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Georges (Dimitros) Zizinia[1, 2]

Male 1798 - 1872  (73 years)


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  • Name Georges (Dimitros) Zizinia 
    Born 08 Oct 1798  Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 26 Oct date give in naturalization papers.
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Feb 1872  boulevard Longchamp 124, 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 
    • Naturalised French in 1847 (Christopher Long). French naturalization (see particulars) [3, 4]
    • Residence in Marseille, France: 1834, rue Senac 31; 1835, rue Senac 35; 1836-1838, rue Senac 28; 1842-1848, allee des Capucines 30; 1845, Ile des alles de Meilhan 32; 1850, Allees de Meilhan 30; 1854, Allees de Meilhan 28; 1861, 1865, allees des Capucines 28; 1870-72, Boulevard Longchamp 124.
    • Occupation: merchant. Daughter's marriage certificate lists him as proprietaire & rentier.
    • He was a witness at the 1845 wedding of Penelope (Georges) Zizinia and Ambrose (Paraskeva) Sechiari.
    • Michael Alexander Sevastopulo retired on 18 April 1865 from his partnership with Georges Demetrius Zizinia, Constantine Paul Negroponte and Thomas Zizinia; the latter three remained in business as merchants, London and Liverpool (London Gazette 19 May 1865).
    • G.D. Zizinia was in partnership with G.M. Zizinia, Paul Zizinia and Stamaty Zizinia, as Zizinia Brothers, at Marseille, Odessa, London and Liverpool until it was dissolved 1 Jul 1862(London Gazette 16 Sep 1862).
    • England directories list Zizinia Brothers, merchants, 32 New Broad St, London (1852); Zizinia Brothers, 26 Brunswick Buildings, Liverpool (1859).
    • According to the 1841 Marseille census the Zizinia household at rue Senac 28 consisted of: Georges, merchant; Baptistme Galati Zizinia [Batou]; Demetrius; Galiope; Angelique; Thomas; Aristide; Catherine; Hermance; and one domestic servant. Most likely Catherine & Hermance, both misnamed Zizinia, were servants.
    • According to the 1856 Marseille census the Zizinia household at allees des Capucines 28 consisted of: Georges, merchant, 53; wife Baptistme Gallatti [Batou], 42; Angelique, 18; Thomas, 16; Aristide, 15; Penelope, 13; Cleopatre, 12; Ménandre, 10; Aspasie, 8; Emmanuel, 6; Henriett, 5; Julia, 4 and a servant.
    • Georges Demetrious Zizinia, 59, merchant, allees des Capucines 28, was a signatory witness at the marriage of Michel Parembli and Aspasia Dromacaiti, 4 Jun 1857.
    • He was a witness at the marriage of Demetrius Petrocochino & Cleopatra Penelope Galatti.
    • George Demetrius Zizinia served in the ranks of the National Guard from its formation in 1830 (Echinard).
    • George D. Zizinia 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, Michel Dromocaiti, Michel Petrocochino [probably Michel Dimitrios Petrocochino, rather than Michel Andre Petrocochino], George M. Zizinia, Michel Agelasto, Jean Baltazzi, George Petrocochino and George Grimanelli (Echinard). [5]
    • He was appointed to administer the estate of his son Aristide with his lawyer Michel Alexander Sevastopulo, but then he himself died a few days later.
    Person ID I39  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2014 

    Father Dimitrios (Stephanos) Zizinia 
    Mother Smaragda (Emmanuel) Schilizzi,   b. 1768, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Batou (Toumazis) Galati,   b. 12 Sep 1812, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1894, traverse du Chapitre 22, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 04 May 1833  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Signatory witnesses to the marriage included Manuel Rodocanachi, 45, merchant, Ile des allees 12; Andre Argenti, 30, merchant, Boulevard des Trois Journees 3B; Georges Zizinia, groom's cousin, 43, Boulevard Musee 12; Anathasios Anathasiady, 33, merchant, rue du Theatre Francais 3.
    Notes 
    • The sisters Angélique and Cléopatre registered their marriages at the same time (adjacent pages in the register).
    Children 
    +1. Dimitrios (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 05 Mar 1834, rue Senac 31, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1907, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. [stillborn boy] (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 08 Feb 1835, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1835, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Smaragda Calliope (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 06 Apr 1836, rue Senac 28, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1913, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +4. Ang�lique 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)
    +5. Thomas Themistocles (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 23 Jan 1840, rue Senac 28, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1896, Belmar, New Jersey USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     6. Aristide André (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 05 Feb 1841, rue Senac 28, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1872, 9 Clifton Villas, Maida Hill, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +7. Marie Pénélope (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 16 Aug 1842, allées des Capucines 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1896, place Malesherbes 24, Paris 17ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +8. Cl�opatre (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 24 Sep 1843, all�es des Capucines 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rh�ne, Provence-Alpes-C�te d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1920, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +9. Ménandre Périclès (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 04 May 1846, allées des Capucines 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1919, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Aspasia (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 10 Jan 1848, allées des Capucines 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1934, rue Pierre Dupre 29, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     11. Emmanuel (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 03 Jul 1849, allées des Capucines 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Henriette (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 07 Jul 1850, allées de Meilhan 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Julia (Georges) Zizinia,   b. 05 Apr 1852, Ile des allees 30, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    George (Demetrius) Zizinia and Batou (Thomas) Galatti Marriage Certificate
    George (Demetrius) Zizinia and Batou (Thomas) Galatti Marriage Certificate
    Zizinia - Galatti 1833 marriage
    Zizinia - Galatti 1833 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille, France
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Oct 1798 - Chios, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 04 May 1833 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1872 - boulevard Longchamp 124, 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
    boulevard de Longchamp 124, Marseille, France
    boulevard de Longchamp 124, Marseille, France
    At his death in 1872 Georges D Zizinia and his wife Batou Galatti were living here with their son Ménandre and his family
    boulevard de Longchamp 124, Marseille, France
    boulevard de Longchamp 124, Marseille, France
    architect's plaque: D. Mahieu, 1866; photo 2009
    boulevard de Longchamp 124, Marseille, France
    boulevard de Longchamp 124, Marseille, France
    (detail) house number carved above the door
    rue Sénac, Marseille, France
    rue Sénac, Marseille, France
    Georges D. and Batou Zizinia lived at number 31, where their son Dimitrios was born in 1834 and at number 28, where Smaragda, Angelique, Thomas and Aristide were born 1836-1841.
    rue Sénac 31, Marseille, France
    rue Sénac 31, Marseille, France
    Number 31 is the far left dwelling; photo 2009.
    allées Léon Gambetta 28, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 28, Marseille, France
    Georges D. and Batou Zizinia lived at allées des Capucines 28, with their children--Angelique, Thomas, Aristide, Penelope, Cleopatre, Ménandre, Aspasie, Emmanuel, Henriett and Julia--according to the 1856 census; see note on street numbering.
    allées Léon Gambetta 30, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 30, Marseille, France
    Georges D. and Batou Zizinia lived at allées des Capucines 30, where their latter children--Marie, Cleopatre, Ménandre, Aspasie, Emmanuel, Henriett and Julia--were born 1842-1852; photo 2009; see note on street numbering.
    allées Léon Gambetta 32, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 32, Marseille, France
    Georges D Zizinia used the address 'Ile des alles de Meilhan 32' in 1845; photo 2009. It was probably the same building as number 30; see note on street numbering.
    New Broad Street, London, England
    New Broad Street, London, England
    Zizinia Brothers, merchants, had offices at 32 New Broad St. in 1852.
    7 Brunswick Street West (at Castle), Liverpool, England
    7 Brunswick Street West (at Castle), Liverpool, England
    photo 2009; approximate location of the Brunswick Buildings, the first purpose-built office block in Britain (1841). "A speculative development, Brunswick Buildings off Castle Street (1840s, now demolished) pioneered a new direction for this 'display': a lavish Italian Renaissance palazzo style redolent of Renaissance merchant princes, which not surprising found great favour in Liverpool's business community." (Lancashire: Liverpool and the South-West, p 68). Georges D Zizinia worked for Zizinia Brothers, 26 Brunswick Buildings (1859)

    Documents
    Georges (Dimitros) Zizinia death certificate
    Georges (Dimitros) Zizinia death certificate
    Georges Zizinia French naturalization
    Georges Zizinia French naturalization
    Source: BAS NET searchable database

    Headstones
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    Georges Zizinia - Andre Contandriopoulos tomb: Georges Zizinia, Emma Baumgartel Zizinia, Menandre G. Zizinia; presumably Batou Galati, wife of Georges Zizinia.
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    Georges Zizinia - Andre Contandriopoulos tomb: detail
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, France
    Georges Zizinia inscription

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] 1862 French Commercial Directory [Annuaire-Almanche du commerce...Didot-Bottin], (Paris, 1862, v2), 1943, 1862.
      Bouches-du-Rhone (Ville de Marseille) - Merchants/agents: Zizinia cousin (G.-D.), allee des Capucines, 28

    2. [S38] Grecs et Philhellènes à Marseille, Pierre Echinard, (Marseille: l'Institut Historique de Provence, 1973), 278, 284.

    3. [S77] BAS NET.

    4. [S87] Les Grecs a Marseille: Minorité ethnique ou nation en diaspora?, Michel Calapodis, (Paris, L’Harmattan. 2012), ISBN : 978-2-296-56823-5., 151.

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


  

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