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Your Name*: Pat
Your Email Address*: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location*: Salla, Lappi,
Birth Date : 1720
Death Date: 1807
Comment about Family*: Looking for relatives. My grandmother is a
Jumisko and she married a Hokana. I would like to find family
members in Finland. I don't know who and when relatives came to
the states but my grandmother was born in the states. If
anyone has any info , please let me know.
Your Name*: Elizabeth Moffenbeier
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: Kuusamo
Birth Date : 1856
Comment about Family*: I am trying to find my ancestors in Finland.
My great grandparents emigated to Astoria, Oregon. My grandfather's
father: Olaf Kynsi Jarvi born 1856. Grandfather's mother:Anna
Marian Karsti Jurmuc born 1863 or 1868. Grandmother's mother: Liisi
Raistakka born in Pannajurvi date unknown. Grandmother's father:
August Hendrikson 1859. All were born in or around Kuusamo.
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
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: Nancy Johnson Koper
Your Email Address: email@example.com
Finland Location: Hankasalmi
Birth Date :
Comment about Family: Looking for relatives of Herman Jaaskelainen
b. 9 April 1881 and Anna Eliina Minkkinen Jaaskelainen, his wife,
b. 12 April 1890 in Hankasalmi. Her father\'s name was Ville Minkkinen.
Anna emigrated to the USA (NY on the Luisitania in March 1912) with her
infant son, Eino, who was then about 10 months old.
Herman had emigrated earlier and was living in Gardner,
MA when he sent for Anna and Eino.
I am Herman and Anna's granddaughter.
Laiha Vaasa Finland
Father Herman Mother: Marie or Maria, had 3 sisters, one did not
marry, named Lempi. Came to the USA in 1908 through Canada
to Michigan 
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