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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 3Μιχαηλ Ρουκανακης – Michail RoukanakisΔημητρ. Ιωαννοπουλ. – Dimitr. Ioannopoul.Γεωργιος Βικης – GeorgiosV…

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 bread…

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 3Γεωργιος Μητρομαργαριτης – GeorgiosMitromargaritisΑθανασιος Κωνσταντοπουλος – AthanasiosKonstantopoulosΓιαν…

1920 Article - Three Greek- Americans Expect to Walk Across U.S. in Three Months

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11/24/1920 - THE WASHINGTON HERALD (source:  Library of Congress)WALKERS HEREON LONG TRAMP-----Party of Three Visit DistrictOn First Lap of HikeTo Pacific-----LIGHT PACK IS CARRIED-----New York Men Plan toSpend Winter on RoadThrough Southwest-----Stopping only long enough to visit the White House and The Herald office, Matthew Agriaphiotis, 21, Charles Kefalas, 19, and Pete Spirou, 20, three Greek-Americans, passed through the District yesterday morning on the first leg of their three-month tramp to Frisco.Weary of New York City, the trio left the downtown district of that city promptly at noon last Saturday and they arrived in Washington at 11 o'clock yesterday.  One of the treasures of the party is a letter given them just before they left by Mayor Hylan addressed to the mayor of San Francisco.  This letter asks Mayor Rolph of Frisco "to grant them an audience" and expresses the wish that the boys will succeed in accomplishing their long distance hike.Plan Three-Month …

Article - A CHILD'S REMEMBRANCE OF LIVING THROUGH WWII

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A CHILD'S REMEMBRANCE OF LIVING THROUGH WWII
By Leonidas Petrakis
published in The National Herald February 8, 2020
The National Herald has given HellenicGenealogyGeek.com permission to post articles that are of interest to our group.
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It is well documented that the Nazis committed many horrific acts of violence against the civilians in occupied Greece during World War II. The ferocity and brutality of the German occupiers intensified greatly as the Resistance was strengthening in1943, and the capitulation of Italy forced them to assume sole responsibility for the Occupation. In their open warfare against the civilians they had the eager participation of Greek collaborators. Kalavryta, Kandanos, Distomo are well documented and known cases of the Nazi brutality, but the atrocity against the Spartiates in the Fall of 1943, although extensively documented is less well known. 
The intent of this article is not to retell that atrocity against the Sp…

Literary Review - New Perspectives on the Greek Genocide, Edited by George Shirinian

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Literary Review
THE GREEK GENOCIDE 1913-1923: NEW PERSPECTIVES
Review written by Eleni Sakellis
published in The National Herald February 8, 2020
The National Herald has given HellenicGenealogyGeek.com permission to post articles that are of interest to our group.
-------------------------------------------- For those interested in the history of the Greek Genocide, the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Center, Inc. (AMPHRC) has published a new book, titled The Greek Genocide 1913-1923: New Perspectives, edited by George N. Shirinian. A valuable resource, the book includes the insights of contributors from various backgrounds on these pivotal ten years that changed the course of history for not only Greece, but for the entire world. The deportation, mass killing, and ultimate expulsion of subjects of the Ottoman Empire of Greek ethnicity during the waning years of that empire and its transition to the Turkish Republic are well-documented, but perhaps not widely known. The numerous archi…

140 born in Greece and Turkey - Delaware, Federal Naturalization Records, 1802-1943

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Ancestry.com has added a new database titled "Delaware, Federal Naturalization Records, 1802-1943".  It includes 116 born in Greece and 24 born in Turkey.
These records are from a variety of different sources: All SourcesPetitions for Naturalization, 1906-1929. 7 Volume, Oversize. NAI: 4706961. Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21. National Archives at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Petitions for Naturalization, WWI Military, 1917-1920. 1 Volume. Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21. National Archives at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Petitions for Naturalization, 1910-1980. 2 Letter Archives Box, Standard 2 Volume, Oversize. NAI: 4682312. Records of District Courts of the United States, Record Group 21. National Archives at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Declarations of Intention for Citizenship, 1912-1989. 5 Volume, Ledger Size 3 Letter Archives Box, 5 inch. NAI: 573397. Records of District…