NameAlexander (Michael) Agelasto
Birth26 Sep 1835, Syros, Greece/Hellenes
Birth MemoArgenti says 10 Sep 1833: curious that his brother John was born in February 1833!
Death1 Dec 1906, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Death MemoArgenti says 3 Dec 1906.
Burial1906, Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
OccupationCotton and grain merchant in the USA.
Note 1He appears as a cotton buyer in the Dégas painting ‘A Cotton Office in New Orleans’ of 1872-73 (oil on canvas) where he is depicted in the background sampling a handful of cotton. He is known to the New Orleans gallery as Michael Alexander Agelasto.
Note 2A. M. Agelasto appears in the 1861 New Orleans directory, associated with the firm Negroponte & Agelasto.
Note 3They and their son Peter travelled from Liverpool to New York aboard the ‘China’ on 7 Oct 1869.
FatherMichael (Pandely) Agelasto (1802-1886)
MotherMaria ‘Marigo’ (Ioannis) Parembli (1811-1893)
Marriage8 Nov 1865, Syros, Greece/Hellenes
Married MemoMarriage contract dated 9 Feb/28 Jan 1866 Syros.
SpousePolyxene (Alexander) Mavrogordato, 10G Granddaughter
Birth5 Jan 1846, Syros, Greece/Hellenes
Death1 Sep 1934, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Burial1934, Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
MotherPolunia (Pandias) Ralli (1819-1857)
Children
Birth14 Feb 1867, Bombay, India
Death11 Jun 1939, Warren, North Carolina, USA
Marriage18 Jun 1904, Williamsburg, Virgina, USA
Birth10 Mar 1869, Syros, Greece/Hellenes
Birth MemoAccording to his birth certificate. Argenti says 4 Mar 1869.
Death20 Sep 1949, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Death MemoObituary in Washington Post 21 Sep 1949.
Birth14 Nov 1870, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Birth MemoArgenti says 6 Nov 1871.
Death22 May 1947, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Marriage18 Jun 1902, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
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