submitted by George Poulos on 26.10.2004
Arthur is 92 years of age and lives in Bondi Junction, Sydney, Australia.
His parents were Panayiotis, and Maria (nee, Trifilis) from Aroniathika.
The family's parachoukli was "Ksipolitos".
The nickname proabably derived from the famiy's poverty - not having sufficient funds in order to buy shoes - or from an ancestor who refused to wear shoes - whilst performing his day to day activities.
It would be great to have Athur's more detailed ...
submitted by Ellena Galtos on 25.10.2004
L-R: Mary Cavakos, Katherine Raissi, Alex Milkton & Loula Kavakos in USA.
Mary was godmother of Kosmas Raissis, son of Katherine.
Katherine was my great aunt Ekaterini Galakatou; she married Spiro Raissis.
Alex was my great uncle Alexandros Galakatos. He and Ekaterini were born in Smyrna; 2 of 4 children of Kosmas P Galakatos & Panagiota Gavrili Galakatou.
Loula was Alex & Ekaterini's cousin. Born Pothity Galakatou in Christoforianika, she was daughter of Panagiotis Galakatos ...
submitted by George Poulos on 24.08.2007
George Politis and family.
Kytherian, (Karavas) - Mr George Politis, of Ipswich, Queensland, who won £100,000 in a Brisbane lottery, is photographed here with his wife, (Aryiro, (nee) Venardos), their son Nick, 17, and their daughter Maria.
submitted by Kieran Dunne on 17.09.2004
This article was published in The Irish Times on Wednesday 15th September.
submitted by George Poulos on 06.09.2004
Spiridon de Roma 1826-1881.
Spiridon de Roma, Diamantina's brother, with members of his family.
[See entry for Diamantina Roma in the High Achiever's section, for a detailed history of her life.]
Spiridon was Senate's President of Ionian Islands, with the title of Highness, Ministry for the Public Education.
Kindly provided by a descendant Andrei de Roma, Beauvais, France
Jim and Penelope would later own the Red Rose Cafe in Nowra, NSW.
For more details of their lives, and the Red Rose Cafe, see a separate entry under Photography Diaspora - subsection: Cafes and Shops.
submitted by George Poulos on 04.09.2004
Orsola de Balsamo de Roma, Diamantina Roma's mother.
[See entry for Diamanatina Roma in High Achiever's section.]
Andrei de Roma, a descendant, living in Beauvais, near Paris, France, wishes to point out that the "armories", (Coats of Arms - [top left hand-corner]) denote both Balsamo and Roma.
"Orsola gained her title - de Roma -
because, she was the last of the name (lineage)."
Georgio Candiano de Roma, Diamantina Roma's father.
See entry for Diamanatina Roma in High Achiever's section.
Spiridon de Roma 1826-1881
Spiridon de Roma, Diamantina's brother.
[See entry for Diamantina Roma in the High Achiever's section.]
Senate's President of Ionian Islands, with the title of Highness, Ministry for the Public Education.
Kindly provided by a descendant Andrei de Roma, Beauvais, France.
submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 28.07.2004
Fofo, my wife Sadie's mother,was born in Athens 1920 and as a baby moved to Symi. Her maiden name was Papanikolaou, related to Dr.Papanikolaou of the Pap smear fame. She married Mihalis Karpathakis, in Sydney in 1926, who has so many Kytherian friends,as he assisted so many islanders to remain in Australia with the help of a number of his friends in the Immigration department
submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 09.11.2004
This was one of the first and best Greek shoe stores in Sydney
submitted by Steve Fatseas on 15.07.2004
submitted by Steve Fatseas on 12.08.2004
This is a photo of Eugene Fatseas (my Papou) taken circa 1910. Eugene was born on Kythera and emigrated to the US in 1906 and sent for his wife Maria and two sons, Dimitrios (James), born 1905 and Nicolaos, born 1904. They arrived at Ellis Island July 9, 1914. He had two daugthers, Helen, born 1915, and Anastasia (Daisy), born 1916. He owned a few restaurants possibly in the Detroit, Youngstown and Pittsburgh areas before the family moved to New York City.
Any additional info about my Papou ...
submitted by Spyro Calocerinos on 11.11.2004
Yiannis Kallinikos was born in Fratsia. Finished High School in Kythera with my late brother Hristos,then came to Australia for a number of years. He returned back to Kythera where he passed away in Kythera "Gerokomeio". Hristos also passed away.
Andreas and Brother Manolis 1952 in Gunnedah NSW .
Photo provided by Mr.Manuel Casimatis.
There are some Kytherians in this photo also
Photo provided by Mr. Manuel Casimatis Sydney
submitted by Ellena Galtos on 26.09.2004
Pothity Galakatou, daughter of Panagiotis Galakatos with her husband Kostas Kavakos. Probably in USA.
submitted by Ellena Galtos on 06.07.2004
L-R: Polychronis Galakatos (Paul Peterson), Alexandros Galakatos (Alexander Milkton) & Kostas Kavakos in USA.
Nikolas P Galakatos in USA, probably Detroit.
Born 1866 in Christoforianika; son of Panagiotis P Galakatos.
Later known as Nick Peterson.
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