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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...
submitted by Tracey May Horn on 14.11.2018
My mum's father was greek his surname was Pagonis. I have been told my relatives were from originally from Kythera. How do I go about finding out more?
Tracey May Preston
submitted by Wilma Rule on 06.11.2018
Can anyone please help me to trace the grave of a Scottish soldier who was buried by the villagers of Karavas in 1917. He was 21 year old Sgt Thompson whose body was washed up on the beach of Aghios Nickolaos at some time after the ship he was...
submitted by Wilma Rule on 17.06.2018
Can anyone please help me to trace the grave of a Scottish soldier who was buried in the cemetery of Aghios Nickolaos Church in 1917. He was 21 year old Sgt Thompson and his body was washed up on the beach of Aghios Nickolaos at some time after...
submitted by Eleni Skarlatos on 13.05.2018
Hi there I was wondering if anyone knows if Amorgos has a page like this one? thank you
submitted by Kevin Garvey on 12.02.2018
Please help me find the family connection between these two George Stratigos' from Kythera.
My wife's ggrandfather is George SPYRIDON Stratigos, born in 1850, the son of Spyridon George and Kyriakoula in Milopotamis.
The other Geor...
submitted by George Bernard on 31.01.2018
Dieter and Cherile Wolf were very helpful when my husband and I travelled to Kythera 2014. Where Cherile was able to trace my husbands home and family connections.
There postal address is P.O. Box 23
submitted by Carol Kostakos Petranek on 19.01.2018
My ancestors are from villages around Sparta. One of my cousins told me that our Zarafonitis family left Crete at the start of the 1821 Revolution and went to the Peloponnese to find Kolokotronis and join the fight. I have heard that Kythera was almo...
submitted by Caroline Dick on 01.12.2017
I am an academic and doing research on the Greek aliens in Australia from 1916. My grandfather was a registered alien and was married (in December 1920) to an Australian woman before the Nationality Act 1920 (Cth) came into force (1 January 1921...
submitted by Caroline Dick on 29.11.2017
My grandfather Panagiotis (Peter) Anastasios Aroney or Mostakas came to Australia on the ship Ficton in 1909. Did anyone else relative arrive on this ship during 1909?
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 31.10.2017
A Month with the Gods: A Journey into the Life-World of Hellenic Myth
Topics pertaining to Ancient Greek mythology are very trendy nowadays. There seems to be something in the myths of the ancient Hellenes that keeps on fascinating peopl...
submitted by Megan Manwaring on 03.08.2017
I have come across the name Theodoros Haniotis on a tile-making patent lodged in Sydney in 1910.
The patent number and date where imprinted on the back of a tile that I was given from a recent excavation s...
submitted by kit withers on 27.04.2017
i am a cousin of your wife therese. I lost email contact with her in 2008. Could u please give her my current email email@example.com
submitted by Peggy Pound on 07.02.2017
Hi, I am researching my grandfather, Demetrious Janos Koutsonikolis family line. He was born near Ano Kastania in 1897 and came to American around the turn of the century. his mother was Helene Leontarakis. does any of this relate to your...
submitted by June Stathis on 02.02.2017
Can anyone give me any more information about Elly Andronicus? Or John Stathis? In early 1850's onwards, because they had a son born in 1897.
Elly Andronicus had married to John Stathis.
They had a son named Nichola...
submitted by Elias Vlanton on 27.11.2016
My grandmother was Stamatina Paspalas from Logothetianika and I am connected to a small group of Paspalases in the United States. I know that some of the Paspalas clan moved to Australia, but I have no contact nor know anything about them....
submitted by John SMITH on 07.11.2016
Just searching for any information about my wifes great grandfather and his son and daughters, I believe another son was killed in the first world war, Con come to Australia in the twenties followed by his son Tom[ his aussie name]
submitted by Peter Trearchis on 01.11.2016
Hi, does anyone have any informatio on this surname from Kythera?
submitted by Peter Trearchis on 28.10.2016
Hi, I recently discovered my ancestor was a Fardoulis and I was wondering if anyone is connected to this family?
My ancestors are Nicholas Fardoulis (1778-1829) and Stamatichi Fardouli (Late 1700s-1855) who had chi...
submitted by Kytherian Genealogy on 14.10.2016
We are working on creating a family tree for the whole island of Kythera from the mid 1600s, starting with the district of Potamos and we need the help of our fellow Kytherians from all over the world to do this. We are looking into the history of ev...
I am the editor of a family web-site : benardoutlite.com which collates the known history of the Benardout family from...
Interviewed by Joshua Kepreotis
Sitting in his office in Livadi, wearing his signature suit and tie, Manolis Cassimatis –...
Kythera: An Island Named Desire Film
written by Mario Romano October 14, 2020
There’s a lot going on in James...
This photo must have been taken in about 1930. My grandparents - Dimitri and Eleni Prineas (Haniotis) are in the...
About 5 minutes into the program Ada Margariti, who is an Attorney at Law, speaks about how she came to...
Interviewed during his visit to Australia, 2013.
August 17, 2010
103.2 HOPE - radio station
You’ve heard of PhDs in science, medicine and education but have you...
Brisbane kytherians at paliochora excursion ..exploring the wonderful site and seeing all the churches .. this one is called ' e...
Gorgeous Ruby! Ruby's father was Evangelo Megaloconomos born 7 September 1891, died 29 January 1983
Ruby was born 16 September...
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I believe we are distant relatives ... Gavrelis is our americanized Greek family name from Kythera.
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My Papou is Evriades Gavrelis from Logothetianika who came to America before WWI. Evriades and his cousin...
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Not sure if I can help if she was born in Smyrna. Lots of Kytherians emigrated to...
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My maternal grandparents were Greek . I believe they were born in Smyrna & emigrated to Egypt....