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Antonino Milone is born around 1808 in Corleone, based on his reported age in the 1834 census. He is the son of Calogero Milone and Carmela d'Anna.
Antonino marries Anna Felicia Castro on 28 April 1833. It is the first marriage for either of them, and their parents are all living at this time. Felicia's older brother is "Rapanzino," a notorious cattle rustler.
Antonino and Felicia have two known children, Maria Carmela (1834) and Giuseppa (1838).
Maria Carmela Milone is born and baptized on 24 February 1834. She may be named after her paternal grandmother, which is traditional for the first born daughter. Her godparents are Pietro d'Anna and Vincenza Milone, who are not married.
In the summer of 1837, at the height of Sicily's first cholera epidemic Republican insurrections broke out in a number of towns, including Corleone. (See "A stranger in this town" on Mafia Genealogy for more on this history.) Antonino's brother, Leoluca, is part of a mob that kills four people, on 21 July. Although the histories do not tell us what part Antonino played in these events, while Leoluca and others were condemned to death on the Borgo, Antonino was put into irons.
Eight months after these events, his second child is born.
Giuseppa is named after her maternal grandmother, traditional for the second girl. She is born and baptized on 27 March 1838. Her godparents are Mariano la Magna, who is not married, and Francesca Sabatino, wife of Michaele.
In June, Antonino's wife becomes a wet nurse to a foundling named Antonino.
In 1840, Anna Felicia (called "Maria Felicia Sanzone" in this record), 27 (b. 1814), and their two children, Maria Carmela, 6 (b. 1834), and Giuseppa, 3 (b. 1838), live with her sister, Maria Carmela, 17 (b. 1823), on the strada di Catinella.
Giuseppa dies, reportedly at age five (actual age: four years and four months) on 22 August 1842.
Maria Carmela marries for the first time, to Domenico Pontina, on 21 June 1849, when she is fifteen years old.
Maria Carmela marries for the second time, to Domenico Moscato, on 8 June 1864.
Antonino dies at age 70 (b. 1802) on 19 June 1872.
Anna Felicia dies at age 73 (b. 1814) on 24 April 1887.
Baptism of Mariam Carmelam Milone, 24 February 1834
Baptism of Josepham Milone, 27 March 1838
Baptism of Antoninum, 11 June 1838
Death of Josepha Milone, 22 August 1842
Marriage of Domenico Pontina and Maria Carmela Milone, record no. 2088, 21 June 1849
Marriage of Dominico Moscato and Maria Carmela Milone, record no. 1589, 8 June 1864
Death of Antoninus Milone, 19 June 1872
Death of Anna Felicia Castro, record no. 114, 24 April 1887
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