submitted by Jim Comino on 11.04.2007
MALAMATANIA [MY GRANDMOTHER] SECOND WIFE OF MINA COMINO PERLIGGIANIKA MOTHER OF MARY, ANDREW, THEODORE, ALL IMMIGRATED TO AUSTRALIA 1918 ANDREW / THEODORE 1924 / MARY ABOUT 1956.
I DONT KNOW THE PERSON ONTHE RIGHT OF DAD [THEODORE COMINO] COULD SOMEONE HELP PLEASE
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 17.03.2007
This postcard photo, dated 2-7-49, was sent to the family of Vrettos (1890-1974) & Marigo Alfieris (nee Theodorakakis)(1895-1961).
Erini Christophoratos was a bridesmaid in the wedding of Jack Zantis and Anna Flaskas. The man with his back to Erini is the gooms brother, Jim Zantis
On the back of the photo it reads, " "To our dear cousins I send this photo as a souvenir of memory, I remain ever yours with love I kiss you, your cousin Irene Stellios".
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 04.06.2007
Vrettos Alfieris (1890-1974) and his son-in-law Nikos (Felias) Georgopolos at "FELIAS", their shop in Potamos.
The shop originally sold produce, then it evolved into an automtoive supply shop, which appears to be reflected in the photo above. Today it is a fishing supply and tackle shop.
Left to right:
Smaragdo Fatseas, Erini Christophoratos (nee Stellio) Spiridoula Georgopoulos (nee Alfieris)
This photo was probably taken in Kythera in the late 1940's.
From the archives of Spiridoula Alfieris Georgopoulos
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 15.03.2007
The engagement party of Emmanuel (1925 - 2004 ) and Botitsa Alfieris
Back Row left to right:
Stelios Megaloconomos (brother of Manolis Megaloconomo), Katina Kanelli (wife of Yiannis Kanellis), Manolis Megaloconomos, Maria, Haris, & Yiannis Efragidis , Vasili Mavroyenes, and Yiannis Kanellis.
Front Row left to right:
Katina Xalari (sister of Manolis Megaloconomos), Victoria Megaloconomou (wife of Manolis Megaloconomos), Vrettos Alfieris ...
submitted by Peter Trearchis on 19.11.2007
Hi does anyone know who the people are in this picture?
I know that the following people are:
man in center- Demetrios Gavrilis holding on to Ted Gavrilis
second from left standing- Nicholas Gavriles
fourth from right- Peter Gavrilis
fifth from right- Pagonitsa (Pagonis) Gavrilis
second from right- Yiannis Christianos
far left standing with man's hand on shoulder- Jim Gavrilis
woman with hat- my relative Foteine "Foto" (Fyropoulos/Feros) Panaretos
submitted by James Gavriles on 13.03.2007
My Cousin Con Gavrilis and unidentified others on their trip imigrating from Greece to Australia 4-13-47, to start a new life.Picture is Taken in Port Said
My cousin Con is the 3rd from the left. The others are unknown to me? Maybe someone on the web site may identify the others? His younger Brother Nick may be the one on the left?
submitted by George Poulos on 04.04.2010
Pappa Vangelli, centre, was both the village priest of Karavas, and the Headmaster of the school.
Angie Poulos (nee, K(Coroneos); very bottom, front, right hand corner.
Back row: 15 Boys [1-15, left to right.]
2. Theothosios Triunduphilo Koroneos. Theo Corones. Never married. Lived in Randwick, Sydney, Karavas, Kythera for a few years, and finally in Bargara, Queensland. Deceased.
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 27.02.2007
...playing Backgammon in the 1980's.
Taxi Driver Extraordinaire
In the 1990's.
Mitata in the 1980's.
submitted by Odyssey Magazine on 26.02.2007
Original photograph, sans Odyssey wording.
The Benaki Legacy
January/February 2006. pp. 48-50
Antonis Benakis bequeathed more than his impressive art collection to Greece: he established an institution that symbolizes the idealism, romance, and generosity of the diaspora Greeks.
By Athena Vorillas
His pockets were rich: filled with treasures like rocks, ...
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 06.07.2009
These are members of the Galakatos family.
From left to right: Kyriakoula, Efrosini, Stavroula, Nikos, Andreas, Evangelos.
Date and place unknown.
From the archives of Stamatoula Chlentzos (nee Mavromatis). Stamatoula was born in Christoforianika in 1906. She has been gracious in sharing her wonderful archive of old photographs. She immigrated to California, USA in 1931. Stamatoula celebrated her 100th birthday in November 2006.
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 27.02.2007
These two ladies married Chlentzos men who were first cousins.
Eleni Coulentianos married Dimitri Chlentzos and Kalomira Moulos married another Dimitri Chlentzos.
According to Stamatoula Chlentzos, who is 100 years old, they are playing a game of, "who will break the koulouri first".
The one who wins is said to have good luck in their marriage.
submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 30.12.2006
Theo is seated at the front of the picture. At the time he was 20 years old. The names of his companions are not known, but it is thought that they were fellow musicians, a bouzouki and a mandolin player. Theo played the violin. What was the occasion - they are dressed in suits, with sprigs of daphne in their button holes?
submitted by Peter Peter Poulos on 23.11.2006
Escaped from Smyrna to Kythera.
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 19.11.2006
Vrettos Alfieris (1890-1974) was the son of Giorgos (1860- ? ) and Spiridoula Argiri Alfieris (1855-1927) from Potamos. Vrettos married Marigo Theodorakaki (1895-1961) in 1922 in Dubbo, Australia. They had four children; Giorgos, Emmanuel, Spiridoula, and Demetrios.
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