Sites on the World Wide Web
of interest to Gianninis, relatives,  and friends

The Daughters of the American Revolution has a chapter in Italy especially for Italian descendants, and this is their useful and attractive web site.  There's a good biography of Phillip Mazzei, with historical documents in the original Italian as well as English, plus information about the DAR-Italia's purpose and activities.

Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson
-- the plantation at Monticello was the home and workplace of Antonio Giannini and his wife and family from about 1778 to 1793.

Albemarle County Historical Society
Phillip Mazzei, to whom Antonio Giannini was indentured, had his residence in this county, also the location of Jefferson's home, Monticello (link above), where Antonio Giannini worked.


Virginia Historical Society
"The Virginia Historical Society, the Center for Virginia History, collects, preserves, and interprets the commonwealth's past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.  With an extensive library, museum, and archive, the Virginia Historical Society serves as the commonwealth's museum for state history. The Society is a private, non-profit organization."

Central Virginia Genealogical Association
"The Central Virginia Genealogical Association (CVGA) was formed in July 1977, to encourage, foster, and organize genealogical research, teaching, publishing, education and recording. CVGA received its charter as a non-stock, non-profit corporation from the Corporation Commission of the Commonwealth of Virginia on 21 September 1977."

Woodson's Mill by W.J. England

Nelson County, Virginia
Most of the records of Antonio Giannini's are found in Nelson County.  This is a general web site with hundreds of links on all topics, including its history.

The Tombstone Transcription Project
Virginia Cemeteries
"We who research our family's history are good at remembering. We remember often and we remember well. But, our memories last for only as long as we are here. The purpose of this project is to organize volunteers who will work together to create a lasting tribute to our ancestors. We will transcribe tombstone inscriptions and have that work archived for the future and made easily accessible to all."

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