This information has never been revealed before, it is information from Meryem Xan´s own relatives about her heritage.
Meyrem Xan was adopted during the genocide, Emin Ahmet Aga adopted her
he was from a big and rich family, the family noticed that Meyrem Xan
sang very sadly but still beautiful and also creating her own music,
she was also writing her own lyrics. They heard that her songs
was working on a problem, that she was going through a trauma.
It was common that locals bought a christian orphan children from the Ottoman armies, it can be discussed if it is considered saving the life of a child or not.
Actually "adoption" during the genocide means that someone purchased
a christian child, she was born in the tumults in 1904 and lived
through the genocide as an child and youth.
Meyrem was only singing about the family and her new home, about the mountains,
about their village in Botan (Besîr) - Her singing style was a Besîrî style
When the LP technique was modern in all of middle east she went to Armenia and sang
in Denge Erivan and later on in Radio Baghdad where other famous Kurdish artists
had been like Nesrin Serwan, Ayse San and Gulbehar.
She was 45 when she passed away in 1949 in Baghdad, Iraq.