Giovanni Rua

Name Giovanni Rua was born Pietro Giovanni Rua in the Santa Maria La Castagna frazioni of Montalto to Gaetano Rua and Caterina Bruno. He was baptized on 28 December 1765. The record of his baptism can be viewed here. He married Caterina Saullo sometime before 1793. I have found 9 children of Giovanni and Caterina. After the death of his wife Caterina, Giovanni married Angela Maria Cesario in 1824 and had 5 more children with her. Giovanni Rua died 13 August 1840 at the age of 69.

Caterina Saullo

Caterina Saullo was born in 1772 to Rosario Saullo and Innocenza Teresa Caparro. She was baptized on 1 February 1772. Her baptism record can be viewed here. Caterina lived and died in the Santa Maria La Castagna frazioni of Montalto. Caterina had 9 children with her husband Giovanni Rua. Caterina Saullo died on 13 August 1823 in Montalto Uffugo at the age of 51. Below is a list of the children of Giovanni and Caterina. All of the baptism records for each child can be found on the Cosenza Exchange.

The Children of Giovanni and Caterina


Giovanni Rua and Angela Maria Cesario

After the death of Caterina Saullo, Giovanni married Angela Maria Cesario. Angela was born in May of 1791 and baptized on 27 May 1791. She was the daughter of Gennaro Cesario and Giuditta Magliocco. Her first husband was Pietro Caparello. Angela Maria Cesario married Giovanni Rua on 19 August 1824. They had five children together. It is unknown when Angela Maria Cesario died. The children of (Pietro) Giovanni Rua and Angela Maria Cesario are listed below.