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Samaras: Anna Samaras

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 and Linda Siomporas Theodore Siomporas, named after his grandfather Theodore Samaras, was known to most Annapolitans as “Teddy” or “Ted”. Teddy and his two

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Greek-American Families

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

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

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Goumas-Gumas: 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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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 Loizou

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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Setting the Stage for Immigration to Annapolis

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Greek Sects

Greek Sects Sample 2

Vlachi and the Aspropotamos Society in Annapolis The Vlachi (a.k.a. “Aromanians”) are a Romanian ethnic group native to the Balkans, traditionally living in northern and

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Greek Sects

Greek Sects Sample 1

Vlachi and the Aspropotamos Society in Annapolis The Vlachi (a.k.a. “Aromanians”) are a Romanian ethnic group native to the Balkans, traditionally living in northern and

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