The Noble family of Maldonado sives Maldonato” 

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1. Martin de Vergy, knight of St John of Rhodes Island, dunm.l 
1.1. (illegitimate with Dona Filippa de Maldonado) Francesco de Vergy Maldonato of Rhodes Island, (c. 1505 -), arrived with the Knights of St John to Malta c. 1530, Created Barone di Pietra Longa 1553, married 1524 Birgu to Donna Isabella Platamone, with issue.
1.1.1. Nobile Caterina Maldonato, (c. 1530), Baroness di Pietra Longa, (Testamento 1570), with an illegitimate issue. (illegitimate issue from Fra Jacques de la Marck) Alfonso Maldonato (c. 1550), Styled Barone di Pietra Longa, married 1576 Valletta to Veronica Vittourosel, with issue. Michele Maldonato, Styled Barone di Pietra Longa, married 1615 Valletta to Speranza Zorba, with issue. Elenica Maldonato, Styled Baronessa di Pietra Longa, married 1643 Valletta to Gregorio Costa. Enziona Maldonato, married 1647 Vittoriosa to Antonio Zarb, with issue. Maria Zarb, married 1681 Vittoriosa to Domenico Schembri. Caterina Zarb, married 1687 Vittoriosa to Costantino Salonich. Grazia Maldonato, married 1648 Valletta to Carlo Zammit. Marietta Maldonato, married 1669 Vittoriosa to Gio Domenico Grech, with issue. Lodovico Grech, married 1713 Senglea to Domitilla Gafa, with issue. Paolo Grech, married (1) 1740 Vittoriosa to Maria Gomez, married (2) 1754 Mdina to Teresa Tabone, married (3) 1757 Valletta to Caterina Xicluna, with issue. (First Marriage) Rosa Grech, married 1773 Valletta to Filippo Casimiro. (Third Marriage) Vincenzo Grech, married 1792 Valletta to Caterina Mifsud Galata, with issue. Ignazio Grech, married 1809 Valletta to Eleanore Cauchi, with issue. Carmelo Grech, married 1841 Valletta to Maria Teresa Caruana, with issue. Amabile Grech, married 1863 Valletta to Filomena Schembri Orlandini. Saveria Grech, married 1866 Valletta to Emilio dei Marchesi Lupi. Giovanna Grech, married 1831 Valletta to Giuseppe d’Armenia. Maria Anna Grech, married 1843 Valletta to Ferdinando Borg. Gaspare Grech, married 1794 Valletta to Grazia Falzon, with issue. Teresa Grech, married 1826 Valletta to Paolo Carcas. Giacomo Grech, married 1767 Vittoriosa to Maddalena Spataro, with issue. Maria Grech, married 1787 Vittoriosa to Giuseppe de Sanctis. Regina Grech, married 1790 Vittoriosa to Tommaso Zammit, with issue. Antonio Zammit, married 1821 Valletta to Vittoria Cauchi. Francesca Zammit, married 1817 Valletta to Emmanuele Maiolini. Maria Teresa Zammit, married 1822 Valletta to Gio Battista Farrugia. Giuseppe Zammit, married 1817 Valletta to Maria Xiriha. Anna Grech, married 1708 Senglea to Demetrio Matedico, with issue. Maria Matedico, married 1730 Valletta to Filippo de Leone of Naples, with issue. Maria Margherita de Leone, marriued (1) Valletta 1740 to Giuseppe Zammit, married (2) 1756 Valletta to Gioacchino Farrugia. Stella Diana Grech, married 1691 Senglea to Manuele di Costantino, with issue. Maddalena Costantino, married 1732 Valletta to Giuseppe Borg, with issue. Giuseppe Borg, married 1768 Valletta to Maria Portelli, with issue. Anna Borg, married (1) 1802 Valletta to Giuseppe Debono, married (2) 1813 Valletta to Sig. Carlo Montavio of Gilbrator. Caterina Borg, married 1807 Valletta to Pietro Montavio of Gilbrator. Teresa Borg, married 1756 Valletta to Saverio Salamia. Maria Borg, married 1752 Cospicua to Marcello Cachia, with issue. Caterina Cachia, married 1777 Cospicua to Gioacchino Cappello, with issue. Maddalena Cappello, married 1802 Cospicua to Michele Portelli. Fortunato Cappello, married 1807 Cospicua to Maria Fenech. Paolo Cappello, married 1815 Valletta to Caterina Darmanin. Anna Maria Borg, married 1758 Valletta to Carlo Gusman. (illegitimate issue from Fra Jacques de la Marck) Dr Alessandro Maldonato JUD, married (1) 1629 to Alfonsa Guadagna, (2) 1673 Mdina to Vincenza Allegritto, with issue. (First Marriage) Teresa Maldonato, married (1) 1652 Valletta to Nobile Appollanio Cumbo., married (2) at Valletta to Apostolo Gaucio (Estero). Mastro. Andrea Maldonato, married 1677 to Caroma Zammit Caterina Maldonato, married 1673 to Natale Gielestero. Speranza Maldonato., married 1654 at Valletta to Gio Francesco Risbe. Gioannella Maldonato, married 1655 Senglea to Giovanni Lusano. Maria Maldonato, married 1659 Senglea to Donato Azzopardi. Camillo Maldonato, married (1) 1638 Senglea to Diane Scarpello., married (2) 1661 Valletta to Caterina Delies. Andrea Maldonato, married 1627 Gudja to Enziona Zammit, married (2) 1659 Senglea to Teresa Refalo. Maria Anna Maldonato, married 1617 Valletta to Giorgio Giovanni Peres.
1.1.2. (Illegitimate from Tomasina d’Avola) Antonio Maldonato., married (1) 1601 Valletta to Donna Vincenza di Stefano, with issue. Caterina Maldonato., married (1) 1628 at Valletta to Simone Ostaccio., married (2) 1673 at Valletta to Natale Giel. (illegitimate with Don Marco Antonio V Colonna, 6th Duca di Paliano) Graziulla Maldonato, married 1653 Valletta to Mro Gio Leonardo Zarb. (from First marriage) Teodora Ostaccia, married 1642 Valletta to Dr Aloisio Vivier JUD, with issue. Francesco Vivier, (1644 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), married 1669 Valletta to Orsola Diana Gallillo. Nicola Vivier, (1646 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), married (10 1674 Valletta to Timotea Caretto, married (2) 1676 Valletta to Setta Antonella  Saint Croix, with issue. (Second marriage) Rosa Diana Domenica Vivier, (1677 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Filippo Vivier, (1649 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Orsolica Vivier, (1651 Porto Salvo, Valletta -),  married (1) 1670 Valletta to Enrico Mancuso, married (2) 1684 Valletta to Camillo Castaldo. Gio Battista Vivier, (1653 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Evangelisto Vivier, (1654 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), married 1676 Valletta to Flora de Franco, with issue. Caterina Vivier, (1677 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Claudio Aloisio Vivier, (1678 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Emanuel Franciscus Maria Vivier, (1680 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Hieronima Martina Vivier, (1681 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Vittorio Vivier, (1683 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Antonius Maria Vivier, (1685 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Mco Nicola Vivier, (1686 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), married (1) 1711 Valletta to Orsola Spatilla, married (2) 1718 Zejtun to Caterina Seichel. Natala Antonia Vivier, (1687 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), married 1706 Valletta to Antonino Bruno. Constantia Paula Generosa Theodora Vivier, (1689 Porto Salvo, Valletta -),  married 1717 Valletta to Andrea Giume. Gio Antonio Vivier, (1658 Porto Salvo, Valletta-). Diana Vivier, (1661Porto Salvo, Valletta-), married 1678 Valletta to Isidoro Gambalino Giuseppe Vivier, (1664 Porto Salvo, Valletta -). Notary Alessandro Vivier, (1667 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), married 1700 Valletta to Maria Teresa Tonna, with issue. Maria Prudentia Magdalena Vivier, (1701 Porto Salvo, Valletta -), dunm.l. (illegitimate with a Knight of St John of Malta) Maria Margherita Lorenza di Vivier, married 1749 Valletta to Giacomo Salvaloco. Marianna Lorenza Maldonato, married 1617 Valletta to Gioacchino Giamperi sives Giambu, with issue. Agnese Giambu, married 1667 Valletta to Giovanni Abos of Castellanes, France, with issue. Giuseppe Abos, (1668 Valletta -). Ignatio Clemente Abos, (1669 Valletta -). Pietro Abos, (1671 Valletta -). Nicolina Teresa Abos, (1672 Valletta -), married 1697 Valletta to Bernard Desaious of France. Margarita Abos, (1674 Valletta -). Iacobus Saverio Abos, (1675 Valletta -). Rosa Maria Gaetana Abos, (1677 Valletta -), married 1706 Valletta to Carlo Tridente. Aloysius Bernardus Abos, (1679 Valletta – d.inf 1683 aged 5.). Gian Tommaso Abos, (1681 Valletta – 1758 Valletta), married 1709 Valletta to Rosa Farrugia, with issue. Catherina Theresa Abos, (1709 Valletta -). Antonio Blasio Joanne Giuseppe Abos, (1711 Valletta -). Petrus Felix Abos, (1714 Valletta -). Mastro Gerolamo Matteo Abos, (1715 Valletta – 1760 Naples), Composer, [Wikipedia], married 1752 Naples to Angela Maria Gautier, with issue. Gaetano Pascale Abos, (1754 Naples -1773), moved to Malta, dunm. Maria Giuseppa Abos, (1753 Naples – 1793 Malta), moved to Malta, became a Nun as Sister Maria Angiola.  Agata Maria Caterina  Abos, (1717 Valletta -). Maria Lucinda Abos, (1720 Valletta – 1762), dunm. Simone Matteo Abos, (1724 Valletta -). Ignatia Maria Francesca Abos, (1683 Valletta –d.inf 1687). Ignatio Stanislao Antonio Abos, (1684 Valletta –d.inf 1687). Antonio Francesco Abos, (1686 Valletta –d.inf 1686).
1.1.3. (Illegitimate issue from Tomasina d’Avola) Marietta Maldonato, with an illegitimate issue. (Illegitimate issue from Barone Giacomo Angarao Inguanez) Gioannuzza Maldonato., married 1616 at Valletta to Rocco Scarpello, with issue. Maruzza Scarpello, married 1648 Birkirkara to Antonio Casha, with issue. Salvatore Casha, married 1665 Gudja to Domenica Vella, with issue. Giovanni Casha, married 1710 Valletta to Diana Diamandes. Maria Casha, married 1701 Gudja to Luca Calleja, with issue. Gio Domenico Calleja, married 1730 Mdina to Veronica Bianco, with issue. Francesco Calleja, married 1764 Valletta to Brigida Cachia, with issue. Pietro Calleja, married 1798 Cospicua to Maddalena Tonna. Chco. Sig. Angelo Calleja, married 1735 Mdina to Domenica Chircop, with issue. Maria Calleja, married 1767 Tarxiem to Chco. Sig. Salvatore Spiteri. Salvatore Calleja, married 1743 Ghaxaq to Maria Azzopardi, with issue. Teresa Calleja, married 1769 Ghaxaq to Lorenzo Spiteri. Angelo Scarpello, married 1664 Mosta to Margarita Galea. (Illegitimate issue from Barone Giacomo Angarao Inguanez) Leonora Maldonato., married 1632 at Valletta to Barone Francesco III Summaripa of the Naxos Island. (Illegitimate issue from Barone Giacomo Angarao Inguanez) Gio Batta Maldonato, married 1653 Valletta to Maddalena Romano., with issue. Anna Maldonato, married 1671 Valletta to Marcello Busuttil. Teresa Maldonato, married 1672 Valletta to Agostino Paucio. Veronica Maldonato, married 1677 Vittoriosa to Antonio Ludi.
1.1.4. (illegitimate from Tomasina d’Avola) Annica Maldonato, married 1605 Valletta to Giovanni Micalopolo, with issue. Aloisio Micalopolo, married 1633 Valletta to Maria Caloriti, with issue. Onorato Micalopolo, married 1680 Valletta to Grazia Bonnici. Marianna Micalopolo, married 1680 Valletta to Antonio Giamurro.
1.1.5. (illegitimate from Tomasina d’Avola) Orsola Maldonato, married 1624 Valletta to Daniele Giuli.


  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.
  4. Maxime (Massimo) Gauci was a well known Lithographer, married in Paris 1804 and had two sons, William and Paul who followed in his footsteps. Many thanks to David Lanfranco, a genealogist in Malta for providing information of the parentage of Massimo Gauci. Also note that I initially asked Joseph Attard Tabone, a “specialist researcher”, who provided me with no information whatsoever !.