Pietro Modica

Randazzo, Catania, Sicily, Italy

The Life of Pietro

When Pietro Modica was born in 1806, in Randazzo, Catania, Sicily, Italy, his father, Michele Modica, was 26 and his mother, Maria Costa, was 24. He married Giovanna Capizzi on 16 February 1828, in Randazzo, Catania, Sicily, Italy.

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Pietro Modica
Giovanna Capizzi
Marriage: 16 February 1828

Spouse and Children

16 February 1828
Randazzo, Catania, Sicily, Italy

Parents and Siblings

    Michele Modica


    Maria Costa




    Pancrazio Modica


    Vincenzo Modica



World Events (4)


Age 8

Napoleon abdicated his throne and Italy was broken up into small kingdoms.

Age 14

Small revolutions in the kingdoms. Venice, Rome and Tuscany declare themselves Republics.

Age 43

Austria regains control of most of Italy.

Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): habitational name from a place named Modica, in Ragusa province.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Pietro Modica nel campo per Catarina Modica, "Italia, Morti e Sepolture, 1809-1900"
  • Pietro Modica nel campo per Filippa Modica, "Italia, Morti e Sepolture, 1809-1900"
  • Pietro Modica nel campo per Michele Modica, "Italia, Morti e Sepolture, 1809-1900"

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