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George (Emmanuel) Franghiadi

Male 1839 - 1873  (33 years)


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  • Name George (Emmanuel) Franghiadi 
    Born 05 Nov 1839  London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Dec 1839  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • God-parents: P. Negroponte [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1873  South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice appeared in New York Evening Post, 2 Sep 1873.
    Notes 
    • 1851 England census: George E. Franghiadi, 11, and Michael E. Franghiadi, 10, both b. England, boarded at Avenue Road (Abbey House A-19), Hampstead, Middlesex, in a 16-boy school run by Joseph Cuming, clergyman.
    • The 1841 England Census reports the household living at 18 Finsbury Circus, London: Emanuel Franghiadi, 25, Paul Franghiadi 15; Mary Franghiadi, 20, all foreign born; George Franghiadi, 17 months; Michel Franghiadi, 7 months, both born in England.
    • George E. Franghiadi, 9 Washington Place, New York City, paid $57.00 in tax on income of $1,900, in 1862. Geo Franghiadi, 184 W. 24th Street, New York City, paid $189.00 in tax on income of $3,789, in 1865.
    • The 1870 USA census: South Orange, New Jersey household headed by Geo Franghiadi, 34, cotton broker, real estate valued $10,000, personal property $5,000, b. England, both parents foreign born; Theresa, 31, b. Massachusetts; sons Jefferson, 8; Emanuel, 5; Michael, 3; Paul, 1, all b. New York; & 2 servants.
    • New York City directory: 1870, George E. Franghiadi, merchant, 22 William St., New York; home N.J.; 1872, Munn & Franghiadi, brokers, 90 Beaver & 1?? Pearl.
    • New Orleans directory: G.E. Franghiadi with Rodocanachi & Franghiadi, commission merchants, at 19 Bourbon St. (1861) and 173 Gravier (1867), where J. F. Voisin, accountant, worked 2nd fl, front office. This man also represented A.M. Agelasto at the same business address in 1874.
    Person ID I1591  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2016 

    Father Emmanuel George (Zorzis) Franghiadi,   b. 23 Nov 1813, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1891, Piraeus, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Marigo (Michael) Rodocanachi,   b. 13 Jan 1821, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1856, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1838  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This union seems unrelated to the large London firm of Rodocanachi & Franghiadi, exporters of grain and coffee, in the 1850s.
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: P.S. Ralli & Stephen Franghiadi; Dionysios Xenakis presiding; entry 2. [2]
    • "A betrothal might cement an existing collaboration between business partners from two different families, as occurred in the case of Emmanouel Frangiades, who married Marigo Rodocannachis, the sister of his buiness partner, in London in 1833 [sic]." Ioanna Pepelasis Minoglou, "Women and Family Capitalism in Greece, c. 1780-1940," Business History Review, v 81, n 3, pp 522-523.
    Family ID F679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Teresa Ellen Donavon,   b. Abt 1840, Ireland or Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1915, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1862  New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • One source says they had a son, George, who died the same year as his birth.
    Children 
    +1. Jefferson G. (George) Franghiadi,   b. Abt 1863, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     2. Emanuel (George) Franghiadi,   b. 24 Sep 1865, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1932, Queens, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Michael (George) Franghiadi,   b. 27 May 1868, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1933, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +4. Paul (George) Franghiadi,   b. 17 Mar 1870, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1922, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +5. Marigo (George) Franghiadi,   b. 26 Jan 1871, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1959, New York, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +6. Semeria (George) Franghiadi,   b. 05 Feb 1873, South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1952, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Nov 1839 - London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Dec 1839 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1862 - New York, New York USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1873 - South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George (Emmanuel) Franghiadi
    George (Emmanuel) Franghiadi
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    1839 Map of Finsbury Circus, London, England
    Many Greek merchants traded from here. George E Franghiadi lived with his siblings and parents at 18 Finsbury Circus (1851)
    18 Finsbury Circus, London, England
    18 Finsbury Circus, London, England
    photo 2009; Finsbury Circus rebuilt

  • Sources 
    1. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 8, Mar 1974.
      Records of Baptisms from the Church of Our Saviour, 9 Finsbury Circus, City of London.

    2. [S68] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]