Heraldrys of family: Di Federico
Last Name variations: Federico
Ancient and noble Sicilian family, originally from Sciacca but that moved in Catania, Messina and in Palermo, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. A Federico Di Federico, from Sciacca, in the year 1370, bought the fief of Cefalà and perhaps he was the same Federico who held the position of magistrate (Pretore) of Palermo in 1367-68. Antonino possessed the right of the grain on the charger of Sciacca; Gaspar was judge of the Grand Criminal Court in the years 1639-40-41, and with privilege given to May 30 run at September 15, 1643, obtained the position of "maestro razionale togato"... To be continued
from the Real Estate Court, and with privilege given to July 23, executed September 15, 1643, was decorated with the title of Count of San Giorgio; Paolo was senator of Palermo in the years 1665-66, 1669-70; Antonio, Count of San Giorgio, bought in 1733 the fief of Carca, was "secreto interino" of Palermo in 1731, Governor of the noble company of Peace, in 1715, deputy of the kingdom in 1738 and in 1748, and husband of Emmanuela Opezzinga, Countess of Villalta; Nicolò, Count of Villalta and San Giorgio, was governor of Peace in the years 1754 and 1778, consul of trade in 1781; Antonio, son of Nicolò, was also governor of the Peace in 1788. Other family. Noble family from Valcamonica, known as Federici or Di Federico. Giovannolo, because of the Guelph and Ghibelline factions that agitated the valley in 1379, went away with his son and settled in Treviglio. Girolamo was created by Giulio III Bishop of Saone in Corsica and then moved by Gregorio XIII to the seat of Lodi, where he died in 1579. Family names so old, without any doubt honor not only families but also the cities that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy the living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious members.