ARMENIAN DISCUSSIONS

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Arsen Mashoian

My grandparents were from Van’s Alur village grandmother used to dress similar to the ladies in the photo, but i don’t have any idea what happened to them between 1915-1924. Sona K My grandma from mother side was from Van.. the same outfit! Sibel Balkan my great grandmother was from Erzincan she ...
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Vahé Achikian

This historic panoramic photo of Zeytoun was taken by an Armenian photographer from Aintep, named Kéghouni, c. 1909. Indeed it has been published in many Armenian-authored historical books about Zeytoun, such as “Zeytouni Batmakirque”, 1960, published by the Compatriotic Union of Zeytoun in ...
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CSW

She was also a fedayee, who was shot and jailed by the Turks, and later escaped. She emigrated to Whitinsville, Massachusetts and married someone by the name of Ampagoomian.
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Harry S

Any Information: Zabel Samerdjian OR Zabel Semerdjian. Thank you. Peter Pap I’m interested in any information there might be of Albert or Hadji Keshishian of Oakland,CA or older relatives from Beirut, or of someone named Balian who lived at 535 Arguello Blvd. in San Francisco. Albert or Hadji ...
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Alan Nalbandian

Was he a relative of my Grandfather Guydzhag Nalbandian? Trying to verify that my Grandfather was a resistance fighter at Musa Dagh. He was in the French Armenian Legion during WWI and we know he did not join from the US, he would travel to the US many years later in the 1920’s. 500 resistance ...
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Harvey Wilson

This looks like the homes of the “5 Brothers”, the silk and fabric merchants. The area is still called the 5 brothers, even though these houses are gone. I believe they took the name Fabrikian.
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Azad Balian

I’m also from Balian Family and like to know more about the past of my family. Thanks and hope have answer Dalibor Ballian Family is originally from small town near Ankara. They were merchants and were very rich. After they moved to Smyrna. Antoine was born 1839 in that small town near Ankara, ...
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