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Theodore (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi[1, 2]

Male 1818 - 1893  (75 years)


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  • Name Theodore (Emmanuel) Rodocanachi 
    Born 07 Jul 1818  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jul 1893  Grand Hotel, Station Thermale de Royat, Chamalières, Auvergne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD from death certificate issued Marseille, France. Argenti says 11 Aug 1893, Marseille. Original certificate available on-line.
    • Death notice appeared in The Times (London) 1 Aug 1893.
    • His estate of £36110 5s. 7d. was administered by Emmanuel Michel Rodocanachi, attorney of his daughters Fanny Zarifi and Isabelle Skouses. [3]
    Notes 
    • Grand Officer of The Order of The Saviour. Presumably the founder/head of the firm P & Th. Rodocanachi (Marseille), a semi-autonomous branch of the inter-dependent Rodocanachi trading houses.
    • A Theodore Rodocanachi was a member of the Marseille Chambre de Commerce 1887 - 1893. [4, 5]
    • Occupation: merchant
    • Signatory witness to the births of: his cousins, Cleopatre Zizinia, Henriette (Georges) Zizini and Aristide André (Georges) Zizinia; Arghyro (Ambrose) Sechiari; his grandsons Nicolas Zarifi and Georges (Pericles) Zarifi; and to the Marseille marriages of Augustis Salvago and Maria Zizinia in 1865; Emmanuel Rodocanachi - Marie Rodocanachi in 1869; 1876 Marseille marriage of Emmanuel Rodocanachi & Esmeralda Ralli.
    • Residence, Marseille, France: 1843, 1848, ile des allees 12; 1849, Quartier Saint-Giniez; 1850-52, boulevard Dugommier 5, the same house as Ambrose (Paraskeva) Sechiari; 1861, allees des Capucines 20; 1871-1885, allees des Capucines 14.
    • Effective 31 Mar 1860 Stephen Paul Rodocanachi, Theodore Pandia Rodocanachi, Peter Pandia Rodocanachi, Theodore Matteo Mavrogordato, Ambrosio Mavrogordato, and Constantine N. Mavrogordato quit the several partnerships as Merchants, operating at St. Petersburgh, under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi; at Liverpool and New York, under the firm of Peter Pandia Rodocanachi; and at Constantinople, under presumably his firm of Saul Emmanuel Rodocanachi and Co; at Paris, under the firm of Peter [Emmanuel] Rodocanachi; at Odessa and Taganrog, under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi; at London and Leghorn, under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co.; and at Marseilles, under the firm of Paul and Theodore Rodocanachi, presumably he and his brother. Partners who signed the legal statement in addition to those mentioned above included M. E. Rodocanachi, D. N. Petrocochino, Th. Rodocanachi, Georges M. Mavrogordato and Pandely Rodocanachi. (London Gazette 3 July 1860).
    • John Theodore Rodocanachi, 43 Palmerston Buildings, London; Pandia Rodocanachi, Alexandria; Theodore Rodocanachi, Marseille; and Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, Odessa, all merchants, were investors in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1873).
    • Another Theodore Rodocanachi was about his age.
    • Theodore Em. Rodocanachi was in partnership with M. E. Rodocanachi, A.P. Petrocochino, Paul E. Rodocanachi, Georges M. Mavrogordato [possibly Zorzis (Matheios) Mavrogordato], Pandely Rodocanachi, Pericles Th. Rodocanachi, Nicholas M. Mavrogordato, N.A. Scanavi and P. Rodocanachi, as Merchants, at Odessa under the firm of Theodore Paul Rodocanachi, at Rostoff under the firm of Nicholas A. Scanavi, at Marseilles under the firm of Paul and Theodore Rodocanachi, at Leghorn under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., at Paris under the firm of P. Rodocanachi, and at London under the firm of Rodocanachi, Sons, and Co., until it was dissolved 12 May 1880 (London Gazette 14 May 1880).
    • Th. Eml. Rodocanachi, merchant, Marseille, invested in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1875).
    • Theodore Emm. Rodocanachi was co-administrator of the will [see source] of a parish priest who set up scholarships for young Marseille Chiots in 1861.
    • Including Theodore four children of Emmanual Paul Rodocanachi & Franga Mavrogordato are on the Agelasto or Negroponte-Agelasto tree: Paul, Theodore, Michel and Marie. [6]
    • Th E Rodocanachi, merchant, 14 allees des Capucines, Marseille, was a general member, from 1867, Association for the Encouragement of Greek Studies, Paris, France. [7]
    • Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi lived in Marseille from 1822. He declared in his naturalization application in 1869 that he had escaped with his family from the disasters surrounding the Greek war of independence. A major sponsor and financial provider for the Greek hospital in Marseille in 1856. Referred to as an emblematic figure of the Greek community. [8]
    • The Brothers Rodocanachi participated in 1822 discussions on establishing an orthodox church in Marseille. [9]
    • He was a witness at the Sechiari-Rodocanachi (his sister) 1849 wedding in Marseille.
    • He was a signatory witness to the 1861 marriage of Constantine Negroponte and Angelique Zizinia.
    • He was a signatory witness to the 1854 marriage of Michael Sevastopoulos & Smaragda Zizinia.
    • Theodore Rodocanachi was involved in establishing the Greek community organization Syllogue in Marseille, founded 1871. [4]
    Person ID I173  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Family Cleopatre (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 06 Aug 1825, Ile des allees 24, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1891, allées des Capucines 14, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1848  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Fanny (Theodore) Rodocanachi,   b. 01 Sep 1849, quartier Saint Giniez, Marseille 8e, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1925, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Zambelou (Theodore) Rodocanachi,   b. 11 Oct 1852, boulevard Dugommier 5, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1942, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Documents
    Theodore Rodocanachi - Cleopatre Zizinia marriage certificate
    Theodore Rodocanachi - Cleopatre Zizinia marriage certificate
    Rodocanachi - Zizinia 1848 marriage
    Rodocanachi - Zizinia 1848 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille, France
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Jul 1818 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jan 1848 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1893 - Grand Hotel, Station Thermale de Royat, Chamalières, Auvergne, France Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Boulevard d’Athènes 5-9, Marseille, France
    Boulevard d’Athènes 5-9, Marseille, France
    The street known today as Boulevard d’Athènes has had previous names including Boulevard Dugommier. The extended George Menander Zizinia family lived at boulevard Dugommier 5, 1841-1868, including his wife Zambelou and four children Penelope (her husband Ambrose P. Sechiari, and children Arghyro, Paraskeva, Zambelou & Virginie), Cleopatra (her husband, Theodore E. Rodocanachi and their children, Fanny and Zambelou, and his brother Paul E.), Aglaia (her husband Nicolas M. Dromocaitis and daughter Angelique) and Meandre, who died there in 1852.
    Boulevard d’Athènes 5-9, Marseille, France
    Boulevard d’Athènes 5-9, Marseille, France
    The building that most likely replaces Boulevard Dugommier 5; photos 2009
    allées Léon Gambetta 12, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 12, Marseille, France
    Theodore E. Rodocanachi lived at 'ile des allees 12' until his 1848 marriage; photo 2009; see note on street numbering. The shield above the door resembles that in the Rodocanachi family coat of arms.
    allées Léon Gambetta 14, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 14, Marseille, France
    Theodore E. and Cleopatre Rodocanachi and family lived at 'allees des Capucines 14' 1871-1885, with children, including Fanny, her husband Pericles Zarifi and their sons George (1896) and Nicolas (1909); photo 2009; see note on street numbering.

    Documents
    Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi death certificate
    Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi death certificate
    Transcription from Marseille
    Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi 1893 Probate
    Theodore Emmanuel Rodocanachi 1893 Probate
    Theodore Rodocanachi Death Certificate
    Theodore Rodocanachi Death Certificate
    Chamalières, Auvergne, France

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] History of the Orthodox Church in Chios - Part A, Ioannis M. Andreadis, Archimandrite, (G. Vlassis Brothers, Athens, 1997), 83-84.
      Establishment of scholarships for young Chiots entering the priesthood

    2. [S110] Les Grecs de Marseille, Erato Paris, (Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales).

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

    4. [S87] Les Grecs a Marseille: Minorité ethnique ou nation en diaspora?, Michel Calapodis, (Paris, L’Harmattan. 2012), ISBN : 978-2-296-56823-5., 261.

    5. [S91] La Frabrique Communautaire, Mathieu Grenet, ([thesis] European University Institute, Department of History and Civilization, 2010), 171, footnote 148.

    6. [S87] Les Grecs a Marseille: Minorité ethnique ou nation en diaspora?, Michel Calapodis, (Paris, L’Harmattan. 2012), ISBN : 978-2-296-56823-5., 231.
      The Rodocanachi family settled in Marseille from 1818.

    7. [S62] Revue des études grecques Vol 7 (1892), Association for the Encouragement of Greek Studies, (Paris), LXXXV.

    8. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 92, 182.

    9. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 143, note 401.

    10. [S46] Diaspora Merchants in the Black Sea: the Greeks in Southern Russia, 1775-1861, Vassilis Kardasis, (Lexington Books, 2001), 156.


  

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