kythera family kythera family
  

Guestbook

Guestbook

The Guest Book section of the site is where you can let us know what you think of the site and of anything Kytherian in general.
Please Note: if you are trying to find relatives or information or would like to announce a Kytherian event, please don't put it here. It belongs on the message board .


Showing 7581 - 7600 from 7609 entries
Show: sorted by:

Andrew Alexander Coroneo, i Psomas - Sydney NSW Australia

31.10.2003

"Bravo for initiative, worthy of financial support."
Father Alec 1898-1970 d.Sydney but interred with parents at Potamos at own request; settled in Glen Innes NSW 1907, motion picture exhibitor. m.1934 to Anastasia Ioannou Diacopoulos "tou Gerou Mai" 1913-1980, from Karavas (Sourris relatives in Baltimore USA). Settled Gosford NSW 1924. m.1934. Andrew b. Armidale NSW 1935; retired pharmacy and travel agency proprietor; "married out" -- "ine xeni alla den pirazi" Nicky Thalassinos from Aliveri,Euboea,1976. Daughters Anastasia, 24, lawyer; Elisabeth, 22, law student; Alexandra, 19, architecture student (all "professional" violinists). Would love to hear from Kytherians of similar interests, esp. classical and folk "musos".

contact

Leone (Eleutheria) Jensen - Aarhus Denmark

28.10.2003

This is really a job well done, the website is a way for one like my self, to feel at home and keep in touch with Kythera, Greece and her children, I feel often nostalgic in this part of the world (Denmark) as I have no family, apart from my husband and 2 daughters, and there are not many Greeks living here and if so than I have not met any. What I really want to say is, thank you and keep up the good work.

contact

Eve (Evangelia) Vaggi Scott - Dearborn, MI U.S.A.

28.10.2003

I'm the first generation daughter born in the U.S.A of Mary Gavriles Vaggi and George Demitrios Vaggi. I have a huge family tree on my father's side that was prepared and given to me by my first cousin in Australia, Theodore Vanges and his wife Olympia. I'm trying to find my grandfather's brother whom I believe was named Thomas Gavriles. I cannot locate any information on him. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

contact

evelyn cordatos - Sydney Australia

16.10.2003

Father, Jack Cordatos (or Theodorakakis) from Potamos. Mother, Xakousti, nee Vangi, raised by her maternal grandmother in Diakopoulianika.

contact

Haralambos Kritharis - Vancouver/Canada

01.10.2003

SYNXARITIRIA ! yperoxi istoselida. WOW this site is fantastic. Let me know if you need help

contact

Leslie James Comino - Bundaberg Queensland Australia

27.10.2003

I've found a wealth af knowledge my father refused to let out in his lifetime. Being Australian-born myself this is great. Thank you Kythera-Family.

contact

Emmanuel Venardos - Brisbane,Australia.

27.10.2003

IT`S GOOD TO BE A KYTHERIAN.

contact

Emmanuel Strategos - Bakersfield, California, USA

16.09.2003

My grandfather, Emmanuel came with his family ( father James and mother Stephanie) to Boston in 1912.

contact

Stephen Stratigos - Sydney Australia

28.10.2003

My grandfather came to Australia in 1907. His name was Peter (Panayotis) and his father's name was John (Yannis). He was a priest and his wife name was Kyrani.He also taught English at a school there.

contact

Eleni Camaris - Sydney Australia

02.09.2003

I was both pleased and amazed when I came across this website while surfing the net!
May we all contribute to
making it a successful web of Kytherian heritage!! I'm really looking forward to seeing the recipe section take off!

contact

Terry Chlentzos - Santa Barbara California USA

30.08.2003

What a great site! I visited Kythera many years ago, and hope to take my daughter next year to introduce her to her heritage.

contact

Robin Tzannes - USA

14.08.2003

Congratulations - you have created a really valuable site for all Kytherians. It is beautifully designed and very easy to use. This is the most fun I've had on the internet since ebay!

contact

Spiro Coolentianos - Sydney Australia

13.08.2003

Congratulations on the launch of a great web site. This is a great way of ensuring the history of the island is kept and can be accessed for all to view. From what I can remember of my grandfather Panayoti Koulentianos (1880-1974)who ran the Barber shop in Potamos and who was Kythera's unofficial English translator, he would be very proud to see the heritage and stories being passed along to future generations.

contact

Emmanuel George Conomos (Megaloconomos) - Sydney Australia

12.08.2003

Family Paratsoukli "Koutsounis" fathers name was George (marangos)mothers name Stamatico Casimaty from Vrimona.

contact

Ourania Nina Conomos (Megaloconomos) - Sydney, Australia

12.08.2003

Fathers family paratsoukli is Diakakis. Fathers name is Emanuel George Conomos, mothers name is Elly Haros from Livadi. Brother George and sister Helen.

contact

Georgia Pine (nee Pintsopoulos) - Beverly Hills, USA

11.08.2003

I thought I'd start on my collection of genealogical data and see if I find links to others.

My father is from the little village of Moufovifi in Thessaly. My mother, Rose or Garifalia, was born in Providence Rhode Island, USA. Everyone who left the Island took the name of their town as their last time so I'm going to try to list the parachouli (or clan name -- wish me luck!). Rose's mother, my grandmother, was Eugenia (Evgenia)Bey-Moustakas. Her parents were Emmanual and Garifalia Mastoyiannis. She was one of eleven children! Eugenia married Constantine Kastrisos. Constantine was the son of Theodore Kastrisos and Stathoula Anastasopoulos. He had a half-brother as his father married after the death of Stathoula. The half-brother was called Aristides. He was a teacher.
I have started a Pedigee Chart. There is a free software package that the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) website provides. http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/default.asp
It's easy to use and gives a lot of information. I guess that's enough for now as I am still trying to do an oral history on my mother who has a wealth of anecdotal knowledge of my family history.

contact

Petros Kominos - Greece

09.08.2003

Thank you all at www.kythera-family.net for creating something nice for Kithira Island and its people.

contact

James Gavriles - Plymouth,Michigan,USA

09.08.2003

I am now starting to add some of the many pictures I have from Kythera and from my family that came here to the United States. My father's family was from Logothetianica. My grandfather was Demetrios Gavriles/Gavrilis/Gavrilys. His nickname was "Boukiouros". My grandmother, whom I have no picture of, was Politimi Christianos also from Logothetianica. I show the many spellings of my last name because my father and his brothers came to the United States at different times and in the process of coming through Ellis Island the American officers who wrote down the last names in English gave them their acces to the country all spelled the names differently for all of them. It is amazing as we are all the same family and have 4 different spellings of our last name.
My mother's family was from Potamos. my grandfather was Theodore Panaretos. He marriied a woman from Aegina, Rose Heldaios, and he imigrated to Smyrna , where he had a distillery and grocery business with his young family only to be exiled from there in 1923 with the rest of the Kytherians and Greeks. They all ended up here in Detroit, Michigan, where I live now. I hope everyone that can contribute to this site do so as we are all one family as you might guess. We only need to know how we are all connected. It is amazing how intermarried and related we all are from our beloved little island of Tsirigo.

contact

Katherine Alfieris-Stathis - Livermore California USA

19.04.2005

My grandmother, Maria Chlentzos, is from Christoforianika. She was born in 1882. Her mother's name was Efrosini Chlentzos.

She married John Alfieris of Potamos in 1900. They came to the USA in 1903-1907.

I went to Christoforianika two years ago and found it almost deserted. I would welcome any information about the Chlentzos family.

contact

Gerald Katsoulis - Sydney Australia

04.08.2003

I am really enjying your website. My father came to Australia in 1923 as a very young boy. I have not seen any of my fathers relatives since he died.My mother was a Casimatis from Pistiyanika. I would love to hear from any of my old friends or any possible relatives I do not know.

contact

Add an entry to the guestbook

 

Cancel