Early Origins of the Gesualdio family
The surname Gesualdio was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiuful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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.
Early History of the Gesualdio family
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Gesualdio Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gesualdo, Gesualo, Gesualdio, Gesuladio, Gesulao and others.
Early Notables of the Gesualdio family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gesualdio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gesualdio family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Amerino Gesualdo, aged 18, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Magisano, Italy, in 1922; Antonio Gesualdo, aged 25, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Magisano, in 1901.