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George (Eustratius) Petrocochino[1]

Male Abt 1788 - 1878  (~ 90 years)


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  • Name George (Eustratius) Petrocochino 
    Born Abt 1788  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Argenti says 6 Jan 1795, inconsistent with the age he gave when witnessing events.
    • Ninety (nonante) at DOD, according to certificate
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Mar 1878  rue Senac 50, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Georges Petrocochino, merchant, Marseilles, is Listed as a partner in the Bank of Alexandria Ltd, The London Gazette (27 Feb 1873).
    • He was a witness to the 1841 birth of Aglaïa Virginie (Ioannis) Baltazzi, his granddaughter (he was living with her parents).
    • Residence, Marseille, France: 1841, rue [Deuxieme] Calade 18 [38?]; 1845-49, rue Senac 33; 1857, rue Senac 22; 1868, rue Senac 50.
    • Occupation: proprietaire.
    • He was in partnership as merchants, at Marseilles, under the firm of Petrocochino, Agelasto & Co.; at Constantinople, under the firm of E. M. Vuro and Co.; at Galatz [sic], under the firm of D. C. Climi and Co.; at Ibraila and Bucharest, under the firm of Parembli and Climi; and at London, under the firm of Petrocochino and Co., until it was dissolved 31 Dec 1861. The other partners included Michael Vuro, M. P. Agelasto, M. Parembli, Anthony Vlasto, J. M. Agelasto, A. D. Syngros and A. N. Damiano (London Gazette 28 Mar 1862; an earlier notice appeared 18 Mar 1862).
    • George Petrocochino, a partner in the Commerical Bank of Alexandria Limited, merchant, was living at 3 Rue Theatre Français, Marseilles, France, nine years after this man's reported death (London Gazette 28 Feb 1887). Argenti lists no other George/Zorzis Petrocochino for Marseille.
    • He was a witness at the wedding of his niece Chariclea Petrocochino and reports his age as 60, putting his birth year as 1789.
    • Georges Petrocochino, 67, merchant, rue Senec 22, was a signatory witness at the marriage of Michel Parembli and Aspasia Dromacaiti, 4 Jun 1857.
    • George Petrocochino was among the twenty-one founding members of the Greek church, Marseille, in 1836, a group which also included Paraschewa Sechiari, Emmanuel Rodocanachi, Andre Argenti, George D. Zizinia, Michel Dromocaiti, Michel Petrocochino [probably Michel Dimitrios Petrocochino, rather than Michel Andre Petrocochino], George M. Zizinia, Michel Agelasto, Jean Baltazzi, and George Grimanelli (Echinard). [2]
    • He was a signatory witness to the 1868 marriage of Maria Baltazzi and Theodore Negroponte.
    • Petrocochino-Agelasto, Marseille, is listed among the diaspora Greeks donating 250 fr. to a fund for the Thebes earthquake in 1853. [3]
    • Georges Petrocochino owned ships in the 1830s; a cousin of Michel, among the 2nd wave of Greek migrants to Marseille. [4]
    Person ID I360  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2015 

    Family Despina (Ioannis) Parembli,   b. 25 Dec 1802, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1883, chemin de St. Charles 1, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1819 
    Notes 
    • They likely had other children, not linked to an Agelasto tree: Aspasia George Petrocochino, who married Nicolas Ioannis Psomadis (brother of Catherine (Ioannis) Psomadis and Constantine (born Constantinople, 22 Aug 1837, naturalized USA). Nicolas & Aspasia's children included Catherine Psomades Sinaragdo (who married George Zangarussiano, abt 1909, Nice France) and John Psomades (in the 1901 England Census) -- Parker Agelasto.
    Children 
    +1. Euthalia (George) Petrocochino,   b. 17 Jan 1828, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1894, Ospedaletti, Imperia Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Penelope (George) Petrocochino,   b. 7 May 1836, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1897, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Christine (George) Petrocochino,   b. 21 Dec 1845, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 May 1914, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1788 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Mar 1878 - rue Senac 50, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    rue Sénac, Marseille, France
    rue Sénac, Marseille, France
    George E. and Despina Petrocochino, along with their daughter Euthalia, her husband Antonios N. Petrocochino and their children lived at number 33 when Antonios died in 1852; web photo, 2009.
    3 Rue Theatre Français, Marseilles, France
    3 Rue Theatre Français, Marseilles, France
    An address reported for George Petrocochino nine years after the man's death as given by Argenti; the location is now the the School of Law, Economics and Sciences, University Aix-Marseille III; photo 2009
    rue Sénac 31, Marseille, France
    rue Sénac 31, Marseille, France
    Number 33 is the center dwelling; photo 2009.

    Documents
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    His and his wife's names were included in Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement along with those of other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille
    The funeral notice of Anastasie M Petrocochino
    He and his wife are included in the name list in the funeral announcement of Anastasie Michel Petrocochino along with other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    George Petrocochino Death Certificate
    George Petrocochino Death Certificate

    Headstones
    George Petrocochino tomb
    George Petrocochino tomb
    George Petrocochino tomb - detail
    George Petrocochino tomb - detail

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Grecs et Philhellènes à Marseille, Pierre Echinard, (Marseille: l'Institut Historique de Provence, 1973), 284.

    2. [S91] La Frabrique Communautaire, Mathieu Grenet, ([thesis] European University Institute, Department of History and Civilization, 2010), 267, footnote 99.

    3. [S74] Government’s Gazette of the Kingdom of Greece, January 1854, Greece, 133.

    4. [S59] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (Paris:L'Harmattan (link)), 86.


  

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