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John (Constantine) Negroponte[1, 2]

Male Abt 1792 - Aft 1861  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name John (Constantine) Negroponte 
    Nickname Jean  
    Born Abt 1792  Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOB from Syros registration. Argenti says 1783.
    • Argenti says Constantinople; Syros registration says Chios.
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1842/1860 
    Notes 
    • James Constantine Negroponte is listed in the partnership businesses in 1860 that also involved John Stephen Schilizzi [probably John S. (Zannis) Schilizzi Stephanovich], Emmanuel Halduvacchi, Leonidas Vernudacchi, John Vaffiadacclii, Zanni Stef. Schilizzi, Michael Pantaleone Mavrogordato, Ambrosia Michele Cappati, Ipatias Vernudacchi & M. F. Paspatti. The firms involved included Schilizzi & Co., at London, Manchester and Calcutta; Schilizzi & Vaffiadacchi, Leghorn, Z. Stefanovich & Co., Constantinople; A.M. Cappari, Taganrog; and Ypatio Vernudacchi, Rostoff (London Gazette 7 Jun 1861).
    • 18 Jul 1842: John K. Negroponte, 50, unmarried, born Chios, arrived Syros 1825, merchant, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis.
    • J. C. Negreponte, Esq. contributed 1 to a relief drive ("Destructive Fire in St. John's, Newfoundland," The Manchester Guardian 11 Jul 1846, p 1). [This may not be he]
    • James Constantine Negreponte "a Greek merchant, living in London" was the victorious defendant in a court case -- Munn and others v. Negreponte -- involving agency and the non-payment for goods (The Manchester Guardian 3 Apr 1841, p 3). This, as well as the other citations, could refer to his approximate namesake, Jacob Constantine Negroponte.
    • 1859: J.C. Negroponte worked for Schilizzi & Co. according to the Thacker's Directories, Calcutta. [3]
    • Negroponte Bros. owned a warehouse at 8 Turner St., Manchester, 1843, 1945. [4]
    • James Constantine Negroponte owned a house at 3 York St., Cheetham Township, Manchester, 1838-1847. The street no longer exists, although there is a York Street in central Manchester, 2.2 miles away. [5]
    Person ID I62  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

    Father Constantine (Zannis) Negroponte,   b. 1766, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Arghyro [Negroponte] 
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Psiachi 
    Children 
    +1. Zambelou (Jean) Negroponte,   b. 1816, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1875, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1792 - Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    8-12 Turner Street, Manchester, England
    8-12 Turner Street, Manchester, England
    Photo 2015. Negroponte Bros. owned a warehouse at 8 Turner St., 1843, 1945.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Negroponte family tree, number 59.

    2. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #4290 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance

    3. [S45] Ulysses in the Raj, Paul Byron Norris, (BACSA, 1992; ISBN 0907799469), 124.

    4. [S112] Rate Books, Manchester, England, Manchester England Archives, May 1843.

    5. [S112] Rate Books, Manchester, England, Manchester England Archives, 1838-47.


  

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