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Your Name*: Eric
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: Rauma
Birth Date : 17/07/1952
Comment about Family*: My family left Finland for Australia in 1958.
My father was Jalmar Johannes Lehtonen, My mother was Selma
Maria Lehtonen (nee Rannikko). Three sons Kari Olavi, Eric (Erkki)
Johannes and Jarkko Jalmar. We lived in the Rauma area on our
farm called Rantamaa out beyond Sorkka.
My father was born in Eurajoki and my mother in Rauma.
All three boys were born in Rauma.
Your Name*: Aronald
Your Email Address*: Kathleenlast@centrylink.com
Finland Location*: Aland Finland
Birth Date : 14 January 1880
Death Date: 1960 Michigan USA
Comment about Family*: August Johan Lindholm was my grandfather.
I need to know who his father and mother were.
and any history on family.
Your Name*: Emily
Your Email Address*: firstname.lastname@example.org
Surname*: Lofbakka OR Lofback
Finland Location*: Kaustinen, Central Ostrobothnia
Comment about Family*: I am seeking more information on the family
of my great-grandfather, whose American name was Charles Lofback.
He was apparently christened Kalle Lofbakka in 1876 in Kaustinen,
as this is the name he gave upon his marriage to Emilia Salonen.
The script on the record of marriage is not entirely legible,
but it appears his parents' names were Jakob Lofbakka and Fiya(?)
Granholm. Kalle/Charles came over to the United States in about
1897, settling in Mass City, Michigan, but I can find no record
of his parents doing the same, so they likely remained in Finland.
Any assistance in discovering more about these Lofbakkas
would be deeply appreciated.
Your Name*: Ireene
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: Helsinki
Birth Date: 4 April 1903
Death Date: 18 Dec. 1954
Comment about Family*: my father Adam Lehtonen born in Tuusula, Finland.
His father Johan Alfred Lehtonen mother Amanda Karolina Hamalainen. Sister's
Eva, and Herta. Brother Johan or Aatos? Thats all we know about his family.
Your Name*: Kristi Ford
Your Email Address*: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location*: Lehtimaki
Birth Date : 12/10/1874
Death Date: 11/05/1934
Comment about Family*: Victor Lippo was my Great Grandfather. He Married
Amanti Huovinen in Great Falls Montana on April 3rd. 1899. Together
with their children, they homesteaded on Devil's Lake, Lincoln
City,OR. I would enjoy touching basis with anyone who has
information on my family.
Your Name*: Karen
Your Email Address*: email@example.com
Finland Location*: Dagsmark
Birth Date : unknown
Death Date: unknown
Comment about Family*: My Greatgrandfather immigrated to Massachusetts USA
about 1888. His name is recorded as F. William Carlson, of Finland Russ.
With a bit of help from others we may have determined he was from the
Dagsmark area. The odd thing is that on his marriage registration his
father's name is listed as Carl Erik Lillkull. I am trying to research
and develope our family tree.
Your Name: Laura Hendrix
Your Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location: Isokyro
Birth Date : 1883
Comment about Family: Luomanen family emigrated to Ashtabula Ohio
Your Name: viola
Your Email Address: email@example.com
Subject: Looking for Family
Message: My mother\"s parents came from Finland. My grandfather was Jaccho(?)
Laitila). My grandmother was Albertina Korpi. She may have had a brother
Toivo or Tommo. She was born about 1872. She may have been born in Kalajoki.
She may be of Saami descent.
Your Name: Michael Clark
Your Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Finland Location: Lappijarvi
Birth Date : 1884
Death Date: 1960
Comment about Family: Looking for information about Hilma Laurila;
husband Herman Salo; Finish children Ester and Helma 1903.
Emigrated to USA around 1905.
Landquist, Fredrick (Landqvist)
The family story is that he stowed
away on a ship when he was about 12 years old. Eventually he became a sea
captain. He may not have come to the US immediately. The earliest information we
have of him in the USA is that he was married in Indiana in about 1871 to Mathilda
Magnuson (Nilsdotter) [died on 29 Aug 1936 in Holdrege, Nebraska. She was born
in Småland, F, SE. Parents: Nils Yohan Swan Magnuson and Maria Skoog.] I assume
Fredrick Landqvist was a Swedish Finn. Once in the U.S. he changed his last name
to Brown. 
b. 23 December 1863
On 1890 Marriage record parents recorded as Hana Lassfolk and Annie
Joseph Name Arrival Date Estimated birth year Gender Port of Departure
Place of Origin Ship Name Lena Lasspolk 5 Sep 1887 abt 1863 Female
Copenhagen, Denmark Finland Island
The Muskegon Chronicle, Tuesday, August 26, 1947, page 2, column 13 Mrs.
Augusta Johnson Mrs. August Johnson, 93 years old, a Muskegon resident
for 68 years old, and the widow of Peter A. Johnson, early lumber
worker, died early today at her home, 1135 Washington ave., following a
Born in Finland, December 24, 1863, Mrs. Johnson lived at New Buffalo
for a short time before coming here. She was a member of the Samuel
Lutheran Church and had been active in the Ladies Aid Society.
Mrs. Johnson leaves two sons, Arthur and William Johnson, of Muskegon;
daughters, Mrs. Andrew Kristianson, Mrs. Martin Knudsen, and Mrs. Harry
Sterenberg, all of Muskegon; 13 grandchildren, and five great
Henrik Selim W. Henrikkson
b. 5 June
This is my
grandfather. He immigrated to the US via Canada in 1902 and d. 12 Feb
1967 - Park Falls, WI, US. He married Hilda Eliina Koski in
Brantwood, WI, US on 20 Ap 1912.
He had two brothers:
Arthur Johannes Lindfors b. 24 Jun 1880 - Siipy, Finland d.
unknown in Philadelphia, PA immigrated to US in 1901 and settled in
Axsel Lindfors b. unknown d. unknown
Axsel stayed in Finland and had a family. I think he may have moved to
I am looking for any descendents of this family. 
Lindquist, Carl Emil
10 August 1856
First child of 16 siblings, Parents: Johan Fredrick Lindqvist, born
10/8/1824 in Orivesi and Maria Gustava Ramulin, born
1/5/1836 in Tammerfors. After leaving Finland he made a career of
working at sea and became a sea captain. He lived in San Francisco and
Los Angeles, CA. 
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