Migrants- Eressos


Family Name: Spanelli
Name: Androniki 
Year of Birth:  1934
Adopted Father's Name: Georgios 
Adopted Mother's Name:   Androniki Loukidou 
Biological Father's Name: Alexandros Alexandris 
Biological Mother's Name: Penelope Dovas
Siblings:  Georgios (Alexandris), Andonios (Alexandris), Evangelos (Alexandris), Dimitrios (Alexandris)
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1965
Sponsor: Andonios Kapetanellis (my brother-in-law)
Married: Dimitrios Kapetanellis (Antissa)
Children: Mihail, Georgia, Ekaterina 
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood: Machinist (clothing)


Above: My biological mother, Penelope.
Above Right: My adpoted parents, Androniki and Giorgos. 


Above: Opening the hahles, trahana at the kambo. From left, we are: myself; my mother's niece, Despina Pasadellis; my mother-in-law, Ekaterini Kapetanellis; Despina's mother, Mosha; my mother's niece, Kleoniki Kyriakidou and her adopted daughter, Pipina.

Above Right: Eressos, 1953. This photograph was taken when Kostas Loukides (first from the right)was visiting from the United States. I am sitting first from the left; my mother is first.


Above: Eressos, 1955. With Nikos and Despina Pasadellis, Panagiota Zevlikari, my husband, Dimitrios and myself.
Above Right: Outside Agios Nikolaos, Sydney, with my wife, Niki, and our children, Mihalis and Georgina.