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*[http://HellenicGenealogyGeek.com HellenicGenealogyGeek.com] - Greek genealogy resources:  Online databases, many links to assist in research, Greek surnames, Free antiquarian books on modern Greek history and much more  
 
*[http://HellenicGenealogyGeek.com HellenicGenealogyGeek.com] - Greek genealogy resources:  Online databases, many links to assist in research, Greek surnames, Free antiquarian books on modern Greek history and much more  
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Family History Research in Greece. Catsakis, Lica Hariclea. Salt Lake City, Utah: 2003. (purchase from author's website, www.greekgenealogy.org)
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Family History Research in Greece. Catsakis, Lica Hariclea. Salt Lake City, Utah: 2003. (purchase from author's website, www.greekgenealogy.org)  
  
Greek Gazetteer, 3 volumes. Catsakis, Lica Hariclea. Salt Lake City, Utah: 1997. (purchase from author's website, www.greekgenealogy.org)
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Greek Gazetteer, 3 volumes. Catsakis, Lica Hariclea. Salt Lake City, Utah: 1997. (purchase from author's website, www.greekgenealogy.org)  
  
Greek Immigrant Passengers 1885-1910, A Guide to and Index to Researching Early Greek Immigrants. Three Volumes. Voultsos, Mary. 1992: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. (FHL Book 973 W2vm). First volume includes an indexed list of Greek passengers to New York 1885-1910, and to Boston 1900-1910 listed alphabetically. Second volume is arranged by date of arrival, and third volume is arranged by destination. This list is not complete as it refers only to certain vessels.
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Greek Immigrant Passengers 1885-1910, A Guide to and Index to Researching Early Greek Immigrants. Three Volumes. Voultsos, Mary. 1992: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. (FHL Book 973 W2vm). First volume includes an indexed list of Greek passengers to New York 1885-1910, and to Boston 1900-1910 listed alphabetically. Second volume is arranged by date of arrival, and third volume is arranged by destination. This list is not complete as it refers only to certain vessels.  
  
Greek Immigration to the United States. Fairchild, Henry Pratt. 1911: Yale University Press; 278 pages. Excellent book - free on Google books:[[ http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=VkGOAAAAMAAJ&dq=inauthor%3A%22Henry%20Pratt%20Fairchild%22&as_brr=0&ei=cKc6T969AsLaUJKR3JcH&authuser=0&source=webstore_bookcard|http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=VkGOAAAAMAAJ&amp;dq=inauthor%3A%22Henry%20Pratt%20Fairchild%22&amp;as_brr=0&amp;ei=cKc6T969AsLaUJKR3JcH&amp;authuser=0&amp;source=webstore_bookcard]]
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Greek Immigration to the United States. Fairchild, Henry Pratt. 1911: Yale University Press; 278 pages. Excellent book - free on Google books:[Http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=VkGOAAAAMAAJ&amp;dq=inauthor: http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=VkGOAAAAMAAJ&amp;dq=inauthor%3A%22Henry%20Pratt%20Fairchild%22&amp;as_brr=0&amp;ei=cKc6T969AsLaUJKR3JcH&amp;authuser=0&amp;source=webstore_bookcard]  
  
The Greek Americans. Monos, Dimitris. Chelsea House Publishers, 1988. (Part of series, The Peoples of North America).
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The Greek Americans. Monos, Dimitris. Chelsea House Publishers, 1988. (Part of series, The Peoples of North America).  
  
A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America. Rouvelas, Marilyn. Attica Press, P.O. Box 34008, Bethesda, MD 20827, 1993. [An excellent resource for general information.]
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A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America. Rouvelas, Marilyn. Attica Press, P.O. Box 34008, Bethesda, MD 20827, 1993. [An excellent resource for general information.]  
  
HellenicGenealogyGeek.com [http://web.me.com/hellenicgenealogy/Site/Welcome.html http://web.me.com/hellenicgenealogy/Site/Welcome.html],&nbsp;scroll to the bottom of the page to see books and resources.
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HellenicGenealogyGeek.com [http://web.me.com/hellenicgenealogy/Site/Welcome.html http://web.me.com/hellenicgenealogy/Site/Welcome.html],&nbsp;scroll to the bottom of the page to see books and resources.  
  
 
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*[[Greece Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Greece Biography|Biography]]
 
*[[Greece Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Greece Census|Census]]
 
*[[Greece Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[Greece Civil Registration- Vital Records|Civil Registration]]
 
*[[Greece Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[Greece Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Greece Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Greece Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Encyclopedias and Dictionaries]]
 
*[[Greece Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Greece Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Greece Heraldry|Heraldry]]
 
*[[Greece Historical Geography|Historical Geography]]
 
*[[Greece History|History]]
 
*[[Greece Language and Languages|Language and Languages]]
 
*[[Greece Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Greece Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Greece Minorities|Minorities]]
 
*[[Greece Names, Personal|Names, Personal]]
 
*[[Greece Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
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*[[Greece Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
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*[[Greece Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
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*[[Greece Schools|Schools]]  
 
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Contents

Getting started with Greece research

FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Greece page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Greek records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. The Greece Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

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Books:

Family History Research in Greece. Catsakis, Lica Hariclea. Salt Lake City, Utah: 2003. (purchase from author's website, www.greekgenealogy.org)

Greek Gazetteer, 3 volumes. Catsakis, Lica Hariclea. Salt Lake City, Utah: 1997. (purchase from author's website, www.greekgenealogy.org)

Greek Immigrant Passengers 1885-1910, A Guide to and Index to Researching Early Greek Immigrants. Three Volumes. Voultsos, Mary. 1992: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. (FHL Book 973 W2vm). First volume includes an indexed list of Greek passengers to New York 1885-1910, and to Boston 1900-1910 listed alphabetically. Second volume is arranged by date of arrival, and third volume is arranged by destination. This list is not complete as it refers only to certain vessels.

Greek Immigration to the United States. Fairchild, Henry Pratt. 1911: Yale University Press; 278 pages. Excellent book - free on Google books:[Http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=VkGOAAAAMAAJ&dq=inauthor: http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=VkGOAAAAMAAJ&dq=inauthor%3A%22Henry%20Pratt%20Fairchild%22&as_brr=0&ei=cKc6T969AsLaUJKR3JcH&authuser=0&source=webstore_bookcard]

The Greek Americans. Monos, Dimitris. Chelsea House Publishers, 1988. (Part of series, The Peoples of North America).

A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America. Rouvelas, Marilyn. Attica Press, P.O. Box 34008, Bethesda, MD 20827, 1993. [An excellent resource for general information.]

HellenicGenealogyGeek.com http://web.me.com/hellenicgenealogy/Site/Welcome.html, scroll to the bottom of the page to see books and resources.

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Featured Content

When Greece became an independent state, communities began keeping registers of males (Mitroon Arrenon), which list all the males born in a particular community. They were kept for voting and military purposes. Male registers were created for all communities in Greece. As new areas became part of Greece, their communities also began keeping male registers. In some areas male registers were reconstructed from other records back to 1825.

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  • Most people leaving Greece in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries went to the United States, Egypt, Australia, South America, or South Africa. By 1910, an estimated one quarter to one fifth of the total labor force of Greece had left.
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