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Francesco Zito (abt. 1880)

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Francesco Zito
Born about in Piano dei Greci, Palermo, Sicilymap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Corleone, Palermo, Italymap
Father of
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Biography

Francesco Zito, son of Rosario Zito and Giuseppa Petta, born in Piano dei Greci and a resident of Corleone from childhood, marries Cecilia Piazza, daughter of Antonino Piazza and Calogera Cortimiglia, on 24 February 1900 at the chiesa Sant'Elena in Corleone.[1]

Francesco is mentioned among the leadership in the Corleonesi mafia around 1900.[2]

Francesco and Cecilia have at least one child, Rosario.

Rosario is named after his paternal grandfather. He is born 23 April 1908, according to the record of the trial in Bari in 1969.[3]

Rosario is baptized 28 November 1908.[4]

Rosario is named among the defendants at the 1969 trial in Bari.

Sources

  1. Marriage of Franciscus Zito and Cecilia Piazza, record no. 25, 24 February 1900, "Italia, Palermo, Diocesi di Monreale, Registri Parrocchiali, 1531-1998," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11622-18759-30?cc=2046915 : accessed 9 May 2016), Corleone > San Martino > Matrimoni 1888-1902 > image 377 of 445; Archivio di Arcidiocesi di Palermo (Palermo ArchDiocese Archives, Palermo).
  2. Paternostro, Dino. «Fratuzzi», antenati di Liggio e Riina, La Sicilia, August 8, 2004. Accessed online 16 November 2014.
  3. Zingales, Leone. "Provenzano: Il Re di Cosa Nostra." Accessed online 24 January 2016.
  4. #407, p. 204, "Italia, Palermo, Diocesi di Monreale, Registri Parrocchiali, 1531-1998," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159314-110482-22?cc=2046915 : accessed 8 May 2016), Corleone > San Martino > Indice (Battesimi) 1905-1924 > image 138 of 139; Archivio di Arcidiocesi di Palermo (Palermo ArchDiocese Archives, Palermo).


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