heráldica de la familia: Zolfo
Ancient and illustrious family from Piedmont, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what is handed down to us, this family reached the rank of nobility, thanks to the valuable services rendered to the Savoy family, by Antonio Z., militiaman at the service of Emanuele Filiberto, son of Carlo II, who distinguished himself for ardor and skill, in the famous Battle of San Quentin (1557), in which the French were defeated. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stands out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in... Continuaráthe liberal and ecclesiastical professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Luigi, landowner in Piedmont, flourishing in 1583; Francesco Maria, jurist, flourishing in Torino, in 1602; Gio. Batta, jurist, flourishing in Torino, in 1625; Fr. Agostino, of the Order of Preachers, flourishing in 1647; Pietro Maria, marshal of the field, flourishing in 1682; Gasparotto, doctor in "utroque jure", flourishing in Torino, in 1691; D. Alberto, canon and apostolic commissioner, flourishing in 1702; Gio. Batta, royal notary, flourishing in Torino, in 1717; Fr. Benedetto, of the Order of Minors, flourishing in 1732; Luigi, lawyer at the Real Senate of Piedmont; Giacomo, landowner in Piedmont, flourishing in 1762; Antonio, the Sardinian army, in the war of 1859. Family names so old, without any doubt, honor not only families but also the city that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy the living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious persons.