Migrants- Agia Paraskevi


Surname: Stavrakelli (Komninaka)  
Name: Eleni  
Year of Birth:  1944
Father's Name: Paraskevas (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Katina Karapatsa (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings: Despina, Mihail, Apostolos 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1963
Sponsor: Chrystofas Karapatsas (my maternal uncle)
Married: Haralambos Zondanos (Agia Paraskevi)
Children:  Garifalanthi (Gail), Dimitrios
City of Residence: Sydney
Livelihood: Factory Hand


Above: The Stavrakelli (Komninaka). With my parents, Paraskevas and Katina, and siblings, Despina, Apostolos and Mihalis.

Above Right: My father, Paraskevas, on his mule.  


Above: My brother, Apostolos, reciting a poem for Independence Day Celebrations.

Above Right: At the panygiri of Agios Dimitrios. From left, we are: myself, Irini Samara, Maria Lastin and my sister, Despina. Circa 1961. 


Above: Outside my uncle Chrystofas' house in Leichhardt, Sydney. From left, we are: Chrystofas (back), myself (front), my cousin, Sophie; my auntie, Marigo- and her sister, Aspasia (Ambelikioti). The lady on the end is unknown. Circa 1963.

Above Right: With Stella Andreou (right) in Leichhardt. Circa 1963