Born: about 1772
Died: Between 1838
Smiraglia [smear-AHL-yuh]: probably a variation of
I have not found
any records of baptism or marriage for my
great-great-grandmother Luiggia Smiraglia, but I know
her name and approximate birth year from her husband's
death records. On her husband's canonical (church)
death record, her name is given in Latin, as Aloysia.
His civil record
gives his wife's name in Italian, Luiggia. Her
surname is given on her husband's death record as
Smiraglia, and on the death records of her daughters
Maria Burgio as Miraglia.