Author Archives: Spartan Roots

About Spartan Roots

I am of Greek ancestry with roots in villages near Sparta. My paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather were born in Agios Ioannis (St. Johns), and my maternal grandmother was born in Mystras. I love family history research and have been tracing my roots for many years. I was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in a predominantly Greek neighborhood close to extended family. I live in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and work as a volunteer Co-Director of the Washington, D.C. Family History Center and a genealogy aide/project aide at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. I am always updating and adding new information. Please contact me - I would love to hear from you!

Genealogy Conference, October 19, 2019 – Greek – Cyprus – Asia Minor Research

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Greek Genealogy Conferences – A Place for Learning

Nick Kampoulis with the Greek Reporter newspaper, interviewed me last week regarding the assistance that can be received at Greek genealogy conferences. The article begins: More and more people from Greek Communities around the world are becoming increasingly interested in finding ways … Continue reading

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Greek Gen Study Group

I am honored to have presented a two-part webinar on Greek Genealogy, hosted by professional genealogist and my friend, DearMYRTLE. Please join me as we explore ways to further your family history research in Greece. Session 1 was held on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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“Connecting Your Family to the Past”

The Hellenic-American Cultural Center and Museum of Portland, Oregon is sponsoring a one-day Hellenic Genealogy Conference on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Fr. Elias Stephanopoulos Center, 3131 NE Glisan St. Portland, Oregon … Continue reading

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