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221 Names Listed in Greek Government Gazette - 8 Jan 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.  -----8 January 1834 - Government Gazette - A2 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JFMg7lP32KRsejdckm0sTpy3CMaG5vP_/view?usp=sharing

NOTE:  Names are listed in the same order that they are presented on the page.  -----PAGE 5ΗσαιαςΠετροχειλος– Isaias PetrocheilosΕυστρατιοςΚαπελλης– Efstratios KapellisΠαναγ. Μαυροθκος – Panag. MavrothkosΑποστολης Κρ…

63,853 born in Greece - Community Contributed International Genealogical Index (IGI)

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FamilySearch.org has a database titled "INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL INDEX (IGI)".  The Community Contributed IGI includes records submitted for 63,853 people born in Greece.  There are an additional 118,394 for people born in Turkey.   https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi
Community Contributed IGI (approximately 430 million names) represents a set of records submitted to the LDS church for which no historical record collection source is known. Some of these records came directly from original sources. .... The majority of the records may contain data from multiple sources. To do an exhaustive search for your ancestor you should choose to search the Community Contributed IGI from the IGI collection details page and then follow the process outlined on the Family Search Wiki IGI page to determine if the record you find was part of an indexed collection.  For further information on this collection  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/International_Genealogical_Index_(…

8,849 born in Greece & Turkey - New York, Index to Passenger Lists 1897-1902

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FamilySearch.org has a new FREE database titled NEW YORK, INDEX TO PASSENGER LISTS OF VESSELS, 1897-1902.  It includes 5,058 people born in Greece and an additional 3,691 born in Turkey.
This collection contains indexes to passenger lists of vessels arriving at New York, New York. The records were compiled between 1897 and 1902. It corresponds with NARA series T519. The cards are arranged in alphabetical order and contain such information as name, date and place of birth, sex, occupation, nationality, place of last residence, etc. Passenger arrival lists, or customs manifests, date back to 1820. The first official emigration station for New York was Castle Garden, located at the tip of lower Manhattan. Congressional action in 1891 resulted in federal immigration officials recording the immigrants’ arrival. After January 1892, passengers arriving in New York debarked at Ellis Island, located east of Manhattan in the New York Harbor. From 1892 to 1924, almost all immigrants entered the Un…

4 born in Greece - Obituaries Indiana, Corydon Democratic Newspaper 1861-2008

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FamilySearch.org has a new FREE database titled "Indiana, Harrison County, Index Cards t.o Corydon Democrat Newspaper Obituaries, 1861-2008" which includes 4 people born in Greece.
This collection is a set of index cards to obituaries found in the Corydon Democrat, published in Harrison County, Indiana, for the years 1861 to 2008. The digital images of the original collection are held by Keith E. Curtis of Baker City, Oregon. The following information may be found in these records:The name of the deceasedThe date of deathPlace of deathThe date of birthPlace of birthNames of relativesPlace of burial

45 born in Greece - El Paso, Texas Alien Arrivals, 1924-1954

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FamilySearch.org has a new FREE database titled "Texas, Manifests of Permanent and Statistical Alien Arrivals at El Paso, 1924-1954" which includes 45 people born in Greece.  
This collection contains over 200,000 manifests of alien arrivals at El Paso Texas from 1924 through 1954. It corresponds with NARA publication A3455. Patrons should check the back of each card as there is more information, and in some cases a photo, on the back.
The following information may be found in these records:NameResidenceBirth DateBirth PlaceGenderMarital StatusOccupationNationalityDate entering the country

Greek Immigrants American Dream in Ohio

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GREEK IMMIGRANTS AMERICAN DREAM IN OHIO
by TNH Staff
published in The National Herald August 8, 2020
The National Herald has given HellenicGenealogyGeek.com permission to post articles that are of interest to our group.
-------------------------------------------- AKRON, OH – Greek immigrants Gus Kleines and John Petrou opened the Chocolate Shop in Akron on July 29, 1916, and as the Akron Beacon Journal (ABJ) reported, “it took moxie to open a chocolate shop on a 95-degree day in July.” 
The shop was located at 4 South Howard Street near West Market Street with the Cretanborn Kleines as company president, Petrou, from Mandra outside Athens, as secretary and treasurer, while two other Greek immigrants, George Delis and Mike Lampos, served as vice presidents, ABJ reported. 
“While the name might sound generic a century later, it was ahead of its time,” ABJ reported, noting that “such establishments were called candy stores and confectioneries before the businessmen introduced Akron to the ‘choc…

21 Names Listed in Greek Government Gazette - 1 Jan 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.  -----1 January 1834 - Government Gazette - A1 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1a2JCLvpCXK_FqA-p8T8rwOGTKRTWdxoA/view?usp=sharing

NOTE:  Names are listed in the same order that they are presented on the page.  -----Page 2Πανος Κορωναιος – Panos KoronaiosΔημ. Πονηροπουλος – Dim. PoniropoulosΙωαννης Σωκος – Ioannis SokosΦραγκισκος Λαμισινος – Fra…

74 Names Listed in Greek Government Gazette - 14 Sept 1833

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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.-----14 September1833 - Government Gazette - A29https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nstYGpEIkVC5hi4aijUfmvudeDqXZXSt/view?usp=sharing
NOTE:  Names are listed in the same order that they are presented on the page-----Page 10Α. Μοναρχιδης – A. MonarchidisΑ. Ζαιμης– A. ZaimisΝ. Θεοχαρης – N. TheocharisPage 11Γ. Χρησιδης – G. ChrisidisΚ. Α. Μανος – K. …