Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameJohn S. (Zannis) Schilizzi Stephanovich
Birth21 Aug 1840, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
MemoAnother source says 31 Aug 1840.
Death13 Oct 1908, London, England
Burial1908, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Baptism14 Sep 1840, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Residence1872, 93 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
Residence6 Cromwell House, Kensington, London, England
OccupationMerchant.
OriginChios.
Note 1His 1908 family tomb at West Norwood Cemetery is an English Heritage listed monument (1981). A John Schilizzi donated a mosaic to decorate the conch of the main apse of St Sophia's church in Bayswater, London. Commander of the Order of The Saviour.
Note 2Appears to have been known as ‘Stephanovich-Schilizzi’. Lived in London. Involved in the building of St Stephen’s Church in Paris. In 1870, with two of his brothers, he gave a hanging lamp to St Sophia Church, London. He left estate of £2,089,000.
God-parentsFranga Rodocanachi (née Schilizzi - his aunt).
Flags***, Argenti, Avierino, Calvocoressi, Cantacuzene, Coressi, Giustiniani Fi, Giustiniani Pi, Mavrogordato, Maximo, Negroponte, Petrocochino, Ralli (Chaviara), Rodocanachi, Scaramanga, Schilizzi, Sevastopoulos, Vouro
MotherEleni (Dimitri) Vouro (1816-1873)
Marriage18 Apr 1871, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
SpouseVirginia (Pandia) Sechiari
Birth5 Sep 1849, Constantinople, Turkey/Byzantium
Death20 Jul 1929, Athens, Greece/Hellenes
Burial1929, Greek Orthodox Cemetery, West Norwood, London, England
Residence1872, 93 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
Residence1929, Hotel de Mercédès, Rue de Presbourg, Paris, France
Residence1929, Kiphissia, Athens, Greece/Hellenes
Residencebef 1929, Upper Brook Street, Mayfair, London, England
Residencebef 1929, West Hill, Highgate, London, England
Note 1She is recorded as donating an oil painting to St Sophia's in Bayswater, London: "Suffer the little children to come unto me" by
Note 2According to “Men of Property” by W. D. Rubinstein (1981) Virginia was one of Britain’s 47 recorded millionairesses or half millionairesses at the time of her death.
Marr. WitnessPaul (Ioannis) Schilizzi.
Flags***, Argenti, Avierino, Cantacuzene, Coressi, Giustiniani Fi, Giustiniani Pi, Mavrogordato, Maximo, Petrocochino, Ralli (Chaviara), Ralli (Pitsis), Rodocanachi, Schilizzi, Sechiari, Sevastopoulos
FatherPandia (Paraskeva) Sechiari (1816-1880)
Children
Birth15 Apr 1872, 93 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
Death18 Jul 1961, London, England
MemoBishop Timothy says 1960.
SpouseJulia (Lucas) Ralli (1877-1952)
Marriage11 Jan 1896, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
ChildrenAlexandra Helen (Stephen) (1904-1988)
Birth18 Sep 1873, 93 Westbourne Terrace, Bayswater, London, England
Death7 Sep 1959, Paris, France
Burial10 Sep 1959, Paris, France
Marriage21 Sep 1921, Highgate, London, England
Married MemoThe marriage was registered at the St. Pancras Registry Office, London, 14 Sep 1921. The religious ceremony took place at the residence of Sir Arthur and Lady Crosfield (for security reasons, fearing assassination)
SpouseAuguste (Leonidas) Argenti (1860-1923)
Marriage28 Jul 1895, Paris, France
Married MemoAccording to Publications des bans de mariage de Paris et Ancienne Seine, 1860 à 1902 (Paris, France & Vicinity Marriage Banns, 1860-1902). Her parents’ names are given: John Stéfandoich Schilizzi and Virginia Sechiari.
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