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1,520 Born in Greece - Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915 - FREE access

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The  FamilySearch.org  website offers FREE access to their database - MASSACHUSETTS, DEATHS, 1841-1915 .   There are 1,520 people in the database who have listed Greece as their place of birth.  You will have FREE access to the death certificate images. DESCRIPTION OF DATABASE by FamilySearch.org The collection consists of an index and images of Massachusetts statewide death registers and certificates for the years 1841 to 1915. When deaths were recorded on register forms, the second page of the form is on the next image. The death registers and certificates are in numbered volumes arranged by year then by individual town. Starting in 1841, the state required that a copy of each death recorded in a town or city be sent to the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Since 1896, the Registry of Vital Records and Statistics has been the repository for the copies. Population coverage is near 100% for later years. Coverage is not as complete for some earlier years. Deaths were recor

23 Fighters from Limpovisi, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM LIMPOVISI: 1st Class Officers: Kolokotronis, Theodore Kolokotronis, Ioannis (Genaeos) 2nd Class Officers : Kolokotronis, Apostolis Kolokotronis, Panos 3rd Class Officer: Kolokotronis, Giannakis 5th Class Officer: Kolokotronis, Markos 7th Class Officer: Kolokotronis, Anagn. Markou 1st Class Non-Commissioned Officers : Markopoulos or Kolokotronis, Dem. Kolokotronis, Georgakis 2nd Class Non-Commissioned Officers : Demetrakopoulos or Kolokotronis, Ap. Lampropoulos, Metros Mpiniaris, Ath. Palavogiannis, Io.  Palavos, M

42 Fighters from Levidi, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM LEVIDI: 3rd Class Officer: Levidiotis, Alexios Nikolaou 5th Class Officer: Panagopoulos, Io. 2nd Class Non-Commissioned Officers : Apostolopoulos, G. Koufochrestou, Dem. Kouvavas, Nik. Nikolaou or Levidiotis, Anast. Panagopoulos, Dem. Rogaris, Pan. Xydopoulos, Georg (Priest) Zes, Io. Soldiers: Apostolopoulos, Nik. Argyris, Nik. P. Athanasopoulos, Chr. Athanasopoulos, G. Karelas, G. Karelas, Io. Karelas, Th. Karvouniaris, Georg. Karvouniaris, Panagos Metrou Karvouniaris, Sot. G. Katzomitis, G. Kolias, Pan. Ko

29 Fighters from Kollines, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM KOLLINES: 1st Class Non-Commissioned Officer: Charamis, Panagiotis 2nd Class Non-Commissioned Officers : Anagnostopoulos, Dem. (Priest) Sakellaropoulos, Anagn. Speliotopoulos, Io. Stathakis, Io. Soldiers: Aleuras, Pan. Giourntas, D. Kakleas, G. Kalamvokas, K. Karafotias, St. Katsikou, K. Kenis, G. Kokkinos, N. Lafogiannis, Io. Lanaras, N. Makris, K. Marneris, N. Mpenodemetropoulos, K. Mpenos, Io. Mpouzis, G. Mylonas, N. Negris, Pan. Poulos, Ioan. V. Rekas, Panagos Sourlas, Sot. Speliotopoulos, P. Stamat

6 Fighters from Louka, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM LOUKA: Soldiers: Gkofis, Kon. Gkoutanis, Lymperis Mermegkas, Georg.  Panagou Psofimis or Moutzouropoulos, Petros Pan. Tzavaras, Lymperis Zonos, Andrianos

Photograph - Pelinaio, Chios, 1912-1928 - Shepherd outside his sheep-pen

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Shepherd outside his sheep-pen  Pelinaio, Chios, 1912-1928 From the Benaki Museum Online Photographic Archives

Photograph - 1912-1928 - Woman with sieve - Kalamoti, Chios

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Woman with sieve Kalamoti, Chios - 1912-1928 From Benaki Museum Online Photographic Archives

1,771 Born in Greece - North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994

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The  FamilySearch.org  website offers FREE access to their database -  NORTH CAROLINA DEATHS, 1931-1994 .  There are 1,771 people in the database who have listed Greece as their place of birth.   DESCRIPTION OF DATABASE by FamilySearch.org These collections are indexes to deaths recorded in North Carolina for the years 1906 to 1930 and 1931to 1994. North Carolina death certificates are recorded on a printed form which was filled in by hand or typed. The State of North Carolina began recording deaths in March 1913. The trend of keeping state-wide death records throughout the United States expanded in the early 20th century after Congress passed a resolution in 1901 asking each state to gather information about births and deaths on a statewide basis. Because Congress did not fund it, it took several more years before it happened in every state. Death certificates were usually filled out by a mortician or medical professional. They filled in the information concerning the

475 Born in Greece - Holocaust Survivor List from the Files of World Jewish Congress

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Ancestry.com has a database online that is titled - HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR LIST FROM THE FILES OF WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS    which includes 475 entries for those who listed Greece as their place of birth or last residence. Don't forget - most of you can access these records online at your local public library for FREE.  Read more on one of my previous posts " Something New To Try When Using Ancestry.com in the Library for FREE " You can also do a search directly on the World Jewish Congress website . RECORD DESCRIPTION FROM ANCESTRY.COM About the World Jewish Congress: The World Jewish Congress (WJC) is an international Jewish representative organization established in 1936. Originally headquartered in Europe, the WJC's main office was moved to New York in July 1940 when most of Europe was overrun by the Nazis.  About the Database: The World Jewish Congress collection (1918-1982) consists of the archival records of the New York office. A parti

14 Fighters from Kapsia, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM KAPSIA: 2nd Class Non-Commissioned Officers: Demetriou or Skondrianos, K. Ioannou, Anagn. Kalteziotis, Nik. Kapogiannis, D. Rousiotis, Panos Soldiers: Eliopoulos or Spanolias, G. Kanellopoulos, Mich. Kapos, Ath. D. Melios G. Ntaskogiannis, K. Rousiotis, Io. Stavtrou Skoundrianos, Soterios Spavolias, V. Verveniotis, D.

1 Fighter from Kardara, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM KARDARA: Soldier: Papagiannis, Theod.

11 Fighters from Kandela, District of Mantinea, Arcadia - Greek Revolution of 1821

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Fighters from the Arcadian Prefectures  in the Revolution of 1821 The source for this information is the following book:  "Arcadia, a cultural history book" by George Papatheodorou, 1995, Deca Publications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Note:  author claims "The names of the fighters are from the records of the "Committee Services" and other sources".) DISTRICT OF MANTINEA FROM KANDELA: 2nd Class Non-Commissioned Officers: Ioannou or Lardikos, D. Ioannou, Stamatis Koulakis, G. Kousoulas, Io. Mpinias, Nik. Panagiotopoulos or Dalkos, Io. Platopoulos, K. Zervogiannis, D. Soldiers: Aggelopoulos, Dem. Mpisias, Anagn. Zervogiannis, Ant.