Family Stories

The family stories of our members weave together to form the fabric of our cultural history as Trentino Americans and Tyrolean Americans. They are an important testimony to our particular immigrant story and to those who came before us. Presented here are some of the family histories that members have provided. They give insights into why people came, where they lived, what occupations they held, how they have thrived, and what values they hold. We hope that this collection can serve as a living history of our heritage and our ancestors.


Joan Johnson Barker
Zadra Family History


Pina Facinelli Fellin
Pina’s Story

Jan Agosti and Tom Agosti
Jan Agosti and Tom Agosti
Agosti Family History

Grant Rauzi
Grant Rauzi
“A Cloz Family in America”


Dan Zadra
Dan Zadra
Celebrating the Trentini Miners of the Silver Valley

Linda Dodds
Linda Dodds
Our Family Story