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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 06.10.2011

Studio photo of Theodora Lianos before her wedding,1925.

She married Bretos Margetis at Agia Triatha Bourke St Surry Hills.

Studio portrait of Bretos Margetis and Theodora Lianos

Second marriage photograph. Bretos Margetis and Theodora Lianos outside Agia Triatha, Sydney

Wedding ...

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 06.10.2011

Marriage of Bretos Margetis to Theodora Lianos, 1925

Back row, (left to right);

Evangelia Coroneos (slightly lower), Sam Coroneos, (unknown?), Jim Margetis (brother to groom), Anthony Lianos (brother to bride), (unknown but called" Buboula"), Menas Lianos, Peter Bernard.

Middle row, (left to right)

Theo Georgopoulos (small child), Panagotisa ("Bonnie") Georgopoulos, (unknown), Bretos Margetis ,Groom, Theodora Lianos Bride, George Lianos, father, Argapi Lianos, mother, Emanuel Lianos, brother ...

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 06.10.2011

Wedding of Nicholas Sophios to Aspacia Lianos c, 1927

Back row, (left to right):

Theodore Lianos, Vi Bernard. Peter Bernard, Anthony Lianos, Jack
Theodore, Menas Lianos,( unknown? but called "Buboulus"), Emanuel Lianos

Middle row, (left to right):

Socrates Lianos, Bretos Margetis, Maria (sister to groom?) (unknown), Groom, Nicholas Sophios, Bride, Aspacia Lianos, Coralie Lianos, Agarpi Lianos, (nee Comino), & George Lianos, (parents of the bride).

Seated (left):

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Wedding party of Emmanuel Cavacos and Pauline Pradelle 2

Wedding Party In this view, looking from the other end of the table, the bride and groom are seated in the center on the right Oct 2 1915 Paris.

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow ...

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submitted by Kytherian Art World on 29.09.2011

Wedding party of Emmanuel Cavacos and Pauline Pradelle

The bride (Pauline Pradelle) and groom (Emmanuel Cavacos) are seated second and third from left Oct 2 1915 Paris

Emmanuel Andrew Cavacos was born in Potamos, Kythera, on February 10th, 1885. He emigrated to the United States of America, when he was sixteen years old, and settled in Baltimore, in the suburb of Hampden, where his brother Constantine was living. Another brother Theodore also chose to live in Baltimore. (Theodore was married to fellow Kytherian Pothiti Chlentzos). ...

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 06.10.2011

Bretos Margetis and Theodora Lianos outside Agia Triatha

...Church Bourke St Sydney.1925.

Wedding of Bretos Margetis & Theodora Lianos

Bretos was born on 24 Nov1889, landed in Australia on 5 Dec1903 per ‘Orizaba.’

Arrivals ...

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submitted by Vasilia Uhrweiss (nee Margetis) on 06.10.2011

Wedding of Bretos Margetis & Theodora Lianos

Married in 1925 at the Agia Triatha Church Bourke St Sydney.

Bretos was born on 24 Nov 1889, landed in Australia on 5 Dec 1903 per ‘Orizaba.’

He features in the book Life in Australia, on page 201.

Download a .pdf of page 201, here:

LIA_English_p201.pdf

His name ...

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submitted by John Andrews on 17.01.2011

Marriage of Arthur Gerakiteys to Kalliopi Mavromatis

Front row, left - seated and standing, left to right:

Metaxia Semitecolos.
Tony Semitecolos (small boy on knee)
Zina Semiecolos (small girl standing on chair)
Stella Veneris (bridesmaid)
Peter Veneris (small boy seated)
Jimmy Gerakiteys (small boy standing)

Front row, right - seated and standing, left to right:

Martha Tjanavaras (bridesdmaid)
...........(?) Veneris (small girl standing)
Elena ...

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 21.03.2010

Stamatoula Mavromatis Chlentzos March 14, 2010, age 103

Stamatoula Mavromatis was born in Christoforianika in 1906. She married Angelo Panagiotis Chlentzos in 1931. Shortly after, Stamatoula left her home in Kythera and immigrated with her husband to the USA where she lives today.
In the photo above, she is sitting on the couch at the home of her daughter, Teddi Zes, in Hayward, California, USA where she lives.
On her lap is her wedding dress, stefana, and silver case that held her koufeta.

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submitted by Toni Risson on 31.10.2007

Vassiliki's Story

Daughters of Aphrodite: Cafe Brides

Chapter5, Aphrodite and the Mixed Grill.

Kytherian-born, George Kentrotis, left Fratsia in 1925, when he was 21. He returned from Australia at the age of 53 to find a wife. Vasiliki was a beautiful 25-year-old from Fratsia. She had an aunt who used to tell people’s fortunes by tipping the dregs of their coffee cups out onto a saucer. Vasi recalls that when she was a teenager, her aunt ‘read’ her cup and told her that ...

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submitted by James Gavriles on 28.10.2007

Uncle Ted Gavrilys and wife Mary Koukoulis wedding photo

My Father's Brother ,Theodore Demetrios Gavrilys. and his wife Mary Koucoulis wedding picture.
1919

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submitted by Peter Panaretos on 22.12.2007

Wedding in New York

C.Cassis wedding

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submitted by Tasso John Conomos on 22.10.2006

Wedding of Anne Conomos & George Achilles Condas of San Francisco

August 17, 1958

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submitted by Robyn Florance on 15.10.2006

Menios Kassos and Stamatina (Matina) Belas.

Menios Kassos married Stamatina Matina Belas at St Lukes Church Berry on Sunday 23rd July, 1950. Paul Calopedis of the Nowra Cafe was the best man, while Nick Calopedis was groomsman. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Speros Belas of the Berry Cafe, wore a gown of silver lame, with tight fitting bodice, made by her aunt Maritsa Belas.

Over 250 guests attended the wedding, and the reception was held in The Berry School of Arts, where Paul ...

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 12.11.2006

Panagiotis Chlentzos wedding records of 1826 and 1841

These are the wedding records of Panayiotis Chlentzos (1799 - ?) discovered and translated by Telemachos Combes.

Left:
1826 January 28
Wedding of Panagiotis Chlentzos son of Nicolas Chlentzos -in first marriage - with the daughter of Costantis Paspalas named Athinia and coumbaros was Manolis Marietis and Fotini wife of Jan(nis) Aronis

Nikiforos Ieromonachos Christoforos
(certifies)

Athinia Paspalas died 19-9-1840. Panagiotis remarried ...

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submitted by James Gavriles on 10.07.2006

Wedding of Theodore P . and Voula Gavrilis

Wedding of my Cousin Theodore P. Gavrilis and wife Voula. Not sure of her maiden name?
Theodore ,was the son Of Peter D. Gavrilis,Brother to my Father Nicholas.
He recently passed away. He is survived by his wife and 3 sons, Peter, Aggyis, and Andreas. Also 3 Brothers in Australia. James, Con, and Nicholas.

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submitted by James Gavriles on 10.07.2006

Theodore and Mary Gavrilis wedding

Wedding of my Uncle Theodore D.Gavrilis to his wife Mary Koukoulis in Coffeyville Kansas 1919. Coffeyville is a small town and has no Greek church. However this traveling Greek orthodox priest performed the wedding there. He also abscounded with the gifts of gold presents given to the bride and groom. quite a scoundrel.
Many people in this photo that I don't ,know, but included are my Father Nicholas Gavrilis, His older brother John Gavrilis, Theodore Georgopoulos. Manolis Georgopoulos. Mr. ...

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 13.08.2014

Wedding of Vrettos Alfieris and Marigo Cordato (Theodorakakis)

This is a photo of the wedding of Vrettos Alfieris (1890-1974) to
Marigo Cordato (Theodorakakis).
They married in Dubbo, Australia on August 4, 1922.

Back row standing from left to right:

Anthony Cordato (Theodorakakis), brother of the bride
Jim Cordato (Theodorakakis), brother of the bride
Evangelos Chlentzos (Balos), koumbaro
Stavros Stellio, brother-in-law of the bride
unknown woman
and Kirakos Cordato ...

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 02.05.2006

Wedding of Stamatoula Mavromati and Angelo Chlentzos 1931

Angleo Chlenztos immigrated to the USA as a young man. He returned to Kythera to find a bride in 1931. He met Stamatoula in October 1931. Following a brief engagement, Angelo Panayiotis Chlentzos (1895-1982) married Stamatoula Coulentianos Mavromati (1906- ) on December 28, 1931. They were married at the church of Agios Vasilis in Christoforianika by Stamatoula's grandfather Fr. Dionisios Coulentianos. A few months after they married, they moved to Oakland, California.
Stamatoula ...

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submitted by Denis A Conomos on 07.01.2006

Wedding of Peter Elisseos and Marianthi Psomas in Biloela in 1938.

L. to r.: John Psomas, Unknown, Peter Elisseos (groom), Jim Valassi (at rear), Lady at rear Unknown, Marianthi Elisseos (bride), Lady at rear Unknown, Despina Diakospiridon, Antigone Psomas, Zaharoula Loula, Philippas Loula (at rear), Maria Vasiliadou.

From Chapter 13 of Denis A Conomos's, The Greeks in Quensland, entitled, Proxenia, Weddings and Familes.

To download Chapter 13, of Denis A Conomos's The Greeks in Queensland