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submitted by Peggy Pound on 07.02.2017
Hi, I am researching my grandfather, Demetrious Janos Koutsonikolis family line. He was born near Ano Kastania in 1897 and came to American around the turn of the century. his mother was Helene Leontarakis. does any of this relate to your...
submitted by June Stathis on 02.02.2017
Can anyone give me any more information about Elly Andronicus? Or John Stathis? In early 1850's onwards, because they had a son born in 1897.
Elly Andronicus had married to John Stathis.
They had a son named Nichola...
submitted by Elias Vlanton on 27.11.2016
My grandmother was Stamatina Paspalas from Logothetianika and I am connected to a small group of Paspalases in the United States. I know that some of the Paspalas clan moved to Australia, but I have no contact nor know anything about them....
submitted by John SMITH on 07.11.2016
Just searching for any information about my wifes great grandfather and his son and daughters, I believe another son was killed in the first world war, Con come to Australia in the twenties followed by his son Tom[ his aussie name]
submitted by Peter Trearchis on 01.11.2016
Hi, does anyone have any informatio on this surname from Kythera?
submitted by Peter Trearchis on 28.10.2016
Hi, I recently discovered my ancestor was a Fardoulis and I was wondering if anyone is connected to this family?
My ancestors are Nicholas Fardoulis (1778-1829) and Stamatichi Fardouli (Late 1700s-1855) who had chi...
submitted by Kytherian Genealogy Club on 14.10.2016
We are working on creating a family tree for the whole island of Kythera from the mid 1600s, starting with the district of Potamos and we need the help of our fellow Kytherians from all over the world to do this. We are looking into the history of ev...
submitted by Ciske Nieuwenhuijs on 26.08.2016
Would anyone have information about renting a home on Kythira for a year or even longer?
I just want to know what the possibilities are.....so any information is very welcome!
submitted by Dean Manning on 14.06.2016
To be opened by Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Assistant Director & Senior Curator, Artbank.
Artist talk by Dean Manning, Saturday 16 July, 2 pm.
Exhibition continues to July 31 (Wednesday to Sunday 12-5pm).
Curator Catherine Benz.
submitted by Samfo Calligeros on 26.05.2016
Would anybody have an historical recording of "The Voice of Greece" that was transmitted from the radio station 2DU at Dubbo
This was the first Greek ethnic radio session to be broadcasted in Australia.
submitted by Brian Farrell on 26.03.2016
Hi, my name is Brian Farrell ( Cape Town, South Africa) and I am tring to get any information on my grandfather's side of the family.
He was one of three siblings, Anthippe( b 1884, Potamos, Kythera ), Menelaus ( b 9/12/1888, Egypt),...
submitted by Angela Panaretos on 22.03.2016
Hi all, would anybody be able to send me lyrics to the Kytherian song 'Ta Zagarakia' please?
(I'm not sure how accurate is my attempt at transcribing.)
submitted by Maria Mihailidis on 15.02.2016
I am trying to find more information regarding my 2 Kytherian Great Grandmothers.
My Mother was Stavroula Theodorakakis(known as Violet Cordato in Australia).She was born in 1928 in Potamos and passed away in 2011 in Sydney.Her parents were Marigo M...
submitted by Darlene Thornton on 02.02.2016
Hello I am his granddaughter and I have been looking for details of his life and family on Kythera. He left and migrated to Sydney Australia in 1923. In his application for Naturalisation, he stated that his father was named John Stathis and that all...
submitted by Dee Papworth on 28.01.2016
I am hoping to locate further details of my great grandma and grandfather Corg and Ourania Katsoulis who were from Kythera. Can anyone help? My grandfather was Evangelos Katsoulis and I believe he had a brother called George. Any information you c...
submitted by ANTONIS TRIFYLLIS on 01.01.2016
submitted by Nanette Franks on 18.12.2015
I've also lost contact with a distant American relative called George or Yorgo Orphanidys. Does anyone know him? He is a doctor
I've been reading the book above by Con Aroney. I know my great grandparents died on the quay at Smyrna. Is there any way to find out what happened to them?
submitted by Rebecca Messina on 13.11.2015
Is there a photograph/image of St Spyridon Church on Kythera island. If so, which town or village is it near and will you post image if one is available. Thank you
submitted by Raymond Kinch on 10.11.2015
Hi I am planning to visit Kythera next year and would be grateful for any info on my Grandfather who was born in Kythera (? Cerigo) on 24 October 1896. He was naturalised an Australian citizen in July 1927 - he changed his name to Aroney. He died in...
I am connected to the Fardouli family through my paternal grandfather. Our surname was changed...
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...
Greek cafes were the pre-cursor to the country's fast-food industry and mostly served everything but Greek food.
The once-ubiquitous "mixed...
sitting on her front '' perzoula '' this lady from trifyllianika enjoys the summer sun from her house ....
Greek National elections - 20th September, 2015.
What a "buzz" that was.
But what an extraordinary system that operates in...
14.02.2017 (Message Board)
07.02.2017 (Message Board)
Hi, I am researching my grandfather, Demetrious Janos Koutsonikolis family line. He was born near Ano Kastania...
02.02.2017 (Message Board)
Can anyone give me any more information about Elly Andronicus? Or John Stathis? In early 1850's onwards, because...
08.12.2016 (Message Board)
Early ones are online at http://arxeiomnimon.gak.gr/browse/index.html?code=GRGSA-KYT