On this page are downloadable files containing my genealogical research organized by family branch.

Note: These files do not include living relatives. Any family members who would like the entire tree must contact me.

This site also contains photographs taken in the four towns from which my family descends. The photographs include gravestones, which may be of interest to other Italian-Americans from the province of Benevento.

  • Basélice (home of the Leone, Iammucci, and Pisciotti families)
  • Colle Sannita (home of the Iamarino, Pilla, and DiPaola families)
  • Pastene (part of Sant'Angelo a Cupolo) (home of the Sarracino and Saviano families)
  • Pesco Sannita (once Pescolamazza) (home of the Caruso family)

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Italian Family Tree

(See also Japanese Family Tree.)

Cece, Donato

Download the Acrobat fileDonato Cece was my sixth great grandfather, born about 1706. This tree is a result of my extensive documentation of my grandfather's town of Basélice. (New 2 Apr 2012)

DiPaola, Antonio

Download the Acrobat fileAntonio DiPaola was my ninth great grandfather, born about 1600. Apparently somewhere before 1600 is my connection to Gwen Stefani the famous singer. My closest connection to this surname is Lucia DiPaola—the mother of my great grandfather, Pasquale Iamarino. (Updated 2 Apr 2012)

Iamarino, Giuseppe

Download the Acrobat fileThanks to my friend Fabio Paolucci from my ancestral home town of Colle Sannita, this tree dates back to my sixth great grandfather, born in 1710. It has grown even more, thanks to my Iamarino and Basile cousins in Canada. (Updated 12 Jul 2009)

Iammucci, Giovanni

Download the Acrobat fileThis tree starts with my sixth great grandfather, Giovanni Iammucci, born in about 1698. The 26 Jun 2012 discovery of my third great grandfather Leonardo Iammucci's marriage documents allowed me to trace the family back three more generations. (Updated 27 Jun 2012)

Leone, Giallonardo

Download the Acrobat fileThis newly expanded tree starts with my fifth great grandfather, Giallonardo Leone, born in about 1718. The family is from the town of Basélice, and some of our relatives are still there. The 26 Jun 2012 discovery of my second great grandfather Nicola Domenico Leone's marriage documents allowed me to trace the family back a couple more generations. (Updated 27 Jun 2012)

Petruccelli, Vincenzo

Download the Acrobat fileVincenzo Petruccelli was my sixth great grandfather, born in about 1699. This tree is a result of my extensive documentation of my grandfather's town of Basélice. Many of the town's most common names, including Petruccelli, Cece, Barbato and Iampietro, are included in this branch. (New 2 Apr 2012)

Pilla, Donato

Download the Acrobat fileBorn in about 1768, Donato Pilla is my fifth great grandfather. This Colle Sannita tree is also courtesy of Fabio Paolucci. Gennaro had seven children, and it was their descendants whom I met in Italy in April 2005.

Pisciotti, Leonardo

Download the Acrobat fileThis tree starts with my sixth great grandfather, Leonardo Pisciotti, born in about 1701. Also from the town of Basélice, this is the last name of my grandfather Adamo Leone's grandmother. (updated 27 Jun 2012)

Sarracino

Download the Acrobat fileBorn around 1820, this Sarracino, whose first name I don't know, is my third great grandfather. It's interesting to note that in at least one branch of the family, the name became Saracino with one R some time after 1922. The family is from Pastene, Sant'Angelo a Cupolo. Print these 7 pages and lay them out side by side.

Saviano, Raffaele

Download the Acrobat fileProbably born before 1820, Raffaele is my third great grandfather. He is the grandfather of our Mammanonna, Maria Rosa Saviano. The family was from Tufo in Avellino, but it's unclear how long they were there.