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Eleni (Dimitrios) Zafiropoulo[1]

Female 1817 - 1910  (92 years)


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  • Name Eleni (Dimitrios) Zafiropoulo 
    Born 07 Jul 1817  Tzoubali, Phanar, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The French obituary published in Simeonoglou says she was born 1813. George L Zarifi repeatedly implies she was borin in 1817. Sturdza says 1820. (Christopher Long).
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 May 1910  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary published on 20 May 1910 (Christopher Long)
    • Helene Zarifi, widow, Constantinople, Turkey, died 25 December 1905. Her estate a half century later was handled by Maxwell Batley & Co., 65, London Wall, London, E.C.2, Solicitors (John Howgate). (London Gazette
    Buried Sisli, Sea of Marmara, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She appears in a 1905 photograph with her daughters and daughter-in-law (Akylas Millas ‘E Prinkipos’ Athens 1988). She was astonished to find herself pregant around the age of 50 (Christopher Long).
    • The Ottoman Sultan gave her a silver bidet and jug with matching bathroom accessories which all fitted into a mahogany case. Eleni never travelled without it and in 1994 it remains in the family! (Christopher Long)
    • Named ‘Mother of the Orphans’ by the Sultan because of the numerous homes she provided for them: e.g. The National Orphanage for Boys, Prinkipos and the Central Girls’ School, Pera. (Christopher Long).
    • “Most of my photos show her old but upright amidst her progeny with a Victorian bonnet on her head... plain of face, tall, slim, impeccably attired, imposing and relaxed. Her husband George remained devoted to her all his life...” (Christopher Long).
    Person ID I409  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2012 

    Family George (Ioannis) Zarifi,   b. 06 Sep 1807, Mega Revma, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1884, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Pericles (George) Zarifi,   b. 27 Mar 1844, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1927, allées Léon Gambetta, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. Sophia (George) Zarifi,   b. 24 Mar 1848, Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1923, rue de la Faisanderie 106, Paris 16ème, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Jul 1817 - Tzoubali, Phanar, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1910 - Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sisli, Sea of Marmara, Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Eleni (Dimitrios) Zafiropoulo
    Eleni (Dimitrios) Zafiropoulo

    Documents
    Helene Zafiropulo faire part
    Helene Zafiropulo faire part
    death notice; ebay item, 2015.

  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Quand les Grecs voyaient plus loin que la Méditerranée : les familles Zarifi-Zafiropoulo, Erato Paris, (Recherches Regionales, Alpes-Maritimes et Contrées limitrophes, n 163, Jul-Sep 2002, pp 55-68.).


  

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