submitted by Terry Chlentzos on 17.05.2011
Cousins Diamantis Chlentzos (left) and Costa Venardos pose for a portrait in Nagasaki, Japan. Diamantis was a ship's carpenter.
Left: unknown American; center: Costas Venardos; right: Diamantis Chlentzos. These three sailors had their photograph taken in Hong Kong. Costas Venardos is identified as a distant cousin of Diamantis, whose mother was a Venardos from Agia Anastasia.
Brothers-in-law Diamantis Chlentzos and John Alfieris in Oakland, California in 1907
Yanoula Chlentzos (marked) and her sister-in-law and brother-in-law Mary Chlentzos Alfieris and John Alfieris are shown in Diakofti in 1955, returning to Kythera for the first time since they emigrated in 1907.
submitted by Peter Makarthis on 14.05.2011
The Hellenic Musical Society, formed c 1915 by Panagiotis and Theophanis Leousi, "distinguished for the melody of their voices, are the first to have formed a musical group in Sydney." (Life in Australia 1916).
Seated front second from right - 'Beatty' Calliope Phacheas
submitted by Jim Cassimatis on 02.05.2011
The picture shows the Mellitas family at or around 1930 with the father Dimitrios at the centre. The children from left to right are Katie, Peter, Martina, Bessy. The youngest child Alkistis had not been born yet.
For more information see Family Tree.
The original photo is in the house of Marlina Menti (daughter of Martina) in Glyfada in Greece.
submitted by Tasso Conomos on 23.04.2011
Does anyone recognize this boy?
Does anyone recognize these gentlemen?
Does anyone recognize this gentleman?
Does anyone recognize these people?
Does anyone recognize these ladies?
Anyone recognize this gentleman?
submitted by Tasso Conomos on 27.04.2011
Theodoros Trifillis was born about 1880. He served in the Greek Army. Later he became the chef for the King of Greece. He eventually migrated to Bakersfield, California some years later. There he prospected for gold in the Tehachapi mountains. He never married and lived until his 102nd year. He had a brother, Kiriakos, who lived in Australia.
submitted by Tasso Conomos on 22.04.2011
My grandfather, Anastasios Megaloeconomos, mellowing out at a kafeneion in Potamos during the early 1900s. His three teenaged sons, Theodoros, Ioannis (my father), and Nickolaos, were in Pennsylvania working and sending money home....Recognize anyone?
submitted by Tasso Conomos on 21.04.2011
Anastasios (my paternal grandfather) and his second son Ioannis (my father) of Potamos in 1902 or 1903. Anastasios was married to Chrysanthy Clenzos (sp) and raised five children--Theodoros, Ioannis, Nickolaos, Marouli, and Kosta. Only Ioannis and Kosta married and had children.
My father, Ioannis A. Megaloeconomos, served in the Greek army during the WW I. At the end of the War, commanded of a small garrison of soldiers occupying Kythera on the side of the Royalists during the Ethnikos Dikhasmos (National Schism). My father is the tallest. Who are the other soldiers?
submitted by Gwydir Shire Council on 28.03.2011
Sandy McNaughton is one of the great Philokytherians and Philohellene's.
Her endeavours in helping refurbish and establish the Roxy Cinema, Roxy Cafe and Roxy Museum at Bingara, in northwestern New South Wales, has been extraordinary.
The establishment of these Hellenic "sacred sites" in Bingara will have deep and long-lsating effects, not only in Australia, but throughout the Hellenic world.
You can investigate these achievements further, by following ...
submitted by Terry Chlentzos on 20.03.2011
Diamantis and Yanoula Chlentzos with granddaughters Sandy and Janet. Photo taken in 1954 in Los Angeles, California
Photo taken in Kythera in 1951
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