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1874

Rosario Liberto, son of Salvatore Liberto and Venera Serio Liberto is born.

Late 1800’s

The family business, known as Crescent Market, is established in Beaumont, TX and run by Rosario Liberto.

1898

Liberto house in Paloma, TX.

1900

Rosario Liberto contracts malaria and moves temporarily to San Antonio, TX to recover from his illness. After contracting malaria for a third time and on the recommendation of his doctor, Rosario moves permanently to San Antonio. The mosquitos commonly associated with...

1901

Enrico Liberto, son of Rosario Liberto and Angelina Rinando Liberto is born.
1905

1905

Rosario Liberto and brother-in-law Joseph Barranco run Crescent Market in Beaumont, TX.

1909

Rosario Liberto moves his business to San Antonio and renames it Liberto Market and Grocery, a retail grocery with a butcher market. There he sells, among other things, roasted coffee and roasted peanuts. Rosario’s son, Enrico (nicknamed Rico) works at his father’s...
1911

1911

The Liberto building on S. Presa. Family 2nd floor balcony.