Historical information

Lizzie Gervasoni was the daughter of Luigi and Eliza Gervasoni. She was born at Yandoit Creek, Victoria.

Physical description

Black and white photograph of Eliza Ritzau who married Luigi Paolo Gervasoni, of San Gallo, Bergamo, Italy. Eliza Ritzau who was born in Mt Blackwood, Victoria to Prussian parents Auguste Ritzau and Charlotte Benneckendorf. Luigi was the Son of Nicola Gervasoni and Giovanina Gervasoni of San Gallo. Their daughter, Elizabeth (Lizzie), was the youngest of their children. She was educated at Holy Cross, Daylesford, and married Joseph Pedretti. The couple lived in Bergamo House, Yandoit Creek.