Migrants- Agia Paraskevi

 

Family Name: Karanikoli 
Name: Sotiria  
Year of Birth:   1926
Father's Name: Efstratios (Stypsi) 
Mother's Name:   Marianthi Lafazani (Agia Paraskevi)  
Siblings:  Katina (Anastasiou), Haralambos, Elias 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1957
Sponsor:    Athanasios Feros 
Married:  Athansios Feros (Kythera)
Children:  Maria 
City of Residence: Grenfell and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Mixed Business (Grenfell) 

 

Above: My parents, Efstratios and Marianthi.
 
Above Right: Independence Day Celebrations. From left, we are: Anna Koulika, Sotiria Karanikola, Katina Kounakoiu and Eleni Moutafi.  Circa 1935.

 

Above: My relatives and friends at the neighbourhood, Koumaso. Standing are: my mother's sister-in-law, Marigo; Takis and Stavroula Psouhoulos; my sister, Katina; Vasiliki and Stavros Lafazanis. Sitting is my maternal grandmother, Maria Lafazani.

Above Right: With my husband, Arthur, and our daughter, Maria.

 

Above: With my daughter, Maria, in the main street of Grenfell.
 
Above Right: Friends in Grenfell. Standing are: Stavroula Kokourovlis (nee: Hatzistefani), myself, Stavroula Soter (nee: Koundouri) and my brother, Haralambos Karanikolis. In front of us are all our children.
 
 

Above: With friends. From left, we are: myself- with my daughter, Maria; Vasiliki Lafazani, Stavroula Soter (nee: Koundouri), unknown and Stavroula Mavrofora.