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1,000+ Greeks, 1919-1924 Canadian Ocean Arrivals

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On November 25, 2009 Ancestry.ca completed the online launch of the Canadian Passenger Lists, 1919-1924. I visited Ancestry.com and did a search in this new database for people born in Greece -- 1,065 results were returned. As usual, there are some results that don’t seem to make sense, but most are Greek surnames. If you have ancestors that arrived in Canada during the 1919-1924 time frame, this may be a very helpful resource. Apparently this is the only online source for this data to-date. Remember that if you don’t want to purchase a membership to Ancestry.com, most libraries have an Ancestry.com version that you can use in the Library for FREE. - Also, Ancestry.ca is currently offering a 14 day free trial.

Historic Australian Newspapers Online

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If you have ancestors that migrated to Australia you might be interested in the National Library of Australia’s “Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 to 1954” online. As of November 21, 2009 there are 33 newspapers online, 920,989 pages consisting of 9,130,178 articles available to search.I did a search on the word “Greek” and got 69,896 results. Try searching on your family name.Good luck with your Greek family genealogy research.Georgia Keilmanhttp://HellenicGenealogyGeek.comA resource for Greek genealogy research

Hellas Australia - History of Greeks in Australia

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If you have relatives that migrated to Australia you might be interested in this book - Hellas Australia The History of Greeks in Australia(Book is printed in both Greek and English)by Josef Vondra (Greek translation by George Psarros)Published 1979 by Widescope International Publishers Pty Ltd. Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
You can view the following on the page below:102 names mentioned in this bookTable of ContentsSynopsis from the dust jacket-------------------------------Hope some of you can find this information useful. Good luck with your Greek family genealogy research. Don't forget you can work with your local librarian to get a copy of this book through inter-library loan or purchase a copy through a website that deals with out of print books like http://abebooks.comGeorgia Keilmanhttp://HellenicGenealogyGeek.com---------------------------------102 NAMES MENTIONED IN THIS BOOKAmanatides, Kyriakos - President Greek Culture League, Melbourne AustraliaAmanatidis, Dina - W…

Greek-Hungarian Diaspora

Greek Culture - Recipe - Spinach with Rice (Spanakorizo)

Here is today’s Greek recipe. Spinach with Rice (Spanakorizo)Ingredients:2 lbs. spinach1 cup chopped onions½ cup olive oil1-1/2 cups short grain rice2 tablespoons lemon juice1 tablespoon dill3 cups watersalt and pepperDirections:Wash spinach. Remove stems, drain leaves well and tear into pieces. (If I use baby spinach I don’t bother to try and remove stems, just use as is) In a deep pan gently fry onion in oil until soft. Stir in rice and cook 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients (except spinach). Bring to a boil and then add spinach. Stir well, cover and cook gently for 15 minutes. (I always check to make sure rice is done – sometimes it takes a little longer to get done.) Remove from heat, leave tightly covered and allow to stand for 5 minutes before serving.Hope you enjoy it!Georgia Keilmanhttp://HellenicGenealogyGeek.comA resource for Greek family genealogy research.

Greek Diaspora and Migration since 1700

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242 Greek names are mentioned in the book “Greek Diaspora and Migration since 1700 – Society, Politics and Culture” edited by Dimitris Tziovas – published 2009 by Ashgate Publishing You can view the following on the page below: 242 Greek names mentioned in this book Table of Contents Synopsis from the dust jacket As always, I hope some of you will find this information helpful with your research. If you are interested in getting a copy of this book for your research, contact your local librarian and see if they can get you a copy through the Inter-library Loan Services. Regards Georgia Keilman http://HellenicGenealogyGeek.com A resource for Greek family genealogy research 242 GREEK NAMES MENTIONED IN THIS BOOK Adamos, Takis Ajonovski-Oche, Vangel Alexakis, Vassilis Alexandropoulos, Mitsos Alexiou, Elli Amire, Ussi Andonovski, Christo Angelopoulos, Theo Antonakos, Stephen Antonellos, Manolis Antonellos, Nikolaos Antypas, Nikolas Apostolidou, Venetia Argenti Argyriou, Alexandros Axioti, Melpo Bailtsidis Bellou, S…