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Paul Stephanos (Stephanos) Galati[1]

Male 1839 - 1914  (74 years)


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  • Name Paul Stephanos (Stephanos) Galati 
    Born 25 Dec 1839  Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Birth/baptism registered on Syros at the town hall in 1840 [2]
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jul 1914  Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His estate of £137,671 13s. 1d. was administered by his Stephen Galatti [elder son]. [3]
    Buried 29 Jul 1914  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Temporary deposit to plot 14564, mortuary chapel, on 5 Aug 1914, then removed to plot 33799. He shares a burial site with Fanny Kessisoglu, who died 14-08-1917 at 'Zuydooote' (sic) near Dunkirk. [4]
    Notes 
    • Occupation: Merchant.
    • Residence: 1880-1912, New York City; 1910, 247 5th Ave, NYC (according to son's passport applications); DOD, 31 rue Spontini, Paris.
    • naturalized US citizen before 1910 (according to son's passport application)
    • 22 Nov 1862: Paul St. Galati, 25, unmarried, born Ermoupolis, commercial clerk, swore allegiance to the Greek government at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros.
    • The 1860 Census for Ermoupolis, Syros, reports a household consisting of Stephanos Galati, no profession, married, male, parent; Helen St. Galati, 50, female, parent, married; with the following unmarried male children: Constantine, Lysandros, John and George, all merchants; Paul, clerk/writer; and Andreas, student; daughters Marietta, 19; Catherine, 15 [listed as married, merchant, a computer glitch?]; Mimina, 12; also, Margarita, 78, widow. The 1870 Census: Stephanos Galati, merchant, married, male, parent; wife Helen Galati, daughter of John Negroponte, 48, origin Chios with the following male children: Constantine, also married; and Lysandros, John, Paul and George, all merchants, and Andreas, no profession, all unmarried; daughters Marietta, 28, married; Catherine, 24, single; Mimina, 21, single, all origin Ermoupolis. [5]
    • The 1900 US federal census for the household at 28 E. 75th St., New York, New York, headed by Paul S Galatti, 49, b. Dec 1850, Greece, married 1885, parents b. Greece, immigrated 1860, merchant; wife Angelica Galatti, 48, b. Feb 1852, Russia; father b. Turkey, mother b. Egypt, born 2 children, both living, immigrated 1884; sons John Paul Galatti, 14, b. Jan 1886; Stephan Galatti, 11, b. Aug 1888, both b. New York; 3 domestic servants.
    • Paul S. Galatti is included in M. Contonpoulos' list of the 8 most influencial merchants in New York's Greek colony from 1850s - 1890s. P Galatti & Co., established 1872, is on Contopoulos' list of principal Greek commercial houses in New York City. [6]
    • 23 Aug 1899: Theodore P. Ralli returned to London to assume the leadership of the worldwide family company, while Anthony P. Ralli and Paul S. Galatti remained to manage the New York branch of Ralli Bros. [7]
    • Listed in the Social Register of New York. [8]
    • Cotton business: Paul S. Galatti was among the 12 Greek merchants maintaining membership in the New York Produce Exchange (1873). Between 1870-1910 he was a member of the New York Cotton Exchange, and on its Finance Committee in 1898. 1881-1889: involved in the Savannah [Georgia] Cotton Exchange. He was an agent for Thomas Zizinia in 1878 & 1879. [9]
    Person ID I715  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2014 

    Father Stephanos (Constantine) Galati,   b. 1796, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1879, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Angeliki (John) Kessisoglu,   b. Feb 1852, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1949, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years) 
    Married 30 Aug 1884  St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Witness: John Balli; Agathangelos Moschovakis presiding; entry 136 [10]
    • The marrige of Angelique Kessissoglu & Paul Stephen Galatti was registered Jul-Aug-Sep 1884, Kensington, London, v 1a, p 374.
    Children 
     1. John Paul (Paul) Galati,   b. 30 Jan 1886, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1956, Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Stephen (Paul) Galati,   b. 06 Aug 1888, Monmouth Beach, New Jersey USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1964, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1839 - Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Aug 1884 - St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1914 - Paris, Īle-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jul 1914 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 14564, mortuary chapel (continuation)
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for grave 33799
    Paul Stephen Galatti 1914 probate
    Paul Stephen Galatti 1914 probate
    Ralli Bros USA
    Ralli Bros USA
    Company Label

    Headstones
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    The tomb of Fanny Kessisoglou (Angeliki's sister, a nurse highly decorated by France for service in WW I) and Paul Galati
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    The tomb of Fanny Kessisoglou and Paul Galati (detail)

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      #102 Registry of Oaths of Allegiance; family #4203, individual 15333, year 1860 census of Syros; family #241, year 1870 census of Syros.

    2. [S25] Greek State Archives (Syros).
      Alphabetical Register of Births/Baptisms in Hermopolis, 1828-1858: 14/1840/14075

    3. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.

    4. [S78] West Norwood Cemetery registers, London, England.

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

    6. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 31,39.

    7. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 36.

    8. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 37, 165.

    9. [S42] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 42,167,44.

    10. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Jul 1977.
      Marriages Celebrated at the Holy Wisdom (Saint Sophia) in Moscow Road, Bayswater [London]


  

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