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Mrs. Grace Porter

submitted by Grace Porter on 12.09.2020


My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna  & emigrated to Egypt. My grandmother Angela Diacopoulou was born in 1883 & had 2 brothers Yianni & Anastassios & 2 sisters Eleni & Konstantina. She mar...

Searching for my Grandfather's family

submitted by Michaela Griffiths on 12.09.2020


Hello Everyone, my name is Michaela. I'm searching for my mother's real father's family. I don’t really know much, as my mum didn’t find out her dad wasn’t her father until just before he passed away. My Grandmother...

Please Help Me Find My Yia Yia's Icon of Theotokos

submitted by Julie Courson on 01.09.2020


Hello Kytherian family,   My name is Julie Courson I am the niece of the late Bessie Gianakos from Claremont, California. She belonged to the Kytherian Society of Califonia.  I am looking for the icon of the Theotokos and ...

Looking for information on my Grandparents Theodore Demitrios Gavrilis Born January 25, 1893 and Mary Gus Gavrilys (Coukoulis) Born September 15, 1900 both from Kythera, Greece

submitted by Lori Gavrilis on 20.08.2020


Paop's parents were Demetrios Yiannia Gabrilis "Boukiouros" and Politimi Gavrilis (Hristianos).  His siblings were John Demitrios, Nicolas Demitrios, and I also believe Panayiotis, Andonis, and Zaharias were his brothers. ...

Looking for information on Dimitri Frelengus born 18 Aug 1890

submitted by Stephen Porter on 10.05.2020


Hi All   I am trying to find out some information about my grandfather Dimitri Frelengus born 18 Aug 1890. In a marriage certificate I have it listing him as being born in Cythyia Greece which I am guessing is Kythira.  ...

Kytherians and oyster saloons in turn of the century Sydney and Melbourne: help needed!

submitted by Argyris Karavis on 16.04.2020


Hi. I am wondering if I can seek your assistance. I am undertaken a PhD in history at the University of Melbourne. Looking at the culinary culture of Melbourne and Sydney in the late 19th and early 20th century through the emergence of restaurants in...

Demetrius Donnell

submitted by Georgia Reeves on 25.01.2020


Hi everyone, This is a longshot but my name is Georgia and I'm looking for any info about my 3x great grandfather Demetrius Donnell. The information I have gathered is from certificates and newspaper atricles. I believe Donnell was a name h...

Kontoleon

submitted by Cynthia DeCarlo on 18.01.2020


I'm looking for information on the Kontoleon's. Demetrius, Horalambus, Kosta, Stella, Arho were siblings.   

Information about Charalambos and Panayiota Zantiotis

submitted by James Anderson on 11.01.2020


Hi there,   I am seeking information about Charalambos and Panayiota Zantiotis, they were my great grandparents and were parents of a large family in the 1920s.   They came from Potamos in Kythera.   My grandmother is...

Seeking information about Charalambos and Panayiota Zantiotis (early 1900s)

submitted by James Anderson on 11.01.2020


Hi, my name is James Anderson, I was born in 1971.   I am seeking information about Charalambos Zantiotis and Panayiota Zantiotis, they would have been parents of grown up children during World War 2. They came from Potamos in Kythera. My...

Looking for Information

submitted by Wendy Kepreotis on 05.01.2020


Looking for information about my late father-in-law Peter Victor Kepreotis,he migrated with his family to Australia and had a cafe with his brother Nicolas in Penrith NSW called Aronis. Cheers Wendy 

Samios boxing troupe from Greece 1920s in Sydney

submitted by Kae Bright on 21.12.2019


looking for info on a boxing troupe from Greece to Australia in about 1920s. SAMIOS was one of the fighters or maybe even a manager. do not know his first name but he came to Australia to do boxing shows and married a Sydney girl and they had 3 ch...

Finding Tony Peters

submitted by Katrina Corbett on 05.12.2019


Hi everyone,   I’m on the hunt for a family member and was wondering if anyone could help me? I have reached out to quite a few people from the Greek community and they have all said that I should try here.  I am looking for...

George Castrisios cafe in hobart

submitted by Len Eaton on 29.08.2019


can anyone remind me of his cafe in Collins Street in Hobart in 50/60's.  he also had a fish/chip further up the street called the Galaxy.  Len Eaton

Faros family from Kythera to Cape Town

submitted by Joan Krygsman on 20.07.2019


Hello! I am working on the family tree for my stepmother, Jacqueline Maree. Jacquie was born in 1953 in Cape Town, South Africa to Percival John Maree and Muriel Irene Adams, both born and raised in the Western Cape of South Africa. HOWEVER, Jacquie&...

Kytherian Genealogy Club - More than just tracing people's family trees

submitted by Kalie Zervos on 18.01.2019


I notice quite a few people posting messages on how go about locating ancestors from Kythera.  Well there is no need to go all the way to Kythera to search for your family history, The Kytherian Genealogy Club has more Kytherian records...

Greek citizenship

submitted by chrystine flavell on 14.01.2019


Hello, my daughter is waiting patiently (about 18 months now) for her Greek citizenship. Considering mine took 7 years and for my other daughter 3 years we are wondering if it is worth spending money on a Greek lawyer or is there nothing more that...

John Nicholas Feros

submitted by Helen Feros on 02.01.2019


Does anyone know how to apply for a birth certificate or find a copy for a person born in Kythera 1912.

Theodorus Zantos

submitted by Jessie Weatherley on 01.01.2019


Hi - I am looking for decendents for Theodorus Zantos. He was born 28.12.1900 in Potamos. He lived in Warwick in the early 1930s, and enlisted in the airforce in 1940 where he was a cook. His next of kin at time of enlisting was Miss Ellie Zanto - a...

im looking for some books published by the ''society of kytherean studies''.. (plz help!)

submitted by chris otis on 19.11.2018


hello, i am looking for some great books about the amazing writer lefkadios hearn, who wrote about the traditional stories+poems of japan in the late 19th-early 20th century, and those books were published by the ''society of kytherean studie...