NSW
My connection to the MORANDINI* family is that one of their family members was the sister-in-law of my paternal grandmother.
Dominico MORANDINI (also known as Dominic and Domenico) was born abt 1836 Venice, Italy. His wife's name was Angela, and it is not yet known when they emigrated to Australia. Dominic & Angela MORANDINI had three children (possibly 4), all no doubt born in Italy.
1.Angelo MORANDINI born 1872 died 1915 Casino NSW Australia
married Giovanna (Johanna) PELLIZER born 1873 - 6 children.
2.Peter John MORANDINI born 1875 died 1938 Dubbo NSW Australia (.... see below ....)
3.Lucy Margarette (Lucia Marguerita) born 1878 died 1955 Casino NSW Australia
married 1907 Casino NSW Australia to John Henry DOUGLAS - 4 children - Mary, John, Harriett & Edward.
4.Giovanni MORANDINI (could this be John Morandini?) born 1885 NSW, died 1966 Bankstown NSW Australia. NSW bdms online has a death record 21973/1966 with parents names: Dominic & Augela.
Peter John MORANDINI born 1875 died 1938 Dubbo NSW Australia married 1900 Sydney NSW Australia to Orsolina ZANNINI born 1873 died 1954 and this couple had six children as follows.
More about Orsolina ZANNINI;-
Orsolina was the daughter of Domenic ZANNINI born 1826 Venice Italy and Virginia.
1.Louis D. MORANDINI born 1903 Liverpool NSW
2.Peter J.P. MORANDINI born 1904 Liverpool NSW
3.Palmira MORANDINI born 1905 Liverpool NSW
married Albert W. PACKHAM in 1932 Dubbo NSW. He was the son of William H. PACKHAM of Molong NSW and Mary E. MASSWRIT of Mudgee NSW.
4.Benedict M.N. MORANDINI born 1907 Smithfield, Sydney NSW, died 1908 Parramatta, Sydney NSW
5.Raymond Caesar MORANDINI
married Marjory Ellen CASS
6.Violetta Mary M.V. MORANDINI known as 'Dolly' married in the 1930s at Dubbo NSW to Maurice Theodore AMOR* 1905-1997. Maurice was my great uncle and their lovely wedding photo is attached below.