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Filippo Napolitano

Napolitano coat of armsFilippo Napolitano was the first born child of his parents Luigi and Maria Rua. Filippo was a miller and a farmer in the Parantoro section of Montalto Uffugo. Born in September, 1819, Filippo lived a very long life. His death record indicates that he was 90 years old when he died in 1907 although he was actually 88 when he died. Filippo married Caterina Nicastro on 24 August 1843. Over a period of 61 years of marriage Filippo and Caterina had 11 children together.

Caterina Nicastro

Caterina Nicastro was born on 3 October 1829. She was the only surviving child of Francesco Nicastro and Isabella Fullone. Both Francesco and Isabella had other children from previous marriages. Their other daughter together, Maria Pasqualina Nicastro died at the age of 2. Caterina died in Montalto Uffugo in November of 1904. Together with Filippo she had 11 children. She was 16 years old when she gave birth to her first child and 43 when she gave birth to her last child.

The Children of Filippo and Caterina

Filippo & Caterina had 11 children and out of these 11 children, Filippo outlived at least 4 of them, three of which died in their 20's or younger, however, one daughter, Filomena, died at the age of 84. Below is a list of their children.