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Your Name*: Dianne
Your Email Address*: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location*: Tampere
Birth Date : November 9, 1892
Comment about Family*: Lauri Helenius was my mothers father (my
grandfather), but he had nothing to do with his twin girls after
they were born. I am interested in knowing more about his
family and where he lived and if he had any other children.
I know his fathers name was Paavali Elis Helenius,born 1870,in
Your Name*: Carol
Your Email Address*: Ds1940@aol.com
Finland Location*: Paavola
Birth Date : 1869 my grandfather Juho
Comment about Family*: Looking for living relatives in Finland
Your Name*: Jacqueline
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: Alajarvi, Finland
Birth Date : March 27 1912
Comment about Family*: Elsa Emilia Father Kalle Hameenniemi Mother
Milia Hameenniemi emmigrated to Canada at the age of 17 in in 1929
thats about all I know right now any suggestions would be greatly
Your Name*: mark
Your Email Address*: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location*: kiiminki
Birth Date : 1830-1850
Death Date: not known
Comment about Family*: i am searching for communion records for
Jacob Huru and sophia (?) my great grandfather was John huru
married to Rosa Mattinlaurie formally from Tornio both believed
to live in kiiminki. there is a good established record of Huru
from Kiiminki, but it stops at Jacob around 1840's, it is not
known if this jacob would be my great, great grandfather...
if my jacob's (married to sophia) father was eric or simeon
he would be part of the established tree...
any help with my tree would be welcomed thanks
Your Name*: Tony
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: n/k
Birth Date : 1870
Death Date: n/k
Comment about Family*: I am researching the surname HOPLA.
And I found a Matt HOPLA, born in Finland in 1870, who shows up in the
1911 Census for British Columbia, aged 41.
Your Name*: Sharon
Your Email Address*: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location*: Finland
Birth Date : approx, 1876-79
Comment about Family*: I am looking for information regarding my great
grandfather. His name was Charles W Hendrickson. He came to New York
in late 1800s or very early 1900. Unfortunately, I don't have much more
Your Name*: Pamela
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: Vempeli
Birth Date :
Comment about Family*: Looking for G-grandparents.
Name: MARY HILL
BORN MAY 1894-5
SHE LEFT FINLAND IN
1910-11. SHE LEFT HER MOTHER AND 13 YEAR OLD BROTHER BEHIND. HER
FATHER DIED WHEN SHE WAS 13. SHE HAS ATLEAST ONE OTHER BROTHER
WHO EMMIGRATED TO CANADA BEFORE HER. SHE TRAVELED ACROSS CANADA
VIA THE RAILROAD. LIVED IN VANCOUVER FOR A SHORT PERIOD. SHE MET
AND MARRIED MY GRANFATHER, CHARLES BARSON, IN PORTLAND, OREGON
IN 1916. I HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO LOCATE ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ABOUT HER. I WOULD LOVE TO FIND HER FAMILY IN FINLAND. ALTHOUGH
THEY COULD BE IN RUSSIA AS VYBORG IS NOW IN RUSSIA.
Your Name: Jacqueline
Your Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location: Alajarvi
Birth Date :
Comment about Family: Looking for any information on my grandmother,
she immigrated to Canada in 1929.
Your Name: EivorHannus
Your Email Address: email@example.com
Finland Location: Narpes Finland
Birth Date :
Comment about Family: My mother Astrid Hannus is from Wester Yttermark
and my father Einar Hannus is from East Yttermark.
They have lived in Mass., and Queens, N.Y.
Your Name: Donna
Your Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location: Oulu, Oulu Province
Birth Date : September 24, 1891
Comment about Family: My grandfather, Manne Jussila, was born in Oulu,
Oulu Province on September 24, 1891. His father was Helge Jussia,
his mother was Wilhelmina Pennanen, daughter of Herman Pennanen.
Their last permanent residence was in Haapajarvi. Helge immigated
to the U.S. in the early 1890's. Wilhelmina (a.k.a. Miina)and Manne immigrated
in January 1901. I found Miina and Manne's ship passenger info, but I can't find
Helge's. I'm beginning to wonder if he snuck into the U.S. I know nothing
about the family in Finland, other than they were quite poor.
Anything you can do to help will be greatly appreciated.
Your Name: jaana
Your Email Address: email@example.com
Finland Location: heinavesi
Birth Date :
Comment about Family: looking for family
He had 7 siblings.
That is all that I know. He died in 1958 in Marquette, MI USA. His
wife is also from Finland her name was Ida Johanna Kokkonen. She
was born in 1889 in Iismali, Finland She had 12 siblings.
Hanninen, Vilho J.
arrival to USA: 1913 at age
17, occupation in USA: Suomi synod Lutheran Minister, Suomi College
(now Finlandia University) Parents: Onni and Hilma Hanninen who do show
up on Ellis Island.org web-site
Paternal grandmother: Martha Hanninen Markko (after second marriage)
birthplace: Fairport Harbor, Ohio nationality: Finnish
Her parents were from the Vaasa region, I think with last names of
Suzanne Hanninen Parker
Jacob Hautamaki was
the father . His wife's name was Serverina, last name unknown.
children: Martin, Andrew, Jack,Aliina, Svanti, Fiina.All but two
of them came to Minnesota around the 1900 era.
Not much is known
to the family here . Would like to hear from those who are
Mary Maki mmaki(at)cpinternet.com
Hinkula, Olog Olofsson
Liminka Oulu Finland
b. 1752 d. 1818
Olof appears to
have married Sophia Philips, 1774, also from Liminka. They had 2
children: Andreas Olofsson, Brita and Isak. Olof's great-grand-son:
GUSTAF JOHN HINGULA b.1849 married: Anna Sofia Passo from Uleaborg
(1862-1933) -- emigrated to New York, USA -- died: 1926 in Brooklyn, NY.
One of Gustaf John's 9 children was my maternal grand-father: EMIL
b. 3 Sept 1878
to an unmarried mother,
Hedvig/Henrika Huhtala, b. 21 January 1836 in Mettala. She had two
siblings (also born out of wedlock): Gustaf Huhtala, b. 14 Dec 1858 and
Susanna Huhtala, b. 6 March 1867. Her maternal grandparents were Henrik
and Susanna Huhtala. Their other children included: Jacob, b. 20 April
1833 and Johan Gustaf, b. 13 June 1830. Mathilda moved to Isokyro as a
young woman and worked as a maid on a farm. She immigrated to the US
alone in April 1902 through Ellis Island. Her stated destination was
Carbonado, Washington. Mathilda married Matti Wiita Reini (b. 3 April
1879 in Ylistaro) who was also from Isokyro though it is unknown if they
knew each other there. They married in 1905 in Washington State, US and
settled in Hamilton, Seattle and, finally, Issaquah. They had 6 children
- Einer, Helia, Louie, Miriam, Aune and George. She died on 9 November,
1950 in Seattle, WA. Married Matti Wiita
Cynthia Moore cecemoore(at)hotmail.com
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