Kefalonian Roots     Genealogical Services for Kefalonia, Greece

 

Information Found On Life Event Documents

 All of this information refers to the person being researched.

NOTE:    These documents can be ordered with a general stamp from the archives office, or they can be ordered with an official government stamp, which makes the document official for all legal processes.  This official stamp does not have an expiration date, it never needs to be renewed.

 Birth Registration

  • Parents’ names
  • Grandparents’ names
  • Age of parents
  • Name of parents’ village of birth and present residence
  • Parent’s profession
  • Date, time and village of birth
  • Names of witnesses
  • Village where witnesses were born and presently reside
  • Age of witnesses
  • Profession of witnesses
  • Name of priest
  • Name of church
  • Name of Godparents
  • Name of birth reporter, usually the father
  • Signatures of: priest, with his title, birth reporter and witnesses.

 Marriage Registration 

  • Name of present archbishop
  • Number of times person was married
  • Name, age, profession, village of birth and present residence of the groom
  • Same as above for the bride
  • Witnesses – name, age, profession, village of birth and present residence
  • Name of the priest
  • Name of church
  • Village where marriage occurred
  • Signatures of: priest, with his title, bride and groom.

 Death Registration  

  • Name of village, church and the priest in charge of funeral
  • Deceased – name, age, profession, village of birth and of last residence
  • Name of spouse
  • Date and time of death
  • Witnesses – name and residence
  • Signatures of: the priest, with his title and witnesses

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