(From a Private Collection).,
The Noble Family of Xerri, holders of the title of Baron of Cicciano in the person of Gregorio Xerri (pre-1584), who is described as having died without heirs having left all his possessions to Charity.
This family is listed as a noble family in “Descrittione di Malta” (1647).
THE GENEALOGY OF THE XERRI FAMILY:
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Abela describes the following genealogy but see footnotes below:
1. Michele Xerri, married Agata Pisani, daughter of Tomaso Pisani, with issue.
1.1. Giacomo Xerri, married Ventura Tonna, with issue.
1.1.1. Elizabetta Xerri, married 1525 to Leonardo Xuereb.
1.1.2. Scolastica Xerri, married 1549 to Giuliano Moscati.
1.1.3. Tomaso Xerri, dunm.
1.1.4. Giovanna Xerri, married (1) Matteo Camenzuli., Married (2) Salvo Montagnes.
1.1.5. Caterina Xerri, married (1) Luca Zammit, married (2) Not. Girolamo Cumbo.
1.2. Judge Gregorio Scerri, Giudice e Assessore (1512), married (1) Marguerite Xuereb, married (2) 1535 to Paola Tabone, with issue.
1.2.1. (First Marriage) Antonio Scerri, 'Tried for Heresy in 1563'., married (1) Isabella de Bordino, married Giovanna Bartolo, with issue
18.104.22.168. Margarita Scerri, married Garzia Mompalao.
22.214.171.124. Paola Scerri, 'nun'., dunm.
126.96.36.199. Don. Salvatore Scerri, 'Canon', dunm.
188.8.131.52. Girolamo Scerri, married Agata Vassallo, with issue.
184.108.40.206.1. Dr. Gio Antonio Scerri JUD, married (1) 1599 to Agata Abela, married (2) 1603 to Lorenza Xara, with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.1. (First Marriage) Agata Scerri, married (1) 1618 to Alfonso Xara, Married (2) 1625 to Dr. Gio Vincenzo Galea JUD.
18.104.22.168.1.2. (Second Marriage) Antonia Scerri, married Dr. Gio Francesco Perdicomati JUD.
22.214.171.124.1.3. Domenica Scerri (Xerri),(Later a Nun -Mistress to her Brother in-law, Dr Gio Vincenzo Galea JUD).
126.96.36.199. Don. Alessandro Scerri, 'Canon', dunm.
188.8.131.52. Dr. Orlando Scerri JUD, married (1) N.N, Married (2) 1637 Naxxar to Gerolama Sammut, with issue.
184.108.40.206.1. (First Marriage) Gio Domenico Scerri, married Virginia Xara., with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.1. Giovanni Scerri, married 1680 Mdina to Clara Mamo, with issue.
18.104.22.168.1.1.1. Scolastica Scerri (Xerri), married 1707 Zebbug to Antonio Fenech.
22.214.171.124.2. Marietta Scerri., dunm.
126.96.36.199.3. Genevra Scerri, married Gio Filippo Cagnara.
188.8.131.52.4. Caterina Scerri, married 1602 to Fabio della Graziolo of Naples.
184.108.40.206.5. (Second Marriage) Gio Maria Xerri, married 1668 Valletta to Maria N, with issue.
220.127.116.11.5.1. Antonio Xerri, married 1684 Valletta to Teodora Portelli, with issue.
18.104.22.168.5.1.1. Rosa Maria Xerri, married 1728 Cospicua to Filippo Dimech, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Anna Dimech, married 1759 Cospicua to Clemente Cachia., with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1. Grazia Cachia, maried 1789 Cospicua to Andrea Debono, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1.1. Giovanni Debono, married to Anna Azzopardi.
1.2.2. Vincenza Scerri, married (1) Giovanni Xara, Married (2) Gio Franco Castelletti.
1.2.3. Dr. Niccolo Antonio Scerri JUD, married 1554 to Antonella Cassar, with issue.
22.214.171.124. Angela Scerri, dunm.
126.96.36.199. Marietta Scerri, married 1575 to Dr Bernardo de Laudhrit JUD.
188.8.131.52. (illegitimate from Elena N) Salvatore Xerri, married 1575 Mdina to Imperia Xiberras, with issue.
184.108.40.206. (illegitimate from Elena N) Gio Paolo Xerri, married 1586 Naxxar to Agata Xiberras, with issue.
1.2.4. (Second Marriage) Gio Francesco Scerri of Castel Cicciano, married to Imperia Surdo dei Baroni di Castel Cicciano. with issue.
220.127.116.11. Antonella Scerri, married 1574 to Paolo Cumbo.
18.104.22.168. Caterina Scerri, married 1567 to Gio Paolo Manduca.
22.214.171.124. Gregorio Scerri (d. 1623), Barone di Castel Cicciano, Capitano della Verga of Malta 1584-1623, married 1579 to Imperia Cassia, with issue.
126.96.36.199.1. Gio Francesco Scerri, "Baroncino di Castel Cicciano", (d. 1598) dunm.
188.8.131.52.2. Caterina Scerri, (became a nun), dunm.l.
184.108.40.206.2.1.1. Speranza Cagliola, married 1622 Mdina to Mario Fanchel.
220.127.116.11.3. Margarita Scerri, married 1603 to Dr Ascanio Surdo JUD, Barone di Castel Cicciano.
18.104.22.168.4. (illegitimate) Gio Maria "Vito"de Xerri, married 1586 Mdina to Maria Giovanna Galea, with issue.
22.214.171.124. Don Lucis Scerri, "Chierco", dunm.
126.96.36.199. (illegitimate) Giovanni Scerri, married 1584 Mdina to Donna Margarita Ruffo di Sinapoli, with issue.
188.8.131.52.1.Agata Scerri, married 1624 Mdina to Gio Maria Mifsud.
184.108.40.206.2. Vincenzo Xerri, married 1625 Mosta to Agata Sammut, with issue.
220.127.116.11.2.1. Maria Xerri, married 1656 Mosta to Giuliano Borg.
18.104.22.168.3. Bernardo Xerri, married 1624 Mosta to Marietta Galea, with issue.
22.214.171.124.3.1. Gio Maria Xerri, married 1667 Mosta to Maria Azzopardi, with issue.
126.96.36.199.3.1.1. Domenico Xerri, married 1697 Mosta to Grazia Chetcuti, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Maria Xerri, married 1720 Mosta to Domenico Mifsud.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Evangelista Xerri, married 1727 Mosta to Giuseppe Muscat.
22.214.171.124.3.1.2. Evangelista Xerri, married 1689 Mosta to Lazzaro Chetcuti.
126.96.36.199.3.2. Speranza Xerri, married 1661 Mosta to Domenico Camilleri.
188.8.131.52. (illegitimate) Maddalena Scerri, married 1603 Birkirkara to Bartolomeo di Parisi.
N.B. Nicolo Xerri (Giurato in 1553), Cola Pietro Xerri (Giurato in 1554), Orlando Xerri (Assessore della Corte Capitanale in 1581) and his son Gio Domenico Xerri (Capitano della Verga, 1637) are described as being of the same family as Gregorio Xerri.
N.B. Abela’s description does not support the published view that Gregorio Scerri had a daughter Margarita from whom the later Baroni di Castel Cicciano descend. Abela’s description does not attribute this title to Gregorio’s father Francesco. See also http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/castelcicciano.html