Migrants- Agia Paraskevi

 Life Story: Dimitrios Sofianos

Surname: Sofianos (Sofis)
Name: Dimitrios (Jim)
Life:  1901- 1950
Father's Name: Stavros (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Anna Hatzitsakiri (Agia Paraskevi) 
Siblings:  Georgios, Miltiades, Haralambos, Efstratios, Maria (Kalogera), Aspasia (Kalintzi)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1924
Married: Electra Sarika (Agia Paraskevi) 
Children:  Anna, Efterpi (Effie), Ekaterina (Kathleen)
City of Residence: Barraba (New South Wales), Australia
Livelihood: Small Business: Monterey Cafe (Barraba)


Above: Sydney, early 1930's. With horiani, "Koutsoubis" and Louis Samaras. Dimitris is on the right.

Above Right: Wood-chopping for one of the Greek-owned cafes. Dimitrios is on the left. Circa late 1920's.


Above: With his sister, Aspasia (left) and wife, Electra. The photograph was taken while Dimitrios visited Greece in 1938-39.

Above Right: Returning to Australia- with bhis wife, Electra. They are the couple on the right. Third from the left is horiano, Andonios Prodromos.


Above: At one of the Church of England Balls in Barraba- with his wife, Electra and Effie Gavriil (right).

Above Right: At the local races with Roy Hagen and Bing Chapman. Dimitris is on the left.

Above: The Sofianos family. With his wife, Electra, and their three daughters, Effie, Anna and Kathleen.