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Francesco Zingone and Saveria Chiapetta

Francesco Zingoni

Francesco Zingone was born in the Parantoro villagio of Montalto Uffugo in September, 1868. His father was Domenico Zingone and his mother was Angela Pantano. At the time of Francesco's birth his father was 40. Domenico Zingone was the son of Gaspare Zingone. Francesco married Saveria Chiapetta in December, 1892. A copy of their marriage bann can be viewed here. When his daughters were still very young Francesco brought his wife, daughters and mother to Argentina. When he arrived in Argentina, their surname name was changed to Zingoni.

Saveria Chiapetta was born in about 1841 in Marano Marchesato. Her father was Antonio Chiapetta and her mother was Carolina Tenuta. Antonio was a shepherd. She married Francesco Zingone when she was 21 in Marano Marchesato in 1892. After the marriage Saveria moved to the home of her new husband in Montalto Uffugo. Francesco and Saveria had two daughters. Their daughter Rosa, who was born in 1896 in Montalto Uffugo married Ernesto Garrafa. Their daughter Angela Maria married Ernesto's brother Silvio Garrafa. You can read more about the Garrafa brothers here.


Saveria Chiapetta

Saveria Chiapetta was born in about 1841 in Marano Marchesato. Her father was Antonio Chiapetta and her mother was Carolina Tenuta. Antonio was a shepherd. She married Francesco Zingone when she was 21 in Marano Marchesato in 1892. A few years after the birth of her second daughter, the young family moved to Argentina.


The Children Of Francesco & Saveria

Both daughters of Francesco & Saveria married Garrafa brothers. Rosa Zingone, born in March, 1896 in the Parantoro section of Montalto Uffugo married Ernesto Garrafa in Argentina. Her sister, Angela Maria Zingone (changed to Zingoni in Argentina) married Ernesto's brother Silvio.


Domenico Zingone

Francesco's Father, Domenico Zingone was born about 1825 in Montalto Uffugo. The father of Domenico was Gaspare Zingone and his mother was Anna Maria Iannuzzi. Domenico had 3 wives. His first wife was Maria Filippo whom he married in 1849. She died in 1861 after the birth of their son Pasquale. They had 4 children together prior to her death. In 1862 Domenico married Pasqualina Sgarlato. She died leaving Domenico a widow after giving birth to their only child Pasquale after only 1 year of marriage.

In November, 1863 Domenico married Angela Pantano. Their marriage record can be seen here. He remained married to her until his death.


The Children of Domenico Zingone & Angela Pantano

In November, 1863 Angela married Domenico Zingone. I am sure I am missing children of Domenico and Angela. I will add more as I find them. The children I did find are listed below.


Angela Pantano

Francesco's Mother, Angela Pantano was born about 1840. Her father was Luigi Pantano and her mother was Chiara LoFeudo. Angela was 1 of 11 children of Luigi and Chiara. The children of Luigi Pantano and Chiara LoFeudo are listed below:



After the death of her first husband, Domenico Zingone, in 1889 Angela married again. She married Carlo Zingone who was the widower of Carolina Venturo. Saveria was 48 and Carlo was 58 at the time of this marriage. A copy of their pubblicazioni record can be seen here. This marriage would not last long and ended with the death of Carlo.



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