Antonino Butera

Married to Onofria Porto: 16 September 1759 ~Serradifalco, Caltanissetta, Kingdom of Sicily

Died: after 1787, before 1817

Meaning of Butera [boo-TARE-uh]: the Sicilian city, Butera


*The surname was sometimes given as Botera


        No birth or baptism records have been found for my paternal great-great-great-grandfather Antonino Butera.  Below is his 1759 marriage record.  He is shown as living on the 1787 marriage record of his daughter Maria, and deceased on the 1817 death record of his wife Onofria Porto.



Matrimonii (Marriages)


domi 1759 die 16 7bris denunciatibus promissis
 tribus diebus festivis continuis quarum prima habita
 fuit die 2: secundus die 8: et ultimo die 9
 eodeme, nulloque sine legitimo sine Canonico detecto im
 pedimento Ego d: Joseph Guadagnino V:C: hieri in
 Serrafalci Antoninum Butera f: l: et N: qnd Petri et
 viventis Leonarda Butera jugalibus huius predicta Terae
 et Honufriam Porto f: l: et N. qnd Angeli et viventis Carm
 ine Porto olim jugalibus huius Terae in hoc Matrici
 Ecclesia interrogavi, eorum habito mutuo consenzus ~
 in faciem Ecclesiae solemnis per verba ~ ~ ~ ma
 trimonio conjunxi presentibus testibus mihi notis
 Mr Carolo Anuara et Mario Anuara et possea benedixi
From Serradifalco Registri Ecclesiastici 2013010,  1759 Mariages, Page 8, Antoninum Butera and Honuphria Porto 


of our lord 1759 day 16 September -Banns published
 three consecutive feast days where the first
 was on the 2nd: the second was on the 8th: and the last on the 9th
 same month, neither legal nor Canonical objection was
 heard.  I Don Giuseppe Guadagnino conjoined yesterday in
 Serradifalco Antonino Butera legitimate and natural son of the late Pietro 
the living Leonarda Butera, once married, of this Land
 and Onofria Porto legitimate and natural daughter of the late Angelo and
 living Carmela Porto, once married, of this Land   In Holy Mother
 Church I asked for their mutual consent ~
 before the Church by their solemn word ~ ~ ~ they were joined in 
 matrimony in the presence of witnesses acknowledged by me:
 Master Carlo Anuara and Mario Anuara. May they be blessed.

Antonino Butera married Onofria Porto on 16 September, 1759 in Serradifalco

Known Children

Calogero Butera: before Jul 1771* ~
Francesco Butera: before Jul 1771* ~
Giuseppa Maria Butera: 13 Sep 1776 ~ 
(Married Luciano Messina) [ancestors of Angelo Felice Coniglio]
Diega Butera: abt 1777 ~ 22 Jul 1857
(Married Giuseppe Palmeri) [ancestors of Thomas Palmeri, and Josie & San Cardullo]
Margherita Leonarda Filippa Butera: 1 May 1780 - ~
Anna Caterina Butera: 1 Jan 1783 - ~
Concetta Butera: ~ - abt Oct 1803

       * Only the July 1771 confirmation records were found for Calogero and Francesco.

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