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John Constantine (Constantine) Maximo[1]

Male 1845 - 1918  (72 years)


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  • Name John Constantine (Constantine) Maximo 
    • or Maximos
    Born 25 Nov 1845  [Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOB according to his US Passport Application.
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1918  Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOD from gravestone
    Buried 8 May 1918  Smithdown Road Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Frangopulo monument, Sec O, plot 50.
    • Folio Entry C/N Section Grave Class
      1972 39409 N O 51 352 CEM 9/2/7 [2]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: 1880-1881, cotton broker, Norfolk, Va.; 1884, Santos whf, Norfolk, Va.; 1884, cotton merchant, 87 Pearl, New York City; 1885, cotton exporter 51 Main, Norfolk, Va.; mer bds Atlantic Hotel. [3]
    • Residence: 1860, Syros, Greece; 1877-1879, 5 W. 14th St., Everett House, [Union Square], New York, New York; 1880-1881, Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Va; 1883-1884, New York; 1884-1885, London, England; 1884, Croxteth Grove-Aigburth Road, Liverpool; 1884, 172 Fifth Ave., NYC; Norfolk, Virginia [The Standard (London, England), 19 Jun 1884]; 1893, NYC; 1911, Liverpool, England; at DOD, 45 Ullet Road Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England. [4]
    • 1860 Syros census: household headed by Constantine Maximos, 65, widower, no profession; sons John, 17, pupil; Nicholas, 26, merchant; George, 22, merchant. [5]
    • 1900 US Federal Census: John C Maximos, 54, resided in New York, New York.
    • 1911 England census for 45 Ullet Road, Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, household headed by Lucy S. Frangopulo, 77, b. Turkey, naturalized Brit, widow, 6 children still living; John C Maximos, 65, b. Greece, son-in-law, widower, married 3 years, two children, one still living, retired cotton broker, USA citizen; Marigo Maximos, 24, b. Virginia, USA, grandaughter, single; 5 servants.
    • He was naturalized USA 24 Apr 1879.
    • He is included in Christopher Long's Maximo tree as the father of Marigo (John) Maximo but unlinked to others.
    • He might be the younger brother of Nicholas Constantine Maximos, born in Greece abt 1836, who lived in the UK, first as a lodger in 1861, then with his elderly father Constantine, born 1795 Greece, in 1871, and later with his wife, Henrietta in 1881. Nicholas, a merchant, 7 Croxteth Grove, Toxteth Park, Lancs & 21 Alexandra Building, Ormond St., Liverpool, received a US patent for a grain drying invention; he was declared bankrupt in 1883 and 1887.
    • Argenti says Maximo but he himself used Maximos.
    • Ship manifests indicate: Jno Maximos, 12 Sep 1978, Liverpool to New York on Baltic; J Maximos, 27 Jul 1892, Liverpool to New York on City of Paris; 7 Jul 1893, J.C. Maximos, New York to Liverpool on Campania, 'married'; John C Maximos, 30 Apr 1901, New York to London on Minneapolis.
    • He attended the 5 Feb 1893 wedding of E. Pilalas and Catherine Elesteropoulo at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, W 53d St., New York City, along with Michel Agelasto, Theodore P. and Mrs. Ralli, and P.P. Negreponte.
    • J. Maximos attended the Jun 1911 funeral of George Ralli.
    • Maximos Brothers and Maximo & Damiano were among the two dozen Liverpool merchant enterprises which signed a letter stating how they would deal with, as importers of Egyptian cotton, regulations concerning bagging that put "unnecessary burden on the trade" (Manchester Guardian, 29 Jul 1870, p 2).
    • Either employee of or friends with Constantine Gunari, 235 E. 57 St., New York, New York.
    • 1873: John C. Maximos was among the 12 Greek merchants maintaining membership in the New York Produce Exchange. [6]
    • He worked with D. G. Maximos, a clerk, Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Va. (1886) and with George Maximos, Mngr, 51 Main, res. Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Va. (1884-1885). [7]
    Person ID I430  Agelasto
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Constantine N. Maximo,   b. 1797, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1873, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria (Stamatios) Frangopulo,   b. 11 Oct 1862, Salford, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1886, Mountain Top Hotel, Nelson County, Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1884  Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • UK marriage registry reports: Marigo Frangopulo marriage Apr-May-Jun 1884, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, v 8b, p 529. Certificate not examined.
    • Reported in The Standard (London, England), Thursday, 19 Jun 1884.
    • Witnesses: H.C. Maximos, John S. Frangopulo; Archimandrite N. Zerros presiding. [8]
    Children 
     1. Helen (John) Maximo,   b. Abt Apr 1885,   d. Abt Aug 30 1885, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +2. Marigo Lucia (John) Maximo,   b. 19 Jun 1889, Norfolk, Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1970, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1845 - [Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece] Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1884 - Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1918 - Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 May 1918 - Smithdown Road Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Everett House, New York, New York
    Everett House, New York, New York
    John C. Maximos residence, 1856

    Documents
    John C Maximos US passport application
    John C Maximos US passport application
    John C. Maximos naturalization (USA)
    John C. Maximos naturalization (USA)
    document dated 24 Apr 1879

    Headstones
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    John C. Maximos died 5 May 1918, age 76; photo 2009 [Frangopulo monument face C].
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Frangopulo Monument, side C (detail)

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] 1911 England Census.

    2. [S121] Liverpool Toxteth Park Cemetery.

    3. [S78] Norfolk City Directories 1880-1931.
      1880-1881, 1883-1884; 1885; 1886

    4. [S78] Norfolk City Directories 1880-1931.
      1880-1881, 1883-1884, 1885

    5. [S39] Greek State Archives (Syros).

    6. [S60] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 42.

    7. [S78] Norfolk City Directories 1880-1931.
      1884-1886

    8. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Nov 1996.
      Records of Christenings and Marriages from the Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool


  

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