Nikolaos A. Polizos
was born in the town of Glossa,
on the island of Skopelos,
in the 1830s.
He had several sisters in Glossa
and three or four brothers.
genealogical tradition puts Nikolaos Polizos’s parents names as Apostolos and Andromahi.
- He married three times in Skopelos,
- He had a total of ten children; the first four were girls, the last six were boys.
- He had thirty-three grandchildren.
- Two died as infants, and one
- Nineteen of his thirty-three
grandchildren were born during his lifetime.
- Five of his grandchildren were
named Nicholas (three of them were named Nicholas Polizos).
- He had fifty-six great-grandchildren, one of whom was born in his
- His first two wives were from Glossa.
- He and his first wife, Alexandra, had
one daughter, Andromahi (“Maho”),
- Andromahi married Yiorgos
Yiannis Caíreys. They
had six children.
- He and his second wife, Maria
(“Mariyo”) Balamoúti, married
and moved from Glossa to Klima.
- They had five children.
first three were girls: Magdalene (1861), Alexandra (“Alexandro”),
and Vasiliki (“Vasso”).
The last two were boys: Apostolos (“Apostoli”) (1869), and
- Magdalene married Yiannis Efstathios Karayioryos. They had three children.
- Alexandra married Nikolaos Mihalis Mehilis. They had two children.
- Vasiliki married Yiannis
Hirras. They had one daughter.
- Apostolos married Eleni
They had seven children.
- Anastasios married twice. His first wife
was Maria (“Mariyo”) Yiannis
Mastrangelí. They had five children. His second
wife was Victoria Mihalis Milahrináki.
They had two children.
- His third wife was from Klima.
- He and his third wife,
Alexandra (“Alexandro”) Varsamas
Angelí, had four boys: Varsamas
(1877), Yiannis (1883), Mihilis,
- Varsamas married Ourania
They had seven children. One male infant was stillborn and his twin
sister died in infancy.
- Yiannis married Eugenia Kookorini.
- Mihilis died as a child.
- Konstandinos died in a car accident
and Cleveland, Mississippi in 1926. He was 40 years
- Nikolaos died in 1912 of gangrene of
and birth years are in parentheses.
August 7, 2009