This project is proud to be a member of the Village History Projects Initiative by Greek Ancestry https://greekancestry.net/village-history-projects-initiative/
This initiative 'Family Trees of Neokastro (Nafpaktia)' was created in May 2021 with the aim of capturing the genealogical history of all the families of the village.
Neokastro or Niokastro is a local community in the municipality of Nafpaktia and is located at an altitude of about 800 metres and 30 kilometers from Nafpaktos Greece.
To date, the oldest translated Ottoman record is from c.1645. The village was known as Niokasro during this time. There were 25 surnames recorded and they are; Avgeros, Dimou, Harkiopoulos, Karakostas, Kiriazis, Komnou, Kosta, Nikolas, Rizos, Stamati, Stathi and Tsangaropoulos. Some surnames are recorded more than once.