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Gesualdo Early Origins



The surname Gesualdo 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.

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Gesualdo Spelling Variations


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Gesualdo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gesualdo, Gesualo, Gesualdio, Gesuladio, Gesulao and others.

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Gesualdo Early History


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Gesualdo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gesualdo research. Another 357 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1152, 1183, 1288, 1385, 1596, 1566, 1613, 1540 and 1603 are included under the topic Early Gesualdo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gesualdo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gesualdo Early Notables (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 Gesualdo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gesualdo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Costanzo Gesualdo, aged 47, who landed in America, in 1896

Gesualdo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonio Gesualdo, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Magisano, in 1901
  • Antonio Gesualdo, aged 32, who landed in America from Sersale, Italy, in 1911
  • Carmela Gesualdo, aged 19, who settled in America from Bonita, Italy, in 1912
  • Amerino Gesualdo, aged 18, who landed in America from Magisano, Italy, in 1922

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    8. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Gesualdo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gesualdo 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.

    This page was last modified on 17 December 2015 at 09:41.

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