Maria MENGHINI Valentino MENGHINI Giudita SELVA Mini tree diagram

Paolo MENGHINI

1881 - 1962

Life History

1881

Born

1910

Birth of daughter Maria MENGHINI

1911

Birth of son Valentino MENGHINI in Tirano, Italy

1962

Died

Other facts

 

Married Giudita SELVA

Notes

  • He was workng on England and wrote a letter applying for a job on the Bernina Railway. Around 1907 he became one of the first train drivers on the Bernina line running from Poschiavo down to Tirano. There he met his wife Giudita Selva.

    There is a story that when the world war came, the Italians wanted to enlist him in the army, and were searching for hm as a  deserter until he was able to prove that he was Swiss.

    He built a house in Spultri near Poschiavo Station, which is now occupied by his granddaughter Valentina Menghini.

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