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Paul (Constantine) Negroponte[1]

Male 1862 - 1933  (70 years)


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  • Name Paul (Constantine) Negroponte 
    • aka Paul C. Constantine (at death)
    Born 30 Jun 1862  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Sep 1862  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Godparent: Marouko Pl. Negroponte (represented by Calliope Sevastopulo) [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1933  Waco, McLennan County, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • liver cancer
    Buried Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan County, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The 1910 US census lists a P.C. Negroponte, 44, cotton buyer, born in England (his parents born in Greece, 1887 immigration) and his wife [Saime?], 53, born in Louisiana (both her parents born in Louisiana), married in 1904, living at 610 N 15th St., Waco, Texas.
    • They were also living there for the 1930 census. Year of immigration is listed as 1880; occupation is salesman for a life insurance company. English is given as the language spoken at home before coming to the US.
    • He was Godfather to his sister Polymnia
    • Travel: C. P. and P. C. Negroponte arrived New York by steamship New York Times, 28 Aug 1881, p 12); P.C. Negroponte, 22, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Arizona 13 Oct 1884; Philip Negroponti [sic], 27, merchant, Greece, arrived New York, 7 Sep 1889 from Liverpool, aboard the Etruria traveling with Const. Negroponti [his father]; P.C. Negroponte, 28, Greek, cotton buyer, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Britannic 22 Aug 1890; P.C. Negroponte, 29, arrived Liverpool from New York on the Alaska Jun 1893; P.C, 29, single, merchant and C.P. Negroponte, 65, married, merchant [his father], arrived Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Liverpool on the Ohio 2 Apr 1894; P.C. Negroponte arrived New York from Liverpool on the Servia (New York Times 20 Sep 1894, p 7); P.C. Negroponte, 34, arrived Liverpool from New York on the Sardinian 13 May 1896; Mr and Mrs P.C. Negroponte, 29, arrived Plymouth, England from New York on the Graf Waldersee 18 Aug 1903.
    • P.C. Negroponte is listed in the 1892 Mobile, Alabama city directory as a cotton buyer with the Cotton Exchange.
    • P.C. Negroponte attended Liverpool College (Liverpool Mercury 30 Aug 1879) where he excelled in sports (taking first place in the long jump and serving as a steward [Liverpool Mercury 26 May 1879]) and played cricket for Sefton School (Liverpool Mercury 3 Jul 1882, 13 Jul 1883).
    • Mr. P. Negroponte attended the juvenile fancy dress ball, part of the mayoral assemblies at the town hall (Liverpool Mercury, 13 Jan 1885).
    • 1871 England census [West Derby]: household at 'The Ferns,' Oak Hill Park, Liverpool, was headed by Constantine Negroponte, 42, cotton broker, b. Greece; wife Angelique, 32, b. France; mother Polymnia, 70, widow, b. Greece; Paul C., 9, b. London; daughters Angelique, 8, b. Manchester, and Hypatia, 6, b. Liverpool; nephews Paul P., 8 and James P., 7, both b. France; & 4 servants. Located next to Contostavlos family's, 'Athenian Villa' and near to the Rodocanachi family's 'Hawthorn House.'
    • Residence: (1871) Liverpool, England; (1885), P C Negroponte, clk bds Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Va. Constantine P. Negroponte boarded at the same hotel; (1892) Mobile, Al; 1906 Waco, TX, Paul C. Negroponte, cotton exporter, office 316 1/2 Austin, SW, res. sw cor N 15th, Morrow; (1910-1930), Waco, Tx.; 1907, Negroponte & [E.F.] Forsgard, cotton buyers, 312 1/2 Austin, SW, res. 600 N. 15th St.; 1913, salesman Peyton, Randle & Co.; 1916, res. 2312 Sanger ave.; 1917, real estate; 1921 cotton broker; 1926 mgr J.H. Baldwin & Co., h 817 N 16th; 1928 cotton buyer; 1932, res 906 N. 15th. [3]
    • 1930 US federal census for the household living at no. 16, 817 Marrow, Waco, Texas, headed by Paul C. Negroponte, renter, 57, age 42 at marriage, b. England, father b. Greece, mother b. France, naturalized, arrived USA 1880, salesman, life insurance; wife Jeanne, 57, age 42 at marriage, b. Louisiana, parents b. Louisiana.
    Person ID I278  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2015 

    Father Constantine (Paul) Negroponte,   b. 19 Jun 1828, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1908, Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Angélique Erato (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 02 Jan 1838, rue Senac 28, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1919, 4 Oakbank Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1861  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille, France
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Marseille, France
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet

    Family Jeanne Marie (Antoine) Voisin,   b. 27 Aug 1872, New Orleans, Louisiana USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 27 May 1904  Houston, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Argenti says she died on this date, Houston. Likely a typographical error; date likely their marriage.
    • New Orleans is the likely place for their marriage.
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F105  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jun 1862 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 29 Sep 1862 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 May 1904 - Houston, Texas USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1933 - Waco, McLennan County, Texas USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan County, Texas USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Paul C Constantine /aka/ Paul Constantine Negroponte Death Certificate
    Paul C Constantine /aka/ Paul Constantine Negroponte Death Certificate
    8 May 1933 death: Paul C. Constantine, b. 31 Jul 1862, England, cotton classer, residing 906 N. 15th St., Waco, Texas; father C.P. Constantine, b. England; mother Angelique Zizinia, b. England, burial Oakwood, 9 May 1933, informant Jeanne Constantine [his wife]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 202.

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

    3. [S60] Norfolk City Directories 1880-1931.


  

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