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My Family History - Giuseppe Bonanno (Copy)

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S: My Family History Giuseppe Bonanno

BC: If my Nonno were alive, I know he would have been proud of me for doing this project.

FC: La mia famiglia storia. | Il mio Nonno. Giuseppe Bonanno. 1939 - 1988 | ITALIA

1: My name is Olivia Bonanno and this project is about my Nonno. | Firstly I am studying Migration.

2: On the front cover you saw a family crest. It is my family crest for the Bonanno's. The Bonanno family originated in Pisa, Italy. The first famous Bonanno was Pisano Bonanno who built the Leaning Tower of Pisa. | He died tragically on the 4th of October 1988 from a lung disease called Fibrosing Alveolitis. This was NOT caused by smoking.

3: My Nonno migrated from Valguarnera in Sicily Italy and arrived in Australia in 1959 in November. He was born in 1939 on June 18th.

4: In Italy, my Nonno couldn't find a decent job so he migrated to Australia to find one. | My Nonno worked in an abattoir for six months.

5: He also worked in the Sugar Canes in Queensland.

6: My Nonno and Nonna got married on the 20th July in 1963. | A short time after they got married, their first child Francesca was born but tragically died after being crushed during birth.

7: In 1966, my Nonno became an Australian Citizen and my Aunty Franca, was born.

8: When my Dad was 1, his family moved to Barwon Heads. | In 1972, my Papa, (Father) was born.

9: In 1974, my Uncle Joseph, (Joe) was born.

10: In 1979, the Bonanno family moved to Ocean Grove.

11: In 1982, the family moved to Grovedale and built a house. It was finished in 1983 and has lived there until present. I still live there and that house is approximately 30 years old!

12: My Nonno died in 1988 and my dad was 16 years old in Year 10. My Uncle Joe was 14 in Year 8 and my Aunty Franca was 22 studying in university.

13: My Nonna migrated from Italy too!

14: The rich Question! | How does knowing about the past help us to understand Australian society today and know who we are? | HMMMMMMMMMMMMM!

16: Knowing about my Grandfather has impacted on my life GREATLY!

17: If my Grandparents didn't migrate, I wouldn't be alive and I wouldn't have a family.

19: I have had a great time researching for this project and I hope it was used well. I hope you enjoyed my project and thank you for reading.

20: CREDITS + REFERENCES | Firstly, I'd like to thank Mrs Niewman and Mrs Van Der Burg for encouraging me to do a Mixbook.

21: Also I'd like to thank my Nonna and my Papa for giving me important info and photos.

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  • Title: My Family History - Giuseppe Bonanno (Copy)
  • This is a short book about important information regarding my Nonno. (Italian Grandfather.)
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  • Started: almost 7 years ago
  • Updated: almost 7 years ago