Migrants- Dafia


Surname: Americanou
Name: Vasiliki
Year of Birth:  1959
Father's Name: Anastasios 
Mother's Name:   Athanasia Karabournaris  
Siblings: Alexandros, Efstratios
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1964
Sponsor: Ioannis Karabournaris (my maternal uncle)
Married: Ignatios Vamvouklis (Dafia)
Children:  Penelope, Mersina, Panagiotis
City of Residence: Sydney (initially Launceston, Tasmania)
Livelihood: Small Business- hospitality


Above: My family. L-R: my brother, Efstratios; my mother, Athanasia- who is holding me; my father, Anastasios; and my brother, Alexandros.
Above Right: My parents, Anastasios and Athanasia.
Above: At the Tammer River, Launceston, Tasmania. My mother, Athanasia- with her mother, Myrsini and her sister, Katina.
Above Right: Four generations of our family. The photograph was taken in my maternal grandmother's house in Dafia. From left, we are:my daughter, Maria; my mother, Athanasia; my grandmother, Myrsini; and myself.