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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 13.08.2004
Olympic luncheon - see Photography Diaspora > Sporting life.-
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...
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...
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...
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.
I am currently...
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.
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
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...
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!
submitted by Rowan Parkes on 15.07.2004
Rumour has it that a certain antique dealer located in Hora some years ago, now mysteriously untraceable, who spent ten years in Cuba, claimed that the grandfather of Fidel Castro, the brain and leader of the Cuban revolution, co freedom fighter of...
submitted by Evelyn Watson-Lowe on 14.07.2004
Hi, I am an Australian travelling for the year with a friend, and from the 29th of July to the 2nd of August I will be visiting Kythera. I am 18 years old, with an Australian license of 2 and a half years, and would ideally like some accommodation,...
submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 14.07.2004
Dr.Dimitris Stais, was proedros (Mayor) of Hora for many years. I beleive he was born in the Stais house at Kastro. Also he had a daughter who I beleive was the late Mrs.Livanos of the shipping fame. Any information would be appreciated.
submitted by Kiriaki Orfanos on 10.07.2004
I'd love to hear from or about anybody who may have worked in, or had anything to do with, the New York Cafe, Nowra, NSW, Australia, at any time between the years of 1930 to 1979.
submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 10.07.2004
I am looking for further information of the Margetis family (spelling maybe Marghetti, or Marietti)
My father arrived here in Sydney in 1903 from Friligianika area. Was followed by his brothers Dimitri, Menas & sisters Panagiotista & Evangalia leavi...
submitted by Steve Fatseas on 08.07.2004
I too am searching for distant members of the Fatseas family. My name is Stephen (Steve) Fatseas. I was born in New York City in 1945. My grandfather's name was Eugene (may be Americanized) Fatseas and my grandmother was Maria Fatseas (maiden name po...
submitted by Neil Fraser on 01.07.2004
I am looking for the ancestors of my children's great grandfather who's family oral history gives his name as Peter Paniotti Motties who came from the island of 'Sirigor' in Greece. He arrived in Sydney, NSW, Australia in the early 1900's with an unc...
submitted by Nettie Stillwell on 16.06.2004
Hello, I'm looking for information about my grandfather who was born on Kythera on or about 1912. Does anyone know of him? I think he was a sponge diver and his father (or him) was a city official. Thank you!
submitted by Helen Cassimatis on 14.06.2004
I wanted to renovate our family home in Drymonas, Kythera. I couldn't stay on the Island for long so needed someone I could trust to oversee the work for me. I was so lucky to find someone by the name of Roman Michalides (otherwise known as Russian Y...
submitted by George Poulos on 11.06.2004
Athens, 9 June 2004
CHINESE PUT OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE OLYMPIC FLAME
A huge and very excited crowd was out on the streets of Beijing to welcome the Olympic Flame to the populous city that will be hosting the next Olympic Games in the year...
Athens, 9 June 2004
SEAN CONNERY MEETS ATHENS 2004 PRESIDENT
Sir Sean Connery and his wife, Lady Micheline Roquebrune Connery, today visited ATHENS 2004 President Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki. The world-famous Scots actor expressed a wish to...
Would like to be in contact with the Georgopoulos family as I have original studio portrait of...
Sadly, my Papou(Joseph Stratigos) passed away back in 2010. I just happened to be searching...
Hi Tracy, Have some photos from Trifylis Cafe Coffs Harbour 1949. Just getting last of names to...
Hi Laura, thankyou for your message. Yes I’ve had my dna done on AncestryDNA, I’ve now got...
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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