Migrants- Agia Paraskevi

 

 

Family Name: Prodromos 
Name: Andonios 
Year of Birth:   1921-2013
Father's Name: Efstratios (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Theophili Koutrelli (Agia Paraskevi)  
Siblings:  Olympia (Mistignioti), Chrystoforos, Haralambos, Meropi (Mihailidou), Anna (Konstantelli), Panagiotis
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1939
Sponsor:    Ignatios Varouxis (Agia Paraskevi) 
Married:  Vasiliki Kapourani  (Australian-born of Mytilenian parentage)
Children:  Mihail, Anna, Efterpi (Effie), Ekaterina (Kathleen)
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, Dry cleaners 

 

 

Above: With my parents, Efstratios and Theophili, and my brother, Panagiotis (right).

Above Right: Sydney, 1939. With "horiano", Stratis Giannakellis.

  

Above: During The Second World War, I served in the Australian Labour Corps. In this photograph, I am with compatriot, Dimitrios Kouvellis.

Above Right: With my wife, Vasiliki (Betty)Kouparanis. She is Australian-born, and her parents were from Mytilene.

 

 

 

Above Right: In 1968, I visited Agia Paraskevi with my family. The visit was extra special because my sister, Olympia, had also come from the United States for a visit. This photograph has all the siblings in it. In the top row are: myself, Chrstoforos, Panagiotis and Haralambos. Sitting are: Meropi, Olympia and Anna.

 
Above: My father, Efstratios (middle), visiting Constantinople and the Patriachate. Behind him is my brother, Panagiotis, and his wife, Maria. My sister, Olympia, is first from the right, and next to her is Maria- Panagiotis' daughter.

 

Above: Young, 1949. At the time, I was working for my brother-in-law, Ioannis Kouparanis. I am on the right with my wife, Vasiliki (Betty). On the left is Angela Moutafis.