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|Where to start: If you are looking for where you or a family member is in the Canova Family Tree, there are several places you may want to start. If you are a family member and do not find yourself within these pages, then I would like to hear from you. There are well over 1600
relatives linked together within these pages and many have photographs donated from people like you. Once you're at your starting point, click on any link or photograph to navigate to other relatives, or to see more details about the person you're on.
Or you could start with some famous Canovas:
Antonio Joseph Venancio Canova (Born in 1794, he traveled from Menorca with his father. He had 5 sons who most Canovas in the USA decended from)
Some historic background: Many people think the Canova name is Italian. It is true, however many Canovas in the USA are of Spanish descent from the island of Menorca. Antonio Canoves was from Menorca and was a farmer. On Febuary 11, 1768 he signed a contract with Dr. Andrew Turnbull to imigrate to New Smyrna, Florida and homested land. He brought with him his wife and one son. Antonio eventually seeked refuge in Saint Augustine, Florida from the ill-fated settlement. More background information can be found from the following: