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Surnames beginning with A

Aalto Alma Maria Sofiantytär

Parkano church records

b. 27.7.1877 Jämijärvi

Moved to Parkano from Jämijärvi 1901.

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 22.12.1906

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977
 

Aalto Julius Rafael Augustanpoika

Parkano church records

b.2.2.1879 Parkano (not found in Parkano birth records at this date, birthdate from Book of emigrants)

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 5.8.1908

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 20.2.1903 to USA

Julius Rafael Aalto, b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 25.2.1903

From Hanko on Polaris, age 24 years

Planning to continue 4.3.1903 on Haverford

Destination: Sault Ste. Marie MI

Travelling on the same day to the same destination Josef Aho from Parkano, see below

Philadelphia passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Haverford 4.3.1903 and arrives in Philadelphia in March 1903. Going to friend Viktor Huhdanpää, Box 207, Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Julius R Aalto, 24 years, single laborer from Parkano, Finland. Able to read and write. Has not been in the US before. Has paid his own ticket and now has 8 dollars.  
 

Aaltonen aka Altonen (Haapaniemi) Aleksandra Samuelintytär

Parkano church records

b.4.5.1878 Parkano

Parents: Samuel Juhanpoika (Johansson) Jokipii, Haapaniemi b.1.8.1845 Parkano, Kihniö village, Jokipii farm and Justiina Antintytär (Andersdotter) Niemi b.28.7.1849 Parkano

Husband: Wilhelm Eufrosyynenpoika (Eufrosynesson) Aaltonen b.5.10.1876. Married 7.11.1898 in Parkano

Children: Linne b.13.1.1899 Parkano, Lempi Maria b.26.12.1899, Anselm b.about 1904

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.5.1905.

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death set for 1.1.1977

Passport record 26.5.1905 to America

Aleksandra Aaltonen, b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife

Passenger record 28.6.1905 (needs verifying but probably the correct one)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 28 years (discrepancy!)

Planning to continue on Saxonia, Cunard Line 4.7.1905. Travelling with Lempi and Anselm Aaltonen

Destination: Worcester MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 4.7.1905 and arrives in Boston 13.7.1905. Going to husband Viljam Altonen, 5 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Alexandra Altonen, 28 years, married wife from Parkano. Travelling with children Lempi and Anselm. Can read and write. Husband has paid their tickets, Alexandra has now 2 dollars.

US Census 26.4.1910

Living in 8 Pavers Court, Worcester MA with family. Age 32 years, married for 11 years. Immigration 1906. Has given birth to 6 children, 3 of whom are alive. Children: see Aaltonen Vilhelm below

US Census 26.1.1920

Alexandra Altonen, 42 years. Living with her family in Worcester. Children: see Aaltonen Vilhelm below. Immigration 1906. Can read and write Finnish  but not speak English.
 

Aaltonen Anselm

Passenger record 28.6.1905

From Hanko on Polaris, age 1 year

Planning to continue 4.7.1905 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester, MA

Travelling with Alexandra and Lempi Aaltonen

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.5.1905

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 4.7.1905 and arrives in Boston 13.7.1905. Going to father Viljam Altonen, 5 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Anselm Altonen, child, 1 year 6 months

Probably died as a child because is not recorded in the 1910 census


Aaltonen Johan

Passenger record 20.1.1909

From Hanko on Titania, age 21 years.

Plans to continue 26.1.1909 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 26.1.1909 and arrives in Boston 4.2.1909. Going to friend Wiktor Rintala, Box 75, Fitchburg MA.

Personal information: Johan Aaltonen, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland mother Matilda Aaltonen, Kihniönkylä Parkano. Johan can read and write. He has paid his own ticket and has 10 dollars. He is 5ft 7 inch, has light skin, blond hair and blue eyes.


Aaltonen Juho (Johan)

Passport record Apr 1902 to America

Johan Aaltonen, b.1876

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 26.4.1902 (to be verified)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 26 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line. Destination New York NY

Record of arrival to the US not found yet


Aaltonen Jooseppi (Josef)

Passport record 17.2.1905 to USA

Josef Aaltonen, b.1874

Occupation in Finland: Cottager, single

Passenger record 22.2.1905

From Hanko on Polaris, age 30 years

Plans to continue on Saxonia, Cunard Line 28.2.1905. Destination Waukegan IL

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 28.2.1905 and arrives in Boston 10.3.1905. Going to friend Freet Mäki, Market Str 907, Waukegan IL

Personal information: Josef Aaltonen, 30 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars. Has not been in the US before


Aaltonen aka Altonen aka Larson Lempi Maria Vilhelmintytär 

Parkano church records

b.26.12.1899 Parkano Linnankylä village, Alalammentausta farm d.1975 USA

Parents: Wilhelm Eufrosyynenpoika (Eufrosynesson) Aaltonen b.5.10.1876 and Aleksandra Samuelintytär (Samuelsdotter)b.4.5.1878

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.5.1905

Passenger record 28.6.1905

From Hanko on Polaris, age 5 years

Planning to continue on Saxonia, Cunard line 4.7.1905

Travelling with Alexandra and Anselm Aaltonen

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 4.7.1905 and arrives in Boston 13.7.1905. Going to father Viljam AltUs onen, 5 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Lempi Altonen, child, 5 years

US Census 26.4.1910

Living with parents in Worcester, see Vilhelm Aaltonen below. Age 10 years.

US Census 26.1.1920

Living with her family in 7 Pavers Court, Worcester MA. Working as a shopgirl. Age 20 years, single.

US Census 8.4.1930

Lempie Larson, 30 years, Married at 27 years, no occupation. Able to read, write and speak English. Immigration 1905, application for citizenship pending. Residence 40 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Family members: Husband Edwin Larson born in Norway, parents in Sweden. Language spoken before emigration Swedish. Working as a automobile mechanic. Lempi´s siblings living with the family: Hjalmar 22 y, Waino 19 y, Laura 17 y and Pauline 9 y.

Massachusetts city directories

Edwin and Lempi Larson, living in 5 Toronita Ave bldgs, Worcester MA

Social Security Death Index

Lempi Larson, b.26.12.1899 d.Aug 1975. SSN issued in Massachusetts 1960-61. Last residence 01605 Worcester MA


Aaltonen Vilhelm aka Altonen William

Parkano church records

b.5.10.1876 Parkano

Occupation: Farm worker, later lodger

Wife: Aleksandra Samuelintytär (Samuelsdotter) b.4.5.1878

Children: Linne b.13.1.1899 Parkano, Lempi Maria b.26.12.1899, Anselm b.about 1904

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 17.1.1903. Has lived in Worcester MA and died 1927

Passport record Jan 1903

Vilhelm Aaltonen, b.1876

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, married

Wife and 1 child remain in Finland

Passenger record 28.1.1903

From Hanko on Polaris, age 26 years

Planning to continue 7.2.1903 on Lucania

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Lucania 7.2.1903 and arrives in New York 15.2.1903. Going to father and mother, Nestor and Efruliina Marttila, No 3 Milton Str, Worcester MA. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars. Has not been in the US before.

US Census 26.4.1910

William Altonen, 36 years, machinist in a steel mill. Married for 11 years. Alien, speaks Finnish. Residence 8 Pavers Court, Worcester MA.

Family members: Wife Alexandra (see above), daughter Lempi M (see above), daughter Ina L 4 y, son Hjalmar 2 y. Lempi was born in Finland, the younger ones in Massachusetts.

WWI Draft cards

William Altonen, b.5.10.1876. Residence 7 Pavers Court, Worcester MA. Citizen of Finland. Working in American Steel+Wire Co. Nearest relative wife Alexandra Altonen. William is of medium height and build, has light skin and blue eyes.

US Census 26.1.1920

William Altonen, 43 years. Working in the steel mill. William is able to read, write and speak English. Residence 7 Pavers Court, Worcester MA

Family members: Wife Alexandra (see above), daughter Lempi (see above), Aina 13 y, Hjalmar 12 y, Vaino 9 y, Laura 7 y. All children except Lempi born in Massachusetts.


Aatto Alina

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Campania 5.1.1907 and arrives in New York 20.1.1907. Going to friend Julius Nikander, Alabaster MI

Personal information: Alina Aatto, 29 years, single servant from Parkano. Able to read and write. Ticket paid by friend, Alina has 10 dollars. She has not been in the US before. Alina is 5ft 4.5 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. She was born in Jämijärvi


Ahlgren aka Kantti Helmi Aurora Jaakontytär

Parkano church records

b. 1.5.1888 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Jakob Henrikinpoika Ahlgren b. 19.8.1852 Ilmajoki and Wilhelmiina Kaarlentytär b. 27.12.1861 Parkano

US Census 1920

Helmi Ahlgren, 30 years, single. Living with sister Saima Suomela and family in International Falls MN. Helmi emigrated 1913, she is not able to read or write. Alien, no occupation.


Ahlgren aka Kantti Niilo Emil Jaakonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 6.9.1890 Parkano d. probably March 1919

Parents: Tenant farmer Jakob Henrikinpoika Ahlgren b. 19.8.1852 Ilmajoki and Wilhelmiina Kaarlentytär b. 27.12.1861 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.2.1910

Passenger record 23.2.1910 (Niilo Ahlgren)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 19 years

Plans to continue 2.3.1910 on Lake Champlain, C.P.R. Line. Destination Duluth MN. Price of ticket 339 FIM. Note: Tampere


Ahlgren aka Kantti Saima Matilda Jaakontytär

Parkano church records

b. 10.9.1883 Parkano d. 9.6.1974 Minnesota

Parents: Tenant farmer Jakob Henrikinpoika Ahlgren b. 19.8.1852 Ilmajoki and Wilhelmiina Kaarlentytär b. 27.12.1861 Parkano

Daughter: Sigrid Hagar Marjatta b. 1909 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 29.5.1911

Probably married, husband Arvo Suomela from Ilmajoki

Passenger record 10.6.1911 (Saima Ahlgren)

From Hanko on Urania, age: adult

Plans to continue 16.6.1911 on Empress of Ireland, CPR Line. Destination Quebec PQ. Price of ticket 44 USD

US Census 1920

505 6th Str, International Falls, Koochiching co, MN: Sima Suomela, 39 years, wife. Alien, immigration 1912. Able to read but not write. No occupation.

Family members: Husband Arvo Suomela 38y, daughter Sigre Suomela 10y, son Otis 5y, daughter Seerey 3y. Otis and Seerey born in Minnesota, Sigre in Finland. Also living with family sister Helmi Ahlgren

Minnesota Naturalization Records Index

Arvo Alex and Mrs Saima Suomela, in Koochic county

Social Security Death Index

Saima M Suomela, b. 10.9.1883 d. 15.6.1974 Duluth MN

Minnesota Death Index

Saima M Suomela, b.10.9.1883 d. 9.6.1974 Saint Louis MN. Mother´s maiden name Pentti


Ahlgren aka Kantti Sigrid Hagar Marjatta

Parkano church records

b. 1909 Parkano

Mother: Saima Matilda Jaakontytär Kantti b. 10.9.1883 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 11.8.1919


Ahlroth Eino Rafael

Parkano church records

b. 13.6.1872 Jyväskylä

Wife: Anna Holm b. 16.6.1874 Saarijärvi

Child: Eine Inkeri b. 1900 Pori

Passport record 3.3.1902 abroad

Eino Rafael Ahlroth

Occupation in Finland: Pharmacist

Passenger record 15.3.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: New York NY

New York passenger lists

Name crossed over from the list of Majestic, sailing from Liverpool 26.3.1902 and arriving in New York 3.4.1902. Going to unnamed relatives in New York.

Personal information: Eino Ahlroth, no age recorded, single laborer from Hanko, Finland. Has paid his own ticket, has 10 dollar.

It is not clear if he travelled or not or if this indeed is the same person, several discrepancies exist.


Aho Aino Olavintytär

Parkano church records

b.8.4.1886 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Olavi Joosepinpoika Rajala, Aho b. 1.8.1854 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Kustaantytär b. 4.7.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 8.10.1907

Declared dead 21.9.1977,. date of death 1.1.1977

Passenger record 16.10.1907 (Aina Aho)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 21 years

Plans to continue 25.10.1907 on Victorian, Allan Line. Destination Quebec PQ Canada

Border crossings from Canada (Aina Aho)

Sails from Liverpool on Victorian 25.10.1907 and arrives in Quebec 2.11.1907. Enters the US from Canada. Going to brother ? Aho, 401 John Ave, Superior WI

Personal information: Aina Aho, 21 years, single domestic from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Olavi Aho, Parkano. Brother has paid the ticket, Aina has 10 dollars. She is 5ft 2 inches, has fair skin, brown hair and grey eyes. Not in the US before.


Aho Aleksander aka Santeri Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b.11.9.1878 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Johan Efraim Joonanpoika Aho b.5.4.1837 Parkano and Aleksandra Nikodemuksentytär Vataja b.15.10.1844 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Santeri Aho, Box 44, Marquette MI is named as a contact person to brother Nikodemus Aho 12.4.1910 in Boston.


Aho Jalmari Juhonpoika (Hjalmar Johansson)

Parkano church records

b.16.8.1880 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Johan Efraim Joonanpoika Aho b.5.4.1837 Parkano and Aleksandra Nikodemuksentytär Vataja b.15.10.1844 Parkano

Passport record 11.7.1902 to Michigan

Jalmari Johansson Aho, b.1880

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 12.7.1902

From Hanko on Polaris, age 22 years

Planning to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: Marquette MI

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 22.7.1902 and arrives in Boston 31.7.1902. Going to brother Alex Aho, 239 Mather Str, Marquette MI

Personal information: Hjalmar Aho, 22 years, single laborer from Finland. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 6 dollars. Not in the US before.


Aho aka Rajala Johannes Olavinpoika aka John

Parkano church records

b.17.2.1883 Parkano

Parents: Olavi Joosepinpoika Rajala, Aho b.1.8.1854 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Kustaantytär b.4.7.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 12.4.1907'

Returned to Parkano 1922

Passenger record 1.5.1907

From Hanko on Urania, age 24 years

Plans to continue 10.5.1907 on Cymric, White Star Line. Destination Superior WI

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Adriatic 8.5.1907 and arrives in New York 18.5.1907. Going to brother Jooseppi Aho, 401 John Ave, Superior WI

Personal information: Johannes Aho, 24 years, single laborer from Parkano. Can read and write. Ticket paid by brother. Johannes has 10 dollars. He is 5ft 6.5 inch, is 1/2 brunette, has dark brown hair and grey eyes. Born in Parkano

US Passport application 24.6.1921

Personal information: John Aho, b.15.2.1883 Parkano, Finland. Occupation laborer. Age 38 years. 5ft 8 inch, forehead medium, eyes blue, nose straight, mouth straight, chin ordinary, hair brown, complexion fair, face oval, blue mark on nose.

Family: Father Olaf Aho, resides in Parkano.

Emigration: Sailed from Liverpool 10.5.1907. Has lived in the US for 15 years, 1907-21, at Duluth MN and Superior WI. Naturalized citizen of the US

Applies for a passport for 12 months to visit parents and relatives, travelling through Germany (?) and Sweden, sailing from New York about 13.6.1921. Photograph included in application.

Identified by barber CA Jokinnen, 307 Tanner Ave, Superior WI, 24.6.1921. Has known John Aho for 11 years.


Aho aka Rajala Jooseppi aka Joe (Josef) Olavinpoika

Parkano church records

b.30.4.1880 Parkano

Parents: Olavi Joosepinpoika Rajala, Aho b.1.8.1854 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Kustaantytär b.4.7.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 16.2.1903.

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 20.2.1903 to USA

Josef Aho, b.1880

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 25.2.1903

From Hanko on Polaris, age 22 years

Planning to continue on Haverford 4.3.1903

Desatination: Sault Ste. Marie MI

Philadelphia passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Haverford 4.3.1903 and arrives in Philadelphia in March 1903. Going to friend Viktor Huhdanpää, Box 207, Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Josef Aho, 23 years, single laborer from Tampere, Finland. Able to read and write. Has not been in the US before. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars.  

US Census 1910

Living in 1817 Frubuth (?) Str, Superior, Douglas county WI. Joe Aho, 30 years, single roomer. Immigration 1903, application for citizenship pending. Can read, write and speak English. Working on the railroads (?)

WWI Draft card 12.9.1918

Joseph Aho, 38 years, b.30.4.1880. Residence 206 E 5th Str, Superior WI. Nearest relative wife Hilda Aho, same address. Joseph is of medium height and build, has fair skin and brown eyes. Employer difficult to read because of bad image.

US Census 1920

Living in 810 Cass Ave, Superior, Douglas co, Wisconsin. Joseph Aho, 38 years, married. Occupation unreadable (bad image!) Can read and write and speak English. Immigration 1903, naturalized 1908.

Family members: Wife Hilda 31 years, born in Finland, emigrated 1903 and children:  son Jarl Walter 9 years, born in Wisconsin and daughter Abba 4 years, born in Minnesota

US Census 1930

Joseph Aho, engineer on railroads. Living in Superior, Wisconsin. Residence unclear (bad image!). Age 49 years, married since 29 years old. Immigration 1903, naturalized citizen. Able to read, write and speak English.

Family members: Wife Hilda M 44 years, Jarl W 18 years and Ebba 16 years. None of them are working.


Aho Nikodemus Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b.3.5.1882 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Johan Efraim Joonanpoika Aho b.5.4.1837 Parkano and Aleksandra Nikodemuksentytär Vataja b.15.10.1844 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Megantic 12.4.1910 and arrives in Boston 20.4.1910. Going to brother Santeri Aho, Box 44, Marquette MI, where Nikodemus has also resided 1900-08.

Personal information: Nikodemus Aho, 27 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Johan Aho, Kankarinkylä, Parkano. Nikodemus is 6 ft, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes.


Aho Toimi Matti Ulrikinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 13.5.1890 Virrat

Has moved to America. Moved back to Virrat 1922.

Passenger record 14.5.1913 (Aho Toimi)

From Hanko on Titania 14.5.1913, age 22 years

Plans to continue from Southampton 21.5.1913 on Majestic, White Star Line. Destination Conneaut OH

WWI Draft Card 5.6.1917 (probably the right person, in spite of discrepancies in date of birth)

Toimi Aho, 27 years. Born 11.4.1890 in Vasai, Finland, Russia. Citizen of Russia. Residence ?? Chlorite OH. Occupation laborer, employer Ashtabula Bro?? Ashtabula. Single

Toimi is short and slender, has blue eyes and brown hair.

This record difficult to read because of bad image

WWII Draft registration card 26.4.1942

Toini Matt Aho, b. 13.4.1890 Tampere, Finland. Age 52. Residence R.F.D. #1, Andover, Ashtabula OH

Person who will always know his address: Urho Maki, same address. Employer H.E. Creed, 139 Boardman v Poland Rd, Youngstown OH.

Toimi was 5ft 6 inches, 140 pounds. Blue eyes, bald, light complexion light


Aho Vilhelm Olavinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 10.1.1891 Parkano d. 1964 Minnesota

Parents: Olavi Joosepinpoika Rajala, Aho b.1.8.1854 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Kustaantytär b.4.7.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 22.11.1909

Passenger record 22.12.1909 (Wilhelm Aho)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 18 years

Plans to continue 31.12.1909 on Empress of Britain, C.P.R. Line. Destination Quebec PQ


Aho aka Ahonen Viljami aka William Mattias Samuelinpoika

Parkano church records

b.12.2.1890 Parkano

Parents: Lodger Samuel Severiinanpoika Ahonen b.16.12.1863 Parkano d.15.7.1896 Parkano and Matilda Karoliina Mikontytär Västilä b.26.11.1867 Parkano. Married 22.12.1889. Mother emigrated after being widowed

According to Parkano church books, has emigrated to America. Has probably been married in America with Stiina Sofia Rantamäki from Alavus, Sydänmaa village b. 13.3.1887 d. 7.3.1927. Family has had 6 sons

US Census May 1910

William Aho, 19 years. Single laborer fro Finland. Immigration 1904. Speaks English, occupation laborer, odd jobs, has not been unemployed. Able to read and write. Lives with his sister Amanda and her husband (Humidor Louise?) in Lawrence City, Essex county MA.

WWI Draft card

William Maddi Aho, b.18.2.1890. Race Mongolian. Living in 183 Prescott, Worcester MA. Has wife and 4 children. Alien, citizen of Russia. Middle height and build, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes

Draft card 1942

b. 12.2.1890 in Parkano

Residence 26.4.1942:  18 Summer St, Worcester MA

Employer 1942:  Am Steels+Wire Co, Worcester MA

Passport or passenger data from Finland not found


Aho (Rajala) Väinö Ilmari Olavinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 18.6.1898 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Olavi Joosepinpoika Rajala, Aho b. 1.8.1854 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Kustaantytär b. 4.7.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 23.4.1924


Ahola Aarne Johannes Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.12.1905 Parkano d. 15.4.1944 Canada

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 9.5.1927


Ahola Aksel Joosepinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1905 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 30.7.1926

Passenger record 25.8.1926 (Akseli Ahola)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 21 years

Plans to continue from Southampton 1.9.1926 on Ryndam, Holland American Line. Destination Nipigon ON Canada


Ahola Alarik Nikodemus

Passport record 17.11.1905 to USA

Alarik Nikodemus Ahola, b.1887

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 22.11.1905

From Hanko Polaris, age 18 years

Planning to continue on Baltic 29.11.1905

Destination: New York NY

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Baltic 29.11.1905 and arrives in New York 9.12.1905. Going to brother-in-law Viktor Wiitanen, 306 E 126th Str, New York NY

Personal information: Alarik Ahola, 18 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars. He has not been in the US before.

WWI Draft card 15.6.1917

Nickodaimos Ahola, 29 years. Born 21.2.1888 Parkano, Finland. Residence Newberry, Macomb county MI. Occupation laborer, employer Wm Hinoner, Newberry MI. Nikodemus is single, of medium height and build, has blue eyes and brown hair. He is a naturalized citizen

Suomalaiset 1. maailmansodassa (The book `Finns in WWI´)

Alarik Nikodemus Iisakinpoika Ahola b. 1887 in Parkano died 1st Oct 1918 on the French front


Ahola Efraim Iisakinpoika (Isaksson)

Parkano church records

b. 22.7.1883 Parkano Alaskylä village

Parents: Cottager Iisak Efraim Mikonpoika Sillanpää, Ahola b. 20.7.1842 Ikaalinen d. 2.4.1884 Parkano and Senobia Joosefintytär Alanen b. 26.11.1840 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1905

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 27.7.1905 to America

Efraim Iisakinp. Ahola, b.1883

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 29.7.1905

From Hanko on Astraea

Planning to continue 5.8.1905 on Etruria

Destination: McKeesport PA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Etruria 5.8.1905 and arrives in New York 13.8.1905. Going to brother-in-law Emanuel Kivipelto, Box 434, Glassport PA.

Personal information: Efraim Ahola, 22 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Ticket paid by brother-in-law. Efraim has 10 dollars. He has not been in the US before.


Ahola Iisak Valentin Nikodemuksenpoika (Isak Walentin Nikodemusson)

Parkano church records

b. 16.1.1850 Parkano Kuivasjärvi village Ahola farm

Parents: Nikodemus Antinpoika Ahola b. 21.7.1824 Parkano and Albertina Juhantytär Laurikainen b. 24.5.1821. Married 13.6.1848 Parkano

Wife: Edla Sofia Iisakintytär Kuivanen b. 14.1.1856

Children: Aurora Maria (Viitanen) b. 22.12.1875, Fanny (Riihimaa) 21.3.1878, Lempi Sigrid b. 5.11.1880 d. 9.7.1881, Elin Aleksandra b. 3.2.1882, Thora Albertina b. 25.4.1885, Alarik Nikodemus b. 26.2.1887, Iisak Anselm b. 19.12.1892, Fredrik Jakob b. 23.7.1896, Wilhelm b. 30.10.1897 d. 22.12.1897 and Artur Mikael b. 30.1.1897 d. 26.11.1897. All children born in Parkano

In some church records the name has been written Iisak Wilhelm. Wilhelm has been crossed over and Walentin added. In birth record the name is Iisak Walentin

Passport record 13.4.1889 abroad (Isak Wilhelm Nikodemuss. Ahola)

Isak Wilhelm Nikodemuss. Ahola

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer

Passenger record from Finland not found

Has returned to Parkano


Ahola Jaarli Olavi

Parkano church records

b. 1913 Parkano

Mother Tyyne Sylvia Katriinantytär Ahola, Kivipelto b. 30.8.1891 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 23.8.1923

Passenger record 13.10.1923

Jarle O Ahola, from Hanko on Astraea, age 9 years

Plans to continue  from Liverpool 23.10.1923 on Montlaurier, C.P.O.S. Line. Destination Kaministikwia, ON Canada


Ahola aka Lehtimäki Joosef Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b.23.10.1893 Parkano Sydänmaa village Lehtimäki farm

Parents:Joosef Efraiminpoika Lehtimäki b.4.6.1865 and Amalia Juhantytär b.9.3.1868 Ikaalinen. Married 17.12.1887

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 13.5.1913.

New York passenger lists

Sails from Southampton on Olympic 1.6.1913 and arrives in New York 12.6.1913. Going to friend Kusti Lund, Box 436, Cobalt, Ontario Canada.

Personal information: Jooseppi Ahola, 19 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 33 dollars. Joosef is 5ft 8 iches, has fair skin and hair and blue eyes. Not in the US before. Born in Parkano.

Information from relatives

d.1987 USA

Has had a family in the US


Ahola aka Riihimaa Thora Albertina Iisakintytär

Parkano church records

b. 25.4.1885 Parkano

Parents: Iisak Valentin Nikodemuksenpoika Ahola b. 16.1.1850 and Edla Sofia Iisakintytär Kuivanen b. 14.1.1856

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 8.3.1904.

Died 1960 in Munising MI, name at the time Riihimaa


Ahola Tyyne Sylvia Katriinantytär

Parkano church records

b. 30.8.1891 Parkano, d. 1968 Canada

Has moved to Port Arthur Canada 13.9.1920

Husband Verner Kivipelto, Kakapega (?) Falls, married 1921


Ahomäki Herman Walentin Hermanninpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.5.1874 Jalasjärvi

Wife: Eeva Serafia Matintytär Ahomäki b.25.6.1870 Parkano. Married 18.8.1899

Children: Arvi Anselm b.26.8.1900 Parkano

Passport record 11.3.1905 to USA

Herman Walentin Ahomäki, b.1874

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 15.3.1905

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 30 years

Planning to continue 22.3.1905 on Teutonic

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Teutonic 22.3.1905 and arrives in New York 31.3.1905. Going to friend Emil Suojanen, 21 Esther Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Herman Ahomäki, 30 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read but not write. Herman has paid his own ticket and now has 13 dollars. He has not been in the US before.


Ahonen Aleksius Marianpoika

Parkano church records

b.12.6.1882 Parkano d. 1971 Cloquet MI

Mother: Maria Aleksandra Ahonen b.28.4.1858 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 12.4.1900 or 12.7.1900 (bad handwriting, difficult to read)


Ahonen (Lindholm) Anna Loviisa

Parkano church records

b. 4.7.1863 Turku. Has moved to Parkano from Pälkäne 1883

Husband: painter Herman Ahonen b. 1.4.1849 Multia, d. 27.2.1910 Parkano

Child: Kaarle Heikki Ahonen, Kaisla b. 11.1.1885 Parkano d. 19.2.1937 America

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 28.4.1909

Declared dead 3.4.1958, date of death 31.12.1957

Passenger record 15.5.1909 (Anna Ahonen)

From Hanko on Astraea, age 45 years.

Plans to continue 20.5.1909 on Skand. American Line. Destination New York NY

US Census 19.5.1910

Anna Ahonen, 45 years, widow. Lives as a laundress in the household of Joseph A Harper in 439 New London, New Windsor Town, Orange county NY. Anna has given birth to one child, the child lives. Anna immigrated 1909, speaks Finnish, is able to read and write.


Ahonen (Kettula) Maria Aleksandra Juhontytär

Parkano church records

b. 28.4.1858 Parkano

Parents: Juho (Jussi ) Jaakonpoika Mansikkaviita, Kettula b. 28.6.1813 Parkano d. 14.12.1869 and Liisa Abrahamintytär Jytilä b. 17.7.1827 d. 21.11.1897. Married 9.7.1848

Children: Aleksius Marianpoika Ahonen b. 12.6.1882 and Julius Marianpoika Isoaho b. 7.5.1884 (both emigrants)

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 4.6.1903

Declared dead 14.9.1875, date of death 11.9.1975

Passport record 11.6.1903 to America

Maria Aleksandra Ahonen, b.1858

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 17.6.1903

From Hanko on Polaris

Planning to continue 23.6.1903 on Carpathian, Cunard Line

Destination: Moose Lake MN

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Carpathia 23.6.1903 and arrives in New York 2.7.1903. Going to son Alex? Ahonen, Moose Lake, Ronald MN

Personal information: Maria Ahonen, 45 years, married servant from Finland. Able to read but not write. Has paid her own ticket and now has 10 dollars. She has not been in the US before.


Ahoniemi Aleksis (Alexis)

Passport record 1900 to America

Alexis Ahoniemi, b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Farm worker

Passenger record from Finland not found


Ahti Juho Ludvig Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b.9.12.1871 Längelmäki

Wife: Hilma Aleksanterintytär. Divorce 29.2.1912

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 9.6.1906

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passenger record 13.6.1906

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 34 years

Plans to continue 22.6.1906 on Arabic, White Star Line. Destination Worcester MA


Aittoniemi aka Leppiniemi Joonas Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 3.9.1881 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Johan Yrjönpoika Leppiniemi b. 8.10.1838 Parkano and Iida Matintytär Laurinaho b. 6.12.1842 Parkano
 
Wife: Maria Serafia Juhantytär Juhala b. 18.3.1878  Parkano
 
Children: Johannes b. 1903 d. 1903, Eero Ananias b. 1904 d. 1905, Werto Anselm b. 1907 d. 1908 and Arvo b. 1909

Hamburg passenger lists (Joonas Leppiniemi)

Sails from Hamburg on Graf Waldersee 21.5.1904 and arrives in New York

Personal information: Joonas Leppiniemi, 23 years, single day-laborer from Parkano

Passport record 11.11.1909 (Joonas Aittoniemi)

Joonas Aittoniemi b.1881, married lodger from Parkano. Passport to USA for five years. Wife and a child remain in Finland

Passenger record 13.11.1909 (Joonas Aittoniemi)

Sails from Hanko on Astraea 13.11.1909, age 28 years. Plans to continue 19.11.1909 on Empress of Britain, CPR Line. Destination Duluth MN

Passenger record 30.7.1913 (Joonas Aittaniemi)

Sails from Hanko on Arcturus 30.7.1913, age 32 years. Plans to continue on Royal George, Royal Line 9.8.1913. Destination Duluth MN

Border crossings from Canada (Joonas Aittoniemi)

Sails from Bristol-Avonmouth on Royal George 9.8.1913 and arrives in Quebec. Crosses the border to US from Canada. Destination Stevenson MN
Personal information: Joonas Aittoniemi, 31 years, Married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland wife Maria Aittoniemi, Nerkoonkylä, Parkano.


Aittoniemi aka Patokoski Juho Jahvetti (Johan Jafet*)

Parkano church records

b. 7.6.1880 Parkano d. 22.7.1909

Passport record 5.12.1902

Johan Jafet Aittoniemi, b.1880

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

Passenger record 10.12.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 22 years

Planning to continue 20.12.1902 on Philadelphia

Destination: Tower MN

New York passenger lists

Sails from Southampton on Philadelphia 20.12.1902 and arrives in New York 26.12.1902. Going to friend Jane (Janne?) Turkki, RR Co camp no 2, Tower MN.

Personal information: Jafet Aittoniemi, 22 years, single laborer from Finland. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 15 dollars. He has not been in the US before.


Alajoki Anshelm

Passenger record 16.1.1907 (Anshelm Alajoki)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 21 years

Plans to continue 25.1.1907 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line. Destination Copper Cliff ON Canada. Note: Tampere!

Border crossings from Canada (Anshelm Alajoki)

Sails on Empress of Britain and arrives in Canada 1.2.1907. Crosses the border to Michigan on a ferry 19.4.1907. Going to brother Kalle Alajoki, Newberry MI

Personal information: Anshelm Alajoki, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Father has paid the ticket, Anshelm has 40 dollars. Not in the US before. Anshelm is 6ft 1.5 inches, has medium complexion, brown hair and blue eyes.

Note: There is one Anshelm Alajoki b.18.7.1886 in Parkano but he does not have a brother called Kalle.


Alajoki Isak Viktor Juhonpoika (Isak Viktor Johansson)

Parkano church records

b.19.8.1873 Parkano (Name in book of births is Wiktor. Isak appears from somewhere much later on)

Parents: Tenant farmer Juha Juhannpoika Kujala, Yli-Kujala b. 17.12.1821 Parkano and Iida Sofia Aabrahamintytär b. 20.2.1832 Parkano

Wife: Emilia Juhantytär b.17.5.1873 Parkano

Children: Laimi Maria b.28.12.1899 Parkano and Lauri Johannes b.21.9.1900 Parkano

Note: Iisak Viktor´s sister Maria´s husband Nikodemus Yrttimaa emigrated 1902 to Waukegan MI and Maria´s eldest daughter Aleksandra Maria Rantaviita emigrated 1903.

Passport record 22.12.1904 to USA

Isak Viktor Juhonp. Alajoki, b.1873 Parkano

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer

Passenger record 11.1.1905

From  Hanko  on Polaris

Plans to continues 18.1.1905 on Ivernia, Cunard Line

Destination Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 18.1.1905 and arrives in Boston. Going to friend Y.Lehtimäki, 24 Norwood Str, Fitchburg MA. Travelling with Viktor Rintala.

Personal information: Married laborer from Alajoki, age 32 years. Has not been to the US before
 

Alajoki Juha Viktor Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 15.9.1869 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Juha Juhanpoika Alajoki b. 31.1.1831 Jämijärvi d. 16.4.1889 Parkano and Severiina Hiskiaantytär b.12.1.1837

Juha was the son of Alajoki farm´s widowed daughter-in-law and her new husband. He worked as a farm worker in his home farm before emigrating.

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 21.3.1893.

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1902?

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977
 

Alajoki Linne Sylvia Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b. 1903 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Nestori Joakiminpoika Alajoki b. 29.6.1864 Parkano and Eliina Kaarlentytär b. 13.1.1865 Parkano

Pastor´s certficate for a passport to America 1929

Has returned to Finland 1931?

Passenger record 16.10.1929 (Alajoki Linnea)

From Helsinki on Arcturus, age 26 years

Plans to continue from Southampton 26.10.1929 on Aurania, Cunard Line. Destination Sault Ste. Marie ON
 

Alajoki Nestori Joakiminpoika

Parkano church records

b.29.6.1864 Parkano Sydänmaa village Takaviita farm

Parents: Joakim Tanelinpoika (Joakim Danielsson)  Takaviita b. 10.3.1826 and Severina Hiskiaantytär b.12.1.1837

Farmer in Alajoki farm Sydänmaa village

Wife: Eliina Kaarlentytär b.13.1.1865

Children: Anselmi b.18.7.1886, Otto b.11.10.1887, Emilia b.28.8.1890 d.23.3.1892, Lempi Maria b.20.9.1892, Aino b.25.12.1897, Seenia b.21.8.1899 and ? Wiliam b.23.5.1901, Linne Sylvia b. 1903

Pastor´s certificate for passport to America issued 7.3.1893.

Has returned to Finland 1897 or earlier
 

Alajoki Otto Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 11.10.1887 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Nestori Joakiminpoika Alajoki b. 29.6.1864 Parkano and Elina Kaarlentytär b. 13.1.1865v Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 21.1.1911

Passenger record 1.2.1911

Otto Alajoki, 22 yars, from Hanko on Titania.

Plans to continue 9.2.1911 on United States, Skand. American Line. Destination New York NY


Alakirjanen Aleksander Aukustinpoika (Alexander Augustsson)

Parkano church records

b.10.6.1874 Parkano

Parents: Aukusti Hiskiaanpoika (August Hiskiasson) Alakirjanen b.29.1.1849 Parkano and Maria Matintytär b.18.5.1849 Karvia

Wife: Ulrika

Passenger information

From Hanko 3.7.1907 on Polaris, age 32 years

Border crossing from Canada

Continues 12.7.1907 on Empress of Britain, C.P.R. Line, arrival in  Quebec 19.7.1907

Border crossing from Canada to the US Saults Ste. Marie in July 1907.

Personal information: Aleksander Alakirjanen, 32 years, laborer from Finland

Destinatino Sault Ste. Marie ON/MI.

Going to his brother Oscar Alakirjanen, 1505 Seymour Rd, Soo MI

Nearest relative in Finland wife Alfina Alakirjanen in Parkano

Information from relatives

Has returned to Finland


Alakirjanen Oskari Aukustinpoika(Oscar Augustsson)

Parkano church records

b.1.6.1873 Parkano

Parents: Aukusti Hiskiaanpoika (August Hiskiasson) Alakirjanen b.29.1.1849 Parkano and Maria Matintytär b.18.5.1849 Karvia

Passport record 1901 to America

Oskar Alakirjonen, b.1878 ( this is not correct!)

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 16.11.1901

From Hanko on Polaris

Border crossing from Canada

Continues from Liverpool 21.11.1901 on Ionian, Allan Line

Arrives in Halifax 29.11.1901

Border crossing to the US in Nov 1901 from Nova Scotia.

Personal information: Oskar Alakirjanen 28 years, single laborer. Has 600 dollars with him. Destination Sault Ste. Marie MI to brother Isak residing there


Alakirjanen Viktor Aukustinpoika (Victor Augustsson)

Parkano church records

b.3.6.1876 Parkano

Parents: Aukusti Hiskianpoika (August Hiskiasson) Alakirjanen b. 29.1.1849 Parkano and Maria Matintytär b.18.5.1849 Karvia

Passport record 1901 to America

Viktor Alakirjanen

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Border crossing from Canada 1901

Sails from Liverpool 12.3.1901 on Lake Megantic. Arrives in Halifax NS  in March 1901. Crosses the border to the US.

Personal information: Viktor Alakirjanen, 25 years. Married (?)farmer from Häme, Finland. Destination Sault Ste. Marie MI, going to friends


Alaknuuttila aka Knuuttila Jalmari Rikhard Viktorinpoika ( Hjalmar Rikhard )

Parkano church records

b.25.8.1887 Parkano

d.1945 USA Massachusetts

Parents: Viktor Joonanpoika (Jonasson) Knuuttila, Ala-Knuuttila b.15.12.1864 and Aleksandra Nikodemuksentytär (Nikodemusdotter) Tuisku b.11.12.1862 Parkano d.21.11.1906 Parkano

Wife: Hilda Susanna Laurila. Married in Massachusetts. 3 children.

Passport record 9.1.1909 to USA

Jalmari Rikhard Alaknuuttila, b. 1887

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 20.1.1909

From Hanko on Titania

Plans to continue 26.1.1909 on Ivernia, Cunard Line

Destination Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger records

Sails from Liverpool 26.1.1909 on Ivernia and arrives in Boston 4.2.1909. Going to Fitchburg MA to friend Jacob Rajamäki

Personal information: Jalmar Alaknuutila, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland: Father Wihtori Alaknuutila, Kihniänkylä, Parkano. Never in the US before.  5ft 11.5 inch, complexion light, hair blond, eyes blue.


Alaknuuttila Lahja Augusta Viktorintytär

Parkano church records

b.20.9.1889 Parkano

Parents: Viktor Joonanpoika (Jonasson) Knuuttila, Ala-Knuuttila b.15.12.1864 and Aleksandra Nikodemuksentytär (Nikodemusdotter) Tuisku b.11.12.1862 Parkano d.21.11.1906 Parkano

Border crossing from Canada

Lahja A Alaknuuttila, male, 23 year, laborer from Parkano, Finland

Sailed from Liverpool 2.6.1912 on Empress of Britain and arrives in the US from Canada. Nearest relative in Finland father Viktor Alaknuuttila, Parkano.

Destination: Negaunee MI


Alakorkomäki Aleksander Hermanninpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.1.1862 Karvia

Wife: Maria Juhantytär b. 13.2.1857 Karvia

Children: Hilma b. 21.2.1885, Anselm b. 4.3.1887, Vilho Johannes b. 12.7.1894. All children born in Karvia

The family moved to Parkano from Karvia 1900 to live as tenant farmers in Alakorkomäki, on Kivelä farm grounds

Passport record 22.4.1905 to USA

Aleksander Alakorkomäki, b.1862

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

Passenger record 26.4.1905

From Hanko  on Arcturus

Plans to continue 5.4.1905 on Bavarian, Allan Line

Destination: Sault Ste. Marie ON


Alakuusijärvi aka Kuusijärvi Hilma Maria Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b.29.3.1878 Kankaanpää

Husband: Nestor Matinpoika (Mattsson) Alakuusijärvi b.21.10.1861 Parkano, farmer. Married 25.10.1899

Passport record 1900 to America

Hilma Maria Alakuusijärvi, b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s wife

Passport issued to husband Nestori b.1861

Passenger record 24.2.1900

From Hanko on Arcturus

Plans to continue on American Line

Destination: New York NY

New York passenger records

St. Paul sails from Liverpool 3.3.1900 and arrives in New York 10.3.1900.

Travelling at the age of 22, with his husband Nestor and step-son Ilmari, is going to Sault Ste. Marie MI to friend Johan Kuusi.


Alakuusijärvi aka Kuusijärvi Ilmari Nestor Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b.4.12.1893 Parkano

Parents: Nestor Matinpoika Alakuusijärvi b.21.10.1861 Parkano and Severiina Kaarlentytär b.9.3.1860

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 14.2.1900

Passport record 1900 to America

Ilmari Alakuusijärvi, b.1893

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passport issued to father Nestori b.1861

Passenger record 24.2.1900

From Hanko on Arcturus

Plans to continue on American Line

Destination: New York NY

New York passenger records

St. Paul sails from Liverpool 3.3.1900 and arrives in New York 10.3.1900.

Travelling with his father and step-mother, is going to Sault Ste. Marie MI to friend Johan Kuusi at the age of 6 years


Alakuusijärvi aka Kuusijärvi Nestori ( Nestor) Matinpoika

Parkano church records

b.21.10.1861 Parkano

Wife: Severiina Kaarlentytär b.9.3.1860 Parkano. Married 8.11.1881 , d. btw years 1893- 1899

Wife: Hilma Maria Juhontytär (Johansdotter) b.29.3.1850 Kankaanpää. Married: 25.10.1899

Children from 1st marriage: Nestor Anselm b.15.4.1883, Robert b.24.7.1884, Karl b.15.4.1887, Ilmari Nestor b.4.12.1893

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 14.2.1900.

Passport record 1900 to America

Nestor Alakuusijärvi, b.1861

Occupation in Finland: Farmer, married

On the same passport wife Hilma b.1878 and son Ilmari b.1893

Passenger record 24.2.1900

From Hanko  on Arcturus

Plans to continue on American Line

Destination: New York NY

New York passenger records

St. Paul sails from Liverpool 3.3.1900 and arrives in New York 10.3.1900.

Personal information: Nestor Kuusjarvi 38 years, laborer from Finland. Going to frien Johan Kuusi in Sault Ste. Marie MI, has 120 dollars with him.


Alakuusijärvi Nestori Anselm Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b.15.4.1883 Parkano

Parents: Nestor Matinpoika Alakuusijärvi b.21.10.1861 Parkano and Severiina Kaarlentytär b.9.3.1860

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 27.1.1900

Passport record 1900 to America

Nestor Alakuusijärvi, b.1883

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single


Alalammentausta Efraim Efraiminpoika (Efraim Efraimsson)

Parkano church records

b.4.1.1866 Parkano Linnankylä village Alalammentausta farm

Parents: farmer Efraim Juhonpoika (Efraim Johansson) Alalammentausta b.24.1.1832 Parkano d. 9.10.1903 Parkano and Serafia Juhontytär (Serafia Johansdotter) Kuusiluoma b.30..1832 Parkano d. 11.9.1917 Parkano

wife: Emilia Nikodemuksentytär (Emilia Nikodemusdotter) Jylhä b.1.6.1872 Parkano. Married 1895

Passport record 16.4.1892 abroad

Efraim Efraimsson Alalammentausta

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son

Passenger record from Finland not found

US Federal Census 1900 Massachusetts, Worcester county, Worcester city

Allalmi Ephraim 34 years, b. Jan 1866 in Finland. Married for 6 years. Emigrated 1892, in the US for 8 years, alien. Occupation: Wire millar.

Family: Wife Emmali, 17 years, b. June 1762 in Finland. Emigrated 1894.  Daughter Line L, 1 year, b. Feb 1899 in Massachusetts


Alalammi l. Alalammentausta Anselm Efraiminpoika (Anselm Efraimsson)

Parkano church records

b.13.4.1873 Parkano Linnankylä village, Alalammentausta farm

Parents: farmer Efraim Juhonpoika (Efraim Johansson) Alalammentausta b.24.1.1832 Parkano d. 9.10.1903 Parkano and Serafia Juhontytär (Serafia Johansdotter) Kuusiluoma b.30.1832 Parkano d. 11.9.1917 Parkano

Anselm dissappears from Parkano church records 1895

Boston passenger records

Anselm Allalame, 21 years, laborer from Finland, arrives on Scythia 24.8.1895. Going to Worcester MA.

Passport record Jan 1903 to America

Anselm Alalammi

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 28.1.1903

From Hanko on Polaris.

Plans to continue 7.2.1903 on Lucania, Cunard Line.

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 7.2.1903 on Lucania and arrives in New York 15.2.1903.

Personal information: 30-year-old single laborer, last residence Hanko. Going to his friend Viljam Salo, 3 Milton Str, Worcester MA. Claims to have never been to the US before.


Alalammentausta Serafia Efraimintytär (Efraimsdotter)

 Parkano church records

b.8.2.1871 Parkano, Linnankylä village, Alalammentausta farm

Parents: Efraim Juhonpoika Alalammentausta b.24.1.1832 Parkano d.9.10.1903 Parkano and Serafia Juhontytär Kuusiluoma b.30.8.1832 Parkano d.11.9.1917 Parkano

Emigrated to America 1896

Declared dead 21.9.1977,, date of death 1.1.1977

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 15.12.1898 on Dominion. Arrives in Boston

Personal information: Married woman, 27 years from Parkano. Going to husband in Romcliff, Worcester MA. Has been in Worcester earlier for three years, 1898.


Alalampi aka Myllysaari Hermanni Viktori Juhonpoika (Herman Viktor Johansson)

Parkano church records

b. 1.9.1882 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Juho Eliaksenpoika Myllysaari b. 27.3.1844 Jalasjärvi and Serafia Wilhelmiina Hermannintytär b. 17.1.1848 Kauhajoki

Occupation in Finland: farm worker in Alalammentausta farm (not member of the family)

Note: Sister Aleksandra Landgren b. 18.6.1890 emigrated to America.

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 28.3.1903.

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 5.5.1903 to America

Herman Viktor Juhonp. Alalampi, b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Farm worker, single

Passenger record 6.5.1903

From Hanko on Polaris.

Plans to continue 6.5.1903 on Columbia, Viktor Line

Destination: Worcester MA


Alalankoski Efraim Roobertinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 11.12.1885 Parkano

Parents: Robert Juhanpoika Alalankoski b.29.9.1841 Parkano and Maria Loviisa Iisakintytär Korhonen b. 11.3.1841 Parkano

Passport record 5.8.1905

Efraim Alalankoski, b.1885

Occupation in Finland: tenant farmer´s son

Passenger record 9.8.1905

From Hanko 9.8.1905

Plans to continue 18.8.1905 on Celtic, White Star Line

Destination: Calumet MI

New York passenger list

Arrives in New York 27.8.1905 on Celtic. Going to friend Ananias Koski in Box 28, Mohawk, Calumet MI.

Personal information: Single laborer, 19 years. Never in the US before


Ala-Mustajärvi Lempi Maria Joosefintytär

Parkano church records

b. 22.8.1888 Karvia

Moved to Parkano 1899.

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1.3.1912.

Died 1960 in Port Arthur, ON Canada

Passenger record from Finland not found


Alander David Kaarlenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 18.2.1864 Ikaalinen d. Dec 1919 America

Parents: Kaarle Alander and Ester Yrjöntytär b. 1.9.1825 Ikaalinen d. 23.11.1895 Parkano

Has emigrated to America

Passport record 1900 to America

David Alander, b.1864

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 10.2.1900

From Hanko  on Polaris

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 24.2.1900 on Lucania, Cunard Line and arrives in New York 5.3.1900. Going home to Worcester MA, is a resident of the United States.

Personal information: David Alander, 36 years, single laborer from Parkano. Has paid his own ticket and has 16 dollars. Able to read and write.


Alanevala Johan Fredrik Edvardinpoika

Parkano church records

b.1.1.1890 Parkano

Parents: Edvard Mikonpoika Alanevala b.13.7.1864 Parkano and Maria Sofia Juhantytär b.30.6.1867 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Megantic 12.4.1910 and arrives in Boston 20.4.1910. Going to from Julius Rintamäki in Worcester MA

Personal information: Johan Alanevala, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Edvard Alanevala, Kihniönkylä, Parkano. Johan is 5 ft 6 inch, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Has been born in Parkano


Alanevala Matias Mikonpoika

Parkano church records

b.31.12.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Simonpoika Alanevala b.2.10.1824 Parkano and Justiina Juhantytär b.6.7.1839 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Megantic 12.4.1910 and arrives in Boston 20.4.1910. Going to friend Mikko Wainio, Worcester MA.

Personal information: Matias Alanevala, 28 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Mikko Alanevala, Kihniönkylä, Parkano. Matias is 5 ft 8 inch, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Has not been in the US before.


Alatörmä aka Törmä Anselmi (Anshelm)

Passport record 19.12.1902 to USA

Anshelm Alatörmä, b.1885

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 31.12.1902

From Hanko on Polaris

Plans to continue from Liverpool 7.1.1903 on Cymric, White Star Line

Destination: Eveleth MN


Alatörmä Anshelm Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.23.1.1885 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Iisak Efraim Iisakinpoika Alatörmä b.11.2.1853 Kankaanpää d.29.12.1895 Parkano and Severiina Kaarlentytär b.7.1.1857 Parkano

Canadian border crossings 1906

Anshelm Alatörmä 23 years, sails from Liverpool on Dominion 11.10.1906 and arrives in Quebec 21.10.1906. He crosses the border to the US from Canada.

Destination: Eveleth MN

Personal information: Single laborer, last residence in Finland Parkano. Going to friend Ivar Alatörmä, Box 766, Eveleth MN. Has 10 dollars with him. Has not been to the US before.


Alatörmä Robert Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.16.9.1877 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Iisak Efraim Iisakinpoika Alatörmä b.11.2.1853 Kankaanpää d.29.12.1895 Parkano and Severiina Kaarlentytär b.7.1.1857 Parkano

Wife: Alviina Kustaantytär Harjunpää b.23.12.1876 Parkano. Married 14.3.1897

Children: Emma Maria b.20.2.1897, Vilho b.9.5.1898 and Linne Sylvia b.20.10.1900. All children born in Parkano, Raivala village, Alatörmä farm

Passport record Jan 1900 to America

Robert Alatörmä, b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Lodger

No suitable passenger information found for this date

 There is a record for 1.2.1902 to Port Arthur. Not verifired if it is the same person


Alavatula aka Vatula Rafael Efraiminpoika

Parkano church records

Rafael Alavatula, b.2.1.1879 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Efraim Juhanpoika (Ephraim Johansson) Alavatula b. 16.4.1857 Parkano and Rosa Karoliina Kaarlentytär (Rosa Karolina Karlsdotter) b.25.11.1859 Parkano d.6.8.1899 Parkano, Lapinneva village, Alavatula farm 

Passport record 1900

Rafael Alavatula, b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 10.2.1900

From Hanko  on Polaris

Plans to continue on Cunard Line.

Destination Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Lucania, Cunard Line 24.2.1900 and arrives in New York 5.3.1900. Going to friend E.Lammi, Worcester MA

Personal information: Rafael Watula, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano.  Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 30 dollars. Not in the US before

US Census 1930

Rafael Watula, 50 years. Miner in iron mine. Age at first marriage 27 years. Can read, write and speak English.  Emigrated 1900, application for citizenship pending. Lives with his wife in 1317 Celia Street, Ironwood, Gogebic county MI. Value of home 1500 dollars.

Wife Wilhelmina, age 60, age at first marriage 37. Emigrated 1886, alien.


Altonen Ville aka Wille

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Majestic 19.4.1899 and arrives in New York 27.4.1899. Going to Ironwood MI, no contact person named

Personal information: Wille Altonen, 32 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 14 dollars. Not in the US before


Annala Juho Antinpoika (Johan)

Parkano church records

b.6.7.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Antti Antinpoika Annala b.28.10.1840 Parkano and Iida Sofia Salomonintytär Isopeltomäki b.14.1.1844 Parkano

Passport record Apr 1902 to America

Johan Annala, b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 12.4.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus

Plans to continue on Allan Line

Destination Sault Ste. Marie MI

Border crossing from Canada 1902

Sails from Liverpool in Tunisian 24.4.1902 and arrives in Quebec 3.5.1902. Crosses the border to the US from Canada.

Personal information: Johan Annala, 21 years, single laborer from Turun lääni (Turku province), going to Sault Ste. Marie MI to cousin Juha Koivu (?)


Anttila Arthur

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Franconia 18.4.1911 and arrives in Boston 26.4.1911. Going to brother Freedi Anttila, Thomaston ME.

Personal information: Arthur Anttila, 19 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Oskar Anttila, Parkanonkylä, Parkano. Brother has paid the ticket, Arthur has 25 dollars. He is 5ft 6inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Has not been in the US before.


Anttila Oskari Antinpoika (Oskar Andersson)

Parkano church records

b. 18.4.1864 Parkano

Parents (need verifying!): Antti Antinpoika Anttila b. 15.7.1824 Parkano d. 1892 Parkano and Maria Juhantytär Sandås b. 24.3.1825 Parkano d. 10.10.1901 Parkano

Wife: Matilda Albertiina Kustaantytär b. 20.7.1866 Parkano

Children: Hilja Matilda b. 23.5.1889 d. 18.9.1892, Willehard b. 28.7.1891, Edvin b. 16.4.1894, Viljo Anselm b. 1.4.1896 and Toivo b. 11.10.1898. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 5.11.1902

Oskar Andersson Anttila, b.1864

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married

Passenger record 12.11.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus

Plans to continue 18.11.1902 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination Rockland ME

Boston passenger records

Sails from Liverpool 18.11.1902 on Saxonia and arrives in Boston 27.11.1902.

Personal information: Anttila Oskari, 38 years, married laborer from Finland, last residence Hanko. Destination Rockland, Maine. Going to Isak Andersson,  Box 185, Thomasstone, Maine.


Arola (Vienola) Arvid Matti Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.1.1892 Parkano

Parents: Cottager Johannes Juhanpoika Kettula, Vienola b.29.6.1864 Parkano d. 4.12.1944 and Serafia Jaakobintytär Hirvelä b.25.8.1858 Parkano d. 5.2.1951 Parkano

Wife: Emilia Joosefintytär Lamminmäki b. 20.2.1896 Karvia. Married 17.12.1917

Child: Taavi Georg b.  Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for  a passport to Canada 2.10.1923

Passenger record 10.11.1923 (Arvid M Arola)

From Hanko on Baltic, age 31 years

Plans to continue 16.11.1923 from Liverpool on Montlaurier, C.P.O.S. Line. destination Jallicve ON

Vataja family book  by Marianne Kortesoja

d. 17.2.1982 Thunder Bay ON Canada

Also child Hellä Lemmitty, who died as a child


Arola (Lamminmäki) Emilia Joosefintytär

Parkano church records

b. 20.2.1896 Karvia d. 1970 Ontario Canada

Husband: Arvid Matias Juhonpoika Arola b. 27.1.1892 Parkano d. 1982 Canada

Children: See Arvid Arola

Moved from Karvia to Parkano 1899

Passenger record 12.4.1924 (Emilia Arola)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 28 years. Travelling with son Taavi

Plans to continue 19.4.1924 from Liverpool on Montroyal, C.P.O.S. Line. Destination Nipigon ON


Arola (Vienola) Evald Juhonpoika

Parkano church records (Arola Evald Juhonpoika)

b.6.2.1888 Parkano d.1968 Worcester MA

Parents: Cottager Johannes Juhanpoika Kettula, Vienola b.29.6.1864 Parkano d. 4.12.1944 and Serafia Jaakobintytär Hirvelä b.25.8.1858 Parkano d. 5.2.1951 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 15.4.1905

Passport record 22.4.1905 to America (Wienola Evald Juhonp.)

b.1888

Occupation in Finland: Cottager´s son, single

Passenger record 26.4.1905 (Vienola Evald)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 17 years

Plans to continue 2.5.1905 on Caronia, Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger record (Evald Vienola)

Sails from Liverpool 2.5.1905 on Caronia and arrives in New York 11.5.1905. Going to brother Evert Hirvelä, 9 Milton Court, Worcester MA

Personal inf ormation: Evald Vienola, 17 years, single laborer from Parkano. Has not been in the US before

Is this the same person as Evald Vienola Arola b.6.2.1888? Unverified!

Draft card 5.6.1917

Edward Arola 29 years. Address: 114 Eastern Ave. b.6.2.1888 Parkano, Turun laani, Finland. Not a citizen. Occupation: Fireman, Kneeling???

US Census 1920

Residence 114 Eastern Ave, Worcester MA

Edward Arola, 31 years. Wire worker in wire mill. Emigrated 1905.

Wife Hilma J, 26 years. Emigrated 1905.

Children: Ilmari E, 6 years, Jorma R, 5 years, Pellervo F, 1 year 6 months.

The family has one lodger, Johan Koskenranta 21 years.

US Census 1930

Residence 114 Eastern Ave, Worcester MA

Edward V Arola, 42 years, emigrated 1905.  Age at first marriage 23 years.Occupation: Roller in wire mill. Naturalization: PA. No college education. Can read and write.

Wife Hilma 36 years, born in Finland, emigrated 1905. Age at first marriage 18. No occupation.

Children: Ilmari 16 years, Jorma 15 years, Pellervo 11 years. All sons born in Massachusetts, no occupation.

Draft card 1942A

b.6.2.1888 Parkano

Residence 1942: 114 Eastern Ave, Worcester MA.

Employer 1942: Americal Steel+Wire Co

Contact person 1942: Hilma Arola

SSDI Evald Arola

b.6.2.1888 d. Sept 1968

Address: 01536 North Grafton, Worcestesr M


Arola Frans Vihtori Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1903 Parkano d.1957 Canada

Parents: Johannes Juhonpoika Kettula, Vienola, Arola b. 29.6.1864 Parkano d. 4.12.1944 and Serafia Jaakobintytär Hirvelä b. 25.8.1858 d. 5.2.1951

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 4.6.1926

Passenger record 14.7.1926 (Frans Arola)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 23 years

Plans to continue 23.7.1926 from Liverpool on Montclare, CPR Line. Destination Quebec PQ Canada

Vataja family book by Marianne Kortesoja

d. 22.12.1952 Ontario Canada


Arola Lauri Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b.1900 Parkano

Parents: Johannes Juhonpoika Kettula, Vienola, Arola b. 29.6.1864 Parkano d. 4.12.1944 and Serafia Jaakobintytär Hirvelä b. 25.8.1858 d. 5.2.1951

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 28.3.1927

Passenger record 4.5.1927 (Lauri Arola)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 26 years

Plans to continue 13.5.1927 from Liverpool on Doric, White Star Line. Destination Quebec PQ Canada

Marianne Kortesoja in Vataja family book

c. 4.9.1977 Thunder Bay ON Canada


Arola Taavi Georg 

Parkano church records

b. Parkano

Parents: Arvid Matias Juhonpoika Vienola, Arola b. 27.1.1892 Parkano and Emilia Joosefintytär Lamminmäki b. 20.2.1896 Karvia

Passenger record 12.4.1924 (Taavi Arola)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 4 years. Travelling with mother Emilia

Plans to continue 19.4.1924 from Liverpool on Montroyal, C.P.O.S. Line. Destination Nipigon ON

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