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Mehmet Katri. The Kavaz family

         MEHMET İSMAİL 'Kavaz' (Katri)  (continued from part 2)

MEHMET İSMAIL KATRİ is the direct ancestor of the family now known as the KAVAZ. Interestingly KARA-MUSTAFA 'Hrisafi' went on to become the head of the Galaba's, Pekri's and many other families. Though it's hard to know with any exact certainty the year of MEHMET KATRİ'S birth, a routh calculation should be around the mid 1700s. The basis for this estimate is that  Mehmet Kavaz  was born   1810 [48], A separate page on the history of this family tree can be seen in "THE HISTORY OF THE KAVAZ ''.

Though all carry the name of Kavaz, many in this family group are also known as Gutsoveli. Bekiro/Usta. Ganu and Kaplan's.

MEHMET İSMAIL KATRİ  (Reputed to have come from the Manisa region of Turkey on the Aegean coast) [49].

His children

1  Kara-Mustafa Mehmet 'Hrisafi'  born 1789-1791

2  Yusuf   Mehmet  'Ağa' born 1799

3  Kamil   Mehmet 'Kamilos'

4  İsmail   Mehmet 'Gaççari' born 1789-1791[50].

İSMAİL MEHMET KADRİ 'Gaççari' born 1791-2 (51)

his children

1  Mehmet  İsmail  'Kavaz'  born 1810-1821 (1810 according to the 1879 census, but 1821 in the 1831 census)  married Ayşe Yusuf  ’Şilioni'  born 1819 they married in 1839

2  Veli  İsmail  'Çuffo' born 1821 married Ayşe İbrahim 'Paça' born 1835 they married in 1858  

3 Süleyman İsmail 'Kavaz' born 1823

4 Bekir İsmail 'Gaççari' born 1827 married Hatice Mustafa Öküz born 1839 they married in 1854 

5  Yusuf  İsmail  'Dirimo'born 1837 married Dudu Osman born 1844 they married in 1854 (when she was only 10 years old) 

6  Şerife İsmail 'Kavaz' born 1815 wife of İbrahim

MEHMET İSMAIL 'Kavaz' 1810-1821-1873 (the date 1910 was recorded in the 1879 census, however the 1831 census recorded him as only 10 years old) married AYŞE YUSUF 'Şiliono' born 1819 they married in 1839 [52].

their children

1 İsmail Mehmet Kavaz 'İsmailo' born 1844 married Emine Hüseyin 'Kulea'

2 Yusuf Mehmet Kavaz 'Çavuş' born 1850 married  Dudu Seidali ‘kilinciri’ [53].

3 Seid-Ali Mehmet Kavaz 'Seido' born 1854 married Fatma 'Sguluga' 1866-1931 [54].

4 Arif Mehmet Kavaz 'Paşa' born 1856 married 1 Ayşe Süleyman 'Yasumullo'. 2 Kakulla

5 Bekir Mehmet Kavaz Bekiro' born 1859 married 1 Kadriye Mustafa Viddini' 'Gadina' born 1867- 2nd wife Pembe Mehmet 'Gatsura' born 1866

6 Dudu Mehmet Kavaz born 1859 1st wife of Mehmet Karaca'

7 Ayşe Mehmet Kavaz died young while engaged to Hasan 'Aliggo'

İSMAIL MEHMET KAVAZ 'İsmaylo' born 1844 [55] married EMİNE HÜSEYİN 'Kulea'

their children

1  Mehmet İsmail 'Kanlı' 'Gannu' 1878-1951

2  Melek İsmail 'Kanlı' 'Yasena' married Yusuf Kali 'Yasi' born around early to mid 1870s

3  Şerife İsmail 'Kanlı' had no children

MEHMET İSMAIL KAVAZ 'Gannu' 1878-1951 married HATİCE MEHMET 'Gatsura'. Then HATICE 'Sarvutti'. All the children listed here were from the 1st marriage.

their children

1  Şerife Mehmet Kavaz 'Kirlapu/Gannu' 20.01.1905 - 02.10.1985  married Veli Mustafa 'Kirlapo' (Lurto) born 14 July 1901 [56] .

2  Hacer  Mehmet Kavaz  ‘Gannu’ 1915   married  İbrahım Arif

3  Dudu  Mehmet Kavaz ‘Gannu’  born 1914  married  İbrahım Yusuf 'Kerlo, Sglinigo' born 1914

4  Yusuf  Mehmet Kavaz ‘Gannu’ born  1916 married Nahide Mehmet 'Birgo'

5  Emine Mehmet Kavaz ‘Gannu’  1st wife of İbrahım  Rezan 'Zimbriko' no children

ŞERİFE MEHMET 'Kavaz' 01.10.1904-5?-02.10.1985 married VELİ MUSTAFA 'Kirlapo' born 1901

their children

1 Mustafa Died as a child

2 Mustafa Veli  10.02.1927- Feb 1996 (registered as Mehmet at birth) married Sadiye Osman 'Gato'

3 Mehmet Veli   12. 08. 1929  married  Fatma Yusuf 'Phsilo'  03.02.1935

4 Emine Veli   22.03.1932-June 1969   married  İbrahim Mustafa 'Cigi'

5 Hatice Veli   married   Mehmet Yusuf 'Skordo' 'Kerlo'

6 Rahme Veli   05.11.1936-28.12.2012   married   Cahit  Cemal from Dohni

7 Sabriye Veli 16. 12. 1938-24.03.2006  married  Mehmet Salih Ali from Dohni 01.03.1928-10.07.2000

8 Eyüb Veli  died as an infant. 6-8 months old?

9 Kâmil Veli     01.01.1944-10.09.1974     married   Sabiha İbrahım

10 Kâmuran Veli    married    Ali from Larnaca

11 Katriye Veli  1950    married    Halil from Dali 

HACER MEHMET ’Gannu’ married   İBRAHIM ARİF ’İbrahim Dilsiz/Arifo’ [57].

Their children

1  Behice  İbrahim ’İbrahim Dilsiz’, 1st marriage Mehmet Ahmet 'Skordo, from Piroi 1938 - 24.12.1963 married Yusuf Ramadan.  

2  Emine  İbrahim ’İbrahim Dilsiz’  married  Kemal Süleyman Özmındık 'Munduko'. Their children, Süleyman, İbrahim, Duygu, Naciye

3  Arif  İbrahim ’İbrahim Dilsiz’ married Nahide from Piroi

BEHİCE  İBRAHIM ARİF ’İbrahim Dilsiz’ 1st marriage MEHMET AHMET 'Skordo', from Piroi 1938 - 24.12.1963 2nd marriage  YUSUF RAMADAN 

Their children 

1 Canev Mehmet Ahmet (from 1st husband) 

2 Hicran Yusuf Ramadan

3 Ramadan Yusuf Ramadan

EMİNE İBRAHİM ARİF ’İbrahim Dilsiz/Arifo’ married KEMAL SÜLEYMAN ÖZMINDIK ’Munduko’

Their children

1  Süleyman Kemal Özmındık 'Munduko' married Fisun from Piroi

2  İbrahım  Kemal  Özmındık 'Munduko' married Ünal  from Piroi        

3  Duygu  Kemal  Özmındık ’Munduko'      

4  Hacer-Naciye  Kemal  Özmındık  'Munduko'

ARİF İBRAHİM ’İbrahim Dilsiz’ married NAHİDE 1939-2003 from Piroi

Their children

their children

1 İbrahim Arif  ’İbrahim Dilsiz’

2 Hüseyin Arif  ’İbrahim Dilsiz’

3 Fehim Arif  ’İbrahim Dilsiz’

4 Süleyman Arif  ’İbrahim Dilsiz’

DUDU MEHMET ’Gannu’ married  İBRAHİM YUSUF  'Sglinigo/Kerlo' [58].

Their children

1   Behice  İbrahim 01.09.1938  married Kemal Yusuf ’Bududa/Ado' 01.11.1939-09.06.2020. Their children. Ercan, Duygu, Emine born 17.02.1972 - 03.09.1999

2  Yusuf İbrahim  married Hatice

3  Soner İbrahim

BEHİCE  İBRAHİM 'Sglinigo' 01.09.1938  married KEMAL YUSUF ’Bududa/Ado’ 01.11.1939-09.06.2020.

Their children. 

1 Ercan Kemal Yusuf ’Bududa’

2 Duygu Kemal Yusuf ’Bududa’

3 Emine Kemal Yusuf ’Bududa’  17.02.1972 - 03.09.1999

YUSUF MEHMET 'Gannu' married  NAHİDE Mehmet  'Birgo' 1923-1986

Their children

1  İsmail Yusuf  Kanlı 'Gannu'  married Vedia Cemal ’Tsayera’

2  Aysan  Yusuf   Kanlı 'Gannu' married Emine Rauf from Limassol

3  Emine  Yusuf  Kanlı  'Gannu' born 1940 married Yılmaz  Hamit born 1935-2015 from Dohni. 

4  Ayşe  Yusuf  Kanlı 'Gannu'  married Hüseyin Öztürk  from Gaziantep, Turkey

5  Netice Yusuf  Kanlı 'Gannu' married Ali Riza Saftekin from Galatya

İSMAİL YUSUF  'Gannu'  married VEDİA CEMAL ’Tsayera’

their children

1  Mehmet İsmail  Kanlı ’Gannu’ 

2  Cemal İsmail Kanlı ’Gannu’ 

3  Yusuf İsmail Kanlı ’Gannu’ 

AYSAN YUSUF 'Gannu' (Kanlı)  married EMİNE RAUF from Limassol

their children

1  Sibel Aysan Kanlı  'Gannu' 

2  Sinem Aysan Kanlı  'Gannu' 

EMİNE YUSUF 'Gannu'  born 1940 Married YILMAZ HAMİT born 1935-2015  from Dohni village

their children

1  Işıl  Hamit

2  Yusuf  Hamit born 1968 married Hasret Sulh born 1973. 

3  Neşe Hamit

YUSUF YILMAZ HAMİT born 1968 married HASRET SULH born 1973

their children 

1 Deniz Yusuf Hamit born 1999 

2 Yasemin Yusuf Hamit born 2003

NETİCE YUSUF KANLI ’Gannu’ married ALİ RİZA SAFTEKİN  from Galatya

their children

1 Koray Ali Riza Saftekin

2 Aslı Ali Riza Saftekin


their children

1 Ali Riza Koray Saftekin

AYŞE YUSUF KANLI   'Gannu'  married HÜSEYİN  ÖZTÜRK  from Gaziantep, Turkey

no information on children

EMİNE  MEHMET 1st wife of İBRAHIM REZAN 'Zimbriko'

No children


MELEK İSMAİL 'İsmailo/Yassena' Born around early to mid 1870s married YUSUF ALİ 'Yasli/Kali' born 1870  [59]

their children

1 Mustafa Yusuf 'Kali/Mustahi’ married  İsmet Yusuf 'Kihhi' 1903-1976

2 Ali Yusuf  'Kali/Çarpi’ married Ayşe Cuma ’Çarpina’ 

3 Hüseyin Yusuf 'Kali' had no children

4 Rebgeli Yusuf 'Kali' born 1903 -1984 married Mehmet Mustafa 'Babiro' 


YUSUF MEHMET ’Çavuş/Kavaz'  born 1850 married DUDU SEİDALİ ’Kilinciri’

their children

1  Mehmet Yusuf ’Tsali/Çavuş  born 1876 married Hatice Yusuf ’Tsalina/Dirimo’

MEHMET YUSUF  'Çavuş'  born 1876 married HATİCE YUSUF ’Tsalina/Dirimo’

their children

1  Yusuf Mehmet 'Tsali' 1904-1976 married Ayşe Mustafa ’Malago’ 

YUSUF MEHMET 'Tsali'  married AYŞE MUSTAFA ’Malago’

their children

1  Erdoğan Yusuf Selkan ’Tsali’ 1938-2010 married Melek Mehmet ’Balligari’

2  Orhan Yusuf  Selkan ’Tsali’

3  Fazile Yusuf Selkan ’Tsali’ (was assigned to a care home for the disabled)

ERDOĞAN YUSUF 'Tsali' 1938-2010 married MELEK MEHMET  ’Balligari’

his children

their children

1 İsmail Erdoğan Selkan ’Tsali’ married Seray Hasan Karaöz  ’Kara-İsmail’ 

2 Yusuf  Erdoğan Selkan ’Tsali’ born 1963 married Şerife İbrahim Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

3 Mehmet Erdoğan Selkan ’Tsali’ married Münevver Tornacı from Bergama


their children

1 Melek Selkan ’Tsali’ married Osman Yalık  from Stavrogonno

2 Hatice Selkan ’Tsali’ married Mehmet Arif Özlevent ’Levendi’

MELEK İSMAİL SELKAN ’Tsali’ married  OSMAN YALIK from Stavrogonno’

their children

1 Asmin Osman Yalık


no information on children

YUSUF ERDOĞAN SELKAN ’Tsali’ born 1963 married ŞERİFE İBRAHİM DEMİRCİ ’Gutsoveli’

their children

1 Erdoğan Yusuf Selkan ’Tsali’

2 İbrahim  Yusuf Selkan ’Tsali’


their children

1 Erdoğan Mehmet Selkan ’Tsali’

2 Hasan Selkan ’Tsali’

ORHAN YUSUF SELKAN ’Tsali’ married FATMA İBRAHİM  ’Mullatta’ 

their children

1 Çelik Orhan Selkan ’Tsali’ married Rengül Yusuf Gazi ’Yasli’

2 Çetin  Orhan Selkan ’Tsali’ married Sema Ergün Yiğit ’ğebe’

3 Çamay  Orhan Selkan ’Tsali’ 1978-1998 died in a car accident.


their children 

1 Orhan Çelik Selkan ’Tsali’

2 Belma  Çelik Selkan ’Tsali’


their children

1 Çamay  Selkan ’Tsali’ (named after Çetin’s brother who died in a car accident)


SEYİT-ALİ MEHMET KAVAZ  'Seido'  born 1854 married FATMA 'Sguluga' 1866-1931

their children

1  Hüseyin Seyit-Ali Kavaz born 1891.

2  Keziban Seyit-Ali Kavaz 1892-21.09.1955  married Mehmet Ramadan 'Fgaga' 11.05.1886-15.02.1972 [60].

3  Mehmet Seyit-Ali Kavaz  'Mono'  born 1901-1993 married Dudu Gunetti born 1906

4  Dudu Seyit-Ali  Kavaz 1881-1967  'Skordallina'   married Suleyman 'Ramadi'

5  Razgeli Seyit-Ali Kavaz  'Gelona'  married Halil Hüseyin  'Skenci'.

HÜSEYİN SEYİT-ALİ ’Seido’ married ZALİHE MUSTAFA ’Zalihurda/Tari’ 

their children

1 Hüseyin Hüseyin ’Hellimci/Seido’

KEZİBAN SEYİT-ALİ KAVAZ 1892-21.09.1955 married MEHMET RAMADAN 'Onbaşı/Fgaga' 11.05.1886-15.02.1972 This family is also listed on the 'Sarı' Mehmet  Hürrembey 'Hurrumbi', better known as the Tsuro's or Fgaga's [61].

their children

1  Suzan Mehmet   1912 - ?  married  

2  Fatma Mehmet  1914-1918  died as an infant

3  Şifa Mehmet 1918-05.09-2009   married Halil.

4  Hasan Mehmet 11.03.1921- married Melek Arif ’Gitsi’

5  Hüssein Mehmet 11.03.1921 killed in action during WW2 in Italy on 09.09.1944 while serving in the Cyprus Regiment. Buried at the Ancona cemetery. Was engaged to an Italian girl named Lina 

6  Kemal   Mehmet  married Şerife Hasan ’İbrahim Ağa’ 

7  Seyit Mehmet 1925    married  Gökmen 

8  Nevber Mehmet 1927 married Cağlar

9  Nevin Mehmet 1932 married Kemal Osman ’Gatsura

10 Numan Mehmet Jan 1934-Aug 2004  married Ayşe

11 İbrahim Mehmet 1937  married Ayşe. 

ŞİFA MEHMET RAMADAN born 1918-05.09- 2009  married HALİL. 

Their children 

1 Perihan Halil

2 Meryem Halil

3 Keziban Halil

HASAN MEHMET RAMADAN born 11.03.1921- married MELEK ARİF ’Gitsi’ born ?

Their children 

1 Hüseyin Hasan Ramadan

2 Arif  Hasan Ramadan

3 Metin Hasan Ramadan

4 Ünal Hasan Ramadan

HÜSSEİN MEHMET RAMADAN born   11.03.1921 killed in action during WW2 in Italy on 09.09.1944 while serving in the Cyprus Regiment. Buried at the Ancona cemetery. Was engaged to an Italian girl named Lina


Their children  

1 Özgül Kemal Ramadan

2 Öznur  Kemal Ramadan

3 Hatun  Kemal Ramadan

4 Sonuç  Kemal Ramadan

5 Mehmet  Kemal Ramadan

7  SEYİTALİ MEHMET RAMADAN  born 1925  married  GÖKMEN

their children 

1 Sylvia Seyitali Ramadan 

2 Tina Seyitali Ramadan married Mehmet

NEVBER MEHMET RAMADAN born 1927    married ÇAĞLAR 

Their children 

1 Hülya

NEVİN MEHMET RAMADAN  born 1932   married KEMAL OSMAN ’Gatsura’

Their children 

1 Rozen/Raziye Kemal 'Gatsura'

2 Timur Kemal 'Gatsura'

3 Nermin Kemal 'Gatsura'

NUMAN MEHMET RAMADAN born Jan 1934 died Aug 2004  married AYŞE 

Their children 

1 Mine Numan Ramadan 

2 Cenk Numan Ramadan


Their children 

1 Mehmet İbrahim Ramadan

MEHMET SEYİT-ALİ KAVAZ 'Mono' 1901-1993 (1903 by some accounts) married DUDU HÜSEYİN  'Monina/Gunetti' 1906-1972 [62].

their children

1  Seyit-ali Mehmet Kavaz ’Mono’ 1931  married Havva

2  Celal Mehmet Kavaz Mono’ 1934  married  Saidy        

3  Hüseyin Mehmet Kavaz ’Mono’ 1941  married Fatma    

4  Tuncer Mehmet Kavaz  ’Mono’ 1944 -2010 married Ayşe 'Shemeduri' 1950-2004. 2nd marriage Sam Jolly.

5  Gülsen Mehmet Kavaz ’Mono’ married 1 Kyaşhif  Hüseyin  2 James Larkin

6  Fatma Mehmet Kavaz ’Mono’ married Arif  

SEYİT-ALİ  MEHMET KAVAZ  born 1931 married HAVVA

No children

CELAL MEHMET KAVAZ  ’Mono’ born 1934-2023 married  to SARAH - SADIE they married in 1955 [63].

their children

1  Selvet 'Sylvia'   Kavaz born 1956

2  Mehmet Kavaz born 1959

3  Sait Ali Kavaz (twin) born in 1960

4  James  Alan Kavaz (twin) born 1960 deceased

HÜSEYİN MEHMET KAVAZ ’Mono’ born 1941 married FATMA AZİZ. They married in 1969

their children

1  Mehmet Kavaz 1972

2  Aziz Kavaz 1978

3  Hakan  Kavaz 1985

4  Lale Kavaz  born 21 July 1986

TUNCER MEHMET KAVAZ ’Mono’ 1944-2010 married AYŞE 'Şemeduri' 1950-2004 they married in 1970. TUNCER'S 2nd wife SAMANTHA  JOLLY  ’Sam’ [64].

their children

1  Mehmet Kavaz ’Mono’ born 1.4.1971  married Corinne Barwood their children Adam and Jacob Mehmet Kavaz.

2  Ecevit  Kavaz ’Mono’ born 1974

3  Duysan Mehmet Kavaz ’Mono’ born 1978

4  Ella  born 2009 from 2nd marriage


their children

1  Ayşe  Kashif  Hüseyin born 1963

2  Mehmet  Kaşhif  Hüseyin born 1964

3  Tuncer (Tony) Larkin   born 1976

FATMA MEHMET KAVAZ married  ARİF CEMAL BETEZ ’Tsayera’ they married in 1971

their children

1  Selda  born 1972 ’Tsayera’

2  Duyal  born 1977  ’Tsayera’

3  Cemal  born 1978  ’Tsayera’

DUDU  SEYİT-ALİ 'Skordalina/Kavaz/Seido’1881-1967 married SÜLEYMAN MUSTAFA RAMADAN ’Skordalli’Ramadi’ 1878-1961 their children

1 Ramadan Süleyman 'Bedevino/Skordalli’

2 Mustafa Süleyman ’Kara-Yorgo’/ Skordalli’

3 Şerife Süleyman 1918-2008 ’Skordalli’ married Yusuf Hüseyin Bekir 'Onbaşı'

4 Keziban Süleyman ’Skordalli’ married 'Camuri' from Dali

5 Rebgeli Süleyman ’Skordalli’ 1914-2003 married Veli Arif ’Dilsiz’

6 Bahire Süleyman ’Skordalli’

7 Fatma Süleyman ’Skordalli’


his children

1  Mustafa Halil   Genç  moved to Limassol

2  Said  Halil   Genç    moved to Limassol

3  Yusuf  Halil  Genç born 1949

4  Zalihe  Halil  born 1939 moved to Bergama

5  Fatma  Halil  moved to Alayköy

6  Şerife  Halil   born 1947


ARİF MEHMET KAVAZ  'Paşa' born 1856 

Note; the only person registered in Lurucina in the 1800s named Kakulli Yorgi born 1850 was the son of Yorgo Baba Mihail [65]. It's possible that after his death  Arif Pasa, married his widower who would have been called Kakulla. Arif Pasha also lost his first wife [66]. One of their sons was in fact named Yorgi which makes this assumption credible. It was customary to name children after a deceased parent or step parent. Another custom was also for a widowed individual to marry a person who suffered the same experience. The only son born to Yorgi Kakulli named  Nikola was born in 1880 [67]. He was not registered on Ibrahim's records however.

ARİF MEHMET KAVAZ  'Arif Paşa' born 1856 1st marriage, Ayşe Süleyman 'Yasumullo'  2 marriage Kakulla

his children

1 Mehmet Arif 'Kaplan/Arif Paşa' born 1877   from Arifs 1st wife Ayşe Süleyman 'Yasumullo'

2  Yusuf Arif   'Arif Paşa'  born 1881. May have died young as no record of his family  has been found [68].

3  Betros Arif  'Arif Paşa'  born 1885  from Arifs 2nd wife Kakulla [69].

4  Banayis  Arif 'Arif Paşa'  Except for Athanasia they all moved to Limassol

5  Yorgi  Arif  'Arif Paşa' born 1894

6  Athanasia  Arif  'Arif Paşa'     moved to Anglisides village

7  Angeligi  Arif 'Arif Paşa' [70].

MEHMET ARİF 'Kaplan' 1st marriage AYŞE ALİ ’Gül Ali’. 2nd marriage AYŞE MEHMET 'Kaplanu/Cuva’ 

children from 1st marriage

1  Arif Mehmet  Kaplan 'Kaplan’ (İmam) 1910-2001 married Resmiye Hasan ’Klever’ 1913-2003

children from 2nd marriage

2  Şerife  Mehmet  'Kaplan/Şerinya' 1923-1996 1st marriage İbrahim Mustafa ’Cici/Mustafella’  1922-1986 2nd marriage Osman Hüseyin Kaleburunyodi’ from Kaleburnu

3  Fatma  Mehmet 'Kaplan'  married Hasan Nuri from Matyat

ARİF MEHMET  KAPLAN (İmam) ’Kaplan' 1910-2001 [71]. married RESMİYE HASAN ’Klever’ 1913-2003

their children

1  Mehmet Arif  'Kaplan' married Günay Veli ‘Gutsoveli’

2  Hasan Arif 'Kaplan' married Jale Yusuf ‘Yusufcuki’

3  Aydın Arif 'Kaplan married Erşen Süleyman Yapıcıoğlu ’Mbeyi/Tapo’

4  Ayşe  Arif  'Kaplan'   married Esat Yusuf Kartal  'Ado'

5  Gönul  Arif  'Kaplan'  married Ahmet Mehmet from Dali

6  Kadriye  Arif  'Kaplan'  married  Metin Murat 'Usta'

MEHMET ARİF Kaplan married GÜNAY VELİ ’Gutsoveli’

their children

1  Arif Mehmet Kaplan 'Kaplan' married Emine Mehmet ‘Botsi’

2  Resmiye Mehmet  'Kaplan' married İbrahim Nurettin Uludağ ‘Apim’ 

3  Fatoş Mehmet Kaplan 'Kaplan' married Hakan Mehmet Pekri ‘Berber’ born 1963


their children

1 Günay Arif Kaplan ’Kaplan’

2 Gülten Arif Kaplan ’Kaplan’


their children

1 Bahar İbrahim Uludağ ’Apim’

2 Hazal  İbrahim Uludağ ’Apim’

FATOŞ  MEHMET KAPLAN ’Kaplan’ married HAKAN MEHMET PEKRİ ’Berber born 1963

their children

1 Ayşe Hakan Pekri ’Berber’

HASAN ARİF KAPLAN 'Kaplan' married JALE YUSUF ’Yusufcuki’ 1940-1995

their children

1  Yusuf Hasan Kaplan  'Kaplan'

2  Remziye Hasan Kaplan 'Kaplan'


their children

1  Süleyman Aydın Kaplan 'Kaplan'

2  Fatma/Fatoş Aydın Kaplan 'Kaplan' married Hasan Osman Yeniçeri ’Gürbüz’


their children

1 Osman Hasan  Yeniçeri ’Gürbüz’

AYŞE ARİF 'Kaplan' married ESAT YUSUF KARTAL ’Ado’ born 1932 

their children

1  Esen Esat Kartal ’Ado’ married Hayrettin Rifat Rifatoğlu born 1950

2  Yusuf Esat  Kartal ’Ado’ married Ayla Arif ’Ado’

3  Arif Esat  Kartal ’Ado’ married Rengül Nevzat Esmeroğlu ’Mavri’

4  Emine Esat  Kartal ’Ado’ married  Hüseyin Nihat Bekler ’Bekler’

GÖNÜL ARİF 'Kaplan' married AHMET MEHMET from Dali

their children

1 Mehmet Ahmet Mehmet

2 Arif Ahmet Mehmet

3 Esen Ahmet Mehmet

4 Emine Ahmet Mehmet

KADRİYE ARİF 'Kaplan' married  METİN MURAT 'Usta'

their children

1  Murat Metin Murat ’Usta’

2  Arif Metin Murat ’Usta’

3  Mehmet Metin Murat ’Usta’

ŞERİFE MEHMET ’Kaplan/Şerinya’ 1923-1996. 1st marriage İBRAHIM MUSTAFA 'Cici'/Mustafella’ 1922-1986. 2nd marriage OSMAN HÜSEYİN ’Kaleburunyodi’ from Kaleburnu

children from 1st marriage

1 Sabiha İbrahım ’Cici’ 16.11.1944 - 13.01.2024 married Kamil Veli 'Kirlapo born 01.01.1944 -10.09.1974 

children from 2nd marriage 

2 Hüseyin Osman ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ married Şengül/Fatma Hüseyin Gürsoy ’Yahudi’

3 Mehmet Osman ’Kaleburunyodi’

4 Meliha Osman ’Kaleburunyodi’ 1947-1986 married Süleyman Ömer ’Paşi/Bodiri’ 1925-1987

5 Leyla Osman ’Kaleburunyodi’ married Mustafa Melih from Kaleburnu

6 Melek Osman ’Kaleburunyodi’ 1st marriage Yusuf Ulgar from Koççat.2nd marriage Ahmet from Dali

7 Emin Osman ’Kaleburunyodi’

SABİHA İBRAHİM 16.11.1944 'Cici/Mustafella’ married KAMİL VELI 'Kirlapo' 01.01.1944-10.09.1974 

Their children

1 Şerife Kamil born 1963

2 Emine Kamil born 09.03.1970

HÜSEYİN OSMAN ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ married ŞENGÜL/FATMA HÜSEYİN GÜRSOY ’Yahudi’

their children

1 Şerife Hüseyin ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ married Hakkı  from Alayköy/Yerolakko

2 Dudu Hüseyin ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ born 1978 married Ömer Efe born 1970

3 Meliha Hüseyin ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ 

ŞERİFE HÜSEYİN ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ married HAKKI from Alayköy/Yerolakko

their children

1 Ali Hakkı

DUDU HÜSEYİN ’Gusella/Kaleburunyodi’ born 1978 married ÖMER EFE from Turkey born 1970

their children

1 Zeynep  Ömer Efe born 1996

2 Hüseyin Ömer Efe born 1997

3 Mustafa Ömer Efe born 1999

MELİHA OSMAN ’Kaleburunyodi’. 1947-1986 married SÜLEYMAN ÖMER 'Paşi/Bodiri' 1925-1987

their children

1. Ömer Süleyman ’Paşi/Bodiri’ married Şenel Ahmet Cemal. in the UK

2. Raziye Süleyman ’Paşi/Bodiri’ 1st marriage Vedat Tecimer from Arçoz. 2nd marriage Mustafa Emir from Arçoz 

3. Çinar Süleyman ’Paşi/Bodiri’ married Mehmet Ziya Aykol ’Muraçi’

4. Çiler Süleyman ’Paşi/Bodiri’ married Ömer İbrahim Güvensoylu

5. Ömür Süleyman ’Paşi/Bodiri’ married İbrahim from Iran. In the UK

LEYLA  OSMAN ’Kaleburunyodi’ married MUSTAFA MELIH from Kaleburnu

their children

1 Ayşe Mustafa Melih

2 Emin Mustafa Melih

3 Şerife Mustafa Melih

4 Aynur Mustafa Melih

5 Melih Mustafa Melih

MELEK  OSMAN ’Kaleburunyodi’ 1st marriage YUSUF ULGAR from Koççat. 2nd marriage AHMET  from Dali

children from 1st marriage

1 Şerife Yusuf Ulgar

2 Mehmet Yusuf Ulgar

3 Bilge Yusuf Ulgar

4 Ayse Yusuf Ulgar

children from 2nd marriage

5 Cem Ahmet

6 Mine Ahmet

FATMA MEHMET ’Kaplan married HASAN NURİ  from Matyat

their children

1 Nuri Hasan Nuri

2 Hüseyin Hasan Nuri

3 Sultan Hasan Nuri

4 Nejla Hasan Nuri

5 Aydın Hasan Nuri


BEKİR MEHMET KAVAZ  'Bekiro' born 1854 married KADRİYE MUSTAFA 'Gadina'  'Viddini' daughter of Mustafa 'Uşi' and then PEMBE MEHMET 'Gatsura (born 1866) who had 2 children from her 1st marriage to Rüstem Yusuf 'Arab'.  The 2 children Abeydo, and Birgo are also listed on the Hasan Yusuf Arap page [72].

BEKİR MEHMET KAVAZ 'Bekiro' born 1859. 1st marriage KADRİYE MUSTAFA ’Gadina/Uşi’  born 1867  2nd marriage  PEMBE MEHMET 'Gatsura' born 1866  

children from 1st marriage

1  Mehmet Bekir Kavaz 'Bekiro' 1883 -1960 married Melek Murat 'Melukka/Murado' [73].

2  İsmail  Bekir Kavaz 'İsmail Hakkı Öğretmen/Bekiro' married Emine Ramadan ‘Stuppommadis’

3  Mustafa Bekir Kavaz  born 1888 died as a child

4  İbrahim Bekir Kavaz ’Bekiro’ 1889 died as a child

from Pembe's 1st husband. (these 2 persons families are on the Hasan Arap page)

5  Mehmet  Rüstem  'Birgo' born in 1892  married Ayşe Ramadan  'Çamuri' (from Pembe's 1st husband. this family is in the Hasan Arap page)

6  Yusuf Rüstem  'Abeydo'  born in 1894 (from Pembe's 1st husband).

children of Bekir and Pembe

7  Arif  Bekir Kavaz  30,01,1899 died as a child [74].

8  Veli  Bekir Kavaz  'Gutsoveli/Bekiro'  born 29,11,1901-1981 married Fatma İbrahim ‘Gutsovelina/Htisti’

9   Osman  Bekir Kavaz  'Osman Pemba/Bekiro'  born 1908 -1968  married Ayşe ‘Musko’      

10  Şerife  Bekir Kavaz ’Serif/Pemba/Bekiro’ 1897-1981 married Osman 'Burundi'

11  Katriye  Bekir Kavaz ’Kadriyelu/Bekiro’ 1906-2004  married  İbrahim 'Şago'

MEHMET BEKİR KAVAZ 'Bekiro'  born 1883-1960 married MELEK MURAT 'Melukka/Murado' [75].

their children

1  İsmail Mehmet Kavaz ’İsmail Usta/Bekiro’born 1906 married Safet Emir Ali ’Azgın’

2  Mustafa  Mehmet Kavaz ’Bekiro’  born 1912 married Halide İbrahim Sıdkı ’Horolo’ born 12.06.1924 

3  Murat  Mehmet  Kavaz born ? died 1992 ’Murat Usta/Bekiro’' married Hacer Yusuf ‘Gobella/Paşo’ 1914-2000

4  Bekir  Mehmet Kavaz ’Bekircik/Bekiro’ born 1921 married Leman Yusuf born 1928

5  Remziye  Mehmet Kavaz  ’Bekir’  15-16? died young while engaged to Mustafa 'Paşo'

İSMAİL MEHMET BEKİR KAVAZ 'Bekiro' born 1906 married SAFET EMİR ALİ  ’Azgın’

their children

1 Mehmet-Ali İsmail 'İsmail Usta/Bekiro' married Müberra from Ankara. They moved to Turkey

2 Keziban İsmail 'İsmail Usta/Bekiro' married Semih Mehmet Caneri , they moved to Tuzla

MEHMET-ALİ İSMAİL 'İsmail Usta/Bekiro' married MÜBERRA from Ankara. They moved to Turkey

their children

1 Alper İsmail Bayraktar ’İsmail Usta/Bekiro' 

KEZİBAN İSMAİL 'İsmail Usta/Bekiro' married SEMİH MEHMET CANERİ moved to Tuzla

their children 

1 Metin Semih Caneri

2 Canan Semih Caneri 

MUSTAFA TURGUT MEHMET 'Bekiro' born 1912 [76] married HALİDE İBRAHİM SITKI ’Horolo’ born 12.06.1924

their children

1  Ahsen Mustafa Turgut ’Bekiro’ migrated to the UK

2  Ruzen  Mustafa Turgut ’Bekiro’ married İbrahim Halil ’Mustafuri’ migrated to the UK

3  Eren  Mustafa Turgut ’Bekiro’  died at 16 years of age

4  İsmail  Mustafa Turgut ’Bekiro’ 

5  Suzan  Mustafa Turgut  ’Bekiro’ married Osman Yusuf Tari ’Küçük Ozi/Bizzimbi’, they live in the UK

RUZEN MUSTAFA TURGUT ’Bekiro’ married İBRAHİM HALİL 'Mustafuri' 

their children

1  Erdinç  İbrahim  'Mustafuri' in the UK

2  Erdil  İbrahim  'Mustafuri'  in the UK

SUZAN  MUSTAFA TURGUT ’Bekiro’ married OSMAN YUSUF TARİ ’Bizzimbi /Küçük Ozzi’ . They live in the UK

their children

1 Yusuf Tari’ Bizzimbi /Küçük Ozzi’ 

2 Mustafa Tari’ Bizzimbi /Küçük Ozzi’ 

3 Ayşe Mine Tari’ Bizzimbi /Küçük Ozzi’ 

MURAT MEHMET ’Murat Usta/Bekiro’ 1912-1992 married  HACER YUSUF ’Paşo/Gobella) 1914-2000 their children

1 Metin Murat ’Murat Usta/Bekiro’ 1944-1996 married Kadriye Arif ’Kaplan’

2 Remziye Murat ’Murat Usta/Bekiro’ 1938-2012 married  Necmi Arif Özyusufoğlu ’Arif Billah'

METİN MURAT 'Bekiro/Murat Usta' 1944-1996  married KADRİYE ARİF ’Kaplan’

their children

1  Murat Metin Murat 'Bekiro/Murat Usta' 

2  Arif Metin Murat 'Bekiro/Murat Usta'

3  Mehmet Metin 'Bekiro/Murat Usta'

REMZİYE  MURAT 'Bekiro/Murat Usta'  1938 2012 married NECMİ ARİF ÖZYUSUFOĞLU  ’Arif Billah'

3  Nilgün  Necmi Özyusufoğlu ’Arif Billah'

4  Ülgen  Necmi Özyusufoğlu ’Arif Billah'

5  Olgun  Necmi Özyusufoğlu ’Arif Billah'

BEKİR MEHMET 'Bekircik' born 1921 married LEMAN YUSUF ’Verde’ born 1928

their children

1  Alper Bekir Mehmet ’Bekircik’ born 28.08.1948 married Elaine. Became the first two ethnic ambassadors for the  UK [77].

2  Melek Bekir Mehmet ’Bekircik’

ALPER BEKİR MEHMET ’Bekircik 28.08.1948 married ELAINE [78].

their children                                                      

1  Mirelle  Mehmet                                        

2  Katriye/Katrielle  Mehmet       


their children

1  Matilda  born in 2001

2  Lochlainn   born 2005

3  Mabel  born in 2006

4  Clara  born in 2008


their children

1  William   born in 1992                                                                          

2  Holly-Mei  born in 2004

MELEK BEKİR MEHMET ’Bekircik married BEKİR AHMET ’Damdelen 

their children

1  Sami  Bekir ’Damdelen’ twin born in 1993

2  Adem  Bekir ’Damdelen’ twin born in 1993

İSMAİL BEKİR KAVAZ ’İsmail Hakkı Öğretmen/Bekiro’ married EMİNE RAMADAN ’Stuppommadis’

their children

1  Mediha İsmail  ’Bekiro’ married Mehmet Münür Saraç

2  Mukaddes İsmail ’Bekiro’  married Kemal Şemi

MEDİHA İSMAİL ’Bekiro’ married  MEHMET MÜNÜR SARAÇ from Nicosia

their children

1 Ülkü Mehmet Saraç married Yılmaz Mehmet Bora ’Çemberli’

2 Taner Mehmet Saraç


their children

1 İlhan Yılmaz Mehmet 'Çemberli'

2 Erhan Yılmaz Mehmet 'Çemberli'

3 Selda Yılmaz Mehmet 'Çemberli'


their children

1 Peri Kemal Şemi

VELİ BEKİR  KAVAZ 'Kasap/Gutsoveli' 1901-1981 married  FATMA İBRAHİM 'Gutsovelina/Htisti' 1908-1985 (79)

their children

1  Şerife  Veli ’Gutsoveli’ 1928-1953 married İbrahim Hasan 'Gerekko'

2  Bekir  Veli  Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Mukaddes Hasan 'Fidiriko'

3  Pembe  Veli ’Gutsoveli’ married Ahmet Bekir ‘Damdelen’

4  Emine  Veli  ’Gutsoveli’ married Hüseyin Hasan 'Gunduro/Gutsugudi/Karaböcek 1928-2015

5  İbrahim  Veli  Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Pervin Hüseyin Öksüz  'Aligunni' 

6  Ayten Veli   ’Gutsoveli’ married Veli Bekir 'Barbaros'

7  Günay Veli  ’Gutsoveli’  married Mehmet Arif 'Kaplan' 

8  Naşide Veli  ’Gutsoveli’ married  İbrahim Mustafa Özer 'Dima/Batta'. 

BEKİR VELİ DEMİRCİ 'Gutsoveli'  married MUKADDES HASAN 'Fidiriko'

their children

1  Veli Bekir Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Şermin Kemal  ’Layippi/Amca’ 1954-1988

2  Hasan Bekir Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’ married Raziye Mustafa Azgın  ’Mulli/Azgın’

3  Osman  Bekir Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Hayriye Emir Ali Azgın ’Mulli’

4  Gazi  Bekir  Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’

5  Mert  Bekir Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’ married Sinem from Mormenekşe

6  Fatma-Fato  Bekir Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’ married Osman İsmail Serdengeçti ‘Aligunni’

7  Ruzen Veli  Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’ married Ahmet Arçozlu from Arçoz

8  Keziban Bekir Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’ married Alkan Sultan  Dündar ’Sultano’

VELİ BEKİR DEMİRCİ  ’Gutsoveli’ married ŞERMİN KEMAL ’Layippi/Amca’ 1954-1988

their children

1 Esra Veli Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’

2 Emine Veli Demirci ’Gutsoveli’


their children

1  Mukaddes Hasan Demirci  ’Gutsoveli’

2  Şeran Hasan Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

3  Fatoş Hasan Demirci ’Gutsoveli’


their children

1  Emir Osman Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

2  Bekir Osman Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

MERT BEKİR DEMİRCİ  ’Gutsoveli’ married SİNEM  from Mormenekşe

their children

1 Elmas Mert Demirci ’Gutsoveli’


their children

1 Bekir Osman Serdengeçti ‘Aligunni’

2  Ayşe Osman Serdengeçti ‘Aligunni’

3  Mukaddes Osman Serdengeçti ‘Aligunni’

RUZEN BEKİR DEMİRCİ ’Gutsoveli’ married AHMET ARÇOZLU  from Arçoz

their children

1 Demet Ahmet Arçozlu

2 Dilek Ahmet Arçozlu

3 Mukaddes Ahmet Arçozlu


their children

1 Beria Alkan Dündar ’Sultano’

2 Altan Alkan Dündar ’Sultano’


their children  

1 Şerife İbrahim Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Yusuf Erdoğan Selkan ’Tsali’

2 Hüseyin  İbrahim Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Zehra Hasan from tuzla

3 Veli  İbrahim Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Nilçin Şahmaran  from Alayköy

4 Emine İbrahim Demirci ’Gutsoveli’ married Mehmet Erdoğdu from Nicosia


their children

1 Erdoğan Yusuf Selkan ’Tsali’

2 İbrahim Yusuf Selkan ’Tsali’

HÜSEYİN İBRAHİM DEMİRCİ ’Gutsoveli’ married  ZEHRA HASAN from Tuzla

their children

1 Hasan Hüseyin Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

2 Harun Hüseyin Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

VELİ  İBRAHİM DEMİRCİ ’Gutsoveli’ married  NİLÇİN ŞAHMARAN from  Alayköy

their children

1 Sami Veli Demirci ’Gutsoveli’

EMİNE İBRAHİM DEMİRCİ ’Gutsoveli’ married  MEHMET ERDOĞDU from Nicosia

their children

1 Selim Mehmet Erdoğdu 

2 Pervin Mehmet Erdoğdu 

ŞERİFE VELİ ’Gutsoveli’ born 1928-1953married İBRAHİM HASAN 'Gerekko' ’ born 1928-1953  

their children 

1  Hansel İbrahim ’Gereko’ married Süleyman Sultan Dündar ’Sultano/Gato

2  Hasan Ibrahim  ’Gereko’

PEMBE VELİ ’Gutsoveli’ married AHMET BEKİR ’Damdelen/Gutsovelo’

their children

1 Bekir Ahmet ’Damdelen’

2 Veli Ahmet ’Damdelen’

AYTEN VELİ ’Gutsoveli’ married VELİ BEKİR BARBAROS 'Barbaros' 

their children

1  Bekir Veli  Barbaros ’Barbaros'

2  Şenel Veli  Barbaros 'Barbaros

3  Suna Veli Barbaros  'Barbaros'

GÜNAY VELİ ’Gutsoveli’ married MEHMET ARİF Kaplan 

their children

1  Arif Mehmet Kaplan 'Kaplan' married Emine Mehmet ‘Botsi’

2  Resmiye Mehmet  'Kaplan' married İbrahim Nurettin Uludağ ‘Apim’ 

3  Fatoş Mehmet Kaplan 'Kaplan' married Hakan Mehmet Pekri ‘Berber’ born 1963

NAŞİDE VELİ ’Gutsoveli’ married  İBRAHİM MUSTAFA ÖZER 'Dima/Batta'. 

Their children  

1 Pelin  İbrahim  Özer 'Dima/Batta'. 

2 Peri  İbrahim  Özer 'Dima/Batta'. 

3 Gülin  İbrahim  Özer 'Dima/Batta'. 

EMİNE VELİ ’Gutsoveli’ married HÜSEYİN HASAN 'Gunduro/Gutsugudi/Karaböcek 1928-2015

their children

1 Şerife Hüseyin (born 1955) married Mustafa 'Buri' (Ağdaç/ Pekri)

2 Hasan Hüseyin (1956) Karaböcek married Filiz Hüdaverdi

3 Veli Hüseyin Karaböcek married Dilber 'Kasap' from Goşi

4 İsmail Hüseyin Karaböcek 'Ismailoko'. married Kiymet Hüdaverdi

5 Bekir Hüseyin Karaböcek 'Bekiro' married Reyhan Süleyman 'Yallitsi' (Parildak)


OSMAN BEKİR KAVAZ  ’Mani du Pemba’ 10.05.1907- 05.12.1968 married AYŞE OSMAN 'Musko' [80].

their children

1  Ruhsan  Osman  Kavaz ’Pemba’  born 1935   married İsmail Yusuf 'Verde' born 1931'

2 Jale Osman Kavaz ’Pemba’   married İsmail İbrahım 'Gaşaoli'

3  Hayal   Osman  Kavaz  ’Pemba’ born 1946   married  Yunus Mehmet

RUHSAN OSMAN  KAVAZ ’Pemba’ married  İSMAIL YUSUF  VERDİ 'Verde's family [81].

1  Sezin İsmail  Verdi 'Verde' born 1953 married Sezar Turka

2 Ayşhe Yusuf Verdi ’Verde’ born 12.03.1962- 07.01.2011 married Nigel Brown born 09.06.1962

3  Narin İsmail Verdi ’Verde’  born 1961   married Behiç Osman

4  Osman İsmail Verdi  ’Verde’ born 1970 married  ?

5  Serena  İsmail Verdi ’Verde’  born 1971 married Paul Dore


1  Hasan 

2  Ruhsan 'Rocksy'

3  Tirol

AYŞHE YUSUF VERDİ ’Verde’ married  NIGEL BROWN  born 09.06. 1962 [82].

1   Cody  'Cruize'

2   Çiçek Michelle Brown


1  Timur Behiç Osman


1  Kaya


1  Sharna Dore

2  Kenra Dore

3  Alara Dore


their children

1 İmren İsmail Kara-İsmail 1st marriage Kirsty. 2nd marriage Chelsea. Both Australian

2 Ayshe İsmail Kara-İsmail married Chancey Wilkie from Scotland

İSMAİL İBRAHİM 'Topal'  married JALE OSMAN ‘Pemba’

their children

1   İmren İsmail Kara İsmail ‘Barasusullo/Lappo in Australia 

2   Ayşe İsmail Kara İsmail ‘Barasusullo/Lappo  in Australia 

İMREN İSMAİL KARA-İSMAİL ‘Barasusullo/Lappo 1st marriage KIRSTY 2nd marriage CHELSEA both Australian

Their children

1 Jeylan

2 Ariel from Chelsea’s marriage

AYŞE İSMAİL KARA-İSMAİL ‘Barasusullo/Lappo married CHANCEY WILKIE from Scotland

Their children 

1 Tejana Wilkie

2 Cherish Wilkie 

3 Jimmie

4 Johnie


1  Emine Yunus Mehmet

2  Menekşe  Yunus Mehmet married Dean 

3  Bülent Yunus Mehmet married Nicole  from Australia

MENEKŞE YUNUS MEHMET married DEAN  an Australian

their children

1 Shelby

BÜLENT YUNUS MEHMET married NICOLE an Australian

their children

1 Angelica Bülent Yunus


ŞERİFE BEKİR KAVAZ ’Şerif/Pemba/Bekiro’born 1897-1983 married OSMAN BAİRAM 'Burundi' born 1889-1960 (84)

their children

1 Bekir Osman Bairam 'Bihigo' born 1924 married Ayşe Ramadan ’Götsa’ 

2 Pembe Osman Bairam 'Pembu/Burundi' born 1916-1995 married Osman Karaböcek ‘Gutsugudi’

3 Emine Osman Bairam 'Mineku/Burundi' married İzzet Mustafa 'Musgo'


KADRİYE BEKİR ’Kadriyelu/Bekiro’ 1906-2004 married İBRAHİM SÜLEYMAN 'Şago'1902-1988 

their children

1 Süleyman İbrahim Yapıcıoğlu ‘Mbeyi/Şago' 1932-2016 1st marriage Fatma İbrahim ’Şarvuti’. 2nd marriage Tekiye İbrahim ’Şarvuti’

2 Bekir İbrahim Yapıcıoğlu 'Şago' married Betty from the UK

3 Kemal İbrahim Yapıcıoğlu 'Şago' 1st marriage of English descent name not known. 2nd marriage Şerife Mehmet  Yapıcı ’Misigigo’

4 Cemaliye İbrahim Yapıcıoğlu 'Şago'  married Murat Emir-Ali Güleroğlu ‘Oloyelo’ 1918-1998

5 Emel İbrahim Yapıcıoğlu 'Şago' married Kemal Hilmi Deldi


DUDU MEHMET KAVAZ  born 1844 married MEHMET HASAN ’Karaca/Hasanyo’

no children


[48] Ottoman census, 1879, Doc No; 160-a-3 page 319.

[49] Records of Ibrahim Tahsildar  page 38, & Hasan Yücelen. Akıncılar/Lurucina Türklerin Yüzyıllık Varoluş Mücadelesi  sayfa 29.

[50] The T.C Başbakanlık Osmanlı Arşivleri. Book TŞR.KB.d.00040. Pages 45 ve 46. Person No's 51, 52 & 72

[51] Ottoman census 1879, Doc No; 166-a-2 page 331.(For Bekir and his wife Hatice)

1831 census. T.C Başbakanlık Osmanlı Arşivleri, TŞR.KB.d.00040 numaralı defterin 45 ve 46 numaralı sayfalarında bulunan Luricina’da yaşayan Müslüman erkeklerin isimleri. Tarih: 1831. person No; 73. The Ottoman census, 1879, Doc No; 160-a-3 page 319.

[52] Ottoman census, 1879, Doc No; 160-a-3 page 319.

[53] Ottoman census, 1879, Doc No; 160-a-3 page 319.

[54] Dates on Fatma Sguluga from Tina Kemran.(great granddaughter of Fatma).

[55] Ottoman census 1879, Doc No 160-a-3 page 319

[56] Paternal grandparents of the researcher of this family tree İsmail Veli

[57] Interview with Mehmet Veli 'Kirlapo'

[58] Interview with Behice İbrahim & Kemal Yusuf 'Ado'.

[59]  Interview with Mehmet Veli 'Kirlapo'

[60] Dates on this family from Tina Kemran via facebook messages (granddaughter of Keziban & Mehmet).

[61] All the details on this family were completed by Tina Kemran via facebook messages (Daughter of Seyitali. No;7 on the list)

[62] Details of this family completed by Mehmet Kavaz via facebook messages (grandson of Mehmet 'Mono' & Dudu 'Gunetti)

[63] Details of this family completed by Celal Kavaz in a personal correspondence.

[64] Details of the following  families up to Dudu 'Gunetti completed by Mehmet Kavaz via facebook message.

[65] Ottoman census 1879 Doc No;153-a-2 page 305. Ref No; 5336.

[66] records of İbrahim Tahsildar The Mehmet Katri family page

[67] Ottoman census 1879, Doc No; 153-b-2 page 306, Ref No; 5336 (Nikola's year of birth is registered to the right of his father's details on page 305).

[68] Ottoman record documents of 1889-1905

[69] Milli arşiv ve araştırma dairesinde 67 numarada kayıt. 1889,1890,1893,1897,1906 kayıtlar. Page 160, family number 160, records a, Yusuf/Petri Kaklos. It's unclear if this is the same person. It would seem that after the death of Yusuf Arif (born in 1881) the parents decided to give this infant a dual name. This however is speculative.

[70] Part of this family was on the records of İbrahım Tahsildar, but the information is inconclusive. A combination of his and Ottoman census records have given us a clearer picture of this family. As stated most members moved to Limassol and Anglisides

[71] The rest of Arif Mehmet Kavaz's family form part of İbrahım Tahsildar's records page. The Kaplans, unlike the Christian part of their family, remained in Lurucina.

[72] Dates from Ottoman census, 1879, Doc No; 160-a-3 page 319. & 154-a-1 page 307. Additional information from Mehmet Veli 'Kirlapo'.

[73] From personal interviews with Bekir Mehmet Kavaz 'Bekircik' & Leman Yusuf.

[74] Mustafa, İbrahim & Arif have not been found on any other record apart from the Milli arşiv  ve araştırma dairesinde 67 numarada kayıt.  1889,1890,1893,1897,1906 kayıtlar. page 160 family number 74. Though none were shown as deceased in the records, they have no families in existence. My conclusion is that all three died as children.

[75] All the information on this family by personal interview with Bekir Mehmet Kavaz 'Bekircik' & Leman Yusuf.

[76] Personal interview with Bekir Mehmet Kavaz 'Bekircik'

[77] Interview with Alper Mehmet & Wikipedia.

[78] Personal interview with Alper Mehmet.

[79] Records of İbrahim Tahsildar, The Mehmet Kadri family, page 38-69. & personal interviews with Bekir Mehmet Kavaz 'Bekircik', & facebook messages from Hayal Mehmet.

[80] Correspondence with Hayal Mehmet (Hayal Kavaz)

[81] Personal interview with Ayşhe Yusuf Brown & Ruhsan Osman Kavaz (Ruhsan Yusuf). Sadly Ayşhe died 2 months after our meeting in October 2010. 

[82] Personal interview with Ayşhe Yusuf Brown & Ruhsan Osman Kavaz (Ruhsan Yusuf). Sadly Ayşhe died 2 months after our meeting in October 2010.

[83] Correspondence with Hayal Mehmet (Hayal Kavaz) via facebook message.

(84) Information on this family from Osman Bekir Bairam ‘Bihigo’

The photos on this page have been shared by courtesy of the following persons

Tina Kemran.

Mehmet Kavaz.

Hayal Mehmet

Hasan Bekir Demirci

Ayshe Yusuf Brown

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