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The Noble Family of Vella.

This family is listed as a noble family in “Descrittione di Malta” (1647).

Updated 22-03-2014.

 “Si fa’ memoria di Paolo Vella negl’ atti di Giacomo Bondi, e di Giovannello fuo figluolo nostri Cittadini del 1517 questo essercitava l’anno 1528 il carico di Tesoriere della Corte Capitaneale, ch’allora si conferiva nei I principali, mentre per la di lui morte vie’ proveduto dal Vicere’ nell’ anno appresso in persona d’Antonio Zammit, a cui nella Viceregia patente si da’ titolo di Nobile. Fu’ Giovanello padre di Nicolo’ detto Sandar, di lui provenne Giacomo nominato negl’ atti I Agathe Nobilia Iacobus Vella dictus Sandar (come il padre) Cives Civitatis Melita, & in quelli del Carpatio nel 1550 Magnificus Vir,  che in quel tempo di dava ai Nobili: come tale egli prese per moglie Margherita figluola di Leonardo Bordino, e di Giovanna Grugno, famiglie ambidue delle nostre nobili, e primarie, da questo matrimonio nacquero i seguenti. Giovannella, che fu’ sposa di Daniele Bonici figluolo d’Ugolino. Imperia di Salvo Montagnes, Caterinella di Marco Burlo, figluol di Bernardo, e Giovanna Baglio nella prime nozze, e di Vincenzo Cumbo nel secondo matrimonio. Giuseppe, che trasporto la sua discendenza in Terranova di Sicilia, Paolo Dottor di leggi, Gioacomo, e Nicolo’ tutti tre morti senza successione. Di questa famiglia ritroviamo altresi, ch’ esercitassero carichi della nostra Citta’ il sopranominato Giacomo Vella Giurato nel 1547, il Dottor Paolo Vella Giudice, & Assessore della Corte Capitaneale gli’ anni 1577 & 1578, Sebastiano Giurato nella Citta’ Valletta nel 1589, & il Dottor Gio Domenico Giudice parimente & Assessore di detta Corte nel 1594 padre del Dottor Melchiore Vella Assessore, che fu’ della Vescovale, e del Canonico D. Gio Batista Vella Cagliares, nipoti del Vescovo di quel cognome. Tra’ gl’ ecclesiastici habbiamo celebri, il Canonico Don Giovanni Vella, di cui si fa’ memoria, ch’ intervenesse in un Cnsiglio de’ nostri Cittadini l’anno 1420 e Don Luca Vella, con la dignita’ di Ciantro nella nostra Cattedrale; visse questi in Roma piu’ di vent’ anni in servigio del Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, sempre mai accetto, e grato a’ quel magnanimo Principe; onde nella Cappella della famiglia dedicata al Santissimo Salvatore del’ Antenati di D. Luca, dentro la Chiesa de’ Padri Domenicani della Vittoriosa, si legge in ricordo di lui l’iscrittione segeuente. D. Luca Vella: Cathedralis Ecclesia Catori: Viro benefice: atq officiosissmo: Alexandri Card. Farnessis: famililari: Ob fidem prudentiam, cariff: Primo Sacelli Rectori: D. Franciscus Vella I.U.D.: Patrus de tota Familia: Benemeren, P. An. MDCXXXVIII: Obiit Roma VIII, Idus Augusti: An. Salutis MDLXXXVI. Fu’ Don Luca figluolo di Mariano Vella, nipote di Luca, pronipote di Giovanni, e fratello dall’ un, e l’altro di Bernardina madre dell’ Autore; di Mariano che nacque nel 1510 e’ stato secondo cugino Sontoro Segretario della Illustrissima Lingua de’ Cavalieri Italiani, padre del Dottor F. Gasparo Vella Commendatore di Castel Araldo.” (From Abela’s “Della Descrittione di Malta del Commendatore Abela” (1647))

 

THE GENEALOGY OF THE VELLA FAMILY:

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1. Don Tarquino Vella of Spain Knight of Castile and Soldier who settled (c. 1450) in Malta, married Agata Cusburella, with issue
1.1. Don. Giovanni Vella, Canon and Priest 1483-1503., mistress was Manna Lancia di Longa.., with issue
1.1.1. Don Giovannello Vella, married (1) to Antonella Ciantar, Married (2) 1483 to Caterina Ciantar (sister of first wife), with issue.
1.1.1.1. (First Marriage) Donna Bartolomea Vella, married Antonio Mangion.
1.1.1.2. Don Paolo Vella,(“questo essercitava l’anno 1528 il carico di Tesoriere della Corte Capitaneale, ch’allora si conferiva nei I principali, mentre per la di lui morte vie’ proveduto dal Vicere’ nell’ anno appresso in persona d’Antonio Zammit, a cui nella Viceregia patente si da’ titolo di Nobile") , married Isabella Spiteri, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1. Don Giovanello Vella, married Agnese Amata Bernardo, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.1. Don Nicolo Vella, (“Nicolo’ detto Sandar”) married with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.1.1. Donna Agnese Vella, married Antonio Bezzina.
1.1.1.2.1.1.2. Don Giacomo Vella, Giurato nel 1547, married to Noble Margaret de Bordino, (“Margherita figluola di Leonardo Bordino, e di Giovanna Grugno, famiglie ambidue delle nostre nobili, e primarie”)with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.1.2.1. Donna Gioannella Vella, married 1558 to Daniel Bonici.
1.1.1.2.1.1.2.2. Donna Imperia Vella, married (1) Salvatore Montagnes, married (2) Giuseppe Camenzuil, Married (3) to Matteolo Magro.
1.1.1.2.1.1.2.3. Don Giuseppe Vella (“trasporto la sua discendenza in Terranova di Sicilia”)
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1.1.1.2.1.1.2.4. Don Niccolo Vella (“morti senza successione”).
1.1.1.2.1.1.2.5. Don. Paolo Vella, dunm. 1580.
1.1.1.2.1.1.2.6. Donna Caterina Vella, married (1) 1582 to Mario Burlo, Married (2) to Vincenzo Cumbo.
1.1.1.2.1.1.2.7. Don. Giacomo Vella, 'Priest'.
1.1.1.2.1.2. Don Luca Vella, married Caterina Bellia, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.1. Donna Violante Vella, married Antonio di Bartolo.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2. Don Mariano Vella, married to Francesca Xara, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.1. Donna Leonora Vella, married Baldassare Abela.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.2. Don. Luca Vella, 'Priest', dunm 1586  (“Fu’ Don Luca figluolo di Mariano Vella, nipote di Luca, pronipote di Giovanni, e fratello dall’ un, e l’altro di Bernardina madre dell’ Autore”).
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3. Don Gabriele Vella, married 1583 to Giovannella Muscat, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.1. Donna Margareta Vella, married Dr. Cornelio Caxaro, JUD.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2. Dr. Don Franco Vella, 'Priest', had natural issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1. (Natural issue) Giovanni Vella, married Agata.., with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1. Mariano Vella of Zebbug, married Laura Vassallo, (dau of Salvo), with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.1. Evangelista Vella, married Dr. Giorgio Zammit, JUD.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2. Bartolomeo Vella, married 1631 to Angelica Felici, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.1. Maria Vella, married 1669 to Dr. Salvatore Mangion JUD.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.2. Pietro Paolo Vella, married 1684 to Girolama Mompalao, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.2.1. Bartolomeo Vella, married Maria dei Marchesi e Baroni de Piro, and dsp.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.3. Dr. Don Lorenzo Vella., Priest. dunm.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4. Mariano Vella, married 1670 to Teodora Mangion, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1. Maruzzo Vella, married Giuseppa Formosa, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1.1. Teodora Vella, married 1734 to MarcheseGilberto Testaferrata.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1.2. Primittiva Vella, married 1751 to Don. Francesco Celestri della Licata.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1.3. Vincenzo Vella, married to Maria Dimech., with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1.3.1. Mario Vella, married to Maria Lusano, with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1.3.1.1. Graziulla Vella Lusano, married to Dr Gregorio Xiriha JUD., with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.1.3.1.1.1. Fiorenza Xiriha, married to Giovanni Fernandez.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.2. Rosa Vella, married Ignazio Uzzino.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3. Marietta Vella, married 1684 to Giuseppe Loduca of Naples, with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1. Gregorio Loduca della Rocca (Nobleman from Naples), (died 1715), married 1699 Valletta to Eugenie Bonard-Labatie (of French Nationality), with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1. Guiseppa Loduca della Rocca, married 04-05-1742 to Notary Paolo Vittorio Giammalva, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1. Filippo Giammalva, married 1782 Valletta to Aloisea Xuereb Farrigiani, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1. Maria Giammalva, married in 1814 to Pietro Paolo Camilleri, with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.1. Rosa Marie Camilleri (born 1821), married  10-09-1843 to Salvatore Lanzon
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.1.1. Ortensia Lanzon (born 1861), married 12-02-1889 to Luigi Radmilli
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Victor Radmilli (Radmilli family of Malta descend from this line)
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Maria Dolores Radmilli (born 1889)
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.2. Chev. Achilles Camilleri (1832-1902), President of the Borsa, married 09-02-1864 at San Paolo, Valletta to Cecilia Pullicino
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.2.1. Chev. John C. Camilleri (1872-1925) Knight of the venerable order of St John, President of the Casino Maltese, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Malta, married 17-02-1898 at Onorati Oratorio, Valletta to Ida Portelli
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.  Cecil J. Camilleri, married in 1925 at St Ignatius Jesuit College Chapel to Alice Parlato (b 8-11-1903), with issue.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.2.1.2.  Herbert Camilleri (1900-. married 25-04-1929 to Elisabeth Dunbar Vella, with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.2.1.3. Phyllis Camilleri, (1902-    ). married Edward Scicluna M.A,(son of Sir Hannibal Scicluna  KCMG)
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.2.1.4. Constance Camilleri (1905-, married Major Lewis Fenech, KOMR, (mother of Denise Fenech, Major Desmond Fenech & Derek Fenech).

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.1.3. Aloisea Camilleri, married 1855 Valletta to Gabriele Arrigo.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.2. Caterina Giammalva, married Antonio Eynaud (Son of the Etienne Eynaud who was killed by the Valletta Militia on Napoleon Bonaparte's arrival in Malta )
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.2.1. Saverine Eynaud, married  03-04-1841 to Guiseppe Papagiorcopulo
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.2.1.1. Carolina Papagiorcopulo (1842-98), married at Santa Lucia, Valletta 27-01-1866 to Paolo Parlato, ancestors of the PARLATO FAMILY of Malta( with issue).
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.3. Teresa Giammalva , married 1811 to Andrea Paolo Eynaud
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.4. Antonia Giammalva, married 1808 Valletta to Paolo Portainer.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.5. Salvatore Giammalva, married 1825 Valletta to Rosaria Micallef.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.1.1.6. Giuseppa Giammalva, married 1805 Valletta to Enrico Dupius.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.2. Giovanna Loduca della Rocca, married 1742 Valletta to Francesco Giammalva.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.3. Lazzarina Loduca della Rocca, married 1741 Valletta to Paolo de Pasquale.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.4. Caterina Loduca della Rocca, married 1719 Valletta to Notary Cesare Bartoli.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.5. Filippo Loduca della Rocca, married 1734 Valletta to Teresa Russia, with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.5.1. Isabella Loduca della Rocca, married 1750 Valletta to Mco Gaetano Mallia, with issue.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.2.4.3.1.5.1.1. Anna Mallia, married 1770 Valletta to Lorenzo Ellul Cardona.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.2.1.1.3. Chco. Pietro Vella, married 1642 to Caterina Muxi.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.3.3. Don Gio Luca Vella, married Maria Debono.
1.1.1.2.1.2.2.4. Donna Bernardina Vella, married (1) Marco Abela, married (2) Vincenzo Bugeja.

1.1.1.2.1.2.2.5. Donna Laura Vella, married 1594 to Marino Vella (See below).
1.1.1.2.1.3. Bernardo Vella.
1.1.1.2.2. Giulia Vella, married Raffredo de Lia.
1.1.1.3. Don Antonio Vella, married Antonia d'Arena, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1. Don Simone Vella (with natural issue from Slave)..

1.1.1.3.1.1. (illegitimate from Slave girl) Pietro Vella, married 1617 Zurrieq to Valenzia Borg, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.1.1. Gio Domenico Vella, married 1672 Zurrieq to Innocenza Magro, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1. Tommaso Vella, married 1702 Qrendi to Maddalena Vella, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1. Maurizio Vella, married 1735 Kirkop to Paolica Ellul, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1. Maria Vella, married 1755 Kirkop to Giuseppe Pace.

1.1.1.3.1.2. (illegitimate from Slave girl) Domenico Vella, married 1612 Siggiewi to Vincenza Sayd, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1. Santoro Antonio Vella, married 1640 Zebbug to Giovannella Azzopardi, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1. Bartolomeo Vella, married 1682 Dingli to Caterina Pace, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1. Vittorio Vella, married 1701 Zebbbug to Maria Chetcuti, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1. Alberto Vella, married 1738 Valletta to Eugenia Simiana, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1. Giuseppe Vella, married (1) to Teresa N, married (2) 1769 Valletta to Antonia Brincat, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1. Marcello Vella, married 1795 Lija to Maria Bezzina, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Antonio Vella, married 1830 Zejtun to Maria Anna Desira, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Michele Vella, married 1869 Cospicua to Brigida Farrugia, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Vincent Vella, married (1) to Maria Pepe, married (2) 1900 Hamrun to Adelaide Cauchi, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. (Second Marriage) Carmelo Vella, married to Mary Adelaide Josephine Marlow, with issue.

1.1.1.3.1.2.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Adelaide Vella, married to George Delicata.
1.1.1.4. (Second Marriage) Donna Agata Vella, married 1531 to Leonardo Cassar.
1.1.1.5. Don Guseppe Vella.
1.1.1.6. Don Matteo Vella, married 1559 to Noble Antonia Catherina Moncada dei Baroni di Francofonte, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1. Don Bartolomeo Vella-Moncada, married 1589 to Agatha Portelli, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1. Don Domenico Vella, married 1635 to Catherine Mifsud, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1. Peter Vella, married 1682 to Natalie Frendo, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1. Saviour Vella, married 1711 to Grace Chetcuti, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1. Michele Vella, married 1734 to Nobile Caterina Vassallo, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1. Gio Maria Vella, married 1767 to Grazia Abela, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Francesco Vella, married 1801 to Alessandra dei Principi Sayd, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Gio Maria Vella, married 1831 to Teresa Grima, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Francesco Vella, married 1857 to Anne Abela Gauci Beaujolais, 7th Baroness di Frigenuini, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Giuseppa Vella Gauci Beaujolais, (1862-1934),"Nominated as 8th Baroness di Frigenuini, married 1894 to Pedro Sammut-Castelletti, with issue
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.  Carmelo Vella, married 1904 to Marie Vassallo, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Carmellina Vella, (1912-92), married Luigi Sant., with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.2.  Antonia Vella., (1913-35), dunm.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.3. Francis Augusto Vella, (1916-82), married 1946 to Nina Deguara., with issue. (in the USA).

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.4. Josephine Vella, (1917-89)., married Carmelo Micallef.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.5. Manuel Vella, (1921-83).

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.6. Angelo Vella, married 1944 to Josephine Micallef, with issue
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.6.1. Dr. Charles J. Vella Ph.D.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.7. Joseph Vella, married 1956 to Mary Muscat., with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Angela Vella, (1864-1937)., married 1903 to Gio Maria Sammut.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Andrea Vella., married 1899 to Antonia Camilleri.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5. Teresa Vella., married 1888 to Carmelo Sammut.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.6. Maria Vella., married 1901 to Carmelo Vassallo.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Giovanni Vella, married 1797 Mosta to Antonia Muscat.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Giuseppe Vella, married (1) to Caterina Ciappara, married (2) 1800 Mosta to Teresa Sammut., with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1. (Second Marriage) Grazia Vella, married to Giovanni Muscat.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Aloiseo Vella, married 1804 Mosta to Anne Galea.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.1.1.5. Gregorio Vella, married 1806 Mosta to Caterina Galea.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.2. Teresa Vella, married 1739 to Gio Paolo Muscat.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3. Giuseppe Vella, married 1719 Mosta to Barbara dei Principe Sayd, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1. Chco. Giuseppe Vella, married 1752 Mosta to Contessa Theresia Tanti, 11th Baroness of Baccari., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1. Conte John Vella, 12th Barone di Baccari, (1755-99 Executed by Napoleon), married 1782 Mosta to Maria Mula, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1. Conte Xavier Vella, 13th Barone di Baccari, (1786-1867) married 1818 to Dominique Xuereb Sant, with issue
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1. Conte Lieut. John Vella RMA., Baroncino di Baccari., (1820-44)., married 1840 to Janet Wallace (illegitimate daughter of Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford and her brother was Sir Richard Wallace Bt. (1820-90)., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1. Conte Cav. Saverio Vella-Wallace. RMA, (1842-65)., Baroncino di Baccari., dunm. (Left a daughter with mistress Amelia Spiteri of  Floriana Malta) with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1. (illegitimate) Antonia Spiteri., (1864-1935)., 1878 - migrated with her mother to Los Angelos, California., USA., married (1) 1880 to Frederick W. Gatt of Los Angelos., married (2) 1915 to Harold Richardson.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Frederick Gatt., (1883-1918)., killed at WWI at France., married 1910 to Alice Lomas., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Frederick III Gatt., (1914-44)., Killed at WWII at Germany., married 1940 to Jane Stims., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Frederick IV Gatt., (1942-86)., married 1972 to Mary Scott., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Frederick V. Gatt. LLB., LLM., (1975-., married 2004 to Louise Anderson., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Frederick VI. Gatt., (2005-, Calafornia, USA.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Ursula Gatt, (2008-. Calafornia, USA.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Melanie Gatt, (2009- Calafornia, USA.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Daniel Gatt., BA., (1978-., married 2012 to Viola Jefferson, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1. Monica Gatt, (2012 -.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Jane Gatt., B.S.c. (1981-, married 2009 Calafornia USA to Romain Napoleon Broch, with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.1. Roman Jr Frederick Broch, (2011 -.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3.2. Victoria Josephine Broch, (2014 -.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Kathleen Gatt., (1944-2013)., married 1965 to Thomas Winifred., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Ingrid Gatt., (1916-94)., married (1) 1934 to Arnold Lovell., married (2) 1946 to Richard Simpson III., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Fredericka Gatt., (1918- 2012)., married (1) 1934 to George Oppenheim., married (2) 1942 to Henry Delafield. , with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.1.2. Contessa Dominque Vella-Wallace., (1844-60)., dunm.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.2. Contessa Teresa Vella Sant, (1823-1903), 14th Baroness di Baccari, married 1866 Mosta to Principe Giovanni Maria Said, Principi de Sayd, with issue. (Barony of Baccari continues here)
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.5. Contessa Grazia Vella Sant, (1824-), married 1843 Mosta to Giovanni Magro.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.3. Contessa Helena Vella Sant., (1825-68)., "Nun", dunm.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.6. Contessa Caterina Vella Sant, (1827-) married 1851 Mosta to Lazzaro Agius.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.7. Contessa Aloisea Vella Sant., (1828-95)., "Nun", dunm..
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.8. (illegitimate from Alice Hamilton) Rose Mary Vella, married 1834 Valletta to Michele Baldacchino.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.9. (illegimate from Alice Hamilton) Paolo Spiteri, married 1832 Valletta to Grazia Vella-Cachia.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.1.10. (illegitimate from Alice Hamilton) Francesca Spiteri, married 1836 Valletta to Enrico Martinet.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.1.2. Contessa Teresa Vella., married 1816 Mosta to Antonio Galea.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.2. Contessa Grazia Vella., married (1) 1764 to Giovanni Grech., married (2) 1781 to Antonio Agius.., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.2.1. (First Marriage) Contessa Teresa Grech-Vella., married 1780 to Salvatore Borg.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.3. Contessa Margarita Vella., married 1768 to Mario Sammut.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.4. Conte Francesco Vella., married 1776 to Apollania Longaro., with issue.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.4.1. Conte Giovanni Vella-Longaro., married 1804 to Agata Galea.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.4.2. Contessa Giuseppe Vella Longaro., married 1808 to Maria Ebejer.
1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.1.4.3. Conte Teodoro Vella Longaro., married 1814 to Teresa Borg.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.2. Caterina Vella, married to Giuseppe Pace, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.1.1.3.2.1. Anna Pace.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2. Domenico Vella, married to Elena Bonavia, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2.1. Maruzzo Vella, married to Francesco Zarb.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2.2. Flaminea Vella, married (1) Domenico Barbara., married (2) 1719 Zebbug to Giuseppe Grech.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2.3. Teresa Vella, married 1710 Zebbug to Gio Maria Hellul.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2.4. Pietro Vella, married 1711 Valletta to Rosa Busuttil, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2.4.1. Barbara Vella, married 1738 Cospicua to Salvatore Vassallo.

1.1.1.6.1.1.2.4.2. Maddalena Vella, amrried 1730 to Giuseppe Farrugia.

1.1.1.6.1.1.3. Mario Vella, married 1664 Lija to Paolina Agius, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.3.1. Baldassare Vella, married 1700 Mosta to Grazia Galea, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.3.1.1. Gio Paolo Vella, married 1728 Mosta to Celidonia Camilleri, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.3.1.1.1. Giovanni Vella, married 1753 Mosta to Maria Busuttil, with issue.

1.1.1.6.1.1.3.1.1.1.1. Liberata Vella, married 1784 Mosta to Gio Maria Grima.

1.1.1.6.2. Biagio Vella, married 1600 Lija to Veneranda Bartolo, with issue.

1.1.1.6.2.1. Matteo Vella, married 1637 Valletta to Caterina Mifsud, with issue.

1.1.1.6.2.1.1. Giuseppe Vella, married 1681 Naxxar to Maruzza Grech, with issue.

1.1.1.6.2.1.1.1. Lorenzo Vella, married 1711 Naxxar to Anna Sammut, with issue.

1.1.1.6.2.1.1.1.1. Giuseppe Vella, married 1742 Naxxar to Teresa Sammut, with issue.

1.1.1.6.2.1.1.1.1.1. Lorenzo Vella, married 1768 Naxxar to Lucrezia Cassia, with issue.

1.1.1.6.2.1.1.1.1.1.1. Maria Vella Cassia, married 1789 Naxxar to Giacomo Schembri.

1.1.1.6.3. Aloiseo Vella, married 1592 Matrice Gozo to N. de Lucca, with issue.

1.1.1.6.3.1. Giorgio Vella, married 1624 Matrice Gozo to Angelica N, with issue.

1.1.1.6.3.1.1. Caterina Vella, married 1647 Matrice Gozo to Paoluccio Xicluna.

1.1.1.6.3.1.2. Felice Vella, married 1648 Matrice Gozo to Maruzza Camilleri.

1.1.1.6.3.1.3. Fiorenza Vella, married 1654 Matrice Gozo to Petruzzo Pace.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4. Gregorio Vella, married 1665 Matrice Gozo to Mininchella Galea, with issue.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1. Giorgio Vella, married 1689 Mdina to Giovannella Portelli, with issue.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1.1. Antonio 'sives Aloiseo' Vella, married 1734 Rabat Gozo to Maria Buhagiar, with issue.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1.1.1. Rosalba Vella, married 1773 Rabat Gozo to Carlo Despott.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1.1.2. Caterina Vella, married (1) 1791 Matrice Gozo to Pietro Paolo Zammit, married (2) 1798 Valletta to Andrea Cassar.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1.1.3. Rosaria Vella, married 1765 Matrice Gozo to Tomaso Falzon.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1.1.4. Paola Vella, married 1779 Matrice Gozo to Giuseppe Teuma.

1.1.1.6.3.1.4.1.2. Giovanni Vella, married 1740 Rabat Gozo to Grazia Azzopardi.

1.1.1.6.4. Caspano 'Sives Mario' Vella, married 1619 Birgu to Caterina Ordorb, with issue.

1.1.1.6.4.1. Petruzza 'Elizabeth' Vella, married 1643 Cospicua to George Drake of Devon, England (1603-80), (s/o Humphrey and Ellen Morrish), with issue.

1.1.1.6.4.1.1. Emott Drake, (1643-), married in Devon England to Robert Vigors.

1.1.1.6.5. Gusmano Vella, married 1603 Mdina to Margherita Micci, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1. Alonso Vella, married (1) to Domenica Fenech, married (2) 1672 Giovannella Xuereb, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.1. (First Marriage) Maria Vella, married 1667 Mdina to Antonio Tanti.

1.1.1.6.5.1.2. Margherita Vella, married (1) 1676 Mdina to Antonio Zammit, married (2) 1682 Mdina to Lazzaro Calleja.

1.1.1.6.5.1.3. Ignazio Vella, married (1) 1673 Mdina to Maruzza Debattista, married (2) 1709 Mdina to Maria Cachia.

1.1.1.6.5.1.4. Angelo Vella, married 1678 Mdina to Agostina Stivala.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5. (Second Marriage) Gaetano Vella, amrried 1714 Mdina to Andreanna Bonavia, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1. Gio Maria Vella, married (1) 1754 Mdina to Rosa Bugeja, married (2) 1768 Mdina to Anna Debattista, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.1. (First Marriage) Gaetano Vella, married (1) to Maddalena Zahra, married (2) to Maria Buhagiar, married (3) 1815 Mosta to Teresa Galea.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2. (Second Marriage) Paolo Vella, married 1796 Mdina to Maria Micallef, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1. Gio Maria Vella, married 1813 Mdina to Antonia Wismayer, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1.1. Carmelo Vella, married 1851 Floriana to Rosaria Zerafa, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1.1.1. Giovanni Vella, married 1886 Valletta to Rosaria Falzon, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1.1.1.1. Carmelo Vella, married 1911 Valletta to Giorgia Spiteri, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1.1.1.1.1. Carmelo Vella, (1914-1991), married 1940 Stella Maris, Sliema to Rita Mifsud, with issue.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1.2. Paolo Vella, married 1840 Valletta to Marianna Farrugia.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.1.3. Marianna Vella, married 1831 Valletta to Giuseppe Camilleri.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.1.2.2. Paolo Vella, married 1824 Valletta to Rosa Sayd (d/o Giuseppe and Francesca Frendo).

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.2. Benedetto Vella, married 1741 Mdina to Rosa Zerafa.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.3. Aloiseo Vella, married (1) 1746 Mdina to Modesa Abejer, married (2) 1769 Valletta to Maria Galea.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.4. Nicola Vella, married 1756 Mdina to Bartolomea N.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.5. Anna Vella, married 1732 Mdina to Gio Maria Micallef.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.6. Vittoria Vella, married 1746 Mdina to Giuseppe Aquilina.

1.1.1.6.5.1.5.7. Maria Vella, married 1750 Mdina to Giuseppe Abejer.

1.1.1.6.5.1.6. Matteolo Vella, amrried 1698 Zebbug to Domenicuzza Pisano.

1.1.1.6.5.1.7. Giovanni Vella, married 1716 Mdina to Anna Parnis.

1.1.1.6.5.1.8. Giacobina Vella, married 1695 Mdina to Antonio Muscat.

1.1.1.6.5.1.9. Grazia Vella, married 1698 Mdina to Bartolomeo Pisano.

1.1.1.6.5.1.10. Clerica Vella, married 1701 Mdina to Angelo Borg.

1.1.1.6.5.1.11. Francesca Vella, married 1707 Mdina to Angelo Xiriha.

1.1.1.6.5.1.12. Pasca Vella, married 1710 Mdina to Francesco Gennaro.

1.1.1.6.5.2. Domenico Vella, married 1649 Naxxar to Vennera Mifsud.

1.1.1.6.5.3. Caterina Vella, married 1627 Mdina to Giovanni Bonnici.

1.1.1.6.5.4. Grazia Vella, married 1633 Mdina to Aloiseo Portelli.
1.1.1.7. Salvo Vella, married Antonella Apap, with issue.
1.1.1.7.1. Chco. Gio Francesco Vella, (c1603).
1.1.1.7.2. Francesca Vella, married Pietro Gambino.
1.1.1.7.3. Dr. Gio Domenico Vella JUD, (“Giudice parimente & Assessore di detta Corte nel 1594”) married 1589 to Maddalena Cagliares, with issue.
1.1.1.7.3.1. Antonia Vella Cagliares, married Pietro Xara
1.1.1.7.3.2. Orsolica Vella Cagliares, married (1) Baron Marco Inguanez, Married (2) Ugolino Bonici, Married (3) Dr. Gio Maria Abela
1.1.1.7.3.3. Dr. Gio Batta Vella Cagliares, Vicar-General of Malta Canonico, dunm.
1.1.1.7.3.4. Dr. Melchiorre Vella Cagliares,(“Assessore, che fu’ della Vescovale”), married Cusmania Cumbo Navarra, with issue
1.1.1.7.3.4.1. Ignazio Vella Cagliares, 'Jesuit', dunm.

1.1.1.7.3.4.2. (illegitimate) Anna de Vella., married Salvatore de Crispo.
1.1.1.7.3.5. Maria Vella Cagliares, 'Nun'.
1.1.1.7.4. Paola Vella, married Giovannello Cassar.

1.1.2. Donna Violate Vella, married to Nobile Antonio Messina.

1.1.3. Donna Franca Vella, married Don Giacomo Flavavento, Royal Falconer of Sicily.

1.1.4. Don Matteo Vella, married 1567 Zebbug to Caterina Abela, with issue.

1.1.4.1. Don Lorenzo Vella, married 1637 Rabat Gozo to Lucrezia Xicluna, with issue.

1.1.4.1.1. Don Baldassare Vella, married 1668 Matrice Gozo to Caterina Psaila.

1.1.4.1.2. Don Lorenzo Vella, married 1681 Birgu to Paolina Caruana, with issue.

1.1.4.1.2.1. Lorenzo Vella, married 1717 Valletta to Caterina de Marchis (of a Noble family of the Duchy of Lorraine - d/o Antonio, Sieur de Marchis and Roberta N), with issue.

1.1.4.1.2.1.1. Gaetana Vella, married 1748 Birgu to Stefano Despost.

1.1.4.1.2.1.2. Giuseppe Vella, married 1752 Birgu to Teresa Bonnici, with issue.

1.1.4.1.2.1.2.1. Maria Vella, (1754 -1826).

1.1.4.1.2.1.2.2. Lorenzo Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.2.3. Maria Caterina Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.2.4. Elisabetta Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.2.5. Giuseppe Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.2.6. Giovanni Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.3. Giovanni Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.4. Anna Maria Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.5. Gioacchino Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.6. Francesco Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.7. Begnino Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.1.8. Modesta Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.2. Paolo Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.3. Pietro Paolo Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.4. Benedetto Vella.

1.1.4.1.2.5. Gio Battista Vella.

1.1.4.2. Sebastiano Vella, married to Imperia de Lucca, with issue.

1.1.4.2.1. Caterina Vella, married 1609 Mdina to Giovanni Galea.

1.1.4.3. Marino Vella, married 1594 to Laura Vella (See above), with issue.

1.1.4.3.1. Pietro Vella, married 1642 Mdina to Caterina Muxi, with issue.

1.1.4.3.1.1. Florino Mario Vella, married 1693 Zebbug to Eugenia Zammit (See below), with issue.

1.1.4.3.1.1.1. Caterina Vella, married 1716 Zebbug to Mco Notary Gio Antonio Moneta.

1.1.4.3.2. Scolastica Evangelista Vella, married 1643 Zebbug to Dr Giorgio Zammit JUD, with issue.

1.1.4.3.2.1. Eugenia Zammit, married 1693 Zebbug to Florino Mario Vella (See above).

1.1.4.4. Liberto Vella, married 1598 Lija to Agata Portelli, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1. Domenico Vella, married 1635 Lija to Caterina Mifsud, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1. Marco Vella, married 1664 Lija to Paolina Agius, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1. Baldassare Vella, married 1700 Mosta to Grazia Galea, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1. Gio Paolo Vella, married 1728 Mosta to Celidonia Camilleri, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1. Luca Vella, married 1767 Mdina to Benigna Vella, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1. Tommaso Vella, married 1812 Naxxar to Maria Frendo, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Giuseppe Vella, married 1836 Naxxar to Grazia Schembri, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Matteo Vella, married 1883 Mosta to Marianna Pace, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Giuseppe Vella, married 1905 Mosta to Giuseppa Grima, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1. Maria Vella, (1924 -1982), married 1943 Mackay, Qld, Australia to Carmelo Borg.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2. Lonza Vella,(1908 - 1994), married Mackay, Qld, Australia to Vincenso Borg.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.3. Matteo Vella, (1906 - 1997), married Mackay, Qld, Australia to Salvina Attard.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.4. Zerina Vella, (1910 - 1940 Mackay, Qld, Australia).

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.5. Carmelo Vella, (1913 - 1995 Malta), married (1) 1937 Mackay, Qld, Australia to Salvina Vella, married (2) 1941 to Maria Assunta Vella.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.2. Michele Vella, married 1793 Mosta to Calcedonia Muscat.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.3. Paolo Vella, married 1794 Mosta to Teresa Muscat, with issue.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.3.1. Begnina Vella, married 1815 Mosta to Giuseppe Grima.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.4. Marcello Vella, married 1800 Mosta to Teresa Xuereb.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.5. Giovanni Vella, married 1806 Mosta to Maria Pace.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.6. Calcedonia Vella, married 1794 Mosta to Gio Maria Chetcuti.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.7. Paola Vella, married 1799 Mosta to Paolo Sant.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.1.8. Maria Vella, married 1805 Mosta to Giuseppe Sant.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.2. Giovanni Vella, married 1758 Mosta to Maria Busuttil.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.1.3. Baldassare Vella, married 1774 Mosta to Maria Buhagiar.

1.1.4.4.1.1.1.2. Domenico Vella, married 1736 Mosta to Maria Fenech.

1.1.4.4.1.1.2. Giovanni Vella, married 1685 Naxxar to Grazia Mifsud.

1.1.4.4.1.1.3. Caterina Vella, married 1695 Mdina to Lorenzo Sammut.

1.1.4.4.1.1.4. Margherita Vella, married 1699 Lija to Gio Maria Vassallo.

1.1.4.4.1.2. Domenico Vella, married 1670 Lija to Silva Spiteri.

1.1.4.4.1.3. Blascio Vella, married 1673 Lija to Clemenza Sammut.

1.2. Don Ferdinando Vella, "Abbot", dunm.

1.3. Don Luis Vella, "Abbot", dunm.

1.4. Donna  Isabella Vella, 'Nun', dunm.

 

SOURCES:-

 

  1. MELITENSIA BOOK CLUB, Issue 1, Abela Commendatore Fra Gian. Francesco, Della Descrittione di Malta isola nel mare siciliano con le sue antichita’, ed altre notizie. Libr Quattro Facsimile edition. Malta, 1984.
  2. Adami collection, Vol 72.
  3. www.maltagenealogy.com

 

 

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