The Don Bosco family lived for 24 years in this house of the wealthy family Biglioni. The father of Don Bosco, Francesco lost his first wife in 1811. He remarried Occhiena Margherita one years later . They had two children. Giovanni (Don Bosco) was born in 1815. Francesco died when Don Bosco was 2 years old. The family then moved to another house nearby. The place where Giovanni (Don) Bosco spent his youth was in the hamlet Beccho, part of the municipality Castel Nuovo, in the Cavallo house (named after the neighbors).