Luigi Filardi was born in 1836 in Cassano Allo Ionio. His parents were Francesco Filardi and Vittoria Gaetano.
Luigi was married to Maria Giuseppe Mazzei, born in 1848, the daughter of Fillipo Mazzei and Teresa Nocia.
Their children who were all born in Cassano Allo Ionio, imigrated to Manhattan. They were:
Francesco Filardi - born January 24, 1865 (Cassano). He was married three times.
1896 Maria Nigera (died in 1902)
1905 Consiglia Romano (died about 1908)
1911 Gaetana Gagliano
Prospero Filardi (March 29, 1868) married Rosina Rizzo. He died October 8, 1914
Victoria Filardo (born 1884) married Joseph Rizzo. She died October 22, 1940
Teresa Filardi (born November 11, 1874) married Antonio Genovese. She died April 12, 1947
Salvatore Filardo (born July 17, 1880) married Immaculata Guido. He died in 1957