Moris Florentin’s grandfather

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  • Country name at time of photo:
    Ottoman Empire
    Country name today:
    Greece

This was my grandfather on my father's side. I never met him because he died before I was born. I don't know many things about him because my father never talked about his parents; I don't even know his first name. His last name was Florentin and he was married to Oro Florentin, my father's mother. They had sixteen children including my father, Iosif, or Pepo, Florentin. The siblings were not on good terms with each other so I only met four of them, a brother named Samouil Florentin and three sisters. I am not sure how I came to own this picture; my father probably passed it on to me. 

Interview details

Interviewee: Moris Florentin
Interviewer:
Lili Mordechai
Month of interview:
January
Year of interview:
2007
Thessaloniki, Greece

KEY PERSON

Florentin
City of birth:
Thessaloniki
Country name at time of birth:
Ottoman Empire
City of death:
Thessaloniki
Country of death:
Ottoman Empire
Died:
before WW II

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