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265 born in Greece - Arizona, Maricopa County, Voting Records 1876-1932

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  FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled " Arizona, Maricopa County, Voting Records 1876-1932 ".  It includes 265 people born in Greece. This publication consists of voting records known as Great Registers from the County Recorder in Maricopa County, Arizona for the years from 1876 through 1932. The microfilm of the original records is located at the Arizona Department of Libraries, Archives and Public Records in Phoenix, Arizona. More records may be added as they become available. The following information may be found in these records : Name Age Country of Nativity Local Residence Naturalized: Date, Place, By What Court Date of Registration Remarks

56 born in Greece - Arizona, Pima County, Voting Records, 1876-1926

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  FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled " Arizona, Pima County, Voting Records, 1876-1926 ".  There are 56 voting records listing the voter as being born in Greece.  This publication consists of voting records known as Great Registers from Pima County, Arizona for the years between 1876 and 1926. More records may be added as they become available. The following information may be found in these records Name Age Country of Nativity Local Residence Naturalized: Date, Place, By What Court Date of Registration Remarks

56 records Greece born - Arizona, Cochise County Voting Records, 1882-1932

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  FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled " Arizona, Cochise County Voting Records, 1882-1932 " that includes  56 records for people born in Greece . This publication consists of voting records known as Great Registers from the County Recorder in Cochise County, Arizona for the years 1882 through 1932. The microfilm of the original records and photocopy of the typescript it located at the Cochise County Courthouse in Bisbee, Arizona. The register for 1898 is missing and was not microfilmed. More records may be added as they become available. The following information may be found in these records: Name Age Country of Nativity Local Residence Naturalized: Date, Place, By What Court Date of Registration Remarks

70 born in Greece - Alaska, Alien Arrivals at Various Locations 1906-1956

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  FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled " Alaska, Alien Arrivals at Various Locations 1906-1956 " that includes 70 people born in Greece. This collection contains passenger lists of alien arrivals at various locations in Alaska, 1906-1956. Image are originally housed at The National Archives and Records Administration (Series A3434, M2016, M2017, M2018). The following information may be found in these records: Name Sex Age Last residence Place of birth Name and address of person where alien came from Who payed the passage If they had been in United States before Physical characteristics Steamer name Nationality Race Date and port of Arrival Final destination- person, address Occupation Purpose of coming

1,041 born in Greece - Minnesota Naturalization Records and Indexes, 1872-1962

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  FamilySearch.org has a FREE database titled " Minnesota Naturalization Records and Indexes, 1872-1962 ".  It includes 1,041 people born in Greece and 181 born in Turkey . This publication contains naturalization records from United States District and Circuit Courts for the state of Minnesota. The collections are from Record Group 21 Records of the District Courts of the United States and are from the National Archives Branch in Kansas City, Missouri. United States District Court First Division. Winona. Naturalizations, 1896-1924 First Division Administrative History Note NARA Second Division. Mankato. Declarations of intention, 1906-1940; Naturalizations, 1897-1944 Second Division Administrative History Note NARA Third Division. St. Paul. Declarations of intention, 1872-1955; Naturalizations, 1859-1954 Third Division Administrative History Note NARA Fourth Division. Minneapolis. Declarations of intention, 1906-1962 Fourth Division Administrative History Note NARA Sixth Di

42 born in Greece - New York, Great Meadow Correctional Facility Records, 1911-1933

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Ancestry.com has a database titled " New York, Great Meadow Correctional Facility Records, 1911-1933 " that includes 42 records for people born in Greece. New York State Archives Ancestry.com.  New York, Great Meadow Correctional Facility Records, 1911-1933  [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Original data: Great Meadow Correctional Facility Registers, 1906-1942, Series: B2401-15, B2396-16, B2399-16. New York State Archives, Albany, NY, USA. About New York, Great Meadow Correctional Facility Records, 1911-1933 Opened in 1911, Great Meadow Correctional Facility was the fourth male state prison in New York. The volumes in this collection include information on inmates who were received into the prison between the years 1911 and 1933. Several different types of records, including admission registers, parole registers, and registers of aliens are included in this collection. What You Can Find in the Records Registers recorded the inmate’s nam

152 born in Greece - New York, Auburn Prison Records, 1816-1942

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Ancestry.com has a database titled " New York, Auburn Prison Records, 1816-1942 " which includes 152 people born in Greece .   About New York, Auburn Prison Records, 1816-1942 Constructed in 1817, Auburn Prison (currently known as Auburn Correctional Facility) was the second state prison in New York. The volumes in this collection include information on inmates who were received into the prison between the years 1816 and 1942. Several different types of records, including registers of male inmates received/discharged, registers of female inmates received/discharged, registers of sentences, registers of foreign-born inmates, registers of commutations of male and female inmates are included in this collection. What You Can Find in the Records Early registers recorded the inmate’s name, county tried in, crime, dates of conviction and admission, sentence, alias, and county received from. Personal details may include age, place of birth, marital and family status, residence, phys

53 born in Greece - Arizona, Yavapai County Voting Records 1875-1932

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  FamilySearch.org has a new FREE database titled " Arizona, Yavapai County Voting Records, 1875-1932 ".  It includes 53 people listed as being born in Greece.   DESCRIPTION: Voting registers from the County Recorder in Yavapai County, Arizona for years 1875-1932. The microfilm of the original records is located at the Yavapai County Recorder's Office in Prescott, Arizona. More records may be added as they become available. CONTENTS: Name Age Country of Nativity Local Residence Naturalized: Date, Place, By What Court Date of Registration Remarks

A Letter to My Son by Peter Nicolelis

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  A LETTER TO MY SON By Peter Nicolelis published in The National Herald September 19, 2020 The National Herald has given HellenicGenealogyGeek.com permission to post articles that are of interest to our group. -------------------------------------------- Subject: 1983/Wreck of the Titanic found  Chris,  How are you?  You probably know about the sinking of the Titanic on its maiden voyage crossing the Atlantic, but, have I told you that papou was also crossing the Atlantic at the same time, on April 15, 1912?  The differences being that papou’s voyage was the final episode of his arduous but successful escape from Turkey.  He had just turned twenty years old and as a Christian youth in Turkey, he would have been conscripted into a Turkish army labor battalion. Typically, if that were to have happened, he would probably not have been heard from again. Papou had learned about the labor camps and was determined that was not going to be his fate. He began planning his escape years earlier.

Relatives Born in Greece, but died in France between 1970-2018?

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Do you have relatives who were born in Greece, but died in France between 1970-2018?  Ancestry.com has completed an index to the records on the data.gouv.fr death database -  https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/62201/ It's hard to determine an exact number of records that fall into this category, but my estimate is that there are about 4,700 people born in Greece in this database. Source Information Ancestry.com. WEB: France, Death Records, 1970-2018 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2020. Original data: Fichier des personnes décédées. France: data.gouv.fr . About WEB: France, Death Records, 1970-2018 All data in this third-party database was obtained from the source’s website. Ancestry.com does not support or make corrections or changes to the original database. To learn more about these records, please refer to the source’s website.

22 born in Greece - South Africa, Orange Free State, Civil Death Registration 1902-1954

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FamilySearch.org has a new FREE database titled " South Africa, Orange Free State, Civil Death Registration 1902-1954 ".  There are records for 22 people born in Greece. Images are courtesy of National Archives of South Africa. These records are in Afrikaans and English. For help reading these records please see the following: Afrikaans Genealogical Word List -  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Afrikaans_Genealogical_Word_List South Africa Languages - https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/South_Africa_Languages The following information may be found in this record: Name Parent's name if under the age of ten Mother's residence Age Sex Birthplace Marital status Occupation Whether pensioner or pensioner is dependent Place and date of death Residence Place of burial Cause and duration of death Background of informant

938 born in Greece/Turkey - New Jersey, Naturalization records 1905-1944, various counties

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  FamilySearch.org has a new FREE database titled " New Jersey, Naturalization records from various counties, 1905-1944 ".  It includes 757 people listed as being born in Greece and an additional 181 born in Turkey. This collection contains naturalization records from the counties of Newark, Trenton, and Camden counties in the state of New Jersey. The federal records are originally housed at The National Archives office in New York. Detailed information on these records can be found on the FamilySearch.org Wiki -  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/United_States,_New_Jersey,_Naturalization_Records_From_Various_Counties_-_FamiySearch_Historical_Records

40 Names Listed - GREEK GOVERNMENT GAZETTE - 21 Sept 1834

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  Recently I have been reviewing the Greek Government Gazettes that Carol Kostakos Petranek covered in her Spartan Roots blog “ Φ.Ε.Κ. The Official Newspaper of the Government of Greece” -  https://spartanroots.wordpress.com/2018/11/03/%cf%86-%ce%b5-%ce%ba/ I am browsing through each issue looking for lists of names that might include one of my ancestors. It is a very tedious job.   I realized it might be useful to post and translate names from these lists for YOU. If you find your ancestor’s name and need help translating the associated text, feel free to post on the Hellenic Genealogy Geek Facebook group and ask for help from our wonderful members.   ----- 21 September 1834 - Government Gazette - A35  LINK TO THIS ISSUE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DolzLBs8aV9fOPJsexa2c-xHUpAu5tDL/view?usp=sharing NOTE:  Names are listed in the same order that they are presented on the page.   ----- PAGE 3 Ιωαννης Τζαντζαλης – Ioannis Tzantzalis Γεωργιος Σκευας – Georgios Skevas Πανος Καλ

31 Names Listed in GREEK GOVERNMENT GAZETTE - 27 Aug 1834

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  Recently I have been reviewing the Greek Government Gazettes that Carol Kostakos Petranek covered in her Spartan Roots blog “ Φ.Ε.Κ. The Official Newspaper of the Government of Greece” -  https://spartanroots.wordpress.com/2018/11/03/%cf%86-%ce%b5-%ce%ba/ I am browsing through each issue looking for lists of names that might include one of my ancestors. It is a very tedious job.   I realized it might be useful to post and translate names from these lists for YOU. If you find your ancestor’s name and need help translating the associated text, feel free to post on the Hellenic Genealogy Geek Facebook group and ask for help from our wonderful members.   ----- 27 August 1834 - Government Gazette - A31  LINK TO THIS ISSUE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FuYY3qGSn5vROc5CD8AfKrrmN2zfoMi_/view?usp=sharing NOTE:  Names are listed in the same order that they are presented on the page.   ----- PAGE 3 Μιχαηλ Ρουκανακης – Michail Roukanakis Δημητρ. Ιωαννοπουλ. – Dimitr . Ioannopoul . Γεω

Greece Adds 16 Traditions to UNESCO Heritage List

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  The National Herald published an article titled "Greece Adds 16 Traditions to UNESCO Heritage List" in the September 12, 2020 issue. Sixteen Greek traditions ranging from Lent events to tobacco processing and site-specific techniques of cultivation were approved for inclusion in the national intangible cultural heritage list, part of UNESCO's effort to record practices and find ways of passing them on to newer generations.  The 16 entries were approved by the Culture Ministry earlier this month, and include diverse and often little-known practices. A selection follows:  - Janissaries and Boules, a pre-Lent tradition of Naoussa, with the mock courting of a woman - all played by disguised men and dancing through the city to bring a good and prosperous year.  - Mesosporitissa tradition, a special service on November 20 in honor of the Virgin Mary (a day before the Presentation to the Temple feast) at a small church in Elefsina, followed by the distribution of a semi-sweet

175 Names Listed in GREEK GOVERNMENT GAZETTE - 23 June 1834

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  Recently I have been reviewing the Greek Government Gazettes that Carol Kostakos Petranek covered in her Spartan Roots blog “ Φ.Ε.Κ. The Official Newspaper of the Government of Greece” -  https://spartanroots.wordpress.com/2018/11/03/%cf%86-%ce%b5-%ce%ba/ I am browsing through each issue looking for lists of names that might include one of my ancestors. It is a very tedious job.   I realized it might be useful to post and translate names from these lists for YOU. If you find your ancestor’s name and need help translating the associated text, feel free to post on the Hellenic Genealogy Geek Facebook group and ask for help from our wonderful members.   ----- 23 June 1834 - Government Gazette - A23  LINK TO THIS ISSUE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-is489FUV-edOdxMTliZZtdZrF2YH01c/view?usp=sharing NOTE:  Names are listed in the same order that they are presented on the page.   ----- PAGE 3 Γεωργιος Μητρομαργαριτης – Georgios Mitromargaritis Αθανασιος Κωνσταντοπουλος – Athanasio