Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Family Name: Karakonstantis  
Name: Efstratios 
1901- 1969
Father' Name: Nikolaos (Polyhnitos)
Mother's Name:   Garifalia (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings:  Miltiades, Panagiotis, Christos, Diamandi, Zafiris, Apostolos 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1923
Married: Anna Sarika (Agia Paraskevi)
Children:  Ioannis, Diamonde, Garifalanthi  
City of Residence: Port Macquarie (New South Wales) and Sydney
 Livelihood: Small Business- Ritz Milk Bar (Port Macquarie)


Above: In Asia Minor, during the Greek-Turkish War (1919-1922). Efstratios is first from the left, while Theoklis Zirzivili is on the right.

Above Middlet: His brother, Panagiotis, with his wife, Angeliki. Panagiotis had migrated to the United States of America.

Above Right: His sister, Diamandi, with her husband, Nikolaos.


Above: With his friend, Efstratios Giannakellis (right).  Sydney, mid 1920's.

Above Right: For many years (late 1920's- early 1930-'s), Efstratios worked for the Nicholas Brothers in their Cafe in Merriwa (Hunter Valley).


Above: On his wedding day outside Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Sydney. In the back row are: Rosie, Efstratios and his wife, Anna, and her sister, Electra Sofianos (nee: Sarika). In the front row are: Anna, Kathleen and Effy Sofianos, and Katina Kretzas. 

Above Right: In the Ritz Milk Bar, Port Macquarie with his brother-in-law, Dimitrios Sarikas. Although Dimitrios was working in Barraba at the time, he came to Port Macquarie to help Efstratios during the busy summer season. Circa 1949