The Family of Caruana – D
This family is listed as a noble family in “Descrittione di Malta” (1647). 
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Antonio Caruana, former Sephardi Jew, married to Margarita Bonello, with issue.
1. Giovanni Caruana, former Sephardi Jew, married 1533 (Notary Giovanni Buttigieg) to Agata Grima, with issue.
1.1. Domenico Caruana, married 1568 to Agata Catania.
1.2. Gabriele Caruana, married 1575 to Agata Catania, (married her brother-in-law, after being widowed), with issue.
1.2.1. Giacomo Caruana, married (1) 1596 Zurrieq to Imperia Farrugia, married (2) 1615 Qormi to Caterina Ciantar, with issue. (Second marriage) Pietro Caruana, married 1658 Senglea to Natalia Cutajar, with issue. Clara Caruana, married 1677 Senglea to Lucio Baldacchino, with issue. Caterina Baldacchino, married 1715 Zurrieq to Giuseppe de Formosa, Manumesso of the Knights of St John, with issue. Rosa de Formosamarried 1744 Qrendi to Gio Maria Farrugia, with issue. Maria Farrugia, married 1771 Zurrieq to Vincenzo Briffa. Grazia de Formosa, married 1742 Qrendi to Mario Gauci. Clara de Formosa, married 1737 Qrendi to Filippo Zammit. Anna Maria de Formosa, married (1) 1736 Qrendi to Salvatore Camilleri, married (2) 1743 Qrendi to Marcello Falzon. Orazio de Formosa, married 1745 Balzan to Evangelista Bonnici. Rocco de Formosa, married 1743 Qrendi to Maria Caruana, with issue. Rosa Formosa, married 1787 Qrendi to Giovanni Zammit. Giuseppe Formosa, married 1779 Zurrieq to Evangelista Abdilla. Giovanni Formosa, married (1) to Maria Farrugia, married (2) 1800 Qrendi to Caterina Farrugia, with issue. (First marriage) Rocco Formosa, married 1812 Cospicua to Anna Sayd, with issue. Orsola Formosa, married 1842 Cospicua to Paolo Gatt. Margherita Formosa, married 1851 Cospicua to Michele Condorato. (Second marriage) Maria Formosa, married 1829 Qrendi to Francesco Zammit. Gabriele Caruana, married (1) 1631 Qormi to Leonora Cardona, married (2) 1637 Qormi to Caterina Mamo, with issue. (Second marriage) Domenica Caruana, married 1664 Qormi to Mario Casha. Vincenzo Caruana, married 1645 Zurrieq to Caterina Spiteri, with issue. Gregorio Caruana, married 1671 Ghaxaq to Grazia Zammit, with issue. Maria Caruana, (1673 Zurrieq-), married 1695 Ghaxaq to Vittorio Gatt. Anna Maria Caruana, (1674 Zurrieq-), married (1) 1699 Ghaxaq to Chco Nicolo Fiteni, married (2) 1705 Ghaxaq to Gregorio Abela Tomaso Caruana, (1676 -), d.inf. Caterina Caruana, (1677 Zurrieq-), married 1701 Ghaxaq to Gio Paolo Leocata sives Delicata. Serafina Caruana, (1680 Zurrieq -), married 1705 Ghaxaq to Pietro Zahra. Filippo Caruana, (1683 Zurrieq-). Angelo Pietro Caruana, (1684 Zurrieq -). Benedetto Caruana, (1686 Zurrieq -). Andrea Caruana, (1687 Zurrieq -). Domenica Caruana, married 1677 Zurrieq to Carlo Dalli. Maria Caruana, married 1684 Zurrieq to Domenico Cachia. Sapienza Caruana, married 1637 Zurrieq to Gio Maria Bonnici.
1.2.2. Giuseppe Caruana, married 1623 Zejtun to Bartolomea Cassar, with issue. Gio Maria Caruana, married 1657 Cospicua to Caterina Azzopardi, with issue. Francesco Caruana, married 1700 Cospicua to Teresa Burle, with issue. Michele Angelo Caruana, married 1750 Cospicua to Teresa Trivier, with issue. Caterina Caruana, married 1778 Cospicua to Michele Angelo Zammit.
1.2.3. Pietro Caruana, married 1599 Zurrieq to Imperia Mangion, with issue. Domenico Caruana, married (1) 1638 Zurrieq to Marietta Saliba, married (2) 1656 Ghaxaq to Maria Tabone, with issue. (Second marriage) Angelo Caruana, married 1684 Zejtun to Angela Magri, with issue. Lazzaro Caruana, married 1724 Zejtun to Nobile Rosa Caruana, with issue. Orazio Caruana, married 1762 Zejtun to Caterina Barbara, with issue. Lorenzo Caruana, married1788 Zejtun to Giuseppa Cassar, with issue. Cirillo Caruana, married 1819 Zejtun to Domenica Tabone, with issue. Antonio Caruana, married 1852 Zabbar to Grazia Mieli, with issue. Caterina Annunziata Antoinette Caruana, (1863-1889), married to Jules Cesar Frederic, with issue. Rosa Gratia Frederic, (1887 Setif, Algeria – 1965 Montpellier, France), married to Charles Louis Jean Hernot, Chevalier du Fichan Iftikar (Tunisia), with issue. Albert Louis Jean Hernot, Chevalier du Nichan Iftikar, Tunisia, (1909 Bizerte, Tunisia -1988 Montpellier, France), married 1945 to Marie Louise Simone Rooms, with issue. Yves Pol Madeleine Hernot, Chevalier de Ordre National du Merite, France, (1950 Chaundfontaine, Belgium -). Lorenzo Caruana, married 1842 Zejtun to Carmela Tabone. Orazio Caruana, married (1) 1855 Qormi to Vincenza Borg, married (2) 1861 Qormi to Giovanna Xicluna. Grazia Caruana, married 1850 Zejtun to Giuseppe Formosa. Angelo Caruana, married 1828 Zejtun to Clementina Bondin. Antonio Caruana, married 1838 Valletta to Elena Allway. Maria Caruana, married 1815 Zejtun to Giuseppe Axisa. Caterina Caruana, married 1822 Zejtun to Giovanni Fenech. Gaetana Caruana, married 1835 Zejtun to Filippo Farrugia. Giuseppe Caruana, married 1791 Zejtun to Teresa Galea. Giovanni Caruana, married 1803 Zejtun to Vincenza Borg, married (2) 1824 Zejtun to Caterina Formosa. Anna Caruana, married 1801 Zejtun to Francesco Grech. Rosa Caruana, married 1807 Zejtun to Michele Figar. Matteo Caruana, married 1765 Zejtun to Teresa Mifsud. Giovanni Caruana, married 1757 Zabbar to Margherita Magro. Giuseppe Caruana, amrried 1755 Mqabba to Gioannella Mallia. Rosa Caruana, married 1754 Zejtun to Lorenzo Vella. Vittorio Caruana, married 1719 Zejtun to Caterina Caruana. Angelo Caruana, married 1725 Tarxien to Barbara Bringhau. Giuseppe Caruana, married (1) to Barbara N, married (2) 1761 Vittoriosa to Maddalena Farrugia. Grazia Caruana, married 1723 Zejtun to Giuseppe Caruana. Gio Paolo Caruana, married 1685 Valletta to Maria Caterina Buttigieg. Gabriele Caruana, married 1687 Zejtun to Graziella Cassar. Matteo Caruana, married 1696 Vittoriosa to Antonia de Cassar, Esclave. Graziella Caruana, married 1680 Zejtun to Mro Tomaso Mannicolo. Anna Maria Caruana, married 1688 Zejtun to Gio Paolo Fiteni. Evangelista Caruana, married 1695 Zejtun to Mario Farrugia.
1.3. Geronimo Caruana, married 1572 Zebbug to Caterina Debrincat, with issue.
1.3.1. Antonio Caruana, married 1604 Valletta to Sevastina Napolitano, with issue. Damiano Giovanni Caruana, married 1630 Senglea to Petruzza Rustan, with issue. Teresa Caruana, married Pietro Beuse of Marseille, France, with issue. Alessandro Beuse sives Busset, married (1) 1683 Valletta to Caterina Compagno, married (2) 1708 Attard to Caterina Gambin, with issue. (First marriage) Antonio Bussett, married (1) 1712 Valletta to Clara Borg, married (2) 1715 Mdina to Anna Attard, with issue. (First marriage) Maria Rosario Bussett, married 1773 Valletta to Gaetano Ettore of Catania, Sicily. (Second marriage) Aloisio Bussett, married 1732 Valletta to Giovanna Prepaud of Marseille, France. Teresa Bussett, married 1708 Valletta to Bartolomeo Curmi. (Second marriage) Agostino Bussett, married 1750 Valletta to Maria Borg. Maria Bussett, married 1734 Valletta to Francesco Schembri. Teresa Bussett, married 1736 Valletta to Pietro Pilau. Agatuzza Caruana, married 1626 Mdina to Filippo Sadulo of France, with issue. Giovanni Sadulo sives Saydun, married 1656 Zebbug to Caterina Cassar, with issue. Geronimo Gio Maria Saydun, married 1694 Valletta to Margarita Micallef, with issue. Rosa Saida, married 1729 Zabbar to Gio Maria Buhagiar.
  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. Private family trees of Maltese noble families.