GreekGenStudyGroup

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OUR INSTRUCTOR
Carol Kostakos Petranek is a frequent traveler to Greece. Carol serves as co-director of the Washington, DC Family History Center (in Kensington, Maryland). She also serves as a Citizen Archivist at the National Archives (US) and in the FamilySearch digitization project at the Maryland State Archives.

SELECTED COMMENTS

10:01:54 From Cousin Russ :  UPDATED GreekGen Study Group Google Sheet – http://bit.ly/DM_GreekGen
10:02:40 From Cousin Russ : Archived Session 1: http://dearmyrtle.com/blog2/index.php/2018/04/13/archived-greekgen-study-group-1-original-surname-and-village-of-origin/
10:03:29 From Cousin Russ : Introduction to Greek Research — https://www.dropbox.com/s/tkmdav69jerqxu7/Handout%201%20-%20Getting%20Started.pdf?dl=0

10:05:20 From Cousin Russ : WHERE are DearMYRTLE’s Webinars archived? At MYRT’S MUSINGS http://dearmyrtle.com/blog2/index.php/blog/

10:07:17 From Cousin Russ : Civil & Church Records in Greece – https://www.dropbox.com/s/kqb758ly2qxadsl/Handout%204%20-%20Civil%20%26%20Church%20Records%20in%20Greece.pdf?dl=0

10:13:52 From Cousin Russ : Genealogical Proof Standard. In 2000, BCG published The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual — https://bcgcertification.org/ethics/ethics-standards

10:14:42 From Cousin Russ : See also https://bcgcertification.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/ConversionNewtoOld.pdf
10:15:07 From Cousin Russ : DearMYRTLE’s The Written Conclusion Study Group videos (based on Chapter 7 of Dr. Thomas W. Jones’ “Mastering Genealogical Proof”) — https://youtu.be/J8oefXkKdkI
10:15:10 From Cousin Russ : .
10:15:52 From Cousin Russ : Hellenic Genealogy Geek Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/118224528189671/
10:16:51 From Cousin Russ : Hellenic Genealogy Geek Website – https://hellenicgenealogygeek.blogspot.com

10:18:57 From Cousin Russ : General Archives of Greece website (general) — http://www.gak.gr/
10:20:16 From Cousin Russ : General Archives of Greece, Regional Office Locator – http://www.gak.gr/Cont/cont-py-00.html
10:21:21 From Cousin Russ : General Archives of Greece, Regional Office Locator – http://www.gak.gr/Cont/cont-py-00.html

10:22:01 From Cousin Russ : Family History Research in Greece (pdf book, free) – https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Research_in_Greece,_3rd_edition
10:24:19 From Cousin Russ : Dimotologion (Town Register) Column Descriptions — https://www.dropbox.com/s/zfopd4f2h0o4kl9/Dimotologion%20Column%20Descriptions.pdf?dl=0

10:33:35 From Cousin Russ : Mitroon Arrenon (Male Register) Column Descriptions – https://www.dropbox.com/s/9x13r6f7dyiwotd/Mitroon%20Arrenon%20Column%20Descriptions.pdf?dl=0

10:37:54 From John Manutes to All panelists : What can we expect for cost of these records doing it by snail mail?
10:38:57 From Cousin Russ : General Archives of Greece, Digitized Collections — http://arxeiomnimon.gak.gr/
10:45:04 From Cousin Russ : UPDATED GreekGen Study Group Google Sheet – http://bit.ly/DM_GreekGen
10:47:11 From Gus Kurlas: Carol, we have already tried reading some of these pages from the handwritten Ladas, but the digital photo does not have enough detail. Is there a way to get a higher resolution of these digital pages from the GAK website?
10:49:46 From Cousin Russ : General Archives of Greece website – http://www.gak.gr/
10:50:06 From Gus Kurlas: Carol, Thank you. We have tried the Photoshop options, but still have the problem that our eyes are not yet finely-tuned to pick out all the detail on handwritten Greek. We were just hoping for more camera detail. Thanks again!

11:02:09 From Gus Kurlas to All panelists : Carol: Was every dowry contract registered? or were they only left in the office of the Attorney/Notary.
11:03:31 From Cousin Russ : Occupations in Greece, mid-1800’s – http://hellenicgenealogygeek.blogspot.com/p/occupations-1800.html
11:03:51 From Cousin Russ : Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America – https://www.goarch.org/
11:07:25 From Gus Kurlas to All panelists : Carol: You said you are going for 2 months and will help out in Sparta with records. How hard is it to arrange to help preserve records if we also want to go and help preserve or photograph/scan records for our own region, then how could we do that?
11:08:39 From Cousin Russ : Our Conversation will continue in the DearMYRTLE Genealogy Community – https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DearmyrtlePage/posts/JrjC24Hg2fM
11:09:52 From basia : Dodacanese were Italian until after WWII
11:10:23 From Suzanne Adams : Is there a gazetteer that you recommend using for finding localities or do you just use a google search? What about older villages or village name changes?
11:10:41 From Suzanne Adams : After how long are records transferred to a regional archive? Are copies of the municipal records made and transferred or is it the original content from the municipality?

11:12:45 From stacey Spanos to All panelists : 4 years ago I went to consulate and they looked at list of family name list. Is that same database I can look up now? That’s what you’ve said today
11:12:50 From Douglas Wallner to All panelists : Dodecanese Islands weren’t united with greece until after WW2
11:13:08 From Jackie Wilson : YEAH!!! For the Q & A sessions!
11:13:43 From basia : THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ALL OF THIS HELP!!! CAROL, YOU’RE AMAZING. THANK YOU SO MUCH!
11:13:59 From Gus Kurlas : Carol: How can we help volunteer to preserve records if we go on an extended trip to Greece?
11:14:02 From Venus Vendoures Walsh: This sounds wonderful! thank you. I am going to Greece this summer to spend time with family and hope to find my paternal grandmother’s side in Piraeus. Have a lovely trip!
11:14:38 From Douglas Wallner to All panelists : Thanks for your help. Awesome info.
11:15:26 From Cousin Russ : Our Conversation will continue in the DearMYRTLE Genealogy Community – https://plus.google.com/u/0/+DearmyrtlePage/posts/JrjC24Hg2fM
11:15:49 From Karen Tyler to All panelists : Thank you so much. I am off to work on Horfxkia in Crete and Smyrna!
11:15:52 From Cousin Russ : UPDATED GreekGen Study Group Google Sheet – http://bit.ly/DM_GreekGen
11:16:05 From James Meares : GREAT Presentation!!!!!!
11:16:37 From Gus Kurlas to All panelists : Thank you, Carol – have appreciated your info on your blog for more than a year now since we found it.
11:16:46 From Susie Haenisch to All panelists : Excellent presentation – so psyched! Thank you, Carol and all . . .
11:17:37 From Venus Vendoures Walsh to All panelists : How do you narrow down which church your family attended?
11:17:39 From basia : Thank you so much again.


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