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Spiridione Cascio (1816 - 1891)

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Spiridione "Spiridionis" Cascio aka Castro
Born in Corleone, Palermo, Sicilymap
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Husband of — married (to ) in Corleone, Palermo, Sicilymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Corleone, Palermo, Italymap
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Spiridione Cascio (or Castro, or lo Cascio, as he is variously known) is born and baptized on 21 May 1816. He is the son of Leoluca Castro and Rosa Terrusa. His godparents are Giuseppe Ciavarello and Nicolena Pulizzi, who are not married.

Spiridione, a farmer (agricola) who later becomes a vetturale (cabman), marries Maria Carmela Chiazzizi (or Chiazzisi) on 24 June 1845. Leoluca has died by this time, and Rosa is still living.

Spiridione's brother, Angelo, a widower, marries two days later.

Spiridione and Maria Carmela have at least eight children together: Rosa (1846), two daughters named Giuseppa (1849 and 1855), Leoluca (1851), Lucia (1859), Pietro (1863), Vincenza (1866), and Salvatore (1870).

Rosa is born and baptized 9 December 1846. Her godparents are Giovanni Pomara and her paternal aunt Vincenza Cascio, who are not married.
The first daughter named Giuseppa is born and baptized on 19 October 1849. Her godparents are Leoluca Gariffo and Francesca Governali, a married couple. She dies on 24 October 1850 at a year of age.
Leoluca is born on via S. Rocco in Corleone on 16 December 1851. His parents' ages are both given as 34 (born 1817). and Spiridione's occupation is agricola (farmer). He is baptized in the name of Castro the next day. His godparents are Gaetano Sciacchitano and Ignazio Gariffo, a married couple.
The second daughter named Giuseppa is born 22 March 1855 in via Misericordia, Corleone. Her father, Spiridione Castro, age 35 (b. 1820), vetturale (cabman), reports her birth. Her mother is Maria Carmela Ciazzisi, age 28 (b. 1827). She isbaptized Josepham the same day. Her godparents are Bernardus Marsala and Marianna, his unmarried sister.
When Lucia is born, 22 March 1859 the birth record extract indicates that her father is age 42 (born 1817) and a vetturale (cabman) by profession, and that her mother is age 34 (b. 1825). She is baptized the same day. Her godparents are Salvator Gariffo and Maria Verdina.
Pietro (Petrus in church records) is born at 7PM and baptized the same day, 14 Jun 1863. His godparents are Calogerus Rao and Anna Maria Panepinto, son and mother.
Vincenza is born and baptized 24 October 1866 as Vincentiam. Her godparents are Blasius Labruzzo and Carmela Cortimiglia, a married couple.

Vincenza dies on 1 September 1867 at ten months of age.

Salvatore is born 7 August 1870 and baptized the next day. His godparents are Antoninus Crispi and Rosa Spinella, a married couple.

Salvatore dies on 1 November 1871 at a year and three months of age.

Leoluca marries a widow, Orsola Trombadore, on 16 November 1879.

Lucia marries Cristoforo Cascio on 27 June 1882.

Giuseppa marries Luciano Di Blanda on 26 September 1884.

Spiridione dies at age 75 on 5 May 1891. He is survived by his wife, Carmela.

Spiridione's widow, Maria Carmela, dies at age 72 (b. 1825) on 26 October 1897.


Baptism of Spiridione Castro, 21 May 1816

Baptism of Franciscam Filippello, 29 October 1838

Marriage of Spiridionis Castro and Maria Carmela Chiazzisi, record no. 1601, 24 June 1845

Baptism of Rosam lo Cascio, 9 December 1846

Baptism of Josepha Castro, 19 October 1849

Death of Josepha Castro, record no. 529, 24 October 1850

Estratto d'Atto di Nascita, Leoluca Cascio, 16 December 1851

Baptism of Leonemlucam Castro, 17 December 1851

Estratto d'atto di nascita, Giuseppa Castro, record no. 115, 22 March 1855

Baptism of Josepha Castro, 22 March 1855

Bapism of Lucia Castro, 22 March 1859

Estratto d'Atto di Nascita, Lucia Castro, dated 23 March 1859

Baptism of Petrus Cascio, 14 June 1863

Baptism of Vincentia Cascio, 24 October 1866

Death of Vincentia Castro, 1 September 1867

Baptism of Salvatore Castro, 8 August 1870

Death of Salvator Castro, 1 November 1871

Certificato di Defissione, marriage of Leoluca Castro and Orsola Trombadore, 28 November 1879

Marriage of Leoluca Castro and Ursula Trombadore, record no. 1058, 29 November 1879

Atti di Matrimonio dated 27 June 1882, Cristoforo Cascio and Lucia Castro

Certificato di defissione, Luciano Di Blanda and Giuseppa Castro, 26 September 1884

Death of Spiridion Castro, record no. 132, 5 May 1891

Death of Maria Chiazzisi, record no. 281, 27 October 1897

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