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Michel Demosthenes (Demosthenes) Agelasto[1, 2]

Male 1860 - 1915  (54 years)


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  • Name Michel Demosthenes (Demosthenes) Agelasto 
    Born 12 Jul 1860  allées des Capucines 45, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Signatory witnesses on the birth certificate include Eustradio Petrocochino and Theophile Mettze, merchants.
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Feb 1915  Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Marseille birth certificate is annotated to say he died in Paris, but a record cannot be found there.
    • Of fragile health, he fell and broke a leg. After an apparently successful operation, his injury did not heal correctly. During a subsequent operation, he died from a blood clot.
    Buried 04 Mar 1915  St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cemetery 1915 register midi carré 2, ter grec, no. 10.
    • Funeral at the Greek Church, Paris, 3 Mar 1915, 9:30 a.m.
    Notes 
    • Residence, Paris: 1885 - 1886, 62 Boulevard de Clichy; 1897, 28 rue Jouffroy; 1912, avenue Malakoff 148, 16e (with his father).
    • One M. Agelasto was employed at 1 Place Centrale (1892-3) and at 9 rue de la Republic (1894), the latter being the same address as the office of his uncle, Demetrius Michel Agelasto (1884, the year before he died).
    • A photo of mother and infant, circa 1860 by André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri in the collection of the Musee d’Orsay, Paris, is possibly Mrs. Demosthenes Agelasto née Arghyro Sechiari, and her son Michel.
    • On the Electoral Lists, Paris, France (1912)
    • Michel Agelasto, 28 rue Jouffroy, Paris, member of Société des études historiques, from 1894 (Revue de la Société des études historiques, Paris, 1897.
    • Attended sister’s wedding in 1885.
    Person ID I131  Agelasto
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2015 

    Father Demosthenes (Michael) Agelasto,   b. 05 Mar 1831, rue Canonge 8, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1912, avenue Malakoff, Paris 16ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Georges) Sechiari,   b. 30 Oct 1837, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1916, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 08 Jan 1859  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Agelasto-Sechiari marriage alliance is depicted on a web of Greek marriage alliances, 1849-1876. [3]
    Documents
    Agelasto - Sechiari 1859 marriage
    Agelasto - Sechiari 1859 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille
    Agelasto - Sechiari 1859 marriage, Marseille
    Agelasto - Sechiari 1859 marriage, Marseille
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude Betty Adelheid Milde,   b. 20 Mar 1875, Konigsberg/Kaliningrad, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1955, Basel/Bale, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Gertrude-Micheline (Michel) Agelasto,   b. 12 Jan 1907, rue Daguerre 92, Paris 14ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1988, Collonge-Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jul 1860 - allées des Capucines 45, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Feb 1915 - Paris, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 04 Mar 1915 - St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mrs. Demosthenes Agelasto and son Michel (possibly)
    Mrs. Demosthenes Agelasto and son Michel (possibly)
    The photographer Eugene Disderi invented the carte de vista. He developed technology to print eight negative views at one time on one sheet. These were then cut and pasted on the small boards. The uncut version appears here. (Parker Agelasto)
    avenue Malakoff 148, Paris 16e, France
    avenue Malakoff 148, Paris 16e, France
    Michel Agelasto lived here with his father in 1912, when the latter died (photo 2009).
    avenue Malakoff 148, Paris 16e, France
    avenue Malakoff 148, Paris 16e, France
    Boulevard de Clichy 62, Paris 9e, France
    Boulevard de Clichy 62, Paris 9e, France
    Demosthenes and Arghyro Agelasto lived here with their adult children Michel and Marie around 1886 (photo 2009).
    Boulevard de Clichy 62, Paris 9e, France
    Boulevard de Clichy 62, Paris 9e, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 22, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 22, Marseille, France
    The building now houses the Moroccan consulate; Demosthenes and Arghyro Agelasto lived at allees des Capucines 22, where their son George was born in 1876; photo 2009; see note on street numbering.
    Mme Agelasto assise avec son enfant, en huit poses en 1860
    Mme Agelasto assise avec son enfant, en huit poses en 1860
    André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, collection musée d'Orsay, Paris, France

    Michel Demosthenes Agelasto
    Michel Demosthenes Agelasto
    Photo courtesy Lucette Ostier-Barbier
    Michel Demosthenes Agelasto
    Michel Demosthenes Agelasto
    Photo courtesy Lucette Ostier-Barbier

    Documents
    Michel Agelasto Birth Certificate
    Michel Agelasto Birth Certificate
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    His parents' names -- he was listed only as 'their child' -- were included in Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement along with those of other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille
    The funeral notice of Anastasie M Petrocochino
    His parents -- and he as one of 'their children' -- are included in the name list in the funeral announcement of Anastasie Michel Petrocochino along with other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Michel D. Agelasto death & funeral notice
    Michel D. Agelasto death & funeral notice
    in Le Temps [Paris], 2 Mar 1915, p. 4
    Reflections on my Family
    Reflections on my Family
    Mentioned in an essay by Gertrude Agelasto Barbier.

    Headstones
    Michel Pandia Agelasto family tomb, St Pierre Cemetery, Marseille
    Michel Demosthenes, Michel Pandia Agelasto family tomb, St Pierre Cemetery, Marseille
    Demosthenes (Michael) Agelasto tomb inscription
    Michel D Agelasto - tomb inscription
    Cimetière St Pierre, Marseille, France (photo by George Vassiadis Sep 2008).
    Demosthenes M Agelasto family tomb
    Demosthenes M Agelasto family tomb
    Cimetière St Pierre, Marseille, France (photo by George Vassiadis Sep 2008).

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 131.

    2. [S77] Une Enfance, Gertrude Agelasto.

    3. [S99] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (L'Harmattan (link)), 196.


  

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