Grandparents

My Paternal Grandparents

John Andrew Kostakos (Ιωαννης Ανδρεας Κωστακος), born April 2, 1879 in Agios Ioannis (St. Johns), Lakonia, Greece. Married Hariklia Aridas (Ηαρικλεια Αριθας) on October 18, 1916 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York. Died on December 14, 1970 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York.

Hariklia Aridas (Ηαρικλεια Αριδας), born in April 1894 in Agios Ioannis (St. Johns), Lakonia, Greece. Died April 10, 1974 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York.

John and Hariklia had five children:

Andrew John (my father), born October 12, 1917 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York; married Catherine Pappas on November 14, 1946; died December 1, 1999 in Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland.

Pauline, born December 13, 1918 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York; married Peter Connell on September 26, 1940; died November 4, 2001 in Palm Harbor, Pinellas, Florida.

Aphrodite (Frieda), born May 3, 1922 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York; married Antonios George Stakis on September 12, 1954; died January 18, 1997 in Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland

Georgia Mary, living. Married Angelo Doukas on June 27, 1946.

Alice, living.

The Family Group Sheet can be seen here: John Kostakos Family Group Sheet

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My Maternal Grandparents

Louis Peter Papagiannakos or Pappas, (Ιλιας Παπαγιαννακος) born July 15, 1873 in Agios Ioannis (St. Johns), Lakonia, Greece; married Angelina Eftaxias on April 27, 1914; died on May 12, 1944 in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey.

Angelina Eftaxias (Αγγελικη Εφταχιας), born September 17, 1896 in Mystras, Lakonia, Greece; died October 28, 1972 in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey

Louis and Angelina had 6 children:

Peter, born 1915 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey; died 1916 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey

Stillborn male, died 1916 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey

Catherine (my mother), born March 12, 1917 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey; married Andrew Kostakos on November 14, 1946; died October 5, 2011 in Silver Spring, Montgomery, Maryland

Panagiota (Bertha), born June 29, 1918 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey; married Nicholas John Pouletsos on June 6, 1948; died March 19, 1007 in Port Jefferson Station, Suffolk, New York

Nicholas James, born October 11, 1919 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey; married Concetta Rita Currao on June 19, 1949; died November 5, 1995 in Rough and Ready, Nevada, California.\

William Louis, born November 17, 1921 in Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey; married Pauline Arabadzis on April 28, 1957; died July 12, 1998 in Westwood, Bergen, New Jersey

The Family Group Sheet can be seen here:  Papagiannakos Family Group Sheet

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I will continue to add stories, documents and photos of my grandparents and their children under this  “Grandparents” tab.

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