Annapolis Greek Heritage

Preserving the Legacy of Greek-Americans in the Annapolis Area

Author: A Thomas

Greek-American Families

Samaras: Anna

Anna Samaras (christened Annette Theodore Samaras) was a lifelong member of the Annapolis Greek-American community. Anna was born on January 11, 1926 in Eustis, Florida

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Siomporas: Theodore and Linda

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.

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Sterago Family

Sterago Family John David Sterago: born in Greece, unknown year Cafe owner, then barber on West Street died in Baltimore, May 3, 1958 married: Katherine

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Samaras: Theodore and Katherine

Theodore and Katherine (Economou) Samaras written by their grandchildren Joanne Brew, Maria Liakos, and Ted Siomporas, based on oral history provided to them by their

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Samaras: Nicholas T and Sara

Nicholas T. and Sara Samaras Nick came from a family with a rich Annapolis restaurant background. His parents, Theodore and Katherine Samaras, had been proprietors

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Petros Family Story

Ζαχαρίας Πέτρου Μοσκόβου (Zacharias Petrou Moscovou) was born on August 15, 1902 in a small village, Agia Triada, boarding the town of Yialousa, in the

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Kallis Family History

John and Nora Kallis by Nick Kallis, George Kallis, and Elaine Kallis Vassos This adventure began in Agia Triada, Yialousa, Cyprus on a rock foundation

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Mandris: Jim and Politeme

Dimitrios (known as Dimitraki) and Politeme Mandris were both born in Koumousta, Sparta, Greece. The first record of someone from our family born there is

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Goumas Family

Goumas-Gumas Vasilios (Basile) Goumas was born to Ionnis “John” Goumas (or Ghounmas) and Ephrosine Alexiou on January 24th, 1885. He was born in a small

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Samaras: Chris and Mary

Chris and Mary Samaras Chris was born on November 8, 1922 in Cambridge, MD to Daphne & George Samaras, who immigrated here from Trikala, Greece.

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Samaras: Charlie and Bessie

Charlie (Constantine) and Bessie (Vasilia) Samaras By: Ted and George Samaras A special thanks to Ted Siomporas whose research was essential for this article Also

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Plakatoris: Steve and Marguerite

1970 – Margie and Steve Steve Gus Plakatoris—July 26, 1917–July 31, 1990 Marguerite Koutsobaris Plakatoris—December 9, 1917–August 4, 1999 Steve’s Early Years Steve was born

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Piera: Mike & Kathe

Michael (Mike) & Kathe (Katina) Piera Michael (Mike) Piera joined the Annapolis Greek-Cypriot community in 1953. Upon marrying his wife, Kathe (Katina) in 1960, she

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Pappas, Palaigos: The Early Years

PAPPAS & PALAIGOS – THE EARLY YEARS by Anthony P. Palaigos The Pappas/Palaigos early years and their respective contributions to the Greek/American community of Annapolis,

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Loizou: Antigone Piera

Antigone (Piera) Loizou Antigone Piera Loizou joined the Annapolis Greek-Cypriot community in 1960. Born in Yialousa, Cyprus, this is her story. Growing Up in Cyprus

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Kyriacou: John and Maria

John and Maria Kyriacou by Jack Kyriakos Life began in Yialousa, Cyprus for our family. Yiannis Pallari was born on January 12, 1926 in Yialousa,

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Fotos Family of Annapolis

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

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Mandris and Apostol Families

MANDRIS-APOSTOL FAMILIES Nicholas James Mandris was born in Koumusta, Sparta, Greece, on October 1, 1885. He was the oldest of four children born to James

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