Added: Just uploaded 3 photo documents on his profile. I need translated.
I am at a brick wall. It was said by a family member Jean Baptiste Racca was born in Italy. He married Marie Therese Fortunee Michelange in 1776. He left Italy and served in the French Royal Navy Corps as a musician.He died on April 30, 1787 in Brest, France.
My question is why does he have a french "first" name, if he was born in Italy? Could he have change his name?. How would I find out if this said research is correct. The person that gave me this information was planning a trip to Italy and France, but died of an illness before he did