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Constantine (Paul) Negroponte[1, 2, 3]

Male 1828 - 1908  (79 years)


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  • Name Constantine (Paul) Negroponte 
    Born 19 Jun 1828  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1908  Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death of Constantine Paul Negroponte -- estimated Birth Year: abt 1829 -- was registered 1908 Jan-Feb-Mar; Age at Death: 79; Liverpool (1837-1934, Lancashire, Volume: 8b, Page: 80. Certificate not examined.
    • "He was knocked down [23 Jan 1908] by an electric car..." (The Liverpool Courier, 3 Feb 1908).
    Buried 01 Feb 1908  Smithdown Road Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Nikephoros Giannoulis, The Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, England, presided at the burial. The Rev. Yanouli conducted a service at the Greek Church, Prince's Road, prior to interment.
    • Funeral coverage in The Liverpool Courier, 3 Feb 1908. Chief mourners were his widow and daughters; Andrew Fachiri, Anthony Fachiri; also present were A. D. Galatti, S. Spartali, among others.
    • Sec. N, plot 202. Buried with wife and daughters Hypatia and Angelique (cremated).
    • Folio Entry C/N Section Grave Class
      1689 33747 N N 202 352 CEM 9/2/6 [4]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: merchant. Norfolk, Va.: Negroponte & Co, cotton buyers, 11 Cotton Exchange (1882-1884); cotton exporters 51 Main (1885-1892). [6]
    • Residence: (1828-1849) Syros, Greece; (1861; 1863) Lilley Road, Liverpool, England; (1861, prior to marriage) boulevard Longchamp 34, Marseille, France; (1873) Oak Hill Park, Liverpool; (1885-1892) bds Atlantic Hotel, Norfolk, Va.; (1901-1908) 26 Hawarden Avenue, Liverpool. [6]
    • The 1860 Census for Ermoupolis, Syros, reports a household consisting of Paul Negroponte, married, parent, not working; his wife Flourou Negroponte P., 60; their children Constantine, male, 31, merchant, single; and Plato, male, 28, merchant, single. [7]
    • The 1871 England census [West Derby]: household at 'The Ferns,' Oak Hill Park, Liverpool, was headed by Constantine Negroponte, 42, cotton broker, b. Greece; wife Angelique, 32, b. France; mother Polymnia, 70, widow, b. Greece; Paul C., 9, b. London; daughters Angelique, 8, b. Manchester, and Hypatia, 6, b. Liverpool; nephews Paul P., 8 and James P., 7, both b. France; & 4 servants. Located next to Contostavlos family's, 'Athenian Villa' and near to the Rodocanachi family's 'Hawthorn House.'
    • The 1901 England census for the household at 26 Hawarden Avenue, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, headed by Constantine Negroponte, 73, b. Greece, retired cotton merchant; Angelique Negroponte, 63, b. France, Greek subject; daughters Angelique Negroponte, 37, b. Liverpool, Lancashire; Hypatia Negroponte, 35, b. Liverpool, Lancashire; Polymnia Negroponte, 27, b. Liverpool, Lancashire, all music teachers; a nurse and a servant.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers, 1868-1870: Constantine Paul Negroponte, Oakhill Park (house).
    • A Constantine Negroponte was godfather on 25 Aug 1863 at the Greek Church of St Nicholas, Liverpool, England, to Constantine Constantinidi, b. Otkinson Street, Liverpool, son of Michael, merchant of Greece and his wife Anna.
    • 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).
    • A namesake lived in the USA.
    • Travel: C Negroponte, 26, merchant, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Atlantic 9 Mar 1854. P. Rodocanachi and B.P. Negroponte [unknown] were fellow passengers; C.P. Negroponte, 52, merchant, Greek, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Bothnia 8 Sep 1880; C. P. and P. C. Negroponte arrived New York by steamship New York Times, 28 Aug 1881, p 12); CP Negroponte sailed on the Umbria (New York Tribune, 9 Sep 1888); Const. Negroponti [sic], 61, merchant, arrived New York 7 Sep 1889 aboard the Etruria from Liverpool, with his son Philip [Paul]; Constantine P Negroponte, 62, arrived New York from Liverpool on the Servia 1 Sep 1890; C.P. Negroponte, 65, married, merchant, and P.C, 29, single, merchant [his son], arrived Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Liverpool on the Ohio 2 Apr 1894.
    • According to the 1901 British census Constantine, 73, retired cotton merchant, native Greek; his wife Angelique, 63, a French subject; and their daughters Angelique, 37; Hypatia, 35; and Polymnia, all born in Liverpool and music teachers, lived at 26 Hawarden Avenue, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, with a nurse and a domestic servant.
    • On the day of the 1861 British census, there were two unmarried men named Constantine Negroponte in Liverpool: (1) aged 27, cotton merchant, born in Syros, Greece, lived at 150 Crown Street with Mary Anne Smith, a visitor, and a servant. (2) aged 32, merchant, lodged at 163 Upper Parliament Street [digital record difficult to decipher; scanner says middle initial 'P' and born USA]. Most probably, this man is the latter.
    • C.M. Ralli, P.Z. Rodocanachi, D.A. Mavrogordato, M.A. Ralli, G.P. Psicha, Theseus Psicha, Ar. A. Cornelius, Theod. Galatti, C.P. Negroponte, P.P. Negroponte and others served in a deputation of Greek residents of Liverpool who met with Sir Charles Dilke to discuss British-Greek foreign affairs at the Reform Club June 1879 (Liverpool Mercury 6 Jun 1879.
    • Constant P. Negroponte, Greek merchant, residing at Beech House, Fairfield [West Derby] was involved in a paternity suit with Sarah Parry, a waitress, 31 Montague Street concerning her child, born 27 Jan 1862.
    • The partnership of C. and N. Negroponte, Liverpool, merchants, was dissolved in 1865 (Liverpool Mercury 30 Nov 1865). Argenti records no such 'N' Negroponte.
    • The 1894 Liverpool directory lists C.P. Negroponte, cotton merchant, at 43 Exchange Chambers, Bixteth St.
    • Constantine P Negroponte, 40, merchant, was on the voter list for Syros, 1869.
    • 21 Dec 1849: Constantine P. Negroponte, 21, unmarried, born Chios, arrived Syros 1828, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis.
    • "A well-known cotton broker, previous to his retirement a few years ago..." (The Liverpool Courier, 3 Feb 1908).
    • Ralli-Negroponte et Cie, commerce du Levant, cereales et soies, bd. du Musee 54 (1861); bd Longchamps 34 (1863), Annuaire du commerce Didot-Bottin, p 1476.
    • Negroponte, merchant, Marseille, 1864, Annuaire du commerce des soies, 1868, p 14.
    Person ID I588  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 9 May 2019 

    Father Paul (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 1781, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1866, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Angerou (Constantine) Platti,   b. 1795, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1835, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married
    • As a widower Paul may have remarried. The 1871 England census identifies Polymnia Negroponte, 70, widow, b. Greece, as the mother of Paul's son Constantine.
    Family ID F250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 28 Sep 1861  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Paul (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 30 Jun 1862, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1933, Waco, McLennan County, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Angeliki (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 22 Sep 1863, Manchester, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1926, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Hypatia (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 28 Apr 1865, Liley Road/26 Hawarden Avenue, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1909, 4 Oakbank Road, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     4. Polymnia (Constantine) Negroponte,   b. 30 Jun 1873, Oak Hill Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 4 Apr 1951, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Documents
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille, France
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Negroponte - Zizinia 1861 marriage
    Marseille, France
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jun 1828 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1861 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jan 1908 - Royal Infirmary, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 01 Feb 1908 - Smithdown Road Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    26 Hawarden Avenue, Toxteth Park, Liverpool
    26 Hawarden Avenue, Toxteth Park, Liverpool
    Constantine P. and Angélique Negroponte lived at 26 Hawarden Avenue from 1901-1908, with their three daughters Angelique, Hypatia and Polymnia.
    150 Crown Street, Liverpool, England
    150 Crown Street, Liverpool, England
    An address in 1861 for Constantine Negroponte. Photo 2009; The Freedom of Choice Housing Cooperative, constructed 1995.

    Documents
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Burial Registry
    St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, Burial Registry
    Constantine Negreponte
    Negroponte paternity suit
    Negroponte paternity suit

    Headstones
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    Smithdown Lane Cemetery, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England
    The site includes Constantine Paul Negroponte, who died 29 Jan 1908, age 79; daughter Hypatia, who died 19 Jan 1909, age 43; Angelique Negroponte, his widow who died 16 May 1919, age 81; and daughter Angelique, who died 27 Oct 1926, age 63 (cremated).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 115.

    2. [S24] Greek State Archives (Athens).
      #6445 on the voter list for Syros, 1869.

    3. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #6954 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

    4. [S117] Liverpool Toxteth Park Cemetery.

    5. [S12] Burial records, St Nicholas Greek Church, Liverpool, England, 311.

    6. [S60] Norfolk City Directories 1880-1931.

    7. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).


  

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