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Vierou (Ioannis) Sechiari[1]

Female 1850 - 1939  (89 years)


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  • Name Vierou (Ioannis) Sechiari 
    Nickname Virginia 
    Born 05 Apr 1850  Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 May 1939  2 Portman Court, Marylebone, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 May 1939  Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Funeral held 16 May 1939 at St Sophia Cathedral, London.
    • Death notices appeared in The Times (London) 15/16 May 1939.
    • buried plot 15803, sq 27, Greek plan no. 17-18, reg. pg. 18096, no. 73934. [3]
    Notes 
    • Residence: 1889, 3 Prince's Gate, Kensington, London, England
    • She may be the figure seated middle row far left in a c.1900 'Derby Day' photograph (Christopher Long's collection). She arranged a wedding reception at 3 Prince's Gate, Kensington, for the marriage of her sister Arghyro to Pandia Rodocanachi in 1889.
    • The 1901 England Census reports that Virginia Schilizzi, head, widow, 50, born in Turkey, a British subject, lived at 3 Princes Gate, Kensington, London, with her unmarried daughter Hypatia, 29, born Paddington, London, noted as 'feeble-minded', and ten domestic servants.
    • 1871 England census: 74 Westbourne Terrace, London, household headed by John Schilizzi, 63, retired merchant; wife Alexandra, 49, both b. Chios; son Paul J, 28, merchant, b. London; daughter-in-law Virginia, 20, b. Smyrna; daughter Fanny, 17 and granddaughter Alexandra, 1 yr, 2 ms, both b. London; & 8 servants.
    • 1881 England census: 3 Prince's Gate, London household headed by Virginia Schilizzi, widow, 30, b. Smyrna, naturalized British subject; daughters Alexandra, 11, Hypatia, 9, both b. London; Arghiro [John] Sechiari, 12, b. France; & 9 servants.
    • Virginia Schilizzi [3 Princes Gate SW7] appears on the 1890, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910 thereafter as Virginia Paul Schilizzi 1911, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1918, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1937 England electoral register, City of Westminster parliamentary division, Westminster county/borough.
    Person ID I2524  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2018 

    Father Ioannis (Paraskeva) Sechiari,   b. 1818, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1884, Braila, Romania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Clementine (Nicolas) Scaramanga,   b. 1828, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1876, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Family ID F1076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Paul (Ioannis) Schilizzi, esq,   b. 01 Jun 1842, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1879, 3 Prince's Gate, Knightsbridge, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 05 May 1869  Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage witnesses included Paul Rodocanachi, 54, merchant, allees des Capucines 11; Etienne Sechiari, 59, rentier, allees des Capucines 10; Michael Rodocanachi, 32, merchant; document contains signatures of the bride and groom, their parents, and Z.P. Rodocanachi.
    • Marriage notice appeared in the The Pall Mall Gazette (London), 7 May 1869.
    Children 
    +1. Alexandra (Paul) Schilizzi,   b. 03 Feb 1870, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1957, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Hypatia (Paul) Schilizzi,   b. 25 Mar 1872, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1943, Richmond, Surrey, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Documents
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Schilizzi - Sechiari 1869 marriage
    Civil registration records, Marseille, France
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2008 
    Family ID F1075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Apr 1850 - Smyrna/Izmir, Turkey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 May 1869 - Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 May 1939 - 2 Portman Court, Marylebone, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 May 1939 - Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Vierou Sechiari
    Vierou Sechiari
    allées Léon Gambetta 16, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 16, Marseille, France
    John and Clementine Sechiari lived at 'allees des Capucines 16,' when their daughter Virginia got married in 1869; photo 2009; see note on street numbering.
    74 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    74 Westbourne Terrace, London, England
    The Bayswater residence of John and Alexandra Schilizzi with their son Paul and his family in 1871; photo 2009. In 1894 Alexandra's son-in-law Pandely A. Mavrogordato used this address and lived here presumably with his wife.
    1-5 Prince's Gate, London, England
    1-5 Prince's Gate, London, England
    photo 2009; the buildings on the frontage road parallel to Kensington Rd, Knightsbridge, have been rebuilt. As a widow in 1881 Virginia Schilizzi lived at 3 Princes Gate with her daughters Alexandra and Hypatia; Paul J. Schilizzi resided here at his 1879 death; Paul P Rodocanachi used the address in 1918.

    Documents
    West Norwood Cemetery
    West Norwood Cemetery
    Register for plot 15803, sq 27, Greek plan no. 17-18, memorial damaged through enemy action, 1 Sep 1940
    Virginia Schilizzi 1939 Probate
    Virginia Schilizzi 1939 Probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] Les Grecs de Marseille, Erato Paris, (Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales).

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

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


  

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