Migrants- Agiassos

 

Family Name: Xinelli 
Name: Maria 
Year of Birth:  1948
Father's Name: Panagiotis (Agiassos)
Mother's Name:   Calypso Paleologou (Asia Minor)
Siblings:  Erifil (Hassapi) 
Year of Arrival in Australia: 1967
Sponsor: Panagiotis Hatzikomninos (my fiance at the time)
Married: Panagiotis Hatzikomninos (Agiassos)
Children: Theano, Sultana (Suzie)
City of Residence: Sydney, Australia
Livelihood: Dressmaker

  

Above: My maternal grandfather, Panagiotis (seated). with his children, Georgios, Efstratia and my mother, Calypso- who is holding me as a young child. 

Above Right: My parents, Panagiotis and Calypso, with my sister, Erifili. 

 

Above: Dressed in traditional dresss. 

Above Right: With friends. L-R: Prokopia, myself, and Panagiota Samara. 

 

Above: A portrait of my sister, Erifili. 

Above Right: Handing out bomboniere at Despina Kapsalou's engagement. In the top row are: Argiro Kapsalou, Panagiota Samara and me. In the front row are: Kiki, Maria and Stavroula. 

 

Above: Migrating to Australia on the Patris, with Melpo Hatzikomninou (nee: Tzitzina). 

Above Right: With my husband, Panagiotis Hatzikomninos.