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Nicolas (George) Scaramanga

Male 1824 - 1885  (60 years)


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  • Name Nicolas (George) Scaramanga 
    Nickname Coco 
    Born 24 Sep 1824  Trieste, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1885  Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He is also on the Negroponte-Agelasto tree.
    • The 1871 England Census reports the Scaramanga household at Park Point, Salford (nr Manchester), Lancashire included: Coco G., 46, head, East India merchant, born Austria, naturalized British citizen; wife Hypatia, 37, born Turkey; children Virginia, 16, born Liverpool; George, 15, born in America; Argentina, 10; Henrietta, 9; Clementina, 8; Marie, 7; Christina, 6; and Nicolas, 4, all born Manchester, and 8 servants. They lived next to the Peter Schilizzi family.
    • Residence 1841, 43 Finsbury Circus, City of London, England. The 1841 England Census reports the household living at 43 Finsbury Circus, London: Ambroise Argenti, 35, merchant; [his wife] Henrietta, 20, both foreign born; [their daughter] Mary Argenti, 9 months, born in England; Pandia Argenti, 40, merchant [possibly Pandia Leonidas (Leonidas) Argenti]; Stephen Sechiari, 25, Ambroise Sechiari, 25; John Sechiari, 20; all four merchants; and Nicolas Scaramanga, 15, border, all five foreign born; and four servants.
    • 1861 England census: Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester, household headed by Coco George Scaramanga, 36, Levant merchant, b. Trieste, Austria; wife Hypatia, 27, b. Smyrna; daughters Virginia, 6, b. Liverpool; Argentina, 1; Clementina, 1 mo, both b. Manchester; son George, 5, b. New York; & 9 servants.
    • 1851 England census: Bury New Road, Broughton, Lancashire, household headed by C. Scaramanga, 26, merchant cotton ??, b. Trieste, Austria; wife H., 18, b. Smyrna; brother P., 22, merchant in cotton, b. Trieste, Austria; & 4 servants.
    • Coco G. Scaramanga, established 1855, is on Contopoulos' list of principal Greek commercial houses in New York City. 1856-57: his personal property in New York City was assessed at $15,000. [1]
    • Kokos Skaramangas gave an icon of John the Baptist to the Greek Church of Manchester, 1860-1863. [2]
    • UK Naturalisation: Coco George Scaramanga, Greece, 9 Apr 1864 & 11 Apr 1872; certificates 4337 & B182 [3, 4]
    Person ID I563  Agelasto
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2015 

    Family Hypatia (Nicolas) Scaramanga,   b. 16 Mar 1833, Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1881, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 03 Aug 1850  Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses/Sponsors: Ambrose Argenti & Argenta Argenti; Narkissos Morphinos presiding; Entry 15 [5]
    Children 
     1. George C. (Nicolas) Scaramanga,   b. 22 Jul 1855, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1942, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1824 - Trieste, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 Aug 1850 - Chapel of Our Saviour, Finsbury Circus, City of London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1885 - Athens, Attica, Greece Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S60] The Greek Community of New York City, Michael Contopoulos, (New Rochelle, NY: A.D. Caratzas, 1992, ISBN 0-89241-518-5), 38,39.

    2. [S70] A Personal History of the Greek Community of Manchester and Its Church, 1843-1900., Sophocles Chr. Andreades, (Manchester, 2000, ISBN 0-9504097-2-3).

    3. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 26, Dec 1976.
      Greeks Naturalised in Britain 1801-1900

    4. [S94] UK National Archives.
      HO 1/114/4337; HO 45/9305/11970

    5. [S86] The Greek Gazette, Kyriakos Metaxas, editor, (London, England), 12, Feb 1977.
      Records of Marriages from the Church of Our Saviour [London]