1915: Armenians converted to islam are counted and listed in Merzifon
1915: Armenians converted to islam are counted and listed in Merzifon –
(In the picture: Armenian students of Anatolia College in Merzifon)
Today 1st of September 1915, A complete list of Armenians in Merzifon converted to Islam by force or as a unique way of salvation, were registered in a list sent to the Capital. The list contained their names, old and new, their exact number 307 and the villages where they have been setteled. The list was redacted upon informations conveyed to the officers.
Merzifon (Marzban) is a town and district in Amasya Province in the central Black Sea region.