Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Karitsiotiks News - Decryption of old contracts unlocks the secrets of our ancestors (Karitsa Community)



This was recently brought to my attention by Dawna Stevens - thanks Dawna!

Karitsiotikanea.blogspot.com published the following article on May 28, 2014

DECRIPTION OF OLD CONTRACTS UNLOCKS THE SECRETS OF OUR ANCESTORS

"Of the thousands of old contracts are kept in the General Archives Office of the State in Sparta, the team of Family Tree South Parnon has funded the digitization of some 386 dating from the fifteen years from 1867 to 1882.

All were written in the notary's office in Falcon at that time and are residents of the village and the surrounding villages Karitsa Alepochori and Vrontamas, and some of Kosmas Velota, Agriana, Zoupena, Grammousa, Gouves, Myrtle, Vlachioti and Giotsali same. 

these contracts they have great value because they give us a glimpse of the people and the living conditions in our part of 130 years ago. All documents are handwritten, so reading them is particularly challenging. Yet in seeking to unlock the earlier times secrets this is the task set by the research team of Trees Family.  . . . . "


READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE and view the list of Contracts from 1867-1882 in the possession of the Family Tree of Southern Parnon.