Maria Carmela Milone is born and baptized on 24 February 1834. She is the daughter of Antonino Milone and Anna Felicia Castro, born the year after her parents marry. Maria Carmela may be named after her paternal grandmother, called Carmela in the record of Antonino's death. Her godparents are Pietro d'Anna and Vincenza Milone, who are not married.
In 1834, Antonino, 26 (b. 1808), wife Anna Felicia, 23 (b. 1811), and daughter Carmela, 1 (b. 24 Feb 1834), live in a street off the Strada di Porto Salvo, near a courtyard.
Maria Carmela marries twice, first to Domenico Pontina, a widower from Prizzi. Domenico is son of the late Antonio Pontina and the living Gioachina Dolce, and the widower of Vita Pizzitano They marry on 21 June 1849, when Maria Carmela is fifteen years old. Her parents are living at this time.
Maria Carmela marries for the second time, to Domenico Moscato, son of the late Francesco and living Caterina Chiazzisi, on 8 June 1864.