Migrants- Agia Paraskevi

 

Family Name: Sarikas
Name: Dimitrios 
Year of Birth:  1928
Father' Name: Ioannis (Agia Paraskevi)
Mother's Name:   Efterpi Papadopoulou (Agia Paraskevi)
Siblings:  Electra (Sofianou), Anna (Karakonstanti), Georgios, Panagiotis, Maria (Raptelli)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1947
Sponsor: Electra Sofianou (his sister)
Married:  Mary Koulmanda (Australian-born of Agia Paraskevitan/Kytherean parentage)
Children: Ioannis 
City of Residence: Barraba (New South Wales), and Sydney, Australia
 Livelihood: Small Business- Cafes, Milk Bar

 

Above: With my parents, Efterpi and Ioannis, and my siblings, Anna, Georgios, Panagiotis and Maria. My sister, Electra, had already migrated to Australia.

Above Right: With all my siblings.

 

Above: My father, Ioannis (left) and my grandfather, Dimitrios (seated). 

Above Middle: With my older sister, Electra. 

 

Above: Barraba 1949. With staff of the Monterey Cafe. Standing are: Dimitrios Dellis, Valery, sam, Shirley and Christos Sofianos. I am squatting at the front.

Above Right: With my fiance, Mary Koulmanda, and her parents, Pericles and Ekaterina.  

 

Above: With my wife, Mary, at the counter of the Peter Pan Cafe in Oxford St, Sydney. We owned the business for two years (1957-58).

Above Right: With my sisters, Electra and Anna.