The Noble Family of Xuereb (a.k.a. Xueres) declared Nobile in a letters patent (1562) in favour of Nicholas (Cola) Xuereb, already borne by his forebears (1517), from whom also descends a Sicilian branch.
This family is listed as a noble family in “Descrittione di Malta” (1647).
THE GENEALOGY OF THE XUEREB (XUERES) FAMILY:
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n.n. Blessed Andrea Xuereb (died 1378) Abela says that this Blessed was a member of the Maltese Xuereb family.
Guglielmo Xuereb, (c 1440), with issue.
1. Tomeo Xuereb, (described as ‘Nobile’ in two notarial acts dated and 1517), married 1487 to Imperia Sillato, with issue.
1.1. Garita Xuereb, married Dr. Gregorio Xerri.
1.2. Leonardo Xuereb, married (1) 1525 to Elizabetta daughter of Giacomo Xerri, married (2) Aloisia daughter of Bartolomeo Xara and Ismeralda Cassar., with issue. (after Leonardo died, the widowed Aloisia remarried to the Imperial Knight Antonio Manduca)
1.2.1. Dr. Cola Pietro Xuereb, JUD (described as ‘Nobile” in a letters patent dated 1562; emigrated to Syracuse, Sicily in 1568, three years after the Siege), married (1) to Marguerita Bonici, married (2) to Leonora Laguna daughter of Antonio and Beatrice Montalto Medici, with issue.
126.96.36.199. (First Marriage of Cola Xuereb) Vincenzo Xuereb, married Maria Scammaca di Lentini, with issue.
188.8.131.52.1. Angelica Xuereb, married Don Mario della Valle, Barone della Crucifisa di Catania.
184.108.40.206.1.1. Francesco della Valle (Jesuit)
220.127.116.11.1.1. Cesare della Valle
18.104.22.168.1.1. Battista della Valle
22.214.171.124.1.1. Vincenzo della Valle
126.96.36.199.1.1. Lucrezia della Valle, married Pietro Zappata (described as “nipote del Marchese di Spaccaforno”)
188.8.131.52. Angelichella Xuereb, married (1) Dr Gius Daniele (described as “figliuol di Girolamo Barone di Candicattini”) Married (2) Francesco Gulfi figlio di Girolamo.
184.108.40.206.1. (First Marriage) Don Francesco d'Daniele Candicattini, Padrone del Busalaro, married Donna Beatrice Landolina da Noto
220.127.116.11.1.1. Don Gius d'Daniele Candicattini, , married Donna Anna d'Assenzi d'Modica, with issue.
18.104.22.168.1.1.1. Don Girolamo d'Daniele Candicattini,..
22.214.171.124.1.1.2. Donna Angela d'Daniele Candicattini, married Don Franco Gargallo da Lentini.
126.96.36.199.1.1.3. Donna Caterina d'Daniele Candicattini
188.8.131.52.2. (Second Marriage) Don Girolamo Gulfi, married Caterina Salonia (sister to the Knight Commander Fra Pietro Salonia), with issue
184.108.40.206.2.1. Don Franco Gulfi, married Donna Girolama Corrales.
220.127.116.11.2.2. Donna Angelica Gulfi, married Don Scipone Bonajuto.
18.104.22.168. (Second Marriage of Cola Xuereb) Elizabetta Xuereb, married (1) Don Franco Romeo di Randazzo, (described as “fratello del Barone di Melilli Terra di vassallaggio”) from whom descend the Barons of Casal Giordano and of Bigeni married (2) to Don Alfonso d'Ereda, Captain of the Guards for the Viceroyal of Sicily, Noble from Spain.
22.214.171.124. Girolama Xuereb, married 1589 Don Michele Romeo di Randazzo.
126.96.36.199. Don Gius Xuereb, Canon of the Cathedral of Syracusa, Sicily.
188.8.131.52. Don Francesco Xuereb, married 1594 to Donna Violante Gaetano (described as “famiglia del Principe del Cassaro, e Marchese di Sortino, non meno in Sicilia, che per tutta Italia nobilisima per tanti titoli”), with issue.
184.108.40.206..1 Domitio Xuereb d.s.p.
220.127.116.11. 2. Ottavio d.s.p.
18.104.22.168. 3 Giulio (“si fece Sacerdote, e prese l’habito Magistrale di questa Sacra Religione”)
22.214.171.124. 4 Giuseppe Xuereb, married (1) to Donna Leonora Barbarino di Piazza (“nobile famiglia, e d’antichissimi Baroni in quella Citta’”) , married (2) to Donna Maria Corral e Gaetano., with issue.
126.96.36.199.4.1. (First Marriage of Giuseppe Xueres) Donna Violante Xueres, married Don Gius di Grande, Barone di Grotta Perciata Siracusano.
188.8.131.52.4.2. (Second Marriage of Giuseppe Xueres) Don Franco Xueres,(described as “unico germoglio rimasto per la speranza di successione in questa famiglia”) married Donna Beatrice d'Daniele, with issue.
184.108.40.206.4.2.1. Don Giuseppe Xuereb, (Moved to Malta 1750), married 1759 to Rosa Azzopardi, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. (Adopted by Giuseppe and Rosa Caruana), Don Giorgio Xuereb, married 1783 to Gratzia dei Conti Magro-Sant, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.1. Donna Dominque Xuereb, married 1818 Conte Xavier Vella, 17th Barone di Baccara.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.2. Donna Maria Xuereb, married (1) 1814 Mosta to Giuseppe Galea, married (2) 1817 to Bartolomeo Vassallo, Barone di Bauvso.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.3. Donna Rosa Xuereb, married 1809 Mosta to Orazio Borg.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Donna Concetta Xuereb., married 1785 to Antonio Gatt.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Don Franco Xuereb (1770-1821),
220.127.116.11.4.2.2. Donna Maria Antonia Xuereb, married Fortunato Isouard, with issue (House of Isouard-Xuereb)
18.104.22.168.4.3. Donna Chiara Xuereb, married Don Mario Platamone. (See Platamone).
22.214.171.124.4.4. Donna Isabella Xuereb.
126.96.36.199.4.5. Donna Leonora Xuereb., married 1680 to Andrea Axac, 8th Holder of Maccalibum.
188.8.131.52.4.6. Donna Gerolima Xuereb.
184.108.40.206.4. Don. Domenico Xuereb, 'Priest'., with illegitimate offsprings with Domenica ...
220.127.116.11.4.1. (illegitimate) Domenico Xuereb., married 1652 at Mdina to Gioacchina Azzopardi., with issue.
18.104.22.168.4.1.1. Giovanella Xuereb., married 1672 to Alfonso Vella.
22.214.171.124.4.2. (illegitimate) Grazia Xuereb, married 1644 to Gio Poalo Bonnici.
1.2.2. Stefano Xuereb of Bisbut, married with issue.
126.96.36.199. Domenico Xuereb, married to Isabella Busuttil, with issue.
188.8.131.52.1. Antonio Xuereb.
184.108.40.206.2. Pomarazio Xuereb, married (1) to Maria N, married (2) Domenca Abela, with issue.
220.127.116.11.2.1. Caterina Xuereb, married to Matteo Camilleri.
18.104.22.168.2.2. Maruzzo Xuereb, married to Maria Magro, with issue.
22.214.171.124.2.2.1. Michele Xuereb, married to Isabella N, with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Francesca Xuereb, married to Matteo Camilleri.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Dr Gaetano Xuereb JUD, married to Anne Churcop.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Anna Xuereb, married to Giuseppe N.
126.96.36.199. Costanza Xuereb, married to Domenico Saliba.
188.8.131.52. Matteo Xuereb, married to Margherita Lamando, with issue.
184.108.40.206.1. Dr Gio Domenico Xuereb JUD, married to Caterina Cutajar, with issue.
220.127.116.11.1.1. Tomaso Xuereb, married to Caterina Grech.
18.104.22.168. Simone Xuereb, married to Florenza N, with issue.
22.214.171.124.1. Caterina Xuereb, married 1649 Zeitun to Aloiseo Camenzuli.
126.96.36.199.2. Isabella Xuereb, married 1663 Zeitun to Domenico Cachia.
188.8.131.52.3. Carlo Xuereb.
184.108.40.206.4. Salvatore Xuereb, married 1685 to Grazia Psaila.
220.127.116.11.5. Grazia Xuereb, married 1663 to Pietro Vella.
18.104.22.168.6. Dorothy Xuereb, married 1668 Zeitun to Ignazio Zahra.
22.214.171.124.7. Vittoria Xuereb, married 1673 Zeitun to Giovanni Baldacchio.
126.96.36.199.8. Maria Xuereb, married 1658 Zeitun to Gio Maria Vella.
188.8.131.52.9. Gio Batta Xuereb, married 1694 Zeitun to Caterina Briffa, with issue.
184.108.40.206.9.1. Bernardo Xuereb.
220.127.116.11.9.2. Maria Xuereb, married 1713 Zeitun to Matteo Castagna., with issue.
18.104.22.168.9.2.1. Bartolomeo Castagna, married (1) 1766 Zeitun to Maria Borg, married (2) 1784 Axach to Eleanora Agius, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. (First Marriage) Grazia Castagna, married 1801 Zeitun to Antonio Ellul.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Matteo Castagna.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Caterina Castagna, married 1785 Zeitun to Angelo Farrugia.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Rosa Castagna, married 1791 Zeitun to Giovanni Spiteri.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Aloiseo Castagna, married 1791 Zeitun to Antonia Caruana, with issue.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.1. Maria Castagna, married 1826 Zeitun to Vincenzo Mizzi.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.2. Salvatore Castagna, married 1824 Zeitun to M'Teresa Attard.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. (Second Marriage) Giuseppe Castagna, married 1815 Zeitun to M'Teresa Abela.
220.127.116.11.9.2.2. Giuseppe Castagna, dunm.
18.104.22.168.9.2.3. Angelo Castagna, married to Teresa N, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Salvatore Castagna, married to Maria N, with issue.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.1. Teresa Castagna.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168.2. Maria Castagna.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.3. Giuseppe Castagna.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206.4. Anna Castagna.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Filippo Castagna., Governor of Gozo (r 1802-14).
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Maria Castagna, married 1785 Axac to Salvatore Cachia.
188.8.131.52.9.2.4. Graziulla Castagna, married 1757 Zeitun to Domenico Pace, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Don Giuseppe Pace, dunm.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Pietro Pace.
126.96.36.199.9.2.5. Anna Castagna, married to Filippo Cassar.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Michele Cassar.
220.127.116.11.9.2.6. Gio Batta Castagna, married 1757 Zeitun to Maria Gerada, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Teresa Castagna, married 1782 Zeitun to Francesco Caruana.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.1. Anna Caruana, married 1827 Zeitun to Antonio Grima.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Giovanni Castagna, married to Cristina N, with issue.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.1. Aloiseo Castagna.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.2. Matteo Castagna.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.3. Giuseppe Castagna.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Caterina Castagna, married 1797 Zeitun to Aloiseo Casha.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Antonio Castagna.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Rosa Castagna.
18.104.22.168.9.2.7. Giovanni Castagna, married 1769 Zeitun to Carmina Manicaro, with issue.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. Matteo Castagna.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Rosa Castagna, married 1802 Zeitun to Francesco Baldacchino.
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168. Maria Castagna.
22.214.171.124.9.2.8. Rosa Castagna, married to Gio Maria Carabott., with issue.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Pietro Carabott, married 1785 Zeitun to Maria Mifsud, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.1. Giuseppe Carabott, married 1823 Zeitun to Orazio Ellul.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Maria Carabott, married 1782 Zeitun to Giuseppe Tabone.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Angela Carabott, married 1791 Zeitun to Lorenzo Caruana.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Nicola Carabott.
18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124. Giuseppe Carabott.
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. Salvatore Carabott.
184.108.40.206.9.3. Speranza Xuereb, married 1720 Zeitun to Angelo Mifsud.
220.127.116.11. Domencia Xuereb, married (1) Leonardo Magro, married (2) Sebastiano Mangion.
1.2.3. Francesco Xuereb, married to Marietta N, with issue.
18.104.22.168. Giuseppe Xuereb, married 1646 Valletta to Geronima Bonnici, with issue.
22.214.171.124.1. Salvatore Xuereb, married 1697 Valletta to Anna Perrone, with issue.
126.96.36.199.1.1. Vincenzo Xuereb Perrone, married 1760 Mdina to Anna Cachia, with issue.
188.8.131.52.1.1.1. Paolo Xuereb, married 1786 Cospicua to Angelica Abela, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Marianna Xuereb, married 1804 Cospicua to Antonio Gonzi.
1.2.4. Luca Xuereb, married 1587 Mdina to Margherita Bartolo, with issue.
18.104.22.168. Agostino Xuereb, married 1630 Mdina to Caterina Vella, with issue.
22.214.171.124.1. Domenico Xuereb, married 1658 Mdina to Domenica Mizzi, with issue.
126.96.36.199.1.1. Salvatore Xuereb, married 1692 Mdina to Anna Maria (Orpheline), with issue.
188.8.131.52.1.1.1. Aloisio Xuereb, married 1730 Valletta to Caterina Matrenza, with issue.
184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11. Salvatore Xuereb, married 1761 Lija to Noble Angelica Farrigiani, with issue.
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