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by gaghjayan
Mon Jun 26, 2006 6:30 pm
Forum: Find your Hyerenagits
Topic: Parchanj
Replies: 5
Views: 17785


I have starting writing a short little article for our church newsletter where I give some information about a western Armenian village. I figured I would post them here as I write them. George Aghjayan The first village is Parchanj which was in the district of Kharpert. As we all know, many of our ...
by gaghjayan
Sat Apr 01, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: I'm Looking for...
Topic: Armenians in Manchester, England
Replies: 1
Views: 4637

Armenians in Manchester

I just ran across a book you may be interested in:

Joan George, Merchants in Exile: The Armenians of Manchester, England, 1835–1935

You can get the book from Gomidas Institute:

George Aghjayan
by gaghjayan
Sat Mar 04, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: Files and Downloads
Topic: 1906/7 Armenian census
Replies: 5
Views: 32124

1906/7 Armenian census

George Aghjayan
by gaghjayan
Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:35 am
Forum: Find your Hyerenagits
Topic: Village of Kelvonk?
Replies: 2
Views: 8180


Here is what I responded on another list: The village in Armenian was known as Keghvank. I see on U.S. military maps it shown as Kogenk. In Turkish sources, you would find it referenced as Kovenk. The village is now known as Goontashu and is southeast of Elazig. NAME LATITUDE LONGITUDE Kovenk: see G...
by gaghjayan
Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:21 am
Forum: Find your Hyerenagits
Topic: Findicak
Replies: 6
Views: 14301


Well I had written a long response but because it took so long, I was logged out and my posting deleted (grrrrrr!!!). So now you will get teh abreviated version. Findicak in Turkish, is Fundujak in Armenian (the Turkish undotted "i" is pronounced like the Armenian "uht" which is ...
by gaghjayan
Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:59 am
Forum: Armenian Genocide 1915
Topic: Legion D'Orient
Replies: 1
Views: 8639

Legion D'Orient

I am not sure why you would not celebrate those brave men who were willing to give their lives. The Legion D'Orient was made up of survivors from Musa Ler that were recruted in Egypt and other displaced Armenians from around the world who were horrified at the news coming out of Armenia during the G...