Category Archives: Flavon

Val di Non Storica

I previously mentioned the Facebook page Val di Non Storica as a potential source of information about our ancestral culture and heritage. I revisited the group recently and the activity has greatly increased. Val di Non Storica is actually a … Continue reading

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Emigrants from Flavon to the United States and South America

During the late 1800s and the early 1900s, many villagers decided to explore opportunities available in the US and elsewhere. They were tired of the economic and social problems encountered in Trentino. Most emigrated as a result of recruitment by … Continue reading

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Village of Flavon – Common surnames

Up to the 20th century, there were only a handful of surnames used in the smaller villages in Trentino.  Migration was not too common, and families remained in their home villages for generations.  In Flavon, the most common family names were: Cattani … Continue reading

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Introduction to the village of Flavon

The villages of Flavon, Cunevo, and Terres comprise the area within Trentino’s Val di Non known as “il Conta”. This name is derived from the ancient area controlled by the Counts of Flavon. Located 35 kilometers north of the city … Continue reading

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