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Paul (Pericles) Negroponte[1]

Male 1860 - 1927  (67 years)


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  • Name Paul (Pericles) Negroponte 
    Born 04 Feb 1860  Louisiana USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 1927  Hampton, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in the New York Times 22 Sep 1927, p 29.
    • His estate of £1662 19s. 4d. in England was administered by Edward Charles Fache, attorney of Roger Wolcott Davis. [2]
    Notes 
    • The 1920 US census lists a Paul P Negroponte, 69, born in Louisiana, and his wife Louise, 60, born in New York, living in Hamilton, Connecticut, no occupation.
    • Occupation: 1900, cotton merchant. de Valliere & Negreponte, established 1890, is on Contopoulos' list of principal Greek commercial houses in New York City. Located at 17-19 William Street, it was one of two principal brokerage houses. During the middle of the 19th Century Covas & Negreponte also operated. Between 1870-1910 Paul P. Negreponte was a member of the New York Cotton Exchange, admitted as an attorney in 1890. [3]
    • The 1900 US census lists a Paul P Negroponte, 38, cotton merchant, born Feb 1862, in Louisiana, married 5 years, his father born in Greece, his mother in England, and his wife Louise R., 31, born Nov 1868 in New York, her father born in England, her mother in New York, living at Apt. 90, 2131 Broadway, New York, New York.
    • On July 20 1903 he filed a US passport application.
    • Paul and Louise Negroponte arrived New York from Liverpool on the Arabic 18 Oct 1910 and from Genoa, Italy on the Cretic 22 Jun 1909.
    • Paul P Negroponte, 34, merchant, US citizen, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Umbria 4 Jun 1894.
    • Paul P Negroponte, 20, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Umbria 28 Jun 1886.
    • Paul P Negroponte, 39, merchant, and wife Louisa, 29, arrived London, England from New York on the Staffordshire 23 May 1899.
    • Paul P. Negroponte, 39, arrived London, England from New York on the Staffordshire 23 May 1899.
    • Addresses, New York, New York: Residence, 1884-1885, Royal [Hotel]; 1889, N. Y. Club; 1895; 1900, Apt. 90, 2131 Broadway; Business as Devalliere & Negroponte, 1885-1886, 54-56 Stone St.; 1886-1887, 17 William St.; 1887-1890, 19 William St.; 1901, 13 Old sl [as Paul P. Negroponte]. (Herman DeValliere was his partner from 1885-1890, and the latter retained the business at 17 William, residing at 471 W. 23d; 1897, Paul P. Negroponte, agent Ralli Bros. Agency, 105 1/2 Main St., Houston, TX.; 1899, agt Ralli Bros, 211 Travis St., r. 1503 Capitol ave. Also listed as vice-prest and a director, Cleveland Compress and Warehouse Co. Miltiades A. Mitaranga was also a company director; Swiss citizen, naturalized USA 21 Jul 1898, had arrived USA 21 Jan 1883.) 1912-1916, 845 Ocean Av, New London, CN; 1917 removed to Hampton Roads.
    • Mr. P. Negroponte attended the juvenile fancy dress ball, part of the mayoral assemblies at the town hall (Liverpool Mercury, 13 Jan 1885).
    • P.P. Negroponte was a new arrival at Northbrook House and is included in the Southsea Visitors' List ( Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex chronicle, 9 Jul 1892). He is included in the listing with Mrs. Macfarlane.
    • Paul P. Negroponte, New York, N.Y. received building patent #370,207 for weather-guard for doors (The American Architect and Building News, 1 Oct 1887, p xi); Scientific American 8 Oct 1887, p 235.
    • P. P. Negreponte, 34, single, merchant, USA citizen, sailed from New York on the Elbe and arrived Southampton, 23 Apr 1894.(New York Times 14 Apr 1894, p 2).
    • P.P. Negreponte attended the 5 Feb 1893 wedding of E. Pilalas and Catherine Elesteropoulo at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, W 53d St., New York City, along with Michel Agelasto, Theodore P. and Mrs. Ralli, and John C. Maximos.
    • 1871 England census for 5 Wellesley Terrace, Liverpool: Pericles P. Negropont, head, widow, 46, b. Austria, commission merchant; unmarried sons Paul P., 11, Pandia P., 9, both born USA; Emma Bennet, mother-in-law, married, 70; Ellen Macfarlane, sister-in-law, widow, 35, both born London; and 2 servants.
    • The 1881 England census shows the household living at "Melos", Lodge Lane, Toxteth Park, Liverpool: Pericles Negroponte, 57, head, widower, cotton and general merchant, born Trieste, Austria; Paul P. Negroponte, 21, born New Orleans, USA; Pandia Negroponte, 19, born New York; Franga Negroponte, 12, born Liverpool; Emma Bennett, 80, widow, his mother-in-law; Helen Macfarlane, 42, his sister-in-law, and 2 servants.
    • P. Negrepontis was a lampbearer for the Sepulcher, the Greek Church of Manchester. [4]
    Person ID I2457  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2015 

    Father Pericles (Paul) Negroponte,   b. Abt 1824, Trieste, Italy/Austria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1900, 25 Archer's Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Marigo (Pandia) Petrocochino,   b. England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1893 
    Married
    • Possibly Marigo is Pericles' second wife, his first dying after the birth of their daughter.
    Family ID F1048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louise R. (John) Fenwick,   b. Nov 1868, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1939, Hartford, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1895  St. George's Church, Newburgh, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage notice appeared in the Times (London) 2 July 1895.
    • Rites performed by Rev. Octavius Applegate.
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F1308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 04 Feb 1860 - Louisiana USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1895 - St. George's Church, Newburgh, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 1927 - Hampton, Connecticut USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Wellesley Road, Liverpool, England.
    Wellesley Road, Liverpool, England.
    Photo 2009. Pericles P. Negroponte lived at 5 Wellesley Terrace, Liverpool, England, with his sons Paul and Pandia in 1871. The 1871 census shows odd-and-even numbers for Wellesley Terrace and only even numbers for Wellesley Road. The latter exists today; the other street appears to have been renamed Back Wellesley Road and sometimes referred to as Wellesley Terrace.

    Documents
    Paul Pericles Negroponte 1860 passport application
    Paul Pericles Negroponte 1860 passport application
    Paul Pericles Negroponte 1929 Probate
    Paul Pericles Negroponte 1929 Probate
    Paul Pericles Negroponte - 1917 Connecticut Military Census
    Paul Pericles Negroponte - 1917 Connecticut Military Census
    Ralli Bros USA
    Ralli Bros USA
    Company Label

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 253.

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

    3. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 39,167,44.

    4. [S52] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3), 68.


  

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