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Stephen (Emmanuel) Franghiadi[1, 2]

Male 1845 - 1922  (77 years)


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  • Name Stephen (Emmanuel) Franghiadi 
    Born 08 May 1845  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 04 Jun 1845  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Theodore M. Ralli. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1922  4 Neofytou Vamva St., Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD from Probate.
    • Estate administered (with will) at London 8 Nov 1923 by Demetrius John Cassavetti, solicitor/attorney of Despina Franghiadi. [4]
    • Athens tombstone reads: Stephen Emm. Franghiadi, born in London 8 May 1845, died in Athens 31 Dec 1922
    Buried First Cemetery, Athens, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Is he the Stephen E. Franghiadi who was godfather at the Greek Church in London on 20 Jan 1863 to Angeliki Homer [Omiro]? Moved to Athens shortly after the bankruptcy of his father's firm. (Christopher Long)
    • Catsiyannis says he followed his father to Greece when the family was repatriated. (Christopher Long)
    • Residence, Athens, Greece: 4 Neophytos Vamoas Street; at DOD, 4 Neofytou Vamva St.
    • Stephen E. Franghiadi was listed as a member of the Baltic Exchange, 1886 (Harlaftis, A History of Greek-owned Shipping, p. 58). Stephen Franghiadi, 40 Broad Street Buildings, London, is listed among the 96 Greek members of the Baltic Exchange 1860-69. At the same address are Emanuel G. Franghiadi and Emanuel S. Franghiadi.
    • A bankruptcy was jointly declared by two Franghiadi families in London, 1870. Their business operated as merchants, 31 New Broad Street, London, and in Liverpool, Rio de Janeiro, Trieste, New York, and New Orleans. In addition to himself and his father it involved Stephen [Emmanuel] Franghiadi & his son Emanuel Stephen (London Gazette 25 Mar 1870, 13 May 1870, 6 July 1875). A third and fourth dividend paid 1s. 4d. and 10d. in the pound, respectively (London Gazette 13 Aug 1872, 24 July 1874).
    • S.E. Franghiadi was chairman of Macedonian Tobacco Company Limited, of Athens, Greece, when it was liquidated (London Gazette 3 Sep 1920).
    • 1891 England Census: 2 Cleveland Square, London, household headed by Stephen E. Franghiadi, 40, stock broker, b. London; wife Despina, 37, b. Russia; sons Emmanuel, 13, b. Ilford, Essex; John, 10; George 11; Eurstratius, 9, all b. Balham, Surrey; daughters Marigo, 14, b. Ilford, Essex; Calliope, 7, b. Balham, Surrey; & 8 servants.
    • The 1861 England census: 9 Gloucester Square household headed by Emanuel G Franghiadi, 48, merchant, b. Greece; wife Constance, 32; son Stephen, 15; daughters Semira, 11 and Julia, 9; and son Paul, 2, all b. London; & 5 servants.
    • Stephen Franghiadi is depicted in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, UK: by Camille Silvy, albumen print, 23 March 1861, NPG Ax52076.
    • Fraghiadi Stephen, 82 Old Broad St EC, London (1882 city directory)
    • Stephen Franghiadi was photographed by Camille Silvy; albumen print, 23 March 1861, NPG Ax52076.
    • Occupation: landowner
    • The original birth certificate is held by his grandson Yannis who says that Stephen and his two brothers came to Greece in the 1850s.
    • 1881 England census: household Gloucester House, Balham Hill, Streatham, London, headed by Stephen Franghiadi, 35, b. London, Member Of London Stock Exchange; wife Despina Franghiadi, 27, b. Russia; daughter Marigo Franghiadi, 4, b. Gilford, Essex; sons Manoli Franghiadi, 3, b. Gilford, Essex; John Franghiadi, 2, b. Streatham, Surrey; George Franghiadi, 1, b. Streatham, Surrey; Paul Franghiadi, 22, brother, unmarried, b. London, stock exchange clerk; 4 domestic servants.
    Person ID I1593  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2015 

    Father Emmanuel George (Zorzis) Franghiadi,   b. 23 Nov 1813, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1891, Piraeus, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Marigo (Michael) Rodocanachi,   b. 13 Jan 1821, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1856, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1838  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union seems unrelated to the large London firm of Rodocanachi & Franghiadi, exporters of grain and coffee, in the 1850s.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: P.S. Ralli & Stephen Franghiadi; Dionysios Xenakis presiding; entry 2. [5]
    • "A betrothal might cement an existing collaboration between business partners from two different families, as occurred in the case of Emmanouel Frangiades, who married Marigo Rodocannachis, the sister of his buiness partner, in London in 1833 [sic]." Ioanna Pepelasis Minoglou, "Women and Family Capitalism in Greece, c. 1780-1940," Business History Review, v 81, n 3, pp 522-523.
    Family ID F679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Despina (Zannis) Scaramanga,   b. 17 Feb 1854, Rostov-on-Don, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1943, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Maria (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 29 Apr 1876, Ilford, Essex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Emmanuel (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 25 May 1877, Ilford, Essex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 04 Dec 1878, Balham, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1956  (Age 77 years)
     4. George (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 27 Apr 1880, Balham, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1970  (Age 89 years)
    +5. Eustratious (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 01 Sep 1881, Balham, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1972  (Age 90 years)
     6. Calliope (Stephen) Franghiadi,   b. 28 Jun 1883, Balham, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1978  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 May 1845 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 04 Jun 1845 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1922 - 4 Neofytou Vamva St., Athens, Attica, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Cemetery, Athens, Greece Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Stephen (Emmanuel) Franghiadi
    Stephen (Emmanuel) Franghiadi
    2 Cleveland Square, London, England
    2 Cleveland Square, London, England
    photo 2009; Stephen E. and Despina Franghiadi and their children lived at this address in 1891.
    2 Cleveland Square, London, England
    2 Cleveland Square, London, England
    photo 2009
    9 Gloucester Square, London, England
    9 Gloucester Square, London, England
    photo 2009; the 1858 address of Emmanuel G and Marigo Franghiadi and family, building subsequently remodeled.
    31 New Broad Street, London, England
    31 New Broad Street, London, England
    photo 2009; the Franghiadi family merchant business operated at this address until its 1870 bankruptcy.

    Documents
    Stephen Franghiadi 1922 Athens death certificate
    Stephen Franghiadi 1922 Athens death certificate
    English translation by George Agelastos
    Stephen Emmanuel Franghiadi 1923 Probate
    Stephen Emmanuel Franghiadi 1923 Probate
    1899 Athens directory
    1899 Athens directory
    Etienne Franghiadis was on the board of the Piraeus-Athens-Pelopenesia railroad company, 1899 [Repeated in 1905 directory].
    1899 Athens directory
    1899 Athens directory
    Stephen Franghiades was a member of the board of the Bank of Athens, 1899.

    Headstones
    Franghiadi Family Tomb
    Franghiadi Family Tomb
    Sec. 1, site 80; Athens First Cemetery, Athens, Greece: Alexandra Scanavi (18551932), John Franghiadi (18781956), Maria Franghiadi (18891962), Pauline Franghiadi (18871967), George Franghiadi (18801970), Eustratios Franghiadi (18811972), Stephen Emm. Franghiadi (d. 24 May 2003), Calliope Franghiadi (18831978), Helen Franghiadi (18931982), Constantine Franghiadi (19241984), Calliope Franghiadi (19121987), Teresa Scanavi (18981990), Danae Franghiadi (19351994), Stephen Franghiadi (19281997), Michael Emm. Franghiadi (1841-1859), Emmanuel George Franghiadi (1813-1890), Constantia Clara Franghiadi (- 1891), Stephen Emm. Franghiadi (1845-1922), Despina S. Franghiadi (1854-1943).
    Emmanuel George Franghiadi Family Tomb
    Emmanuel George Franghiadi Family Tomb
    (detail) Sec. 1, site 80; Athens First Cemetery, Athens, Greece; Family grave of EMMANUEL GEORGE FRANGHIADI (1813, Chios- 1890, Piraeus), Constantia Clara Franghiadi (-1891, Piraeus), Stephen Emm. Franghiadi (London, 8 May 1845-Athens, 31 Dec 1922), Despina S. Franghiadi (Rostow, 1854-Athens, 1943)
    Franghiadi Family Tomb
    Franghiadi Family Tomb
    (detail) Sec. 1, site 80; Athens First Cemetery, Athens, Greece
    Franghiadi Family Tomb
    Franghiadi Family Tomb
    (detail) Sec. 1, site 80; Athens First Cemetery, Athens, Greece

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] National Portrait Gallery, London UK.

    2. [S116] History of Dromocaiti Hospital Chios 1887 - 1987, ΔΡΟΜΟΚΑΪΤΕΙΟ ΘΕΡΑΠΕΥΤΗΡΙΟ, (Athens, Greece 1987).
      His photograph is in this book.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, Mar 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 9 Finsbury Circus, City of London.

    4. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

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


  

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