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Leonidas (John) Calvocoressi[1]

Male 1878 - 1952  (73 years)


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  • Name Leonidas (John) Calvocoressi 
    Nickname Leoni 
    Born 09 May 1878  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Strudza says incorrectly that his father is John C. Calvocoressi. [2]
    Christened 06 Jul 1878  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: Virginia J. Schilizzi. [3]
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1952  New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A memorial service was held 11 a.m. at St Sophia Cathedral, 29 Apr 1952 (The Times [London] 25 Apr 1952).
    Buried 22 Apr 1952  Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section N, Lot 27
    Notes 
    • Occupation: 1918, Ralli Brothers, 15 William St., New York, New York; 1942, Desk room c/o Schwabach Co, 67 Broad St, NY, NY.
    • Residence: 1918, Weed Street, New Canaan, Connecticut
    • The 1881 England census: 9 Devonport St, London household headed by John M. Calvocorissi, 34, retired merchant; Arghiro, 32, both b. Constantinople, Turkey; sons Matthew, 8, b. Liverpool; Pantia, 6, b. Nice, France; Leonidy, 2; George, 11 mos, both b. London; daughter Hypatia, 3, b. Broughton; & 5 servants.
    • US 1920 census: 383 West End Avenue, New York, US 1920 census: 383 West End Avenue, New York, New York, household headed by Leonidas Calvocoressi, 41, b. abt 1879, England, parents b. Greece, homeowner, immigrated 1909, importer/general merchant; wife Eugenie, 33; sons Leonidas jr., 9; John, 2 6/12; daughter Helen, 4 all b. New York; & 4 servants.
    • 1930 US federal census for the household living at 42 East 92nd St., New York, New York, headed by Leonard Calvocoressi, 52, owner, house valued at $60,000, 32 y.o. at marriage, b. England, parents b. Turkey, immigrated 1909, importer raw material; John L., son, 12; Helen, daughter, 17; both b. New York, mother b. Ohio; and 3 servants.
    • 1940 US federal census, 46 East 92 Street, New York, New York, household headed by Leonidas Calvocoressi, 61, b. England, alien; home owner, valued $47,000, $5000 income; wife Eugenie, 54, $5000 income; son John, 22, married, b. New York, clerk, insurance company, $625 income; daughter-in-law, Frances, 22, b. New York; $800 income; 4 servants.
    • He signed a letter in the passport application of John Paul Galatti, his 5th cousin and employee at Ralli Bros, New York.
    Person ID I2030  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 

    Father John (Matthew) Calvocoressi,   b. 28 Aug 1846, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1919, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Pandia) Sechiari,   b. 15 Apr 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1932, 4 rue Regille, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1871  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eugenie (Theodore) Ralli,   b. 15 Oct 1885, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1967, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1910  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Anthony Ralli, P. Argenti and L. E. Ralli; The Great Archimandrite C. Pagonis, assisted by the Rev. Archimandrite Moscovakis, performed the nuptials; entry 277. [4]
    • Marriage notice appeared in The Times (London) 28 Jun 1910, pg. 1.
    • Sturdza wrongly says 5 Jun 1910 [5]
    Children 
     1. Leonidas (Leonidas) Calvocoressi, jr.,   b. Abt 1911, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920  (Age ~ 10 years)
    +2. Helen (Leonidas) Calvocoressi,   b. 03 Jun 1912, 383 West End Avenue, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 2003, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +3. John Leonidas (Leonidas) Calvocoressi,   b. 09 May 1917, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 2002, Middle Haddam, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 May 1878 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 06 Jul 1878 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1910 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1952 - New York, New York USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Apr 1952 - Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Barnardo Gardens Estate, Devonport St, London, England
    Barnardo Gardens Estate, Devonport St, London, England
    photo 2009; council housing appears to have replaced where John M. and Arghiro Calvocorissi lived, 9 Devonport St., with their children in 1881.

    Documents
    Leonidas John Calvocoressi WWI draft registration
    Leonidas John Calvocoressi WWI draft registration
    12 Sep 1918, New Canaan, Connecticut
    Leonidas John Calvocoressi WWI draft registration
    Leonidas John Calvocoressi WWI draft registration
    reverse
    L J Calvocoressi WWII draft card
    L J Calvocoressi WWII draft card
    1942
    L J Calvocoressi WWII draft card
    L J Calvocoressi WWII draft card
    reverse
    Ralli Bros USA
    Ralli Bros USA
    Company Label

    Headstones
    The Calvocoressi Burial Site
    The Calvocoressi Burial Site
    Lakeview Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut USA
    Plot: Section N, Lot 27

  • Sources 
    1. [S118] 1940 US Federal Census.

    2. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 391.

    3. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Nov 1975.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    4. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Sep 1983.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    5. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 248.


  

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