14. Donato Leopardi was born on 18 Dec 1880 in Sulmona, Italy. Came to America in 1896 at 16 and changed name to Tony Leeber early 1900s. Married Josephine Tocci in Harding , West Virginia 12/10/05 by J. M. C. Hall, witnessed by Antonio Silvestri. Marriage recorded at St. Patricks Church, Coalton, West Virginia. He died on 29 Dec 1929 in Newton, Massachusetts. He was buried in Needham, Massachusetts.
Photos: 1922 Photo | 1922 Family Photo | 1927 Family Photo | 1954 Family Photo
He was married to Maria Giuseppina Tocci (daughter of Nicholas Maria Tocci and Antoinette Vitilli) on 10 Dec 1905 in Harding, West Virginia.1910 Marriage Certificate Maria Giuseppina Tocci was born on 16 Apr 1883 in Italy. She was buried in Oct 1959 in Needham, Massachusetts. She died on 19 Oct 1959 in Newton, Massachusetts. Buried in St. Mary's Cemetary; Needham, Massachusetts Donato Leopardi and Maria Giuseppina Tocci had the following children:
Photo in Italy with sister | 1922
71 i. Blaise Michael Leeber was born on 9 Aug 1906 in Coalton, West Virginia. He died on 8 Feb 1907 in Coalton, West Virginia. Died at 5 months 30 days old. He was buried in Feb 1907 in Coalton, West Virginia.
Photos: 1996 Cemetery Photo
+72 ii. Anthony Lewis
+73 iii. Daisy Lingo Leeber
+74 iv. Blaise William Leeber.
+75 v. Frank Leeber.
76 vi. Nicholas Donato Leeber was born on 7 Aug 1911 in Coalton, West Virginia. Birth record No. 3, Page 71, filed August 1911. Recorded in the Randolph County Court House, Elkins, West Virginia. Born in Coalton, West Virginia. Born Nocolino Donato Leopardi 8/7/11 Coalton, WV [Randolph County]. Birth Certificate He was christened on 5 Sep 1911 in Coalton, West Virginia. Baptized at St. Patricks Church, Coalton, WV as Nicolino Donato Leopardi 9/5/11 by Venanzio Mancini and Maria Giuseppa Troja, John H. Corcoran officiating Baptism Certificate He died on 14 Apr 1981 in Massachusetts He was buried in Apr 1981 in Massachusetts.Buried in St. Mary's Cemetary; Needham, Massachusetts. Family history done by Antoinette Tocci reports Nick's death as April 14, 1984
Photos: 1942 Photo with Fury and others | 1954 Photo
+77 vii. Joseph Leeber.
+78 viii. Angela Maria Leeber.
+79 ix. Anna Maria Leeber.
+80 x. Stella Ann Leeber.
+81 xi. Patrick Michael Leeber.
82 xii. Victor Fiori Leeber was born on 18 Feb 1922 in Elkins, West Virginia. Birth record No. 5, Page 77, filed February 1922. Recorded in the Randolph County Court House, Elkins, West Virginia. Born Vittorio Fiori Leeber 2/18/22 Elkins, WV [Randolph County]. Listed also as Victor Leeber Birth Certificate He was christened on 7 Oct 1922 in Thomas, West Virginia at St. Thomas Church. Baptism Certificate Baptized at St. Thomas Church, Thomas, WV as Vittorio Fiori Leopardo 10/7/22 by Francesco Colebrese and Antonetta Colebrese, Thomas F. Duffy officiating. Ordained as Father Victor Leeber 8/15/57 into the Catholic Church.
Biography: 18-Feb-1922 - Born in Coalton, West Virginia 1936-1939 - Attended Newton High School and Sacred Heart High School 1939-1940 - Attended Boston College 30-Jul-1940 - Entered The Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook 1940-1944 - Novitiate and Classical Studies at Shadowbrook 1944-1947 - Sudied Philosophy at Weston College, M.A. (Philosophy) 1947-1950 - Taught French, Italian, and Spanish at Fairfield University 1950-1954 - Studied Theology at Weston College 20-Jun-1953 - Ordained Priest at Weston College by Richard Cardinal Cushing 1954-1955 - Tertianship in Florence, Italy BI. Anthony Baldinucci, S.J. Residence 1955-1957 - Special Studies for Ph.D. in Spain University of Madrid 1957-Present - Taught Italian and Spanish at Fairfield University 17 years to Present - Director Summer Workshop in Spain
Photos: 1950 Photo | 1954 Photo | 1955 Photo with Mamie and kids | 1973 Photo | 1983 Photo | 1992 Photo with George, Frank, and Angela | 1992 Photo with John, Jimmy, Tommy, and Billy | 1992 Photo with others
+83 xiii. George Richard
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