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Dimitrios (Michael) Agelasto[1, 2, 3]

Male 1826 - 1885  (58 years)


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  • Name Dimitrios (Michael) Agelasto 
    • Name spelled Agelaste on the death certificate.
    Born 25 Nov 1826  rue Canonge 8, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1885  boulevard Longchamp 20, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 22 May 1885  St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cemetery 1885 register midi carré 2, ter grec, no. 10, residence boulevard Longchamp 12.
    Notes 
    • A member of the Chambre de Commerce in Marseilles in 1872. Erato Paris writes: "Voici donc une véritable aristocratie grecque, plantée au cœur de la haute bourgeoisie marseillaise... Signe de leur pouvoir et de leur influence tant au niveau local qu'international: leur entrée dans la Chambre de Commerce, lieu par excellence de l'élaboration de la politique économique de la ville port et de son commerce maritime...Paul Rodocanachi sera le premier à y siéger en 1852, suivi par Démétrios Agelasto (en 1872), Alcibiade Reggio (en 1885), Théodore Rodocanachi (en 1887), et Théodore Agelasto (en 1895)."
      [4]
    • He is cited in the August 1884 deliberations of the Marseille Chambre de Commerce; he was doing business in London in 1874 (London Gazette).
    • Demetrius Agelasto served in the Marseille Chamber of Commerce (1872-1885). From 1881 to 1885 he was "Membre-secrétaire" of the Marseille Chambre de Commerce. [5, 6]
    • Residence: 1856, 45 allees de Meilhan; 1874-1884, 20 Boulevard Longchamp, Marseille.
    • Occupation: Marseille merchant; 1872-75, with brother Demosthenes; 1872-1884, with Agelasto, Michel & Fils, 23 Allées de Capucines, Marseille; 1884, 9 rue de la République. 1874, in partnership, D. M. Agelasto and Company, merchants, carrying on business at Liverpool, with brother Demosthenes, and with Pericles Apalyros until the latter retired from the firm 28 Mar 1874. (London Gazette notice 8 May 1874)
    • Listed as rentier and bachelor on death certificate.
    • According to the Marseille 1856 census his older brother Pandia lived at 45 allees de Meilhan with his wife and their first child. The household also included Demetrius, 23. Although the age is off, he was probably living with his older brother.
    • He was a signatory witness to the birth of Maria (Michael) Zygomala.
    • He was a signatory witness to the birth of Dimitri Constantin Zafiropoulo.
    • On the Electoral Lists, Marseille, France (1877, 1879, 1881) born 15 Nov 1826, Marseille, son of a naturalized father.
    • At the College Royal, Marseille, in 1840 Demetrius Agelasto received several academic prizes, including: the Fourth: Prize of Excellence for 1st prize of translation and a Greek theme, 2nd prize of history and a Latin theme, 1st place of latin translation and English language (second year), second place in Latin, third in maths (Echinard). [7]
    • D.M. Agelasto and Co. (through its representative P. Apalyra) was among the two dozen Liverpool merchant enterprises which signed a letter stating how they would deal with, as importers of Egyptian cotton, regulations concerning bagging that put "unnecessary burden on the trade" (Manchester Guardian, 29 Jul 1870, p 2).
    • Philanthropy: Demosthenes and Demetrios Agelasto each donated 200 Francs to the Chios Hospital in 1872 according to unpublished research by Demetrios Melachrinoudis. [4]
    • Démétrius Agelasto was one of the financial supportors of the Marseille École supérieure de Commerce in 1872. [8, 9]
    • He was a witness at the 1884 Chrystophidis-Petrocochino wedding in Marseille.
    • He was a witness at the 1859 Agelasto-Sechiari marriage in Marseille.
    • Liverpool Electoral Registers for Demetrius Michael Agelasto: 1870, 99 Upper Parliament St. (abode); Batavia Buildings, 12 Hackins Hey (counting house). He is also included, 1870, on the list of persons "objected to, as not being entitled to have their names retained in the list of persons qualified to vote." He is not in the 1871 census for 99 Upper Parliament St.
    Person ID I55  Agelasto
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2018 

    Father Michel (Pandia) Agelasto,   b. 17 Jul 1793, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1853, allées de Meilhan 45, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Arghyro (Dimitrios) Petrocochino,   b. 1801, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jul 1849, allées des Capucines 45, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1826 - rue Canonge 8, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1885 - boulevard Longchamp 20, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 May 1885 - St. Pierre Cemetery, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    boulevard Longchamp 20, Marseille, France
    boulevard Longchamp 20, Marseille, France
    photo 2009
    View of boulevard Longchamp, Marseille
    View of boulevard Longchamp, Marseille
    with tram; photo 2009
    Marseille residences
    Marseille residences
    Dimitrios Agelasto was born at 8 Canonge St, Marseille, France (photographed in 2008).
    Marseille residences
    Marseille residences
    Canonge Street, Marseille, France on which Michel Pandia Agelasto lived, 1826-1831 (photographed in 2008).
    allées Léon Gambetta 45, Marseille, France
    allées Léon Gambetta 45, Marseille, France
    From 1835-1867 several generations of the Michel Pandia Agelasto family lived at allées des Capucines 45. Photo 2009; see note on street numbering.

    Documents
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement
    His name was included in Michel Petrocochino's funeral announcement along with those of other members of the ex-pat Chiot families living in Marseille
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Dimitrios (Michael) Agelasto death certificate
    Dimitrios (Michael) Agelasto death certificate
    Dimitrios (Michael) Agelasto birth certificate
    Dimitrios (Michael) Agelasto birth certificate
    Marseille Electoral List - 1877
    Marseille Electoral List - 1877
    Academic achievement, College Royal de Marseille, 1837-38, p40.
    Academic achievement, College Royal de Marseille, 1837-38, p40.

    Headstones
    Michel Pandia Agelasto family tomb, St Pierre Cemetery, Marseille
    Dimitrios Michel, Michel Pandia Agelasto family tomb, St Pierre Cemetery, Marseille

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Argenti 1955, Philip P. Argenti, (London Oxford University Press).
      Included in Philip Argenti's Agelasto family tree, number 55.

    2. [S22] Grecs et Philhellènes à Marseille, Pierre Echinard, (Marseille: l'Institut Historique de Provence, 1973), 277.

    3. [S122] Les Grecs de Marseille, Erato Paris, (Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales).

    4. [S88] Chiot Emigrants, Demetrios Melachrinoudis, (unpublished research 2009).

    5. [S99] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (L'Harmattan (link)), 281.

    6. [S114] La Frabrique Communautaire, Mathieu Grenet, ([thesis] European University Institute, Department of History and Civilization, 2010.), 171, also, footnote 148.

    7. [S114] La Frabrique Communautaire, Mathieu Grenet, ([thesis] European University Institute, Department of History and Civilization, 2010.), 301, footnote 263.

    8. [S99] LA COMMUNAUTÉ GRECQUE À MARSEILLE, Michel Calapodis, (L'Harmattan (link)), 312.

    9. [S111] Les Grecs a Marseille: Minorité ethnique ou nation en diaspora?, Michel Calapodis, (Paris, L’Harmattan. 2012), ISBN : 978-2-296-56823-5., 260.
      With E. Zafiropoulo he founded the school in 1872.


  

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