Kostakos Andrew John

Male 1917 - 1999  (82 years)


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  • Name Kostakos Andrew John 
    Born 12 Oct 1917  Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral, 64 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1920 US Census, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
      enumerated January 5, 1920
      Enumeration District 197, 4th Assembly District, Sheet 5A
      292 Broadway
      Line 19-23
      Kostakos, John, Head, rents, male, white, age 38, married, immigrated 1900, alien, did not attend school, can read and write, born in Greece, mother tongue Greek, parents born in Greece, occupation: proprietor, restaurant.
      Kostakos, Mary [should be Hariklia], wife, female, age 23, married, immigrated 1915, alien, did not attend school, can read and write, born in Greece, mother tongue Greek, parents born in Greece, occupation: none
      Kostakos, Tom [should be Andrew], son, male, white, age 2 0/12
      Kostakos, Pauline, daughter, female, white, age 9/12
      Kostakos, Gus, nephew, male, white, age 24, single, immigrated 1911, Naturalized in 1919, did not attend school, can read and write, born in Greece, mother tongue Greek, parents born in Greece, occupation: waiter, restaurant.

      "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11599-49392-27?cc=1488411 : accessed 30 Sep 2014), New York > Kings > Brooklyn Assembly District 4 > 0197 > image 9 of 67; citing NARA microfilm publication T625.
    Residence 1935  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • 1940 Federal Census, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
      S.D. No. 7, E.D. No. 24-551
      Sheet No. 12Bs
      292 Broadway, Lines 65-71
      Family lived in same house in 1935
      Kostakos, John, Head, male, white, age 60, married, born in Greece, Naturalized, Restaurant
      Kostakos, Harriet, wife, female, white, age 45, born Greece, Alien
      Kostakos, Andrew, son, male, white, age 22, single, finished 8th grade, born New York, waiter, restaurant
      Kostakos, Pauline, daughter, female, white, age 21, single, finished 4 yrs high school, born New York
      Kostakos, Frieda, daughter, female, white, age 18, single, finished 6H, born New York
      Kostakos, Georgia, daughter, female, white, age 16, single finished 5H
      Kostakos, Alice, daughtr, female, white, age 10, single finished 5, born New York
      Kostakos, William, uncle, male, age 68, born Greece, alien, waiter, restaurant

      source: ancestry.com; see webtag
      Source CitationYear: 1940; Census Place: New York, Kings, New York; Roll: T627_2560; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 24-551DescriptionEnumeration District: 24-551; Description: NEW YORK CITY, BROOKLYN BOROUGH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 4 (TRACT 525 - PART)Source InformationAncestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
      Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.Source DescriptionThe 1940 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1940, with details about a household’s occupants that include birthplaces, occupations, education, citizenship, and income.
    FS ID KZLP-X2K 
    Residence 1940  New York City, Brooklyn, Assembly District 4, Kings, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 3 May 1944  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    U.S. Navy 
    • Military Service: U.S. Navy
      Data transcribed from NAVPERS-553, Notice of Separation
      Serial or file number: 908 68 50
      Date and place of birth: 10/12/17 [Oct 12 1917]; Brooklyn, NY
      Date of entry into active service: 5/3/44 [May 3 1944]
      Highest rank or rating held: Seaman First Class (SC)
      Service (vessels and stations served on)
      NRS NY NY
      NTC SAMPSON NY
      USNH SAMPSON NY
      NT SCH C&B NOROTON HTS CONN
      NTS NOB NOR VA. PRE COMM:
      ADV BASE SUP TRG COM WIM VA.
      ABATU LIDO BEACH LI NY
      USNABPD SAN BRUNO CAL
      USNB NAVY 3002
      RS NAVY 3002 SUBIC P.I.
      RS & AGC BROOKLYN NY
      PSC LIDO BEACH LI NY
      Remarks
      American Theatre Medal
      Asiatic pacific Medal
      Victory Medal
    Residence 1984  Kensington, Montgomery, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    3709 Astoria Road 
    • United States Public Records
      Name:Andrew J Kostakos
      Residence Date:01 Jul 1984-01 Jan 2004
      Residence Place:Kensington, Maryland, United States
      Birth Date:12 Oct 1917
      Phone Number: (301) 942-8509
      Phone Number Recorded Date: 01 Jan 2004
      Address: 3709 Astoria Rd
      Address Continued: Kensington, Maryland 20895
      Address Date: 01 Jul 1984-01 Jan 2004
      Possible Relatives: Catherine Kostakos
      Record Number: 144314220
      Source: FamilySearch.org, accessed January 26, 2015
    _FSFTID KZLP-X2K 
    _UID 23BBCB3758A44E89B4590258738DCF624B59 
    _WEBTAG
    • Dad's tombstone
    Died 1 Dec 1999  Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Buried in Colesville Cemetery, 61 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904.
    Buried 3 Dec 1999  Silver Spring, Montgomery, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Address:
    Colesville Cemetery 
    Notes 


    • Graduated 1936, Eastern District High School, Brooklyn, New York. Written in yearbook:
      President of Chess Club and member
      Photography Club
      Current Events Club
      Intergrade Baseball Team
      Health Education Duty
      Intergrade Relay Team
      "Tall and slim is he of stature, Loved by all for his good nature."

      * * *

      Carol Kostakos Petranek has written a personal history of her father and mother, prepared for their 50th wedding anniversary in 1996.

      Obituary:
      Washington Post, The (DC) - December 23, 1999
      Andrew John Kostakos, waiter.
      Andrew John Kostakos, 82, a waiter at the old Three Kings Restaurant in Bethesda from 1969 to 1984, died of cancer Dec. 1 at Montgomery Hospice Casey House in Rockville. Mr. Kostakos, who lived in Kensington since 1961, was the manager of the Italian Inn in Landover until 1967 and then owned the Charcoaler Restaurant in Bethesda for two years. A native of Brooklyn, he worked at his family's rstaurant there until World War II when he served in the Navy. After the war, he moved to New Jersey and was a waiter, mailman and assembly line worker. He was a member of Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Washington. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Catherine Kostakos of Kensington; a son, John Andrew Kostakos of Davidsonville; a daughter, Carol Kostakos Petranek of Silver Spring; three sisters; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

      "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942", index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F3ZK-HZG : accessed 30 Sep 2014), John Andrew Kostakos, 1942.
    Person ID I6  Kostakos
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 

    Father Kostakos John Andrew,   b. 2 Apr 1879, Agios Ioannis - St. Johns, Sparta, Laconia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1970, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Aridas Harikleia,   b. Apr 1894, Agios Ioannis - St. Johns, Sparta, Laconia, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1974, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1916  Manhattan, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • New York, New York Marriage Index, 1866-1937
      NAME: John Kostarkos
      GENDER: Male
      MARRIAGE DATE: 12 Oct 1916
      MARRIAGE PLACE: Manhattan, New York, USA
      CERTIFICATE NUMBER: 23955
      Source: Ancestry.com; accessed January 20, 2015
    Married 18 Oct 1916  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral, 64 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn 
    • Date given in Petition for Naturalization; is superceded by official marriage record.
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet

    Family Pappas Catherine,   b. 10 Mar 1917, Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 2011, Silver Spring, Montgomery, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1946  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Sts. Constantine & Helen Cathedral, 64 Schermerhorn Street 
    • Wedding reception held at Michele's Restaurant on Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. (per Georgia Doukas)
    Children 
    +1. Living,   b. Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Living,   b. Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Vital Records - Birth certificate or official birth record.

    2. [S321] Andrew Kostakas in household of John Kostakas, "United States Census, 1940".

    3. [S15] Census, 1920 US Federal.

    4. [S76] Census, 1940 US Federal.

    5. [S127] Military - National Archives, National Personnel Records Center.

    6. [S7] Vital Records - Death certificate or recorded in book of deaths.

    7. [S320] Andrew Kostakos, "BillionGraves Index".

    8. [S3] Individual - Witnessed or attended event or event occurred directly to the individual..

    9. [S67] Tombstone, http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/AndrewKostakos/1231209.

    10. [S297] John Kostarkos in the New York, New York, Marriage Index 1866-1937.

    11. [S79] Naturalization - Petition for Naturalization.


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