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Jacques (Jacob) Negroponte[1, 2, 3]

Male 1838 - 1874  (36 years)


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  • Name Jacques (Jacob) Negroponte 
    Nickname John James 
    Born 14 Jul 1838  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth/baptism registered on Syros (no substantive data given) [4]
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1874  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 02 Oct 1874  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD from probate.
    • His estate of under £9000 went to his widow. [5]
    Notes 
    • Sturdza calls him Jacques and Jean. Argenti calls him Jean. First husband of Calliope.
    • John James Negreponte along with James Constantine Negreponte [possibly Jacob (Constantine) Negroponte], and Leonidas Vernudachi retired on 31 Mar 1861 from a partnership consisting of John Sten. Schilizzi, Eml. Halduvachi, John Stefanovich Schilizzi, Paul Stefanovich Schilizzi, Paul John Schilizzi, Michele P. Mavrogordato, Giovanni Vafiadacchi, Z. Stef. Schilizzi, Demetrius J. Paspali, Ambo. M. Cappari, Jean F. Paspatti, A. Z. Caridia, M. F. Paspatti, D. Stef. Schilizzi, and N. P. Caridia. The firms operated as merchants, at London, Manchester, and Calcutta, under the firm of Schilizzi and Co.; at Leghorn, under the firm of Schilizzi and Vafiadacchi; at Constantinople, under the firm of Z. Stefanovich and Co.; at Taganrog, under the firm of A. M. Cappari; and at Rostoff, under the firm of John F. Paspatti (London Gazette 27 Dec 1861).
    • John J. Negreponte, Alexandria, Banker, was a partner in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 28 Feb 1874).
    • With his father, James Constantine Negreponte [Jacob (Constantine) Negroponte] and his brothers, Constantine James Negreponte [Constantine (Jacob) Negroponte], and Michael (Jacob) Negreponte [Jacob (Constantine) Negroponte, he was partners in the firm of C & M Negreponte, merchants(London Gazette 28 Nov 1865).
    • John Jas Negreponte, banker, Alexandria was a partner in the Bank of Alexandria Limited (London Gazette 27 Feb 1875). Previously listed as John James Negreponte (London Gazette 27 Feb 1873).
    • John J. Negroponte (£15), P.P. Negroponte (£5), C.J. Negroponte (£5), Sophocles Spartali (£5), A.S. Agelasto (£5), C.T. Rodocanachi (£15), were among contributors to the Cephalonia Relief Fund (Liverpool Mercury 26 Mar 1867).
    • J.J. Negroponte attended a conference of the Liberal party at Liverpool (Liverpool Mercury 20 Jun 1865).
    • Negroponte Bros. was likely the brothers Constantine (born 1834) and Jacques (born 1838), sons of Jacob (Constantine) Negroponte. Negroponte Brothers & Co, merchants, handled the disposal of damaged and irregular American cotton (Liverpool Mercury, 24 Aug 1869).
    • A classified ad in The Times, 7 Feb 1866, pg. 1, offered a reward for a letter lost in London containing a £330 bill of exchange drawn by M.J. Negroponte, Alexandria, upon John J. Negroponte, Liverpool.
    • John Jacob Negroponte, 30, merchant, was on the voter list for Syros, 1869.
    • Residence: -1869 Syros; 1873- Alexandria.
    • 11 Feb 1860: John Jacob Negroponte, 21, born Ermoupolis, unmarried, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis.
    Person ID I336  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Jacob (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 1811, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1876, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Alexandra (Constantine) Franghiadi,   b. 1815, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1881, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Calliope (Ioannis) Sinadino,   b. 18 Jan 1851, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1927, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 03 May 1869  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Jacques (Jacques) Negroponte,   b. 18 Apr 1871, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1908  (Age 37 years)
     2. Michael (Jacques) Negroponte,   b. 21 Jul 1872, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Apr 1914, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2010 
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jul 1838 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 May 1869 - Alexandria, Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1874 - Alexandria, Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Oct 1874 - Alexandria, Egypt Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    23 Leinster Gardens, London, England
    23 Leinster Gardens, London, England
    photo 2009; Henry VIII Hotel occupies the odd numbers, first block of this street. In 1861 James C. and Alexandra Negroponte lived at 9 Leinster Gardens with their children.
    view of Leinster Gardens, London, England
    view of Leinster Gardens, London, England

    Documents
    John James Negreponte 1875 Probate
    John James Negreponte 1875 Probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 127.

    2. [S24] Greek State Archives (Athens).
      #5639 on the voter list for Syros, 1869.

    3. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #9510 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

    4. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      Alphabetical Register of Births/Baptisms in Hermopolis, 1828-1858: 244/8246

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


  

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