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Just wondering if someone would know about a city in Persia (now Iran) called Taviriz?
My grandfather has that city listed as the city he was born in. Also, his mother was killed in the 1925 earthquake in that area.
I can't find this city listed on the map. I know there is a city called Tabriz in Iran.
But Taviriz is definitly listed as his birth city. I'm trying to find out more about that area to search for my ancestors.
His name was Petros Jacob (Peter Jacob).
If anyone could shed some light on this area of interest to me, I would appreciate it very much. Thanks.

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