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Constantine Jacobus (Jacobus) Negroponte[1]

Male Abt 1836 - Abt 1905  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Constantine Jacobus (Jacobus) Negroponte 
    Nickname Constantine James 
    Born Abt 1836  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1905  Odessa/Athens Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "According to my cousin in Greece, he died in the early 20th Century, either in Odessa or Athens. He was in or coming back from a trip to Odessa" (Christina Vlachos-Edwards)
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Merchant of Chios.
    • Residence: 1871-1874, Cleveland Lodge, Oakhill Park, Liverpool, England.
    • 1871 England census finds living at Cleveland Lodge, Oakhill Park, West Derby, Lancashire: Constantine Negroponte, head, 36, cotton broker, b. Greece; wife Marietta, 25, b. London; and 4 servants.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers, 1875: Constantine James Negroponte, D 3 Exchange Buildings (counting house).
    • Argenti does not recognise his second marriage to Theano Couvela or their offspring.
    • Constantine James Negreponte was a cotton broker in the firm Wm. Phythian Lees and Co., Liverpool, in partnership with William Phythian Lees, Lysander Stephen Galatti (London Gazette 2 Jul 1869).
    • The partnership of C. and N. Negroponte, Liverpool, merchants, was dissolved in 1865 (Liverpool Mercury 30 Nov 1865). Argenti records no such 'N' Negroponte.
    • He advertized to rent a house (Liverpool Mercury 9 Jun 1868) and sell houses and property in Oakhill Park, Broad Green, Liverpool, England, in 1868 (Liverpool Mercury 30 Jun 1868).
    • He participated in the Liverpool and Manchester Agricultural Show, Sep 1871, and showed in competition his Scotch terriers which placed 'extra' (Liverpool Mercury 7 Sep 1871). He was on the local committee of the Royal Manchester, Liverpool and North Lancashire Agricultural Society (LLiverpool Mercury 5 Sep 1883).
    • John J. Negroponte (15), P.P. Negroponte (5), C.J. Negroponte (5), Sophocles Spartali (5), A.S. Agelasto (5), C.T. Rodocanachi (15), were among contributors to the Cephalonia Relief Fund (Liverpool Mercury 26 Mar 1867).
    • C.J. Negreponte signed a letter of protest (against arbitrary Italian bureaucracy) that appeared in The Times, 9 Jul 1883, pg. 10. He was among 120 passengers on the P. and O. steamer Tanjore, at the quarantine station, eight miles off Venice, 4 Jul 1883, because cholera had broken out at Damietta, another Egyptian port city. They had departed Alexandria 26 Jun 1883 and were being quarantined, in successive five-day sentences, because disease had been found elsewhere in Egypt.
    • See his namesake. It is unclear who is who.
    • C.G. [sic, perhaps a typo] Negroponte was a supper and refreshment steward at the grand fancy dress ball given at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall by S. Georgala, of the frimof B. Georgala and Co., Greek general merchants (Liverpool Mercury, 30 Dec 1871).
    • 21 Jun 1912: Const. Jacob Negroponte, 77, born Ermoupolis, married, clerk, swore allegiance to the Greek government.
    • On the day of the 1861 British census, there were two unmarried men named Constantine Negroponte in Liverpool: (1) aged 27, cotton merchant, born in Syros, Greece, lived at 150 Crown Street with Mary Anne Smith, a visitor, and a servant. (2) aged 32, merchant, lodged at 163 Upper Parliament Street [digital record difficult to decipher; scanner says middle initial 'P' and born USA]. Most probably, this man is the former or neither.
    • Perhaps he had a son, Michael, a physician.
    Person ID I1260  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2018 

    Father Jacobos (Theodore) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1780, [Chios, Greece] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1846  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Orietta [Negroponte],   b. 1799, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1879, Victoria Crescent, Eccles,Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marietta (Alexander) Petrocochino,   b. 28 Oct 1845, [London], England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1874, Cleveland Lodge, Oakhill Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 14 May 1864  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: A. P. Petrocochino and S. Zizinia; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; entry 55 [2]
    • Marriage announcement appeared in The Observer [Manchester] 22 May 1864, p 8.
    • Constantine James Negreponte and Marietta Alexander Petrocochino registered their marriage Apr-May-Jun 1864 City of London, London, Middlesex, v 1c, p 189.
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Theano (Hercules) Couvela,   d. Abt 1925, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [3
    • 28 Aug 1907: Jacob Const. Negroponte [perhaps their son], 27, born Ermoupolis, unmarried, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis.
    Notes 
    • Marriage not noted by Argenti.
    Children 
    +1. Angela (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 30 Nov1881, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1956, 1609 Colonial Terrace, Arlington, Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Dido (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1883, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Themis (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 16 Aug 1883, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +4. Helle (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1885, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1950, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     5. Clio (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1887, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1950, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     6. Agalia (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1889, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Maria (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1890, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1836 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1864 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1905 - Odessa/Athens Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #297 Registry of Oaths of Alliegance

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Mar 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]

    3. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #274 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance


  

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