Semetis Harry Peter[1]

Male 1915 - 1999  (83 years)


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  • Name Semetis Harry Peter 
    Born 25 Feb 1915  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 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  [1
    • 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  [5
    • 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 L8WZ-V5G 
    Military 14 May 1943  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    US Army 
    • Email from Peter H. Semetis to Carol Petranek, January 29, 2010: "Description: US Army 1st Combat Engineers Military police Utah Beach Normandy France, liberated Death Camp and Labor Camps Natzwieler France, Battle of the Buldge, High Decorations, into Germany Returned 1945

      Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File
      Person:Harry Semetis 
      Gender: Male 
      Social Security Number: ***-**-8947 
      Birth:25 Feb 1915 
      Death:25 Jan 1999 
      Cause: Natural 
      World War II
       Branch:Army 
      Enlistment Date:14 May 1943
      Organization:Army 
      Release Date:03 Dec 1945 
      Created from:U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      Created date:on May 31, 2013
      source: Fold3.com, accessed January 18, 2015

      Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      NAME: Harry Semetis
      GENDER: Male
      BIRTH DATE: 25 Feb 1915
      DEATH DATE: 25 Jan 1999
      CAUSE OF DEATH: Natural
      SSN: 067128947
      BRANCH 1: ARMY
      ENLISTMENT DATE 1: 14 May 1943
      RELEASE DATE 1: 3 Dec 1945
      Source: Ancestry.com
    Residence 1974  East Northport, Huntington, Suffolk Courty, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1

      NAME: Harry P Semetis
      BIRTH DATE: 25 Feb 1915
      PHONE NUMBER: 792-3155
      ADDRESS: 2916 Baisley Ave, Bronx, NY, 10461-6194 (1993)
      [226 Clay Pitts Rd, East Northport, NY, 11731-3423 (1974)] 
      source: Ancestry.com; accessed January 18, 2015
    Residence 1993  Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1

      NAME: Harry P Semetis
      BIRTH DATE: 25 Feb 1915
      PHONE NUMBER: 792-3155
      ADDRESS: 2916 Baisley Ave, Bronx, NY, 10461-6194 (1993)
      [226 Clay Pitts Rd, East Northport, NY, 11731-3423 (1974)] 
      source: Ancestry.com; accessed January 18, 2015
    Buried 1999  Maspeth, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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.
    Died 25 Jan 1999  Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Social Security Death Index
      NAME: Harry Semetis
      SSN: 067-12-8947
      LAST RESIDENCE: 10461 Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA
      BORN: 25 Feb 1915
      DIED: 25 Jan 1999
      STATE (YEAR) SSN ISSUED: New York
      source: Ancestry.com, accessed January 18, 2015

      Social Security Death Index
      Name: Harry Semetis
      Date of Birth: Thursday February 25, 1915
      Date of Death: Monday January 25, 1999
      Est. Age at death: 83 years, 11 months
      Last known residence:
      City: Bronx; Morris Park; Pilgrim; Westchester
      County: Bronx
      State: New York
      ZIP Code: 10461
      Social Security details:
      State of Issue: New York
      Number: 067-12-8947
    Verified 18 Jan 2015 
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    _FSFTID L8WZ-V5G 
    _UID 219A6980C5034461A7259EAA9A463E56990F 
    Notes 
    • Email from Peter H. Semetis to Carol Petranek, January 29, 2010: "Description: US Army 1st Combat Engineers Military police Utah Beach Normandy France, liberated Death Camp and Labor Camps Natzwieler France, Battle of the Buldge, High Decorations, into Germany Returned 1945 Small Business owner operator 1945 till 1975. Stamp Collector Dealer Greece and the Greek Islands. Retired Throggs Neck Bronx NY."
    Person ID I99  Kostakos
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2015 

    Father Semetis Peter,   b. 15 Feb 1880, Sparta, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1940, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

    Family Maras Catherine,   b. 31 May 1917,   d. Nov 1984, Bronx, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1947 
    • Marriage year approximated to be 2 years before birth of Peter, oldest son.
    Children 
    +1. Living,   b. Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Living,   b. Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S263] Carol Simitus in household of Peter Simitus, "United States Census, 1930".

    2. [S67] Tombstone.

    3. [S165] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S265] Harry Semetis in the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

    5. [S264] Harry Simitas in household of Peter Simitas, "United States Census, 1940".

    6. [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.

    7. [S268] Harry P Semetis in the U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.


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