Monday, March 29, 2010

Greek Genealogy - 3/29/10 New Links



Here is another group of links that I haven't had a change to categorize yet on HellenicGenealogyGeek.com


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Petros and Nikos Spanakos - twin brothers and professional boxers, remember growing up in Brooklyn - LISTEN to the interview


Hellenic Headquarters in Santiago, Chile - webpages in both Spanish and Greek - (for those who only read English, use an online translator like Google Translate 

Hellenic Archives Documents - two books you can view online with MANY great old 19th 
and 20th century photographs from Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece.

"A Study of the Greeks in Chicago" by Grace Abbott - 15 page article originally printed in the
American Journal of Sociology in 1909. This article is about the Greeks in Chicago, but, 
in my opinion, would apply to Greeks anywhere in the United States during the early 1900s.  
The basis for this article was a study done by Hull House and includes some statistics, but is 
definitely worth reading for the comments and observations of the non-Greek author.
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Greek War of Independence 1821 - celebrating March 25th


On March 25th Greece is celebrating the 189th anniversary since the outbreak of the Greek War of Independence (1821) that led to the establishment of the modern Greek State.

Here are a few links for further reading:




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Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)


   

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Greeks in Phoenix - 509 Greek Names


If you have any Greek relatives that lived in the Phoenix, Arizona area you should definitely check out the book “Greeks in Phoenix” which was published in 2008 by Arcadia Publishing.  It has over 200 photographs and 509 Greek people named in the book.

Below you will find a little blurb from the book cover, the Table of Contents and a list of the 509 Greeks mentioned in the book.

Visit the HellenicGenealogyGeek.com website for an additional 12,927 Greek names mentioned in 76 other books along with 905 links to many other Greek records and websites to help in your Greek family history research.

Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)
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“The Greek community in Phoenix began in 1907, when the Sanichas brothers, Charles and Chris, arrived in the city to establish the Sanichas Confectionery Store. By 1912, the year of Arizona's statehood, the community had grown to nine families, including the Georgouses family of five brothers. In 1930, ground was broken for the construction of the Hellenic Community House, where religious services were held until l947, when the Hellenic Orthodox Church was built. Today the legacy of the area's Greek pioneers lives on through the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, which has established a research archive and museum to preserve and celebrate the Greek history of Phoenix.”
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1 – The First Families
Chapter 2 – Birth of Greek Community
Chapter 3 – Holy Trinity Church
Chapter 4 – The Latter Years
Chapter 5 – Business
Chapter 6 – Organizations
Chapter 7 – Social Events
Chapter 8 – Civic Leaders and Community Events
Chapter 9 – World Wars I and II
Chapter 10 – New Church
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Greek Names Mentioned in the book “Greeks in Phoenix”
Abaramas, Chris
Agnew, Spiro - photo included
Anagnopoulos, Alexandra Tsokatos - photo included
Anagnopoulos, Basilios - photo included
Anagnopoulos, Georgia
Anagnopoulos, John B. - photo included
Anagnopoulos, Nick - photo included
Anagnopoulos, Nick G.
Anagnopoulos, Pauline
Anagnopoulos, Rosemary
Anagnopoulos, Tom - photo included
Anagnostopoulos, William
Andropoulos, Agnes - photo included
Annos, Antoinette
Annos, Bill - photo included
Annos, Garifalia - photo included
Annos, George
Annos, Irene - photo included
Annos, Katherine - photo included
Annos, Mary
Annos, Mercedes - photo included
Annos, Nick - photo included
Annos, Pauline
Annos, Pete - photo included
Annos, Tom - photo included
Annos, William - photo included
Anton, Irene - photo included
Anton, Jim - photo included
Averkiou, Mr.
Bafaloukos, Mena - photo included
Baziotis, Nick - photo included
Bergman, Bill - photo included
Beys, Helen - photo included
Beys, Katherie Georgouses - photo included
Brown, G. - photo included
Brown, George - photo included
Brown, Helen - photo included
Buss, David (Father) - photo included
Callahan, James - photo included
Checuras, Sam - photo included
Chotras, John - photo included
Chotras, Katina - photo included
Chotras, Pete - photo included
Chotras, Vasiliki
Chrison, Helen - photo included
Christakis, Amelia - photo included
Christie, George - photo included
Christie, Paul - photo included
Colachis, Lenora - photo included
Colachis, Sam - photo included
Condas, Sam
Contes, Mary - photo included
Contos, Dora
Contos, Gus
Contos, Gus P.
Contos, Harriet - photo included
Contos, John - photo included
Contos, Perry - photo included
Contos, Zoe - photo included
Cosmakos, Litsa - photo included
Crist, Diane - photo included
Cuimanes, Demitra
Cuimanes, Evelyn
Cuimanes, Irene
Cuimanes, Nick - photo included
Curtis, Gus
Curtis, Margaret
Dadas, Theodore
Dagres, John - photo included
Demos, Bessie - photo included
Diamond, Gus - photo included
Diamond, Rita - photo included
Diamond, Spyro - photo included
Diamond, Tally
Diamos, Alexandra
Diamos, Evangeline - photo included
Diamos, John
Diamos, Katina - photo included
Doukakis, Debbie
Doukakis, Gail
Doukakis, Pauline
Doukakis, Richard - photo included
Doukakis, Rick
Dourbetakis, Stella - photo included
Drew, Pauline, Annos - photo included
Ducas, Mae - photo included
Efstathew, John
Fakonas, Lucia - photo included
Fakonas, Maria - photo included
Fakonas, Tassos - photo included
Falkedes, Angelo - photo included
Falkedes, George - photo included
Falkedes, Jenny
Falkedes, Katherine
Falkedes, Katina - photo included
Falkedes, Mary
Fanolis, Fannie - photo included
Fisher, Mary - photo included
Floor, Mary Annos - photo included
Fotinos, Anna - photo included
Fotinos, Chris - photo included
Fotinos, Dimetra
Fotinos, Irene - photo included
Fotinos, Nick
Fotinos, Steve
Fotinos, Tony - photo included
Fotopoulos, Gus
Fraenkel, Mary - photo included
Freije, Gloria - photo included
Gannis, Emily
Gannis, Fannie
Gannis, H. - photo included
Gannis, Helen - photo included
Gannis, John - photo included
Gannis, Komna - photo included
Gannis, Mary Louise - photo included
Gannis, Meropy - photo included
Gannis, N. - photo included
Gannis, Nicholas John - photo included
Gannis, Nick - photo included
Ganolis, Fannie - photo included
Ganos, James G.
Georgantos, Gus
Georgantos, Mary - photo included
Georgantos, Venetia - photo included
Georgantos, William
George, Jim
Georgouses, Angela
Georgouses, Anthony - photo included
Georgouses, Aspacia - photo included
Georgouses, Betty - photo included
Georgouses, Chris
Georgouses, Florence - photo included
Georgouses, Frances
Georgouses, Gus - photo included
Georgouses, James (Dimetri) - photo included
Georgouses, Jim - photo included
Georgouses, John - photo included
Georgouses, Mel - photo included
Georgouses, Melvin
Georgouses, Milton
Georgouses, Nicholas - photo included
Georgouses, Nick
Georgouses, Panagiota
Georgouses, Pete
Georgouses, Peter - photo included
Georgouses, Sylvia - photo included
Georgouses, Tom
Georgouses, Tony - photo included
Giannis, Nick - photo included
Giannoukos, Ambrose (Priest) - photo included
Gianoulis, Ethel - photo included
Gigicon, Nick
Gigicon, Sandy - photo included
Glitsos, Gus - photo included
Glitsos, Helen - photo included
Glitsos, Helen Stamatis - photo included
Glitsos, John
Glitsos, Katherine - photo included
Glitsos, Paul - photo included
Glitsos, Rena
Glitsos, Stella - photo included
Glitsos, Stella Ladas - photo included
Golfinos, G. L.
Goodfriend, Helen - photo included
Gotsis, D.
Gouzounis, Costantina - photo included
Handgis, Alexander
Handgis, Demosthenes "Moss"
Handgis, George - photo included
Handgis, Helen
Handgis, John
Handgis, Nicholas
Handgis, Socrates "Sox"
Handgis, Viola (Paraskevi)
Haritos, Art
Haritos, Helen - photo included
Herlyck, Jesse - photo included
Herlyck, Sophie - photo included
Hotis, Bessie Theodoropoulos - photo included
Hotis, Stacy - photo included
Hotis, Tony
Hraybar, Betty - photo included
Ioannou, Christina - photo included
Ioannou, Michael J. - photo included
Janas, Lucy - photo included
Jarvis, Jim
Johnson, Bessie
Johnson, Chris - photo included
Johnson, George
Johnson, Harry - photo included
Johnson, Katherine - photo included
Johnson, Mary
Johnson, Mary Ladas - photo included
Johnson, Millie - photo included
Johnson, Nick - photo included
Johnson, Paraskevi - photo included
Kalogeras, Harris
Kanton, Peter
Kantsi, Michael - photo included
Kargas, Pete
Katsenes, Athanasia "Sia"
Katsenes, Chris - photo included
Katsenes, Fannie
Katsenes, Fannie Ladas - photo included
Katsenes, John - photo included
Katsenes, John T. - photo included
Katsenes, Karen
Katsenes, Katherine - photo included
Katsenes, Mary
Katsenes, Paul
Katsenes, Thomas - photo included
Katsenes, Tom - photo included
Ketcios, Louie - photo included
Kimmell, Emily Gannis - photo included
Kimmell, Georgi - photo included
Kirk, Sophie - photo included
Kish, Dorothy - photo included
Kladis, Mary - photo included
Kokalis, Evelyn - photo included
Kokalis, George - photo included
Kokalis, Stephanie - photo included
Kokow, Mrs.  - photo included
Konomos, Becky
Konomos, George
Konomos, Georgia
Konomos, Jim - photo included
Konomos, Peter
Konomos, Philip
Konomos, Tessie
Konopisos, James
Kostopoulos, Alexandra
Kostopoulos, Arthur
Kostopoulos, Doris - photo included
Kostopoulos, Helen
Kostopoulos, Julie - photo included
Kouris, Mr. - photo included
Kouris, Paul - photo included
Koutroulis, Ieronimos "John" (Reverand) - photo included
Koutsoukos, Paraskevi - photo included
Krekos, Sam
Kuzmanoff, Helen
Ladas, Clements - photo included
Ladas, Fannie - photo included
Ladas, Harry - photo included
Ladas, Harry - photo included
Ladas, James
Ladas, Mary - photo included
Ladas, Paul - photo included
Ladas, Pitsa - photo included
Ladas, Sophie
Ladas, Tassie - photo included
Laskari, Evangelia - photo included
Laskari, Meropy - photo included
Limber, Alex
Limber, Andy - photo included
Limber, Toula
Limberopoulos, Alexander - photo included
Limberopoulos, Andrew
Limberopoulos, Toula
Londos, Mike
Loomis, Alexandra - photo included
Loomis, Alice - photo included
Loomis, Gus - photo included
Loomis, Jimmy - photo included
Loomis, John - photo included
Loomis, Kostandinos - photo included
Loomis, L. - photo included
Loomis, Lilli - photo included
Loomis, Mrs. - photo included
Loomis, V. - photo included
Loomis, Venetia - photo included
Malamas, Louie - photo included
Malapanes, Agnes - photo included
Malapanes, Stella (Scarla) - photo included
Mallas, Alexandra
Mallas, George
Mallas, William
Manos, George - photo included
Manos, Harriett
Manos, James
Manos, Jim
Manos, Pete - photo included
Manos, Peter - photo included
Manos, Rozalia - photo included
Marakas, John
Marakas, John S.
Mates, Cleo - photo included
Mates, George
Metsopolos, Gust - photo included
Metsopoulos, George
Metsopoulos, Gust - photo included
Metsopoulos, Helen - photo included
Metsopoulos, Jimmy - photo included
Metsopoulos, Mary - photo included
Michalakes, Stella
Mitchell, Alice
Mitchell, Chris - photo included
Mitchell, Eftihia - photo included
Mitchell, Floros
Mitchell, Helen
Mitchell, Maria - photo included
Mitchell, Stella - photo included
Montague, Chris
Montague, Irene
Morris, Tom
Mortenson, Danny - photo included
Moschovitis, Helen - photo included
Nicholas, Katherine Katsenes - photo included
Nichols, Georgette - photo included
Pallas, Chris - photo included
Pallas, Christina - photo included
Panagos, Chris
Pannos, Keke - photo included
Papadopoulos, Athena
Papadopoulos, George - photo included
Papadopoulos, Lazaros
Papadopoulos, Magdalene
Papadopoulos, Penny
Papadopoulos, Vasilios
Papagolas, Gabriel - photo included
Pappas, Alex - photo included
Pappas, Fannie Gannis - photo included
Pappas, Harriet Manos - photo included
Pappas, Harriett
Pappas, Jenny - photo included
Pappas, John - photo included
Pappas, Kathy - photo included
Pappas, Katina
Pappas, Louis
Pappas, Tom - photo included
Pappas, Tommy
Parros, James N. - photo included
Parros, Toula
Pastis, Ari - photo included
Pedersen, Katherine Johnson
Pelonis, Angelo - photo included
Pelonis, Eleftheria - photo included
Pentikis, Anthony (Reverand) - photo included
Perikley, Mike - photo included
Petenakis, Athena - photo included
Petenakis, Claire
Petoumenos, Chris - photo included
Petoumenos, Panagiota - photo included
Petrouleas, Trifon  - photo included
Phacas, George
Phacas, Joe
Picoulas, George - photo included
Pikoulas, Chris - photo included
Plumis, Paul - photo included
Polechrones, Kostantinos (Reverand)
Poulakidas, Andrew
Poulakidas, Kostas (Reverand) - photo included
Poulo, Georgia
Poulos, Agapi - photo included
Poulos, Despo - photo included
Poulos, Dimitra - photo included
Poulos, Efftehia - photo included
Poulos, George - photo included
Poulos, Georgia - photo included
Poulos, Georgia Hotis - photo included
Poulos, James - photo included
Poulos, Louis J.
Poulos, Sophie - photo included
Prato, Jenny - photo included
Prato, Jenny Falkedes - photo included
Pritchard, Jim
Pritchard, Sam
Pritchard, Tasia - photo included
Renshaw, Tassie - photo included
Riley, Elaine - photo included
Riskas, Harry
Riskas, John
Riskas, Marie - photo included
Riskas, Tom
Rogokos, Fotinie - photo included
Sakellario, Garifalia - photo included
Sakkas, Lois - photo included
Samaras, George (Reverand) - photo included
Saniachas, Anna - photo included
Saniachas, Florence - photo included
Saniachas, Georgia - photo included
Saniachas, Vaso - photo included
Saniaches, John - photo included
Sanichas, A. - photo included
Sanichas, Anna - photo included
Sanichas, Charles
Sanichas, Chris - photo included
Sanichas, Georgia - photo included
Sanichas, J. - photo included
Sanichas, V. - photo included
Sanichas, Vaso - photo included
Sardounis (Reverand)
Scarla, Angie - photo included
Scarla, Ed - includes drawing
Scarla, Mary Falkedes - photo included
Selimos, Chrysostom (Reverand) - photo included
Selimos, Penny (Presbytera - wife)
Soiles, Milton - photo included
Sorich, Mike - photo included
Souris, Paul
Souvall, George - photo included
Speliopoulos, James L.
Speliopoulos, Leo - photo included
Speropoulos, Alice - photo included
Speropoulos, Peter - photo included
Speropoulos, Ted
Speros, Bebe - photo included
Speros, Danny - photo included
Spiropoulos, Panagiota - photo included
Stamatis, Chrysanthe - photo included
Stamatis, Efthimios "Sammy" - photo included
Stamatis, Hazel - photo included
Stamatis, Helen - photo included
Stamatis, James
Stamatis, Jimmy - photo included
Stamatis, Milton - photo included
Stamatis, Milton"Pete" Jr. - photo included
Stamatis, Pete (Milton)
Stamatis, Sam - photo included
Stavrou, Leon - photo included
Stefanopoulos, Stefanos - photo included
Stephens, Aspacia
Stephens, Helen
Stephens, Pano - photo included
Stephens, Steve - photo included
Stratton, Charlie - photo included
Tamaras, Costantina - photo included
Tamaras, George
Tamaras, Lula - photo included
Tamaras, Mary
Tamaras, Pete - photo included
Tamaras, Tom
Tavlarides, Bill - photo included
Tavlarides, Catherine (Presbytera) - photo included
Tavlarides, James (Reverand) - photo included
Tavlarides, Katherine - photo included
Theodore, Alexandra - photo included
Theodore, Michael P.
Theodoropoulos, Alexandra  - photo included
Theodoropoulos, Alexandria - photo included
Theodoropoulos, Bessie - photo included
Theodoropoulos, Diane - photo included
Theodoropoulos, Gus - photo included
Theodoropoulos, Theodore - photo included
Theodoropoulos, Vasiliki "Bessie"
Theotokatos, Jerry
Thiakos, Irene - photo included
Thomas, Angie - photo included
Thomas, Antigone
Thomas, George - photo included
Thomas, Gus - photo included
Thomas, Irma - photo included
Thomas, Jim
Thomas, Jim G. - photo included
Thomas, John - photo included
Thomas, Nick - photo included
Thomas, Olga - photo included
Thomas, Tony - photo included
Tountas, Chris - photo included
Tountas, Christina - photo included
Tountas, Nick - photo included
Trakas, Lena - photo included
Trakas, Martha Theodore - photo included
Tsantilas, Bessie "KiKi" - photo included
Tsantilas, Dean
Tsantilas, Jim - photo included
Tsantilas, Perry
Tsantilas, Stacy
Tsantilas, Stella
Tsaouses, Elias (Reverand) - photo included
Tsegouris, Dimetra - photo included
Tsegouris, Tassie - photo included
Tseguris, Dimetra
Tsogatos, William G. (also spelled Tsokatos) - photo included
Tsokatos, Alexandra - photo included
Tsokatos, Evangelia
Venetis, Kay - photo included
Vlangos, Kostantina - photo included
Vlangos, Louie
Vrahos, Matina
Wells, Antigone - photo included
Williams, Georgia - photo included
Xalis, Alexandra
Xalis, Catherine
Xalis, Connie - photo included
Xalis, Fotinie - photo included
Xalis, Fred
Xalis, George - photo included
Xalis, James - photo included
Xalis, John - photo included
Xalis, Nick - photo included
Zacharoudis, John - photo included
Zambaras, George
Zambaros, Mrs.  - photo included
Zannis, Helen
Zannis, Joan - photo included
Zannis, John
Zannis, John M. - photo included
Zannis, Michael - photo included
Zannis, Michael J. - photo included
Zannis, Pete - photo included
Zannis, Peter
Zannis, Zella - photo included
Zelios, Vasiliki
Zeotopoulos, Louis - photo included
Zorbas, George - photo included
Zorbas, Maria - photo included
Zorbas, Marika - photo included
Zorbas, Vasili, G.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Greek Genealogy - 3/20/10 New Links




And, here is another group of links that I haven't had a chance to categorize on HellenicGenealogyGeek.com
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1873 - Studio portrait of models wearing traditional clothing - a Christian resident of Magossa (Famagusta, Cyprus), a Christian woman of Magossa, and a Greek monk of the Monastery of Tchiko, near Lefke (Lefka, Cyprus)
NEO Magazine Online - celebrates Greek-Americans
1914:  The Hellenic Genocide in the Danish Archives - Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic Genocide News
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Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)

Friday, March 19, 2010

Rare footage - German occupation of Greece 1941-44



I originally saw these videos a few weeks ago, but hesitated to post a link to them because of their disturbing, graphic images.  I have, however, decided to post them due to their historical significance for those of us that had relatives who lived through, or died during, the German occupation of Greece.


Before watching, let me again warn you that the content is quite disturbing.  


"Rare footage from the days of the German occupation of Greece )1941-44) as captured by Greek Army Officer Angelos Papanastasiou.  Directed by Peter Forgacs, Hungarian independent documentary filmmaker."


Part 1  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC4lSp2aNiA

Part 2  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kc9m7JCNB3g



Good luck with your Greek family history research.


Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)
http://HellenicGenealogyGeek.com
http://hellenicgenealogygeek.blogspot.com

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Greek Genealogy - 3/18/10 New Links

Here is another group of uncategorized links that may be of value in your Greek genealogy research.  



Tsintzina Society - Tsintzinian Families:  Origins and Histories - Andreou, Andritsakis, Atsalas, Camarinos, Canellos, Caravasos, Chronis, Constantakis, Constas, Costiannis, Coumuntzis, Dikaios, Doskas, Economikis, Economou, Farmakis, Gazetos, Georgitsos, Gerasimos, Gianios, Gianoukos, Gregoris, Heos, Kapetenakos, Kapsalis, Katsaros, Kostolambros, Lambros, Lascaris, Limberakis, Lourpas, Manos, Marinos, Nestopoulos, Nikolaides, Nikolakis, Nohos, Papadopoulos, Papageorgiou, Papapoulos, Papayanakos, Peliouras, Politis, Poulos, Prokos, Psychoyios, Roumanis, Seferlis, Serafis, sperides, Stratakos, Treiris, Tsakonas, Tselekis, Tsetseris, Tsoumos, Tsoutouras, Vamvalis, Varlas, Vlahos, Vlahothanasis, Voulomanos, Vournakis, Voutsanessis, Zacharias, Zachariou
The First Wave, Beyond a White Australia - Passenger Stories - Six (6) interviews with Greek immigrants - Two (2) of which are videos + MISR Passenger List - April 20, 1947 including 209 Greeks and 34 Cypriots
Greek Miners get their due 81 years after their deaths - Price Cemetery (Utah) - A new headstone commemorates 29 immigrants who were buried in unmarked graves after a 1924 mine disaster (Castle Gate Mine Explosion)
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Good luck with your Greek genealogy family history research.

Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Greek Genealogy - 3/17/10 New Links

Here is another group of uncategorized links that may be of value in your Greek genealogy research.  



Rootsweb - These databases are under the heading “Greeks to America” and include Last Name, First, Residence, Year, Age - (Note: unclear on source of data)
The Greek Archives Collection - University of Utah, Marriott Library Special Collections - complete list of holdings
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Good luck with your Greek genealogy family history research.

Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)