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Nicolas (Emmanuel) Prassacachi[1]

Male 1789 - 1869  (79 years)


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  • Name Nicolas (Emmanuel) Prassacachi 
    Born 18 Feb 1789  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1869  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Occupation: merchant
    • Residence: 1816 Chios; 1822, rue de 2nd calade 18, Marseille, France; 1828- Syros.
    • Member of Parliament for Syros. Mayor of Syros. Officer of the Order of The Saviour.
    • French naturalization (see particulars) [2]
    • He and his brother Theodore were involved in the initial deliberations to found an orthodox church at Marseille. Along with his brother he represented Greek interests in Marseille, was among the few Greeks who sought naturalization before 1821, and was among the best agents of the insurrection. [3]
    • His father Emmanuel appears to be the author of letters regarding Livorno commerce, dated 1825-1826, Leipzig, Imprimerie Drougoulino, 1885.
    • In 1866 the Prassacachi shipping firm won a legal dispute -- Bonnal vs. Prassachachi et al. -- that was widely reported. See: Journal du Palais (Paris), 1868, pp. 193-194; J-B. Sirey, Recueil général des lois et des arrêts : en matière civile, criminelle, commerciale et de droit public, 1869, pp. 18-19. In 1859 their involvement in another case had also drawn wide attention: a shipment of grain on the Austrian vessel Marizza was seized as it entered Marseille. See: La Press, 15 Jul 1859, p. 2.
    Person ID I1805  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2014 

    Family Caterina (Leonti) Schilizzi,   b. 30 Jul 1796, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1856, Marousi, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Emmanuel (Nicolas) Prassacachi,   b. 14 Jun 1816, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1891, allées des Capucines 31, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Phainarete (Nicolas) Prassacachi,   b. 07 Jul 1822, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1822, rue deuxieme calade 18, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Leoni (Nicolas) Prassacachi,   b. 28 Jun 1828, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1868, Amélie-les-Bains, Pyrénées-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F771  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Feb 1789 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1869 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Rodocanachi 1840 Syros land purchase
    Rodocanachi 1840 Syros land purchase
    A notification by Theodore J. Rodocanachi, dated 26 July 1840, in which he announces the purchase (price: 17.750 Drachmas) of Jacob C. Negroponte´s house, located opposite Nicolas Prassacachi´s house and adjacent to Nicolas Calvocoressi´s house, and calls on anyone having legal objections to that purchase to apply within one month by letter to the newspaper (Hermes of Ermoupolis).
    13 Jul 1842 <i>Hermes</i> Clipping
    13 Jul 1842 Hermes Clipping
    A letter or report, dated 1/13 July 1842 and signed by various insurance agents of Syros. Among the signatories are: Ambrosios Th. Ralli, for the insurance agency "Aeolos"; N. Prassacachi, for the agency "Aegean Sea"; S.C. Galati and Th. J. Rodocanachi for the agency "The Friendly Insurers". This was presumably published around that date in the Ermoupolis newspaper Hermes.
    Ermoupolis Town Council meeting 13 Sep 1843
    Ermoupolis Town Council meeting 13 Sep 1843
    Minutes of the meeting of the Ermoupolis Town Council that took place 13 September 1843, in which they express their deepest gratitude to His Majesty the King of Greece [Otto] for his decision to convert his reign from absolutistic to constitutional. Dated 17 Sep 1843 and signed by the Mayor of Ermoupolis J. L. Ralli and the members of the Town Council, among which are:Z. A. Vouro; John A. Ralli; N. Prassacachi; St. C. Galati; Ambr. Th. Ralli. This was presumably published around that date in the Ermoupolis newspaper Hermes.
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, <i>Chios through the Ages</i> (Athens, 1937)
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, Chios through the Ages (Athens, 1937)
    Nicolas Emmanuel Prassacachi is included, page 72
    Nicolas Prassacachi French Naturalization
    Nicolas Prassacachi French Naturalization
    Source: BAS NET searchable database

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Χίος και Χίοι διά μέσου των αιώνων, Χρυσοβελόνης, Φίλιππος Λ [Philip L. Chryssoveloni], (digital document, originally published Athens,1937), 72.

    2. [S77] BAS NET.

    3. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 136, 72, note 164; 66; 71.


  

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