Bernardo di Miceli, the son of Maestro Calogero di Miceli, misuratore (a land surveyor, one who measures the lands and establishes boundaries for the Signori [feudalists]), and Salvatrice Carrabba, is born 21 April 1865 in his parents' home on via San Leonardo in Corleone.
Bernardo's double cousin of the same name is the godfather of Michele Navarra.
Bernardo marries Caterina Riina, daughter of Gioachino Riina and Giuseppa di Miceli, on 29 October 1890. Their marriage record contains a dispensation required due to second degree consanguinity in the maternal line. The witnesses are Don Michaelangelo Zabbia and Pietro Cutrera.
Caterina and Bernardo have at least four children: two daughters named Salvatrice (1893 and, Calogero, and Giuseppa.
↑ Marriage of Bernardus di Miceli and Catharina Riina, record no. 91, 29 October 1890, "Italia, Palermo, Diocesi di Monreale, Registri Parrocchiali, 1531-1998," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11622-13586-75?cc=2046915 : accessed 8 April 2016), Corleone > San Martino > Matrimoni 1888-1902 > image 91 of 445; Archivio di Arcidiocesi di Palermo (Palermo ArchDiocese Archives, Palermo).
↑ Baptism of Salvatrice di Miceli, record no. 475, 11 December 1898, "Italia, Palermo, Diocesi di Monreale, Registri Parrocchiali, 1531-1998," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-12350-76959-7?cc=2046915 : accessed 13 November 2015), Corleone > San Martino > Battesimi 1895-1899 > image 272 of 309; Archivio di Arcidiocesi di Palermo (Palermo ArchDiocese Archives, Palermo).