Riccardo’s daughter, Elizabeth (Chialastri) Sacco passed down the information that Riccardo was born in 1892 in Cave to Salvatore Chialastri and Anna Maria Scacchetti. Riccardo married Maria Sapochetti, daughter of Salvatore Sapochetti and Anna Maria Cleri in Cave. Maria was also born in 1892 in Cave. Ricardo and Maria Sapochetti had the following children all born in Atlantic City, New Jersey1,2:
- Elizabeth Chialastri was born 19 November 1913.
- Nannina Chialastri was born 7 May 1915.
- Salvatore N. Chialastri was born 29 April 1917.
- Emilia Chialastri was born 12 February 1921.
- Richard Chialastri was born 26 November 1931.