Compiled for the Annapolis, Maryland Greek Heritage Project Allen W. Alexopulos August, 2020 Revised November 2021 Greece in the late 1800’s was very different from the country that we know
John Doganges Christo and Martha Williams Christo Nicholas Doganges, father of John Christo and Helen Dezes Garifalia Pavleros Doganzes Christo, Mother of John, Helen, Betty, Stella, and Nick Thomas “Tom”
Joanne Siomporas Brew I am the third child of Thomas and Evangeline (Samaras) Siomporas, born in 1948 in Annapolis, MD. My early family life was certainly easy; I was close
This is an overview of the Cypriot community in Annapolis. I have used my own recollection and information contained in the stories below which can found on this website. Savvas
Thomas John Siomporas was a Greek immigrant who was a restaurateur. Evangeline was American-born and raised as an Annapolitan by Greek immigrants. Both Tom and Vangie were very active in the Annapolis Greek Community
Theodore Siomporas, named after his grandfather Theodore Samaras, was known to most Annapolitans as “Teddy” or “Ted”. He met his future bride Linda Hall at the University of Maryland Golf Course.
Embracing the American Dream Savvas and Magdalena Pantelides 1981 We are all sitting around the large dining room table with relatives. Our father, Savvas Pantelides once again insists that we
Alexandra “Alice” nee Peters fka Petrogiannis (1901 to 1970) married James “Jim” Fotos nee Dimitrios Fotopoulos (1894 to 1960) in 1917, Murray, Utah. IMMIGRATING TO THE UNITED STATES The Martha
We are each a part of an important story. Often we seek to understand ourselves better through the stories of our families. For Greek-Americans in Annapolis, those stories include how our families worked to preserve a part of our heritage and culture through Greek folk dancing and costumes.
In the early 1950s, Steve Foundas hosted a fishing party on the Chesapeake for Annapolis Greek-Americans.