By Ismail Veli……… I have often written about the history of Lurucina. My website of ”Families of Lurucina” is extensive and covers every aspect of our roots and history uncovered thus far.
By Ismail Veli….. The origins of the Mehmet Katri family in Lurucina goes back at least 11 generations. Hasan Yucelen in his excellent research wrote (Akincilar/Lurucina Turklerin Yuzyillik Varolus Mucadelesi page 29) that Mehmet Katri was said to have come from Manisa Turkey, settled in Dali and then […]
Lurucina and the exodus from the village. By Ismail Veli The people of Lurucina are spread far and wide around the world. From being the largest Turkish village in Cyprus it has been reduced to a tiny village of only 400 people. The exodus began in the 1950s […]