Migrants- Mesotopos

 

Family Name: Vlahos
Name: Andonios 
Year Of Birth:  1948
Father' Name: Fotios (Atsalata, Asia Minor)
Mother's Name:   Stella Gogi (Mesotopos)
Siblings:  Nikolaos, Erifili (Sarantidi), Eftihia (Samara),Iphigenia (Mazaraki)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1969
Sponsor:    Konstantinos Aboulos (Plomari)
Married: Koula Triantafillou (Crete- with family roots from Asia Minor)
Children:  Stella, Fotios
City of Residence: Sydney
 Livelihood: Taxi Driver

 

Above: A portrait of my mother, Stella. Circa 1934.

Above: This photo was taken in Chios. Although I was born in Mesotopos, our family moved to Chios, as my father was transferred to another parish.

 

Above: My father, Father Fotios, and brother, Niko (left) while he was doing his national service.

Above Right: This photo is taken in British Columbia when I was working on the Canadian Railways (1963). I am second from the right.