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Panaretos and Trifillis Families

submitted by Peter Trearchis on 11.10.2004

Looking for anyone with either info on the Trifillis/Treefull families of Massachusetts and Maryland or on the Panaretos/Panaretou family of St. Louis. Trifillis family (alos spelled Treefull/ Treeful) from Trifilianika went to Fall River, MA; New...

The Day they blew the church at Ayia Pelagia to Kingdom Come.

submitted by George Poulos on 08.10.2004

In 1942, three Kytherians, Haralambos Coroneos ("'I Horyos"), Nicholas Souris ("Varvarkis"), and Yiannis Mavrogeorgios ("Fatseas"), decided that they would move a German unexploded bomb from the beach at Firi Ammos into the church at Ayia Pelagia, an...

Picture Theatre photographs - Kytherian cinema owners and their cinemas

submitted by George Poulos on 04.10.2004

I have been given permission by the family of Kevin Cork to post chapters from his unfinished Ph.D thesis onto the kythera-family web-site. [Internal search under "CORK" to find references.] This thesis underlines the extraordinary influence o...

Families with ancestors that lived in Smyrna

submitted by James Gavriles on 24.09.2004

I think it would be interesting if all the Kytherians who had families or relatives that had imigrated to Smyrna,and then consequently were dispersed due to the Turkish expulsion in 1922-23. would post a little of what they know and we could have a s...

Father's birthplace, village

submitted by Peter Bellecy on 16.09.2004

As near as I can determine from all the records my Mother left with me, my Father emigrated to the USA in, I believe, 1910 or 1911. He was born in either 1887 or 1889 on Kythera and they were a family of Sponge divers from all the things Dad talked a...

Tatarakis family

submitted by Adrian Tatarakis on 09.09.2004

I am searching for information on the Tatarakis family. My grandfather, Jacob Tatarakis, immigrated to the States from Syros in 1917. My family currently lives in Sacramento, Calif.

Names of the parents of Michael Panaretos?

submitted by P Panaretos on 05.09.2004

Ross Tzannes (Sydney, Australia) posted oral history of Michael Panaretos at He mentioned that "Maria Freeleagus (nee Panaretos) went to visit the old man and gained his confidence." Did she, or the passport office (Michael applie...

2004 Olympics in Athens

submitted by James Gavriles on 30.08.2004

To all my Greek friends and relatives , I want to extend my feeling of pride of being Greek and to what the Greek people were able to accomplish in these Olympics. It went off without any of the predicted problems of terroristism or non-ability of th...

Looking for relatives of Calligeros Family from Pitsinanika

submitted by Irene Michael on 28.08.2004

My grandmother Maria Calligeros came to USA on the early 1900's from Kythera with her brother Steve and sisters Froso. She left behind her oldest sister- Stamatoula her youngest sister Koola-and whom has 3 children- Monogli,Irene (who moved to Aus...

Tsirigotis in US

submitted by Barbara Tsirigotis on 24.08.2004

I am searching for anyone related to Lambros Andres Tsirigotis born 1894 in Greece, most likely Athens. He had a sister Elaine (American version of her name). In 1916 Lambros came to America aboard the USS Patris, arriving at Ellis Island. He sett...

Looking for info on Peter John Cassimatis or Kassimatis

submitted by Renae Cassam on 14.08.2004

Looking for information on my late grandfather John Peter Cassimatis or Kassimatis. I know he was born in Kythira. I believe in the town of Levadi. He had a brother named George, and two sisters, one named Helen and one Irene. We believe Hele...

Gold Medal Performance - Inverell Australia

submitted by Peter Makarthis on 13.08.2004

Olympic luncheon - see Photography Diaspora > Sporting life.- Peter Makarthis

Searching for my Great Aunt

submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 08.08.2004

My grandfather, Theo George Andronicos came to Sydney, Australia in 1897 on the ship "Oruba". His family lived in Potamos, Kythera. He was a young lad of fifteen when he left Greece, and turned sixteen on the voyage to Sydney. He first worked for...

Update on the Fatseas family name!!

submitted by Steve Fatseas on 06.08.2004

I have received some information from Mr. Panajotis Fatseas that verifies that my Great-Grandfather was Nikolaos Fatseas from Fatsadika, Kythera. I also know now that my Grandfather Eugene Fatseas had four brothers and two sisters, making Panajotis m...

CRITHARY nee POTIRIS - Still living in Kythera

submitted by Phil Jorritsma on 01.08.2004

I am interested to know if Theodore Crithary and his wife Helene (nee POTIRI) had any children. They returned to Greece from Australia in 1933. Theo had a brother Peter who lived in Sydney. I have heard there are possibly descendants of Theo and Hel...

Tracing your family history on Kythera

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 23.07.2004

I received the email below from Kalie Zervos in July - the information in it is valuable to all Kytherians! If you'd like to contact Kalie please send them to me and I will pass them onto her. Kythera 23.07.04 Dear James, I am currently...

Motis Family Origins

submitted by Neil Fraser on 22.07.2004

I'm searching for the siblings and parents of Panagiotos Vrettos Motis born Kythera about 1889. He arrived in Sydney Australia in 1901 with his father. His father returned to Greece in 1905. I'd welcome any information or suggestions from others.

Nickname Search

submitted by Peter Makarthis on 21.07.2004

I am unable to find the meaning of 'Bratsalis' which relates to the Fatseas Family from Kythera

Can Someone Search Archives at Hora

submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 17.07.2004

Is there some kind person who would be able to search the archives at Hora for any information on the Margetis/ Marghetti or Marietti family. I am looking for information on date of death of my grandfather George Margetis & any other information on t...

Fidel Castro

submitted by Maria Londy on 16.07.2004

An Argentinian friend thinks Fidel Castro refers to his Greek background in the book: Y la Historia me Absolvera. But she is not sure about the Kytherian part!