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Gionti family

Stella Cilento is a town in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Stella has been home to the Lippi family for about nine generations.

While there are many blanks in the history of the family, the one that most interests me has to do with my paternal great grandfather, Giuseppe […]

Stella Cilento, Campania, Italy 1875

It took many years and finally the hiring of an excellent Italy-based genealogist before many inconsistencies about my grandfather’s parentage and family could be resolved. And here’s the skinny.

Federico Luigi Stamislao Lippi was born in 1875 to Caterina Gionti, who was not married. In 1878, she gave birth to Luigi Alfonso, still unmarried. Then, […]

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Men of the Lippi family, ca 1890, Stella Cilento, Campania, Italy. Lower left is my grandfather, Federico Lippi.

This is the portal page to a genealogical research project located at stellacilento.org. The project is composed of three parts:

1. This portal page, also referred to as front or home; 2. the database itself where […]