Categories: Corleone, Italia.
Giuseppe Morello is born 4 August 1809 in Corleone and baptized the next day. He is the son of Calogero Morello and Antonina Crapa. His godparents are Leoluca Terrusa and Diana, wife of Antonino Terrusa.
Open Issue: Giuseppe does not appear in the 1811 stato delle anime with his parents and brothers. He would be two years old.
Giuseppe, a farmer (agricola), marries Maria Grizzaffi on 4 June 1837. His parents are both living, and hers have passed away.
Giuseppe and Maria have at least ten children together: Antonina (1838), Calogero (1839), twins Caterina and Francesca (1841), Giuseppe (1846), Vincenza (1848), a second girl named Caterina (1851), Angelo (1853), Leoluca (1857), and Liborio (1859).
The twins (b. 1841) both die within weeks of their birth.
Antonina, named after her paternal grandmother, marries Giuseppe Streva on 13 April 1856.
The younger Giuseppe is born and baptized on 30 January 1846. He shares a name with his father, and with his maternal grandfather. His godparents are Salvatore Cutropia and Giovanna di Carlo, a married couple.
Vincenza marries Bernardo Guarino on 1 February 1864.
Calogero, named after his paternal grandfather, marries Angela Piazza on 11 February 1866.
The surviving Caterina, who is named after her maternal grandmother, marries Biagio Cascio in 1867. The birth record extract in Caterina's marriage allegati indicates that Giuseppe reported her birth, and gave his age at the time as 39 (b. 1812).
Calogero dies, reportedly at age 36 (he's only 32) on 24 May 1872. His parents and wife all survive him.
Giuseppe (the son) marries Lucia Saporito on 11 November 1878.
The elder Giuseppe dies, reportedly at age 70 (he is 71) on 26 February 1881. Maria dies two months later at age 60 (b. 1821), on 29 April.
Leoluca marries Giuseppa Morello (no relation) on 31 July 1881.
Liborio marries Antonina Vaccaro on 16 January 1882.
Giuseppe's oldest daughter, Antonina, dies on 8 April 1889, reportedly at age 41 (b. 1847-8) and actually a day shy of her 51st birthday. Her husband, Giuseppe, survives her.
Baptism of Josephus Morello, 5 August 1809
Marriage of Joseph Morello and Maria Grizzaffi, record no. 497, 4 June 1837
Baptism of Calogerum Morello, 7 November 1839
Baptism of Antoninam Morello, 9 April 1838
Baptism of Catharina Morello, 25 November 1841
Baptism of Francisca Morello, 25 November 1841
Death of Catherina Morello, 6 December 1841
Death of Francisca Morello, 10 December 1841
Baptism of Josephum Morello, 30 January 1846
Baptism of Vincentia Morello, 5 October 1848
Estratto d'atto di nascita, Caterina Morello, record no. 165, 4 March 1851
Baptism of Angelus Morello, 11 July 1853
Marriage of Joseph Streva and Antonina Morello, record no. 699, 13 April 1856
Baptism of Leoluca Morello, 22 March 1857
Baptism of Liborius Morello, 28 October 1859
Marriage of Bernardo Guarino and Vincentia Morello, record no. 1543, 1 February 1864
Marriage of Calogero Morello and Angela Piazza, record no. 1744, 11 February 1866
Death of Calogerus Morello, 24 May 1872
Marriage of Joseph Morello and Lucia Saporito, record no. 921, 11 November 1878
Death of Joseph Morello, record no. 72, 26 February 1881
Death of Maria Grizzaffi, record no. 144, 29 April 1881
Marriage of Leoluca Morello and Josepha Morello, record no. 117, 31 July 1881
Marriage of Liborio Morello and Antonina Vaccaro, record no. 8, 16 January 1882
Estratto di atto di morte, Antonina Morello, record no. 130, part one, 9 April 1889
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