ARMENIAN DISCUSSIONS

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Edward Yazijian

My great grandfather, Mgrdich Sarian, a respected intellectual, was the headmaster of the Nersesian School in Moush. He was arrested for sedition by the Ottoman government in 1884 and forced to leave his job. I know that he died and was buried in Smyrna (Izmir) in 1901, but know little else ...
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Sylva Keshishian

I wonder if the little boy wearing the hat is my paternal grandfather Harutyun (Artin) Keshishian (perhaps known at the time as Ke?i?o?lu)? He was born near the turn of 1900 and died in the UK in 1974 after fleeing the genocide. Can anyone help me? I wonder if anyone can help me – is the little ...
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Hilda

Do you have any pictures of Hripsime Balian from Smyrna. She was a young woman with an infant son named Hagop Balian born in Smyrna in 1921?
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Sandra Rutherford

Hi I have a picture of my Armenian Grandmother in Port Said with the Archbishop Stepanos Hovagimian. My aunt says she was adopted by Karekin and Haiganoush Manougian from the orphanage in Jerusalem before or after they went to Port Said. Her passport says she was from Adapazar or at least the ...
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S Balian

Was Antranik Balian Manoug Balian’s son (grandfather Hakop, and great grand father Giragos) and had Hakop, Zhirayr, Mary, Vartouhi, Sona siblings? Manoug Balian had a brother Vartan, and sisters Arig, Mary, and Trvantuhi (Haji Kez / Eranouhi). Also in our family we have another Antranik Balian, ...
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S Balian

Is Zaven Balian Habet Balian’s son (Habet had a sister Gyuluzar and Zaven had a brother Ara). If yes, then we are related. We have a Facebook Group: Balian Family, and a huge Family tree which we keep updating. I hope we can connect!
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Garni

Hello! I thought this may be an appropriate place to ask about something that I’ve been researching about for a long time. My grandfather claims that our ancestors were from the town “Ghoyakh” (a small town in adana). I’ve tried to find its history and its location today, but i always end up ...
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Selin

I was wondering if anyone knew the names of the people in this picture. I’d be interested to know if anyone can provide me with answers! Thanks
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