Pictured here is Papou Emmauel, Yaya Lillian and Uncle Christ (first born of the Cotsones children followed by Georgia, Chrisanthe, Dorothy and John) in 1913. These are the Greek great-grandparents of Miss Alex White & Francis Scott White.

Chris Cotsones, the oldest brother of our grandmother, Georgia Alexander. He is wearing a traditional Greek costume, called a foustanella.

Parents of Emmanuel Cotsones, which are in turn the great-great-grandparents of Miss Alex White & Francis Scott Key White. The boy is the youngest brother of our great-grandfather, who is the grandfather of Gus and Pete Cotsones, currently of Kankakee.

Great-grandmother Lillian in a book about Greeks in Chicago.
Our great-grandmother, Lillian Vournazou Cotsones, in the Red Cross during World War II.

Great-Grandmother, Lillian Vournazou Cotsones, Great-Grandfather Emanuel Cotsones with the first Parish Council at St. Constantine and Helen. Find your Yiayia too! Photo of our family at Maria K for Easter in the late 1970s that was on display at Hellenic Museum exhibit called “Family.”

Our great grandfather, Emmanuel Cotsones at St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church original location in Chicago.
Our grandmother, George Cotsones Alexander, bottom row, far right.

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