Nestor Filotti was born circa 1814 in Brăila, Brăila County, Romania to Ion Filotti (c1780-c1835) and Nomen nescio and died 1869 Batogu, Brăila County, Romania of unspecified causes. He married Sofia Dulgheru (1825-1889) 1843 in Brăila, Brăila County, Romania.


Nestor Filotti (cca. 1814 - 1869) was a Romanian landowner. He is considered the patriarch of the Filotti family.

Nestor Filotti was the son of Ion Filotti, a grain merchant ("zaheregiu") in Brăila, Romania. He entered the civil service as licensed clerk. According to the administrative reform implemented under the provisions of the Organic Regulation, public servants had to receive a license ("pitac").

In 1843 Nestor Filotti married Sofia Dulgheru, daughter of Sava Dulgheru, planner of the Brăila city council. Eventually, Nestor Filotti was promoted "Executor of the Chairman of the Brăila City Council" (Îndeplinitor de Prezident al Municipiului Brăila). At the same time, Nestor Filotti secured a patent ("patentă") as lessee he leased several estates from the Eforia Spitalelor Civile. Eventually he purchased the estate of Batogu where he built a manor. Batogu remained the seat of the Filotti family till the expropriation of 1947.

In the management of agricultural production, Nestor Filotti was concerned by the introduction of new technologies for the increase of the productivity. He was among the first landowners use portable steam engines imported from England for threshing. Nestor Filotti died in 1867 in Batogu. He was survived by his wife and 11 children. His wife ensured that the estate was kept intact, the administration being taken over by one of his sons, Anastase Filotti. [1]


Offspring of Nestor Filotti and Sofia Dulgheru (1825-1889)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Tudorița Filotti (1843-1890) 1843 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1890 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Petrache Calu (c1835-c1895)
Alexandru Constantinescu (c1835-c1895)
Anton Filotti (1844-1887) 1844 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1887 Buzău, Buzău County, Romania Eliza Bagdat (1852-1939)
Zamfir Filotti (1845-c1850) 1845 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1850 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania
Dumitru Filotti (1846-1882) 1846 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1882 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Margot Zamfirescu (c1850-c1910)
Constantin Filotti (1849-1911) 1849 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1911 Bucharest, Romania Sofia NN (1852-c1815)
Iancu Filotti (1852-1904) 1852 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1904 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Maria Hiropol (c1860-c1930)
Anastase Filotti (1854-1936) 1854 Batogu, Brăila County, Romania 1836 Buzău, Buzău County, Romania Alexandrina Iarca (1865-c1950)
Maria Filotti (1856-c1945) 1856 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1945 Romania Gheorghe Lupașcu (1843-1936)
Nestor Filotti (1857-1936) 1857 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1936 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Elena Perșunaru (1868-1948)
Nicolae Filotti (1860-1897) 1860 Batogu, Brăila County, Romania 1897 Bucharest, Romania Aurelia Felix (1869-1950)
Victoria Filotti (1861-c1925) 1861 Batogu, Brăila County, Romania 1925 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Cristache Hagi-Volcoff (c1855-c1920)
Traian Filotti (1865-1909) 1865 Batogu, Brăila County, Romania 1909 Bucharest, Romania Didina NN (c1870-c1955)


  1. ^ Alexandru Gabriel Filotti - Frontierele Românilor - Editor Istros, Brăila, 2007


Offspring of Ion Filotti (c1780-c1835) and Nomen nescio
Name Birth Death Joined with
Nestor Filotti (c1814-1869) 1814 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1869 Batogu, Brăila County, Romania Sofia Dulgheru (1825-1889)

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Andrei Filotti