The Saura family.

Reference: Charles A. Gauci. “An Illustrated Collection of the Coats of Arms of Maltese Families – Stemmi Maltesi” Publishers Enterprises Group (PEG) Ltd, Malta 1989.

New Page: 20-01-2024.

Notary Pietro Saura, married 1500 to Isabella de Cantore, with issue. 

1. Nobile Paulo Saura, married 1540 to Antonia Calava, (see on this page), with issue. 

1.1. Nobile Paula Saura, “Nun”, dunm. 

1.2. Mro. Nobile Pietro Manfredo Saura., married to Nobile Perona Maniuni, with issue. 

1.2.1. Nobile Giovanella Saura, married 1569 Mdina to Francesco Laurer (other descendants here)., with issue. Nobile Ziata Laurea, married 1588 Mdina to Giorgio Farrugia, with issue. Paolo Farrugia, married 1616 Valletta to Maria Tabuni. Margherita Farrugia, married 1629 Mdina to Gio Paolo Calleja, with issue. Giacomo Calleja, married (1) 1651 Mdina to Vincenza Taliana, married (2) 1661 Mdina to Maria Micallef, with issue. (First marriage) Maria Calleja, married 1673 Mdina to Grazio Buttigieg. (Second Marriage) Giuseppe Calleja, married 1690 Mosta to Teresa Agius, with issue. Paolo Calleja, married (1) 1728 Mosta to Grazia Deguara, married (2) 1734 Mosta to Rosa Bezzina, with issue. (First marriage) Alessandra Calleja, married (1) 1751 Mosta to Lorenzo Cauchi, married (2) 1769 Mosta to Eugenio Fenech. (Second Marriage) Bartolomeo Calleja, married 1763 Mdina to Grazia Zahra, with issue. Giuseppe Calleja, married (1) 1786 Cospicua to Graziulla Xiriha, married (2) 1799 Qormi to Gabriela Xicluna, with issue. (First marriage) Giovanni Calleja, married 1816 Valletta to Gaetana Gatt. Agostino Calleja, married 1775 Dingli to Anna Vella. Grazia Calleja, married 1764 Mosta to Bartolomeo Saguna. Teresa Calleja, married 1767 Mosta to Gregorio Frendo. Maria Calleja, married 1715 Mdina to Paolo Busuttil. Anna Calleja, married 1728 Mdina to Vincenzo Debono. Ignazio Calleja, married 1685 Attard to Grazia Fenech. Isabella Calleja, married 1684 Mdina to Simone Cachia. Simone Calleja, married 1666 Mdina to Agatuzza Zerafa, with issue. Margherita Calleja, married 1692 Mdina to Carlo Stivala. Grazia Calleja, married 1694 Mdina to Vincenzo Mifsud. Carlo Calleja, married 1674 Qormi to Maria Mifsud, with issue. Gio Paolo Calleja, married 1703 Qormi to Elena Calleja (d/o Pietro and Anna). Petronilla Calleja, married 1690 Qormi to Domenico Caniolo. Domenica Calleja, married 1690 Qormi to Martino Villa. Mariuzza Calleja, married 1655 Qormi to Agostino Agius. 

1.2.2. Nobile Mario Saura, married 1569 Mdina to Caterina Laurea., with issue. Nobile Dr Niccola Saura JUD, married 1606 Mdina to Margherita Vassallo (d/o Giovanni), with issue. Nobile Isabella Saura, married 1655 Mdina to Andrea Castelletti. 

1.2.3. Nobile Gioalla Saura, married 1570 Mdina to Francesco Laurea. 

1.2.4. Nobile Romano Saura, married 1575 Mdina to Imperia de Albano, with issue. Nobile Vittoria Saura, married 1587 Vittoriosa to Gio Pietro Fiteni. Nobile Agnese Saura, married 1596 Vittoriosa to Nobile Domenico Bellia dei Baroni di Capopassero e Camemi, (son of Ottavio, 9th Barone di Capopassero e 10th Barone di Camemi), with issue. Silvestro Bellia, married 1628 Qormi to Vincenza Mallia, with issue. Tomaso Bellia, married 1658 Valletta to Nataliza Pallallarisi, with issue. Rocco Bellia, married 1700 Valletta to Clara Aicard, with issue. Carlo Bellia, married 1741 Valletta to Guiditta de Sceberras, with issue. Felice Bellia, married 1780 Valletta to Anna Fugard, with issue. Vincenzo Bellia, married 1809 Valletta to Antonia Schembri, with issue. Carmelo Bellia (sives Ballini), married 1855 Valletta to Nobile Rosaria Triolo dei Baroni di Sant’Anna e di Radibesi, with issue. Maria Assunta Bellia, married 1881 Valletta to Nobile Antonio Sceberras Trigona dei Baroni di Castel Cicciano Irene Bellia, married 1837 Valletta to Vincenzo Sammut. Vittoria Bellia, married 1765 Valletta to Andrea Falzon. Maria Bellia, married 1742 Valletta to Angelo Axisa. Giovanna Bellia, married 1743 Valletta to Filippo Axisa. Gio Battista Bellia, married (1) 1688 Valletta to Geronima Bugeja, married (2) 1705 Valletta to Maria Galea, with issue. (Second Marriage) Tomaso Bellia, married (1) 1735 Valletta to Teresa Farrugia, married (2) 1747 Senglea to Francesca Ciuma Ferro, with issue. (First marriage) Maddalena Bellia, married 1764 Senglea to Don Francesco Torres of Spain, with issue. Dona Maria Torres, married 1781 Senglea to Benedetto Ungaro Nicolao Bellia, married 1660 Gharghur to Vennera Aquilina. Maria Bellia, married (1) 1653 Qormi to Grazio Morello, married (2) 1660 Qormi to Francesco de Balzano Domenica Bellia, married 1659 Qormi to Agostino Debono. Nobile Domenico Saura, married 1647 Dingli to Isabella Galea, dsp. 

1.2.5. Nobile Giacomo Saura, married 1577 Mdina to Lucia Axac. (Adoptive daughter of Bartolomeo), with issue. Nobile Leonora Saura, married 1614 Valletta to Domenico Muscat. Nobile Giuseppe Saura, married 1597 Siggiewi to Imperia Ciantar, with issue. Nobile Domenica Saura, married 1622 Mdina to Luca Agius. 

1.2.6. Nobile Sperzana Saura, married 1583 Mdina to Giacomo Falzon. 

1.2.7. Nobile Caterina Saura, married 1561 Mdina to Mro Andrea Hellul. 

1.2.8. Nobile Paolo Saura, married 1557 Siggiewi to N. Schembri, with issue. Nobile Luca Manfredo Saura, married (1) 1584 (Notary Giovannello Falzon) to Agata Corcop, married (2) 1586 Zebbug to Giovannella Baldacchino, with issue. Nobile Domenica Saura, married 1721 (Notary Bernardo Azzopardi) to Consalvo Borg. Nobile Pietro Saura, married 1615 Zebbug to Geronima de Celis, with issue. Nobile Virginia Saura, married 1649 Zebbug to Tommaso Dimech. Nobile Alonisca Saura, married 1640 Zebbug to Sebastiano Dalli. Nobile Domenico Saura, married 1650 Zebbug to Marietta Sayd Alliata, (see on this page), with issue. Nobile Don Pietro Saura, ‘Monk’. Nobile Sr Geronima Saura, Nun. Don Chevalier Giuseppe Saura, (Moved to Messina, Sicily), married 1667 Messina to to Eleanora di Naro Dudley, with issue. Don Angelo Saura, (moved to Malta), married 1691 Zebbug to Sapienza Psaila, with issue.  Nobile Ferrando Saura,. married 1596 Valletta to Antonia Vadali, with issue. Nobile Giovanni Maria Saura, married 1658 Senglea to Maruzza Mauti, with issue. Nobile Luca Saura, married 1684 Birkirkara to Fiorenza Lucrezia Mallia. 

1.3. Nobile Margherita Saura, married Niccolo Felici. 

1.4. Nobile Giovanna Saura, married 1576 Siggiewi to Giovanni Mangion

1.5. Nobile Vincenza Saura, married 1561 Mdina to Aloisio Dioniso Cassar. 

1.6. Nobile Perona Saura, married 1534 (Notary Giorgio Buttigieg) to Nobile Andrea Maniuni.

1.7. Nobile Agatuccia Saura, married (c. 1570) to Salvatore de Mangion

2. Nobile Don Leonardo Saura, (1528-72), dunm. 

3. Nobile Don Giovanni Saura, “Canon”, had illegitimate offsprings. 

3.1. Nobile Don Gregorio Saura, “Priest of Zeitun”, has illegitimate offsprings. 

3.1.1. Nobile Don Leonardo Saura, dunm. 1571. 

3.1.2. Nobile Mro Martino Saura, married 1603 Vittoriosa to Dianora Bonnici, with issue. Nobile Andreotta Saura, married 1629 Mdina to Imperia Maria Bonnici, with issue. Nobile Valentino Saura, married 1670 Valletta to Antonio Abdilla. Nobile Isidora Saura, married 1699 Vittoriosa to Gio Leonardo Zarb Nobile Chco Ludovico Saura, married 1641 Mdina to Publia Agostina Agius. 

3.2. Nobile Anna Saura, married to Bartolomeo d’Amedeo. 

4. Nobile Gaddo Saura, married with issue. 

4.1. Nobile Lena “Sives Margherita” Saura, married 1501 to Giovanni Bartolo.

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