Semetis Peter

Male 1880 - 1940  (60 years)


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  • Name Semetis Peter 
    Born 15 Feb 1880  Sparta, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military 12 Sep 1918  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • World War I Draft Registration Card
      Serial #: (unreadable)
      Order No. 358
      1. Peter - Simites
      2. Home address: 201 Sands Street, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
      3. Age: 38
      4. Date of Birth: February 15, 1880
      5. Race: white
      11. Naturalized Citizen
      16. Present Occupation: restaurant
      17. Employer's name: self
      18. Place of employment or business: 201 Sands Street, Brooklyn, Kings, NY
      19. Nearest relative: wife: Aspasea Simites, 201 Sands St., Brooklyn, Kings, NY
      signed: Peter Simites
      Medium build; slender; brown eyes, brown hair; no physical disqualifications.
      Dated: Sept. 12, 1918
      source: Ancestry.com; accessed January 18, 2015
    Census 1920  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1920 US Census, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, E.D. 56
      201 Sand Street
      Simites, Peter, head, male, white, age 39, married, immigrated (can't read); naturalized 1903; can read and write, born in Greece, parents born in Greece, speaks English; proprietor, restaurant
      Simites, Aspasia, wife, female, white, age 27, married, imigrated 1906; naturalized, cannot read or write; born in Greece, parents born in Greece
      Simites, Hariklia, daughter, female, white, age 5, single, born in New York, parents born in Greece
      Simites, Harry, son, male, white, age 4, single, born in New York, parents born in Greece
      Simites, George, son, male, white, age 1-6/12; single, born in New York, parents born in Greece

      Source CitationYear: 1920; Census Place: Brooklyn Assembly District 1, Kings, New York;Roll: T625_1144; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 1089DescriptionEnumeration District : 0056; Description: Brooklyn, Assembly District 1, Tract 23 (part) bounded by Prospect, Navy, Sands, BridgeSource InformationAncestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
    Census 1930  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1930 US Census
      Brooklyn, New York
      Enumeration District 24-31
      Enumerated April 10, 1930
      SEMETIS Family, 290 Broadway
      Lines 16-21:
      Simitus, Peter, head, rents, male, white, age 48, does not own a radio; married for 17 years, was not in school, cannot read or write, born in Sparta, Greece; parents born in Sparta, Greece; race: Greek; immigrated 1898; Naturalized, can speak English; occupation: waiter in restaurant
      Semetis, Alice, wife, female, male, white, age 39, does not own a radio; married for 17 years, was not in school, cannot read or write, born in Sparta, Greece; parents born in Sparta, Greece; race: Greek; immigrated 1907(or 1909); Naturalized, can speak English; occupation: none
      Semetis, Hariklia, daughter, female, white, age 16, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      Semetis, Carol, son, male, white, age 15, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      Semetis, George, son, male, white, age 11, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      Semetis, Aphridite, daughter, female, white, age 7, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      source: FamilySearch.org; accessed January 18, 2015
    Census 1940  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1940 US Census
      Brooklyn, Kings, New York
      Enumeration District 24-551, enumerated April 18, 1940
      278 Broadway
      Lines 53-57
      Simitas, Peter, head, male, white, age 60, married, not in school, highest grade of school completed - 0; born in Greece, naturalized citizen, residence in 1935: same; was at work; 40 hours; occupation: waiter in restaurant; # of weeks worked in 1939: 50; income: $1,000
      Simitas, Specia (informant), wife, female, white, age 49, married, highest grade of school completed - 0; born in Greece, naturalized citizen, residence in 1935: same; engaged in housework; no occupation
      Simits, Harry, son, male, white, age 25; m (crossed out); not in school; highest grade of school completed - 0; born in New York; residence in 1935: same; worked 40 hours; occupation: florist in flower shop; # of weeks worked in 1939: 25: income $800
      Simitas, George, son, male, white, age 21, m (crossed out), not in school, finished 8th grade; born in New York; residence in 1935: same; engaged in school work; no occupation
      Simitas, Alfredita, daughter, female, white, age 17 single, in school, finished 3rd year High School, born in New York, residence in 1935: same; worked 40 hours, occupation: costumes, suit house; worked 52 weeks in 1935; salary: $1,000
      source: FamilySearch.org; accessed January 18, 2015
    FS ID M4MD-664 
    Military Spanish American War 
    • Email from Peter Semetis to Carol Petranek, January 29, 2010: Arrived United States late 1890's Enlisted United States Army fought the Spanish American War.
      (Note: Carol Petranek - I could not find a military record for him in the Spanish American War, January 18, 2015)
    Buried 1940  Maspeth, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Mt. Olivet Cemetery 
    • Tombstone: buried in Mt. Olivet in Semetis plot Lot 7182, Section X, Grave 2. Peter & Aspasia Semetis, John & Helen Kontzias, Michael Aridas, Catherine & Harry Semetis. Tombstone shows Aspasia's birth year as 1890.
    Died 17 Dec 1940  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Nw York, NY Death Index
      NAME: Peter Semetis
      BIRTH YEAR: abt 1881
      AGE: 59
      DEATH DATE: 17 Dec 1940
      DEATH PLACE: Kings, New York, USA
      CERTIFICATE NUMBER: 24914
      source: Ancestry.com; accessed January 18, 2015
    Verified 18 Jan 2015 
    Info in RootsMagic, FS FamilyTree, Ancestry tree 
    Occupation Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    restaurant owner 
    • Email from Peter Semetis to Carol Petranek, January 27, 2010: My Grandfather owned and operated a large seafood resturant next to the Brooklyn Navy Yard till his sudden death in 1940.
    _FSFTID M4MD-664 
    _UID 1F44A2B722DD4CDA8C78EEADAFFA8BA75BD0 
    Notes 
    • Catherine Pappas Kostakos said she never met him; He either worked in a restaurant or as a florist..

      Email from Peter Semetis to Carol Petranek, January 29, 2010: Arrived United States late 1890's Enlisted United States Army fought the Spanish American War.

      Email from Peter Semetis to Carol Petranek, January 27, 2010: My Grandfather owned and operated a large seafood restaurant next to the Brooklyn Navy Yard till his sudden death in 1940.
    Person ID I97  Kostakos
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2015 

    Family Aridas Aspasia,   b. 25 Aug 1886, Agios Ioannis - St. Johns, Sparta, Laconia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1986, Staten Island, Richmond, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married Abt 1913 
    Notes 
    • 1930 US Census
      Brooklyn, New York
      Enumeration District 24-31
      Enumerated April 10, 1930
      SEMETIS Family, 290 Broadway
      Lines 16-21:
      Simitus, Peter, head, rents, male, white, age 48, does not own a radio; married for 17 years, was not in school, cannot read or write, born in Sparta, Greece; parents born in Sparta, Greece; race: Greek; immigrated 1898; Naturalized, can speak English; occupation: waiter in restaurant
      Semetis, Alice, wife, female, male, white, age 39, does not own a radio; married for 17 years, was not in school, cannot read or write, born in Sparta, Greece; parents born in Sparta, Greece; race: Greek; immigrated 1907(or 1909); Naturalized, can speak English; occupation: none
      Semetis, Hariklia, daughter, female, white, age 16, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      Semetis, Carol, son, male, white, age 15, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      Semetis, George, son, male, white, age 11, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      Semetis, Aphridite, daughter, female, white, age 7, single, in school, can read and write, born in NY, parents born in Sparta, Greece, no occupation
      source: FamilySearch.org; accessed January 18, 2015
    Children 
     1. Semetis Harriet,   b. 11 Jan 1914, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2003, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +2. Semetis Harry Peter,   b. 25 Feb 1915, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1999, Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +3. Semetis George Peter,   b. 20 Jul 1918, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2009, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Semetis Aphrodite,   b. 25 Mar 1923, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1997, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S248] Ancestry.com - U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    2. [S249] Peter Simitas, "United States Census, 1940".

    3. [S250] Peter Simitus, "United States Census, 1930".

    4. [S15] Census, 1920 US Federal, http://interactive.ancestry.com/6061/4313492-01089/32058190?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3d1920usfedcen%26h%3d32058190%26ti%3d0%26indiv%3dtry%26gss%3dpt%26ssrc%3dpt_t35043080_p18738991027_kpidz0q3d18738991027z0q26pgz0q3d32768z0q26pgplz0q3dpid&ssrc=pt_t35043080_p18738991027_kpidz0q3d18738991027z0q26pgz0q3d32768z0q26pgplz0q3dpid&backlabel=ReturnRecord.

    5. [S67] Tombstone.

    6. [S251] Peter Semetis in the New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948.


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