Schiavone(e) Family

If you’re looking for stories about the Schiavon or the Schiavone families, you can find them here.

If you’re looking for stories about Alice (McGinnis) Schiavon, you can find them by doing a “Search” on this site.  (A McGinnis family page is under constuction.)

Others listed on this page include the Mattarocchia and Scicchitani families.

Ralph Schiavon – Part One:  Auspicious Beginnings

Ralph Schiavon – Part Two:  Young Immigrant in a New World

Ralph Schiavon – Part Three:  Halcyon Days

Ralph Schiavon – Part Four:  Twilight

Sentimental Sunday:  “Do Not Give In”  Part Two

My Wonderful Mother

Sentimental Sunday:  Not Just Another Name on the Family Tree

Amamuensis Monday:  “This is the Wish of Their Mother”

Born Going Up in the World

Thankful Thursday:   From the Angels in Heaven

Wordless Wednesday:  Joan and Tom Schiavon

Treasure Chest Thursday:  Early Memories

Remembering Elizabeth and Mary Jane Gaffney

Summers in the Wilds of Michigan

Little Blonde Joan Lost in the Woods

Sentimental Sunday:  If You Try Hard Enough, You Can Do Anything

Motivation Monday:  How Could I Compete with a Genius?

Talented Tuesday:  A Knack for Mischief

Wisdom Wednesday:  The Spanking that Never Was

Thankful Thursday:  Simple Pastimes of Times Past

Looking Back:   The Schiavons in the 1930 Census

Wordless Wednesday:  Joan Schiavon at Dixon School

Mappy Monday:  The Schiavons and the McCormicks in the 1940 Census

Wisdom Wednesday:  Wise and Loving Matriarch

Matrilineal Monday:  Arise, Ye Faithful Aquinites

Wedding Wednesday:  Tom and Angie Schiavon

Wisdom Wednesday:  Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Matrilineal Monday:  College Girl

Talented Tuesday:  Our Chinese “Auntie”

Those Places Thursday:   Reluctant Traveler

Matrilineal Monday:  Falling in Love with Europe

Travel Tuesday:  Homeward Bound on the Queen Elizabeth

Workday Wednesday:  Going Into the Antiques Business

Treasure Chest Thursday:  The Lady Plate

Thankful Thursday:  A Priceless Find

Once More Around the Block

Sentimental Sunday:  Popping the Question

Amanuensis Monday:  “When We Two Are One”

Wedding Wednesday:  Gilbert and Joan (Schiavon) Huesca

Treasure Chest Thursday:  We Were Married Today

Wedding Wednesday:  A Message from Mother and Dad

Treasure Chest Thursday: Baby Announcement

Sentimental Sunday:  Meeting the Family

Family Recipe Friday:  My Mother’s Bread Pudding

Shopping Saturday:  Adventures in Spanish

Sentimental Sunday:  Life on South Luella Avenue

Madness Monday:  Cold War Mania

Traveling Tuesday:  South of the Border Bound

Those Places Thursday:  Abuelita’s World

Wishful Wednesday:  Did She Find Happiness?

Motivation Monday:  Whatever You Do in this Life Will Come Back to You

Wisdom Wednesday:  Crossroads

Daily Life in 1960s Mexico City

Traveling Tuesday:  California, Here We Come

Finding a Home, Building a Legacy

The Astor Fire, Part 1:  The Gift of Life

The Astor Fire, Part 2:  Explosions

The Astor Fire, Part 3:  In God’s Hands

The Astor Fire, Part 4:  Angels in Asbestos Garb

The Astor Fire, Part 5:  A Firefighter’s Ability to Love

The Astor Fire, Part 6:  Aftermath

The Astor Fire, Part 7:  Epilogue: I Will Remember

Wisdom Wednesday:  Life’s Lessons, Part 2 – The Defining Moments

Sentimental Sunday:  To the Mothers in Our Lives

Treasure Chest Thursday:  The Walk Home

The Day JFK was Shot

Not So Wordless Wednesday:  It’s All Relative

Travel Tuesday:  The Exotic and the Mundane in Mexico City

Sentimental Sunday:  Letters, Light, and Love

Friday’s Faces from the Past:  Pictures on a Golden Day

Happy Birthday, Mamma!

He Gave not Some, but All

Sentimental Sunday:  To the Mothers in Our Lives

Echoes of Our Ancestors