Migrants- Agiassos

 

Family Name: Varvaki 
Name: Efstratia
Year of Birth:  1951
Father' Name: Andreas (Agiassos)
Mother's Name:   Vasiliki Tzanne (Agiassos)
Siblings:  Maria (Karakasi), Irini (Kaliambini) 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1965
Sponsor: Stella Margariti (my sister-in-law) 
Married:  Georgios Panagis (Agiassos)
Children: Christos, Vasiliki, Maria 
City of Residence: Sydney

 

Above: With my mother, Vasiliki, and my sisters, Irini and Maria.

Above Right: As a teenager.

  

Above: With my sisters, Irini and maria; I am in the middle.

Above Right: My sisters, Maria and Irene, with our maternal aunt, Mersina Tzanne.

 

 

Above: Handing out bombonerie at an engagement party in our village. I am on the right, while Sotiria Panagi is second from the left.

Above Right: members of my mother's family at the farewell of Prokopios Tzannes, who is migrating. Sitting in the middle is my grandfather, Vasilios Tzannes. Standing on the left are Mersina Tzanne and Xenotis Kayambinis, followed by Prokopios himself.

 

Above: My family at my daughter, Vasiliki's engagement. L-R: my husband, Georgios; myself; our future-in-law, Panagiotis; and our children, Vasiliki, Christos and Maria.