Sosse Mayrig

Sosse Mayrig (Sosse Vartanian) was the wife of fedayee leader Aghpouyr  Serop. Born in 1865, she was named Sosse Mayrig by Serop’s fighters because of her bravery and motherly care towards the young Armenians. She participated in many battles. In 1899, in one of the battles against a Turkish battalion, her son, husband and brothers-in-law were killed. She was wounded and took part in another battle (the Sassoon Resistance) in 1904. She lost her second son during the Genocide in Erzerum.  After living in Constantinople for a while, she moved to Egypt where she died in 1952. Her remains are now in the Yeraplur military cemetery in Yerevan.

Sosse Mayrig (Sosse Vartanian) was the wife of fedayee leader Aghpouyr  Serop. Born in 1865, she was named Sosse Mayrig by Serop’s fighters because of her bravery and motherly care towards the young Armenians. She participated in many battles. In 1899, in one of the battles against a Turkish battalion, her son, husband and brothers-in-law were killed. She was wounded and took part in another battle (the Sassoon Resistance) in 1904. She lost her second son during the Genocide in Erzerum.  After living in Constantinople for a while, she moved to Egypt where she died in 1952. Her remains are now in the Yeraplur military cemetery in Yerevan.

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