Edward Bernasconi was born in Switzerland, just over the border from Italy in 1874, and immigrated here in 1891, where he was a farmer with his wife Madeline, who was born in Italy and immigrated here in 1890. Edward died in 1926 at age 53. 
Their son John was born in Santa Barbara and later was a machinist in a garage in town, and later was a chauffeur for BussLine Company. John died in 1971.
Sources:, census for 1910, 1920, 1930