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Where did the Italian Alicea family come from? What is the Italian Alicea family crest and coat of arms? When did the Alicea family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Alicea family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Alicea, Alesi, Alesio, Alesci, Alecci, Ales, Alescio, Alesseri, Allesiani, Alicea, Alicci, Alesani, Aliscio and many more.
First found in Messina, formerly Promontorium or Pelorum, a city of Sicily and capital of the province of Messina. Its history begins in 397 B.C. After a checkered history the Saracens took it in 831, and the Normans in 1061. It was host to the crusaders in 1190. Garibaldi landed in 1860 and it was the last city to be made a part of united Italy. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alicea research. Another 323 words(23 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alicea History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sebastian Ales, who arrived in North America in 1777; Johann Ales, who settled in Baltimore in 1882; Anna Ales, who arrived in New York, NY in 1883; Joe Alesi, who settled in Louisiana between 1900 and 1910.
The Alicea Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alicea Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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