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Version 2 - 1,870 Resources for Hellenic Genealogy Research

View PDF Document with 1,870 Hellenic Genealogy Research Links-----VERSION 2 - RESOURCES FOR HELLENIC GENEALOGY RESEARCH By Georgia Stryker Keilman  




Asia Minor / Pontos / Anatolia / Ottoman Empire / Turkey 



Diaspora (- General, Africa, Albania, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, Chile, Columbia, Cyprus, Egypt, England plus Ireland Scotland, Wales, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Russia/USSR, Serbia, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, United States 

Election Material – Translations of General Election Lists (Greek to English)
Family Trees / Hellenic Genealogy Research 

Film & Video 


Greek Language / Handwriting 

Greek Names  

Greek Orthodox Church 

Hellenic Organizations 






Oral Histories / Interviews 

Another Article - Greek Athletes in New York City: Time of the Titans

By Steve Frangos
Published in The National Herald, June 17, 2006  

I am excited to announce that The National Herald has given Hellenic Genealogy Geek the right to reprint articles that may be of interest to our group. 
The history of amateur Greek athletics in New York City is still a matter of debate. This is especially curious since, from 1901 to the present, published accounts on the Greek amateur athletes of New York City abound. Many Greek immigrants joined local athletic clubs and gyms throughout the five boroughs.
We will restrict our survey here to the Greek American Athletic Club of New York City. As far as available published accounts now report, the GAAC was, at least as of 1901, originally based in Brooklyn’s Ulmer Park. By 16 May 1913, however, the GAAC had moved to Manhattan. We know this, in part, because of a news report:
“Alexander Haggis, the wrestling instructor of …

1871 - Village of VATHY, Municipality of Karyoupoleos, Region of Gythio, Greece - FREE Translation of 1871 General Election List

The digital collections of the Greek State Archives offer a wealth of information to those of us interested in Greek genealogy.  As part of their online collection is the "Election Material From the Collection of Vlachoyiannis" .  This includes "General Election Lists" for each Municipality; recorded by community (city, village, settlement, etc.).
You can view a scanned copy of each list, printed in the Greek language.  This is a GREAT resource, but very difficult to navigate for those who do not read Greek.  Each row includes:  Line # -  Given Name, Surname - Father's Name -  Age - Occupation.
I have translated these pages and made them available in both Greek and English, doing my best to transcribe the information accurately.  I would always recommend viewing the original scanned copies (link below). 
- To the best of my knowledge, these lists include all Males who were eligible to vote in the elections.  
- Names are in alphabetical order by Given name (First n…

Hellenic Organizations: Cyprus Federation of America / aka Federation of Cypriot American Organizations / aka Pancyprian Association of America, Astoria, New York


Name of Organization:  Cyprus Federation of America / aka Federation of Cypriot American Organizations / aka Pancyprian Association of America

Location:  Astoria, New York




HISTORY OF THE CYPRUS FEDERATION OF AMERICA Corporation formed in May of 1951 The first Corporation of the Cyprus Federation consisted of six directors, citizens of the United States and formerly of the Island of Cyprus.  The names of the first directors were: Spyros Nicholaou, Savas Zavoyianis, M.D., Lois P. Tingirides, Aristedes Demetriou, Gregory Kanetes and Paul Pyrros The first Executive Committee The first president was Dr. Savas Zavoyiannis of New York City, a practicing physician in New York City and was formely a major  in the US. Army during World War II. Lous P. Tingirides resided in Jamaica, New York and was in the insurance business, connected with the Equita…

Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

HELLENIC MUSEUM, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Contact Information:

Location:  Former Royal Mint Building, 280 William Street, Melbourne (opposite Flagstaff station)

Hours:  Open Seven Days a Week - Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Museum Admission Fees Apply


Australia's Hellenic Museum was inaugurated in April 2007. ​ Occupying one of the country's landmark buildings, the Museum has taken on an identity of its own in the former Royal Mint building. Since its inception, the Hellenic Museum has continued to build and maintain its collections. Today, hundreds of objects spanning over 8,000 years of Hellenic history are on view at any given time in the Museum's galleries. ​ In 2013, the Hellenic Museum entered into a landmark 10-year agreement with the Benaki Museum, Athens. In 2014, the Hellenic Museum opened the exhibition 'Gods, Myths and Mortals', a snapshot of Hellenic-civilisation from the Neolithic period to m…