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Antonio (Pandia) Ralli

Male 1852 - 1916  (63 years)


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  • Name Antonio (Pandia) Ralli 
    Nickname Anthony 
    Born 29 Dec 1852  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 May 1853  Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Godparent: Leoni Rodocanachi [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Aug 1916  New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Anthony Pandia Ralli, 351 West End Ave., New York, died 12 Aug 1916 at New Canaan Connecticut; probate London to Despina Ralli, widow; effects 146,388 13s 10d. [2, 3, 4]
    • New York Times obituary said he "came from a distinguished Greek family," while the [Greek community paper] Ethnikos Kyrix eulogized him as "a great benefactor" to the Greek church and immigrant community in New York. [5]
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1891, 46 West 73d St, New York, New York; 1914, 351 West End Ave., New York, NY.
    • Occupation: abt 1890, cotton buyer; merchant. While he was in Galveston, Texas abt 1890 a Eustace P. Ralli, Ralli Bros., was a cotton buyer/agent at a different location.
    • Address: abt 1890, R Northwest Corner, E. Broadway, 23d, Galveston, Texas.
    • He, his wife and daughters arrived New York aboard the Lusitania 31 July 1914 from Liverpool, England.
    • Three sons of Pandia Theodore Ralli & Despina Ambrouzis Ralli -- Antonio and his brothers Ambrose and Theodore --and a daughter Julia are on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • His brother Theodore Pandi Ralli left an estate of the gross value of 120,918 8s. 6d., including personalty of the net value of 119,883 1s. 9d. As reported the will said: "In the event of the failure of [trusts set up for his widow and his children, he] left the ultimte residue of his estate as to two-fifths to his brother Anthony Pandia Ralli, as to one-fifth to his sister Julia Alexander Pallis..." (Evening Express [Liverpool], 13 Feb 1906). [6]
    • Anthony P. Ralli (along with Theodore P. Ralli, probably his brother) is included in M. Contonpoulos' list of the 8 most influencial merchants in New York's Greek colony from 1850s - 1890s. 1883-1910: Anthony P. & Theodore P. Ralli were members of the Consolidated Stock Exchange, New York. [7]
    • Shortly after his marriage, he arrived in New York to work for Ralli Bros. [3]
    • Ralli Brothers is listed as the first of the great benefactors on a marble plaque in the exonarthex of the Greek Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy trinity, 319 East 74th Street, New York. [5]
    • Mr. Anthony P. Ralli, 15 Old Slip, New York, bought by advance subscription five copies of Achilles Rose, Christian Greece and Living Greek (NY: Peri Hellados Publication Office, 1898).
    Person ID I2859  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2012 

    Family Despina (George) Ziffo,   b. 07 Jun 1861, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1953, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 02 Aug 1884  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witnesses: Theodore S. Ralli and E. S. Galati; Hieronymous Myriantheus presiding; entry 133. [8]
    Notes 
    • Probably the couple referred to: "Despina Ralli was active in London but she and her husband Anthony, were established in New York City." [9]
    Children 
     1. Julia (Antonio) Ralli,   b. 03 Jun 1885, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1917, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Pandia Anthony (Antonio) Ralli,   b. 20 May 1887, New Orleans, Louisiana USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1945, Long Island, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +3. Ioanna (Antonio) Ralli,   b. 08 Oct 1888, Galveston, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1970, Pennsylvania USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Lois (Antonio) Ralli,   b. 01 Jun 1890, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1975, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F1212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Dec 1852 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 May 1853 - Church of Our Saviour, London Wall, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Aug 1884 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Aug 1916 - New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Anthony Pandia Ralli
    Anthony Pandia Ralli
    Courtesty of Elizabeth Lardi
    Anthony Ralli
    Anthony Ralli
    © Christopher Long: ChristopherLong.co.uk.

    Documents
    Anthony Pandia Ralli 1917 probate
    Anthony Pandia Ralli 1917 probate
    Ralli Bros USA
    Ralli Bros USA
    Company Label

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 6, Jun 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 82-84 London Wall, City of London

    2. [S40] Liverpool Probate Registers, 1917.

    3. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 36.

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

    5. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 36, 164.

    6. [S39] Biographical Notices and Obituaries of Liverpool Worthies 1879-1923.

    7. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 31,42.

    8. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]

    9. [S79] The Greeks of Odessa, John Athanasios Mazis, (2004: East European Monographs, Boulder/Columbia University Press, New York ), 42.


  

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