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Pietro Napolitano

Napolitano coat of armsPietro Napolitano was born on the 5th of December 1827 in the Parentoro frazione of Montalto to Vincenzo Napolitano and Maria Stella Nicastro. Pietro was a miller and a farmer in the Parantoro section of Montalto Uffugo. On August 21, 1850 Pietro married Carolina Chimenti. A copy of the marriage record can be seen here. In 1867 his wife Carolina died leaving Pietro with 7 young children to care for including a baby. In 1870 Pietro married his second wife, a widow named Maria Stella Palmieri. Together they had 7 children together. Out of the 14 children of Pietro 3 died when they were young children and 1 died at the age of 18. Pietro died at the age of 75 in December, 1902.

Carolina Chimenti

Pietro's first wife, Carolina Chimenti was born on June 21, 1835 to Constantino Chimenti and Rosa DiSeta. Carolina married Pietro Napolitano when she was only 15 years old. Carolina had 7 children with Pietro before she died at the age of 32 in 1867. She died shortly after the birth of her daughter Carolina.

You can read about the parents of Carolina here and the grandparents of Carolina here.


The Children of Pietro and Carolina

Listed below are the 5 children of Pietro and Carolina.


You can read more about these children here.


Maria Stella Palmieri

After the death of Carolina, Pietro married a widow named Maria Stella Palmieri. Maria Stella Palmieri was born on May 21, 1843. Her father was Alessandro Palmieri and her mother was Caterina Musacchio. Alessandro died on 2 June 1853 when Maria Stella was only 10 years old. His death record shows he was the son of Giuseppe Palmieri and Luisa Musacchio. It is interesting to note that Alessandro and his father both died at the age of 35. Her mother, Caterina was born in San Benedetto Ullano and died on 30 March 1862 in Montalto. She was the daughter of Saverio Musacchio and Arcangela (Posterano ?).

On September 9, 1865, Maria Stella married Gaetano DiSeta. Gaetano was the son of Pasquale and Caterina Garrafa. By the time Maria Stella married, both her parents were deceased. On October 16, 1866, Maria Stella gave birth to a son named Rosario Salvatore DeSeta. I have not found a death record for Gaetano DeSeta yet, however, he must have died between 1866 and 1870. In October, 1870 Maria Stella Palmieri and Pietro Napolitano were married. A copy of their marriage record can be viewed here. During their marriage together, they had 6 children. It is unknown when Maria Stella died. Pietro Napolitano died in December, 1902 in Montalto Uffugo at the age of 75.

The children of Pietro Napolitano and Maria Stella Palmieri are listed below.


You can read more about the children of Pietro Napolitano and Maria Stella Palmieri here.

The Direct Ancestor's of Pietro

The direct line of the ancestry of Pietro is: