Greece Goals:  1: Research   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Emigration and Immigration   4: Maps and Gazetteers   5: Newspapers   6: Websites   7: Search Records   8: Get Help  





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Goal 1: Learn about Greece research and records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Greek genealogy.

  1. Get started with Greece genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Greece Genealogy
  2. Get an overview of Greek research in the GreekGenealogy.org site.

B. Learn about the Greek language and surname patterns.

  1. Study this list of basic Greek genealogy terms.
    FS—Wiki: Greece Genealogy
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  3. Learn about Greek handwriting and text.
    FS—Wiki: Greece Handwriting and Text
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  5. Explore Greek surnames in the Greek-Names.info site.
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C. Explore resources for Greek research.

  1. Find Greek research resources at the Daddezio site.
  2. Find additional Greek resources at the Greece GenWeb project (scroll down to the Research & Links section).
  3. Explore the Forebears.io site for research records.
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  5. Explore the HellenicGenealogyGeek blog for resources.
  6. Explore the GreekGenealogy.org site.


Goal 2: Learn about Greek archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Greek archives and libraries.

  1. Get an overview of Greek archive and library resources in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Greece Archives and Libraries
  2. Explore the resources at the Greek State Archives.
  3. Explore the Archives Portal Europe site.


Goal 3: Learn about Greece emigration and immigration.


Choices:

A. Learn about Greece emigration and immigration.

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  1. Learn about Greek emigration and immigration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Greece Emigration and Immigration
  2. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Greek resources in Argentina.
  3. Explore Greek immigration to the United States.
  4. Learn more about Greek immigration to the United States.



Goal 4: Learn about Greece maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Learn about Greek map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda map collection for Greece maps.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Greece maps.
  3. Access Greece map resources in the About.com site.
  4. Explore old maps of Greece in the 1900 Collection.
  5. Access these Greece maps from the FEEFHS.org site:
    N. Greece, 1882   S. Greece, 1882   W. Greece, 1908   E. Greece, 1908
  6. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Greece maps.



Goal 5: Learn about Greece newspapers online.


Choices:

A. Explore Greece newspapers.

  1. Search Greek newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Greek newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Greek newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.







Goal 6: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Greek research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
  3. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.
  4. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  5. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.


Goal 7: Search records from Greece.


Choices:

A. Use links to quickly search the most common record collections for Greece.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
  2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. Explore the FamilySearch page for Greek online record collections.


Goal 8: Get help with your Greece research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Hellenic Genealogy Geek Facebook page.
  2. Access the Greek Genealogy Society page on Facebook.
  3. Visit the Southern Europe Genealogy Research Community page on Facebook.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Greece research.

  1. Search the RootsWeb site for Greece research mailing lists.
  2. Explore the Greece research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.
  3. Use the RootsWeb message boards to read or post questions about Greece research.

C. Learn about Greece genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about Greek genealogy societies in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Greece Societies
  2. Explore Greece genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.