Migrants- Dafia


Family Name: Parmakelli
Name: Maritsa
Year Of Birth:  1939
Father' Name: Mihail (Klissekio, Asia Minor)
Mother's Name:   Stavroula Kaitatzi (Tsandarli, Asia Minor)
Siblings:  Efstratios, Omiros, Konstantinos
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1961
Sponsor:    Panagiotis Contellis (my fiance at the time)
Married: Panagiotis Contellis (Filia/Dafia)
Children:  Stylianos, Stavroula
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Kitchenhand


Above: My parents, Stavroula and Mihalis, with Efstratios, Omiros and myself. My mother is pregnant to Konstantinos.

Above Middle: As a baby, outside our home.

Above right: With my cousins, Giorgos, Ralou (both standing) and Despina (sitting left). We are at school for Independence Day celebrations.


Above: With friends. From left, we are: myself, Ralou, Alexandra and Despina. We are at the Agia Triada panygiri. 

Above Middle: Getting our dowry ready with my friend, Despina.

Above Right: One of the last photographs I took in Greece. I am engaged to Panagiotis Contellis.