Surnames beginning with N

Nevala Anton

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 9.1.1906 and arrives in Boston 19.1.1906. Going to brother Josep Lampinen, Box 334, Munising MI

Personal information: Anton Nevala, 28 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has lived in Box Mill, MI 1901-03. Has paid his own ticket and has 10 dollars
 

Niemelä Aina Wilhelmina Joosefintytär

Parkano church records

b. 19.7.1894 Parkano Lapinneva village Niemelä farm

Parents: Tenant farmer Jooseppi Eevanpoika Mäkinen, Niemelä b. 20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1937 USA and Aleksandra Mikontytär Marjamäki b. 14.12.1863 Parkano d. 1952 USA

Passenger record 19.7.1911 (Aina Niemelä)

From Hanko on Titania, age 16 years. Travelling with Senja Niemelä.

Plans to continue 28.7.1911 on Empress of Britain, CPR Line. Destination Quebec PQ

Border crossings from Canada (Aina Niemela)

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 28.7.1911 and arrives in Quebec 4.8.1911. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to father J Niemela, Mass City MI

Personal information: Aina Niemala, 16 years, single domestic from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland ? Koskela, Lapinnevankylä, Parkano. Father has paid the ticket, Aina has 25 dollars. She has not been in the US before. Aina is 4ft 8 in, has light skin, brown hair and eyes
 

Niemelä (Marjamäki)  Aleksandra Mikontytär

Parkano church records

b.14.12.1863 Parkano d. 1952 USA (dod from son John´s obituary)

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Tanelinpoika (Michel Danielsson) Vuorijärvi, Marjamäki b. 17.10.1827 Parkano and Senobia Markuksentytär b. 2.7.1837 Karvia d. 10.2.1864 Parkano

Husband: Joosef Eevanpoika Mäkinen, Niemelä b.20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1937 USA

Children: See Joosef Niemelä below

Note: Aleksandra´s sister Elisabet b. 2.6.1860 married Albert Koskela b. 22.10.1869, who emigrated to Mass City MI

Passport record 11.8.1910 to America

b.1863

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife, married

On the same passport children Tyyne b.1890 and Eino b.1904

Passenger record 17.8.1910

From Hanko on Titania, age 45 years

Plans to continue 26.8.1910 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line

Destination: Quebec PQ

Travelling with Tyyne and Ilmari Niemelä

Border crossings from Canada (Alexandra Niemela)

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Ireland 26.8.1910 and arrives in Quebec 1.9.1910. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to husband  J Niemela, Box no 3, Mass MI. Travelling with children Tyyni and Ilmari.

Personal information: Alexandra Niemela, 45 years, a wife from Parkano. Able to read and write. Not in the US before. Husband has paid the ticket. Alexandra has 65 dollars. She  is 5 ft 3 inches, has light skin, brown hair and eyes.

US Census 1930 (Alexandra Niemela)

Living with husband and son Arthur in Greenland, Ontonagon county, MI. Age 66 years, married at 19. No occupation. Immigration 1910. Alien, does not speak English
 

Niemelä Eino Ilmari* aka Niemela Elmer

Parkano church records

b. 1904 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Jooseppi Eevanpoika Mäkinen, Niemelä aka Joseph Niemela b. 20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1937 USA and Aleksandra Mikontytär Marjamäki b. 14.12.1863 Parkano d. 1952 USA

Passport record 11.8.1910 to America

b.1904

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s son

Recorded on the passport of mother Aleksandra b.1863

Passenger record 17.8.1910

From Hanko on Titania

Plans to continue 26.8.1910 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line

Destination: Quebec PQ

Travelling with Tyyne and Aleksandra Niemelä

 Border crossings from Canada (Ilmari Niemela)

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Ireland 26.8.1910 and arrives in Quebec 1.9.1910. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to father J Niemela, Box no 3, Mass MI. Travelling with mother and sister Tyyni

Personal information: Ilmari Niemela, 5 years, child from Parkano. Not in the US before. Father has paid the ticket
 

Niemelä Herman Anshelm

Parkano church records

b. 11.6.1887 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nikolai Antinpoika Niemelä b. 11.2.1851 Parkano and Maria Matilda Esaiantytär b. 30.6.1858 Parkano

Passport record 1.4.1905 to USA

b.1887

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record  5.4.1905

From Hanko on Polaris, age: adult

Plans to continue 15.4.1905 on Etruria, Cunard Line

Destination: Hibbing MN

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 11.4.1905 and arrives in Boston 21.4.1905. Going to brother Villiam Niemi, Stevenson, St Louis county MN.

Personal information: Herman Niemelä, 18 years, single laborer from Hanko, Finland. Able to read and write. Has not been in the US before. Ticket paid by brother, Herman has 15 dollars.

Herman seems to return to Finland and emigrate again:

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Baltic 20.5.1911 and arrives in New York 29.5.1911. Going to sister Selma Kallio, Box 55, Stevenson MN.

Personal information: Herman Niemelä, 23 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Nikolai Niemelä, Nerkoonkylä, Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 30 dollars. Herman has lived in Stevenson MN before, year unclear, 1904-? Herman is 6 ft, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes.
 

Niemelä Jooseppi

Parkano church records

b.20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1952 USA (dod from son John´s obituary)

Mother: Eeva Stiina Mikontytär Ristamäki b. 26.1.1834. Jooseppi was born out of wedlock.

Wife: Aleksandra Mikontytär Marjamäki b.14.12.1863 Parkano

Children: Josef Arthur* b.13.10.1883, Johannes b.8.1.1888, Tyyne Julia b.21.3.1890, Yrjö b.2.5.1893  d.5.5.1893, Aina Wilhelmina b.19.7.1894, Senia Aleksandra b.31.10.1896, Hilmi Elisabet b.30.4.1899 d.1900 and Eino Ilmari (Elmer) b.1904. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 22.10.1902

b.1859

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married

On the same passport son Josef Artur. Wife and 6 children remain in Finland.

Passenger record 25.10.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 44 years. Travelling with son Artur

Plans to continue 30.10.1902 on Pretorian, Allan Line

Destination: Mass City MI

Possibly returns to Finland, unverified

Border crossings from Canada 1902

Sails from Liverpool 30.10.1902 on Pretorian and arrives in Quebec 10.11.1902. Arrives in the US from Canada. Going to friend Alfred Koskela, Box 115, Mass City MI. ( Note: Alfred Koskela was husband of wife Alexandra´s sister, Elisabet)

Personal information: Jooseppi Niemelä, 44 years, married laborer from Turku.

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 31.1.1905 on Saxonia and arrives in Boston 9.2.1905. Going to friend or cousin Otto Koskela, Box 115 Mass City MI. (Note: Otto Koskela was son of wife Alexandra´s sister, Elisabet Koskela)

Personal information: Josepi Niemelä, 46  years, married laborer from Pori. Has been in Mass City MI for one year 1903.

Passenger record 26.5.1909

Needs to be verified if this is the same person

From Hanko on Titania

Plans to continue 3.6.1909 on Laurentic, White Star Line

Destination: Mass MI

US census 1920 (Joseph Niemela)

Living with wife and son Elmer in Morse, St Louis county MN. Age 59 years, occupation carpenter in St Croix Lbr? Immigration 1908?, naturalization pending 1917. Not able to read, write or speak English.

US census 1930 (Joseph Niemela)

Living with wife and son Arthur in Greenland, Ontonagon county MI. Owns his house, value 2000 dollars. Age 70 years, married at 23. Immigration 1895, alien, does not speak English. Occupation carpenter, works from house.
 

Niemelä Jooseppi

Passenger record 13.3.1907

From Hanko on Polaris, age 42 years

Plans to continue 19.3.1907 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination: Mass City MI

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 19.3.1907 and arrives in Boston 28.3.1907. Going to friend Jane Kangas, Box 191, Mass City MI

Personal information: Josepi Niemelä, 42 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars. Jooseppi has lived in the US 1905-06, place difficult to read. He is 5ft 8 inches, has light skin, brown hair and brown eyes.
 

Niemelä Josef Artur aka Arthur Niemela

Parkano church records

b.13.10.1883 Parkano d.31.1.1953 Minnesota

Parents: Tenant farmer Joosef Eevanpoika Mäkinen, Niemelä b.20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1937 USA and Aleksandra Mikontytär Marjamäki  b.14.12.1863 Parkano d.1952 USA

Has emigrated to America 1902

Passport record 22.10.1902

b.1880 

Passport issued to father Jooseppi b.1859

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 25.10.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus, travelling with father Jooseppi

Plans to continue 30.10.1902  on Pretorian, Allan Line

Destination: Mass City MI

Border crossings from Canada 1902

Sails from Liverpool 30.10.1902 on Pretorian and arrives in Quebec 10.11.1902. Arrives in the US from Canada. Going to friend Alfred Koskela, Box 115, Mass City MI.

Personal information: Artur Niemelä, 19 years. Single laborer from Turku. Has not been in the US before

US Census 1930 (Arthur Niemela)

Living with parents in Greenland, Ontonagon, MI. Age 45 years. Single, occupation laborer in logging camp. Immigration 1903, alien, does speak English.
 

Niemelä Senja Aleksandra Joosefintytär

Parkano church records

b. 31.10.1896  Parkano Lapinneva village Niemelä farm

Parents: Tenant farmer Jooseppi Eevanpoika Mäkinen, Niemelä b. 20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1937 USA and Aleksandra Mikontytär b. 14.12.1863 Parkano d. 1952 USA

Passenger record 19.7.1911 (Senja Niemelä)

From Hanko on Titania, age 14 years. Travelling with Aina Niemelä.

Plans to continue 28.7.1911 on Empress of Britain, CPR Line. Destination Quebec PQ

Border crossings from Canada (Senja Niemela)

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 28.7.1911 and arrives in Quebec 4.8.1911. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to father J Niemela, Mass City MI

Personal information: Senja Niemala, 14 years, single domestic from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland ? Koskela, Lapinnevankylä, Parkano. Father has paid the ticket, Senja has 25 dollars. She has not been in the US before. Senja is 4ft 8 in, has light skin, brown hair and eyes

Brother John Makinen´s obituary in The Ontonagon Herald newspaper May 14, 1964

Sister Senja Salo in Cloquet MN
 

Niemelä , Hietala Tyyne Julia

Parkano church records

b.21.3.1890 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Joosef Eevanpoika Mäkinen, Niemelä b.20.6.1859 Parkano d. 1937 USA and Aleksandra Mikontytär Marjamäki b.14.12.1863 Parkano d. 1952 USA

Passport record 11.8.1910 to America

b.1890

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s daughter

Recorded on the passport of mother Aleksandra b.1863

Passenger record 17.8.1910

From Hanko on Titania

Plans to continue 26.8.1910 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line

Destination: Quebec PQ

Travelling with Aleksandra and Ilmari Niemelä

Border crossings from Canada (Tyyni Niemela)

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Ireland 26.8.1910 and arrives in Quebec 1.9.1910. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to father J Niemela, Box no 3, Mass MI. Travelling with mother and brother Ilmari.

Personal information: Tyyni Niemela, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Not in the US before. Father has paid the ticket. Tyyni is 5 ft 7 inches, has light skin, brown hair.

Brother John Makinen´s obituary in The Ontonagon Herald newspaper May 14, 1964

Sister Tyyne Hietala in Cloquet

Minnesota Death Index

Tyyne Julia Hietala b. 21.3.1890 d. 2.8.1968 Carlton MN
 

Niemenmaa Jakob Adolfinpoika

Parkano church records

b.2.7.1878 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Adolf Pietarinpoika Pitkäjärvi, Niemenmaa b. 10.10.1823 Parkano and Maria Hermannintytär b. 6.5.1836 Karvia

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 14.8.1899.

Passport record not found

Passenger record 2.9.1899

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 22 years

Plans to continue on American Line. Destination Worcester MA

Entry to the US not found yet


Niemensivu Sefanias Joonanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 2.12.1885 Parkano

Parents: Joonas Nikodemuksenpoika Niemensivu b.22.3.1853 and Serafia Jaakontytär b. 27.12.1861

Border crossing from Canada March 1910

Sails from Liverpool 10.3.1910 on Tunisian and arrives in Halifax 19.3.1910. Enters the US from Canada. Going to friend Nikodemus Kivipelto, Mellen camp 5, WI

Personal information: Sefanias Niemensivu, 24 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland: father Joonas Niemensivu, Kuivaskylä village, Parkano
 

Niemi aka Ekman Weikko Emil* Augustinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.11.1886 Parkano d. 1927 (hearsay recorded in book of emigrants)

Parents: Shoemaker August Erikinpoika Ekman b. 13.9.1858 Parkano and Eeva Joonantytär

 Has emigrated to America. Returned 1920 but left again

US Passport application 3.5.1920

Personal information: Emil Niemi, born 27.6.1886 Parkano Finland. Age 34 years. Residence Warren OH. 5ft 8 inch, forehead high, mouth regular, chin square, hair brown, eyes gray, complexion fair, face full, nose large. Mole on left cheek.

Family: Wife Hilja 27 years, son Emil 7 year and Leo 6 years to be included in the passport. Father August Ekman, resides in Parkano.

Emigration: Sailed from Hanko 18.5.1906. Has lived in the US 1906-1920 at Monesse PA and Warren OH. Naturalized 28.6.1915 at Pittsburgh PA

Identified by teacher Alvar Heinonen, 19 Iowa St, Warren. Has known Emil for 14 years.

Photos of Emil and family included

Applies for a passport for one year to visit parents in Finland, travelling through England and Denmark
 

Niemi aka Grufva Josef Albiinus Kustaanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 17.2.1890 Parkano

Parents: Shoemaker Kustaa Juhanpoika Grufva b. 1.11.1855 Ilmajoki and Maija Stiina Jaakontytär b. 16.2.1845 Kurikka?

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 2.11.1913
 

Niemi Josef Yrjönpoika (Yrjösson)

Parkano church records

b. 14.5.1869 Parkano, d.1.3.1912?

Parents: Yrjö Yrjönpoika Ylinen b. 7.1.1839 d.6.7.1874 Parkano and Greta Liisa Iisakintytär b. 23.3.1845 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 2.5.1893

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 6.5.1893 abroad

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son

Passenger record from Finland not found

Entry to the US not found yet


Niemi Mathilda Gunilla Wilhelmiinantytär

Parkano church records

b. 15.3.1894 Parkano d. 1967 Florida

Mother: Wilhelmiina Yrjöntytär Niemi b. 15.6.1874 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 4.2.1916

Husband has been called Sippola
 


Niemi Svante Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 16.4.1893 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Niemi b.28.4.1836 Parkano d. 28.4.1901 Parkano and wife Elisabet Juhantytär b. 21.9.1855 Parkano

Passenger record 1913 (Svante Niemi)

Sails from Hanko on Astraea 5.7.1913. Plans to continue on Arabic, White Star Line, 15.7.1913. Destination Boston MA

Boston passenger records (Svante Niemi)

Sails from Liverpool on Arabic 15.7.1913 and arrives in Boston 24.7.1913. Going to Halifax MA to friend Ida Mäkinen, Box 60, Halifax MA
 
Personal information:Svante Niemi, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano, Finland. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 27 dollars. Nearest relative in Finland mother Liisa Niemi, Raivalan kylä, Parkano. Svante has not been in the US before. He is 6ft 2 inches, has light skin, brown eyes and hair. Born in Parkano

WWI Draft Card (Svante Niemi)

Svante Niemi, 24 years, living in Halifax, Plymouth county MA. Born 16th March 1893. Alien, born in Raivalankylä Finland. Svante works on a cranberry bog. He is single, caucasian. Svante is tall, of medium build, has grey eyes and brown hair

Niemi Viktor Fredrikinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 25.8.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Fredrik Nestor Jaakonpoika Niemi b. 13.9.1850 Parkano and Greta Liisa Iisakintytär b. 23.3.1845 Parkano. Married 1878

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 16.4.1902

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record Apr 1902 to America

b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 19.4.1902

From Hanko on Polaris, age 21 years

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Celtic 25.4.1902 and arrives in New York 4.5.1902. Probably going to Joseph Johansson in Worcester MA but the text is unclear.

Personal information: Viktor Niemi, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano. Has not been in the US before.
 


Niemi Vilho Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 14.8.1898 Parkano
Parents: tenant farmer Iisak Kustaanpoika Niemi b. 28.4.1836 Parkano d. 28.4.1901 Parkano and Elisabet Juhantytär b. 21.9.1855 Parkano

Canadian passenger records (Vilho Niemi)

Sails from Liverpool on SS Montrose in third class 17.8.1923 and arrives in Canada 24.8.1923. Going to brother Svante Niemi, Box 9, Hearst ONT Canada. Passport issued 9.6.1923 in Pori, Finland.
 
Personal information: Vilho Niemi, 24 years, single worker from Parkano. Finnish citizen, lutheran. Plans to start farming and stay permanently in Canada. Not in Canada before. He now has 25 dollars and has paid his own ticket. Nearest relative in Finland mother Elisabet Niemi in Raivalan kylä, Parkano.

Niemi Yrjö Trifoninpoika

Parkano church records

b. 15.3.1901 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 18.3.1930. Russian citizen
 

Nieminen (Isoviita) Augusta Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 28.9.1871 Karvia

Husband: Kaarle Kaarlenpoika Nieminen b. 19.12.1874 Parkano

Child: Elin Maria b. 6.9.1900

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 25.7.1906

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977
 

Nieminen Elin Maria Kaarlentytär

Parkano church records

b. 6.9.1900 Parkano

Parents: Kaarle Kaarlenpoika Nieminen b. 19.12.1874 Parkano and Augusta Juhantytär Isoviita b. 28.9.1871 Karvia

Pastor´s certificate  for a passport to America 25.7.1906
 

Nieminen Gabriella Wilhelmina Antintytär

Parkano church records

b. 15.2.1866 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Antti Antinpoika Hardusniemi b. 24.1.1818 Ikaalinen d. Apr 1868 Parkano and Eeva Stiina Juhontytär Hakala b. 8.5.1830

Moved to Sortavala 1894

Passport record 9.6.1894 abroad

Occupation in Finland: Dairy worker
 

Nieminen (Paattankoski) Hilja Armilia Abrahamintytär

Parkano church records

b. 22.2.1878 Parkano

Parents: Abraham Heikinpoika Paattankoski b. 23.7.1844 Virrat d. 1.3.1917 USA Minnesota and Senobia/Serafia Iisakintytär Niiniharju b. 19.8.1851 Parkano d, USA. Married 28.3.1871 Parkano

Husband: Nestor Erland* Nestorinpoika Nieminen b. 22.2.1878 Parkano. Married 14.7.1900

Child: Lempi Aleksandra b. 25.10.1901 Parkano

Passport record 4.5.1904 to USA

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife, married

On the same pasport child Lempi Aleksandra b.1901

Passenger record 11.5.1904

From Hanko on Astraea, age: adult. Travelling with Lempi Nieminen

Plans to continue 19.5.1904 on Cretic, White Star Line

Destination: Boston MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cretic 19.5.1904 and arrives in Boston in May. Going to husband Erland Nieminen, Idaska 20, Hibbing, Nashvante MN.

Personal information: Hilja Nieminen, 25 years, wife from Russia, nationality Finnish, last residence Turon (?). Able to read and write. Husband has paid the ticket, Hilja has 7 dollars. Hilja has not been in the US before.
 

Nieminen Jalmari Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 31.1.1880 Parkano d. 29.9.1940 America?

Parents: Cottager Nestor Malakias Emmanuelinpoika Marjamäki, Nieminen b. 12.8.1853 Parkano and Eliina Wallenius b. 9.2.1859 Ikaalinen

Has emigrated to America
 

Nieminen aka Takaviita Kaarle Kaarlenpoika (Karl Karlsson)

Parkano church records

b. 19.12.1874 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Kaarle Kustaa Emmanuelinpoika Alajoki, Takaviita b. 20.2.1861 Ikaalinen and Amanda Karoliina Joosepintytär Alane b. 5.2.1843 Parkano. Married 19.10.1863

Wife: Augusta Juhantytär Isoviita b. 28.9.1871 Karvia

Child: Elin Maria b. 6.9.1900 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 24.1.1903

Has lived in Swan River MN in 1939.

Passport record 30.1.1903 to USA

b.1874

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 4.2.1903

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 29 years

Plans to continue 12.2.1903 on Pretorian, Allan Line

Destination: Sault Ste Marie MI

Entry to the US not found yet


Nieminen Lempi Aleksandra Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b. 25.10.1901 Parkano

Parents: Nestor Erland* Nestorinpoika Nieminen b. 22.2.1878 Parkano and Hilja Armilia Abrahamintytär b. 13.2.1879 Parkano

Passport record 4.5.1904

Passport issued to mother Aleksandra.

Passenger record 11.5.1904

From Hanko no Astraea, travelling with her mother

Plans to continue 19.5.1904 on Cretic,  White Star Line. Destination Boston MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cretic 19.5.1904 and arrives in Boston in May. Going to father Erland Nieminen, Idaska 20, Hibbing, Nashvante MN. Travelling with mother Hilja.

Personal information: Lempi Nieminen, 3 years, daughter from Russia, nationality Finnish. Has not been in the US before
 

Nieminen Nestor Malakias Emmanuelinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 12.8.1853 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Emmanuel Mikonpoika Marjamäki b. 29.3.1818 Kuru and Ida Sofia Juhantytär Perdén b. 21.1.1823 Parkano

Wife: Eliina Wallenius b. 9.2.1859 Ikaalinen

Children: Nestor Erland* b. 22.2.1878, Jalmar b. 31.1.1880, Wilhelm b. 28.5.1882, Emil b. 14.5.1885 d. 1891 and Aino Maria b. 27.11.1893 and . All children born in Parkano

Passport record to America 1901

b.1853

Occupation in Finland: Cottager

Wife and 2 children remain in Finland

Passenger record from Finland not verified

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 5.2.1901 and arrives in Boston 12.2.1901. Going to brother-in-law Abraham Paattankoski, Spart MN

Personal information: Nestor Nieminen, 46 years. Married laborer from Hanko. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 35 dollars. Not in the US before

Note: Abraham Paattankoski is actually father-in-law to Nestor´s son, Nestor Erland
 

Nieminen aka Niemi Nestor Erland* Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.2.1878 Parkano

Parents: Cottager Nestor Malakias Emmanuelinpoika Nieminen b. 12.8.1853 Parkano and Eliina Wallenius b. 9.2.1859 Ikaalinen

Wife: Hilja Armilia Abrahamintytär Paattankoski b. 13.2.1879 Parkano. Married 14.7.1900

Children: See Hilja Nieminen
 

Nieminen Otto Julius

Passport record 18.9.1903 to USA

b.1884

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 21.10.1903

From Hanko on Polaris, age 19 years

Plans to continue 31.10.1903 on Columbia, Anchor Line

Destination: Monessen PA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Mauretania 31.5.1913 and arrives in New York 6.6.1913. Going to friend Toivo Laatu, 416 Matheral Ave, Monessen PA.

Personal information: Otto Nieminen, 29 years, married laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland wife Maria Nieminen, Alaskylä Parkano. Otto is able to read and write He has paid his own ticket and has 30 dollars. Otto is 5ft 11.5 inch, has light skin, black hair and brown eyes.

New York passenger lists

Sails from Southampton on Mauretania 16.9.1922 and arrives in New York 23.9.1922. Going to Toivo Laatu, 412 Mothers Ave, Monessen PA

Personal information: Otto Julius Nieminen, 38 years, married farmer from Parkano. Able to read and write Finnish. Nearest relative in Finland wife Maria Nieminen, Alaskylä Parkano. Otto has lived in Monessen 1894, 1912-13 and 1917. He is 5ft 9 inch, has light skin, black hair and brown eyes.

Nieminen Vilhelm Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28.5.1882 Parkano d. 16.11.1935 America?

Parents: Cottager Nestor Malakias Emmanuelinpoika Marjamäki, Nieminen b. 12.8.1853 Parkano and Eliina Wallenius b. 9.2.1859 Ikaalinen

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 4.1.1905

Nieminen Ville aka Willehard

Passport record 26.1.1905 to USA

b.1872

Occupation in Finland: Cottager, single

Passenger record 11.2.1905

From Hanko on Astraea, age: adult

Plans to continue 18.2.1905 on Etruria, Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Etruria 18.2.1905 and arrives in New York 26.2.1905. Going to friend Steffan Sippola, 4 Milton Street, Worcester MA

Personal information: Ville Nieminen, 33 years, married laborer from Turku, Finland. Able to read and write. Friend has paid his ticket, he has 20 dollars. Ville has lived in Worcester 1901-03

Niiniharju Vilhelmiina Taavetintytär (Wilhelmina Davidsdotter)

Parkano church records

b. 16.4.1886 Parkano

Parents: Farmer David Jeremianpoika Niiniharju b. 31.7.1847 Parkano and Eveliina Matintytär b. 22.3.1854 Parkano

Passport record 26.3.1903 to USA

b.1886

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s daughter, single

Passenger record 20.4.1903

From Hanko on Capella, age: adult

Plans to continue 25.4.1903 on Umbria, Cunard Line

Destination: Ely MN

Entry to the US not found yet

Nikander Artturi Henrik Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 19.1.1885 Parkano d. 1921 America?

Parents: Cottager Nestor Juhanpoika Nikander b.4.1.1847 Parkano and Maria Karoliina Mikontytär b. 16.4.1850 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1901

Nikander aka Nicander Julius Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 14.5.1877 Parkano d. 1951 Michigan

Parents: Cottager Nestor Juhanpoika Nikander b. 4.1.1847 Parkano and Maria Karoliina Mikontytär b. 16.4.1850 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1902

Passport record 19.12.1902 to USA

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Cottager´s son, single

Passenger record 31.1.1903

From Hanko on Arcturus, age: adult.

Plans to continue 31.1.1903 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination East Tawas MI

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 31.1.1903 and arrives in New York 11.2.1903. Going to friend Abel Niemi, Alabaster, East Tawas Sespo (?) C:o, MI

Personal information: Julius Nikander, 25 years, single laborer from Finland. Has not been in the US before. Ticket paid by a friend, Julius has 20 dollars.

WWI Draft card 1918

Julius Nickander, b.14.4.1877. Living in Iosco, MI

US census Jan 1920

Living in Michigan, Iosco county,Alabaster township. Julius Nikander, 43 years. Occupation and employer undecipherable because of dark image. Immigration 1903, naturalization application pending. Born in Parkano, Finland. Can read, write and speak English

Family members: Wife Alma 43 years, born in Jämijärvi Finland. Children all born in Michigan: Ludy M (?) 10 y, Lina 8 y, Arvo 5 y, Lempi 4 y, Aro 2 y

US Census 1930

Living in Michigan, Iosco county Alabaster. Julius Nicander, 52 years. Blacksmith, employer Mill Plaster. Speaks Finnish, not English. Immigration 1902, naturalization application pending. Married for 29 years.

Family members: Wife Alma M, 52 years. Daughter Ludy M 20 y, not at work. Daughter Line L 18 y, daughter Leea L 14 y, son Aaro A 13 y

Nikander Julius

Passenger record 3.10.1906

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 18 years.

Plans to continue 10.10.1906 on Baltic, White Star Line. Destination Beaumont TX

Passport record

Sails from Liverpool on Baltic 10.10.1906 and arrives in New York 19.10.1906. Going to brother Josef Nikander, Fields La, TX

Personal information: Julius Nikander, 18 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Ticket paid by self, has 8 dollars. Julius is 5ft 3.5 inch, has light skin, brown hair and greyish blue eyes.

Nikander Oskar Edmund Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28.12.1882 Parkano

Parents: Cottager Nestor Juhanpoika Nikander b. 4.1.1847 Parkano and Maria Karoliina Mikontytär b. 16.4.1850 Parkano

Passport record 10.7.1903 to America

b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Cottager´s son, single

Passenger record 22.7.1903

From Hanko on Arcturus, age: adult

Plans to continue 28.7.1903 on Ivernia, Cunard Line

Destination: East Tawas MI

Nikander Vihtori (Viktor) Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 11.1.1889 Parkano d. 1954 Michigan

Parents: Cottager Nestor Juhanpoika Nikander b. 4.1.1847 Parkano and Maria Karoliina Mikontytär b. 16.4.1850 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1901

Nikkola aka Ventelä Isak Jalmar Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.18.12.1877 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisakki Efraim Hermanninpoika Ventelä b.20.2.1852 Parkano and Adolfiina Gabrielintytär Latvala b.23.6.1848 Jalasjärvi

Wife: Hulda Maria Iisakintytär Nikkola b.24.11.1878 Parkano

Children: Ilmari Samuel b.10.3.1898 Parkano

Passport record Feb 1902 to America

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son-in-law, married

Wife and 1 child remain in Finland

Passenger record 8.2.1902

From Hanko on Polaris, age 24 years

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: New York NY

Niskala Vihtori Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 8.2.1880 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Juha Yrjänänpoika Niskala b. 23.11.1844 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Nikodemuksentytär Yliruusi b. 30.12.1845 Ikaalinen

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 15.12.1905

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977


Nurmi Arvid

Passenger record 30.7.1913 (Arvid Nurmi)

Sails from Hanko on Arcturus, age 27 years. Plans to continue 9.8.1913 on Royal George, Royal Line. Destination Duluth MN

Border crossings from Canada (Arvid Nurmi)

Sails from Bristol-Avonmouth on Royal George 9.8.1913 and arrives in Quebec. Crosses the border to USA from Canada. Destination Stevenson MN
 
Personal information: Arvid Nurmi, 27 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland wife Maria Nurmi, Nerkoonkylä, Parkano.


Nurmi aka Rajala Viktor Efraiminpoika

Parkano church records

b. 18.5.1896 Parkano

Parents: Lodger Efraim Iisakinpoika b. 10.4.1861 Parkano and Johanna Mariantytär b. 26.7.1863 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 11.9.1913

Nurmio aka Nordström Vilho Jalmari Fransinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1904 Reposaari

Moved to Parkano from Ahlainen 1914.

Pastor´s certificate for a pasport to Canada 30.4.1927

Nygård Johannes Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 13.12.1878 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Juha Juhanpoika Nygård b. 5.1.1847 Parkano d. 15.10.1901 Parkano and Ida Sofia Joosefintytär b. 21.10.1847 Kuru

Passport record 29.12.1905 to USA

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Nygård Jooseppi Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 14.7.1871 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Juha Juhanpoika Nygård b. 5.1.1847 Parkano d. 15.10.1901 Parkano and Ida Sofia Joosefintytär b. 21.10.1847 Kuru

Wife: Alma Juhantytär Kirvesniemi b. 29.11.1872 Parkano. Married 27.12.1893 Parkano

Children: Feliks b. 9.1.1894, Armas b. 16.12.1896, Johannes b. 5.7.1899. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 21.3.1903 to USA

b.1871

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married

Wife remains in Finland

Passenger record 25.3.1903

From Hanko on Polaris, age 31 years

Plans to continue 2.4.1903 on Tunisian, Allan Line

Destination: Port Arthur ON Canada

Nygård Vihtori Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 30.11.1886 Parkano

Parents: Farm worker Juho Topiaanpoika b. 16.3.1848 Karvia and Serafia Hermannintytär b. 2.1.1862 Karvia

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1.11.1913

Nystedt aka Järvenpää Kustaa Heikinpoika (Gustaf Henriksson)

Parkano church records

b.25.10.1861 Parkano

Parents: Shoemaker, tenant farmer Henrik Matinpoika Sillanpää, Nystedt b.29.12.1820  Parkano d.20.2.1892 Parkano and Albertiina Matintytär Niemi b.22.8.1824 Parkano. Married 23.12.1849 Parkano

Wife#1: Amanda Karoliina Matintytär b.10.2.1862 Parkano d.11.2.1892 Parkano. Married 27.12.1881.

Children: Hilda Maria b.16.6.1885 Parkano and Henrik Eli b.14.9.1889 Parkano d.8.2.1892 Parkano

Wife#2: Maria Matintytär b.23.3.1872 Parkano. Married 27.12.1892

Children: Selma b.2.11.1893 Parkano d.5.2.1895 Parkano, Arvo August b.8.2.1896 Parkano and Edla Aliina b.24.6.1898 Parkano

Passport record 23.4.1892 abroad (Nystedt Gustaf Henriksson)

Occupation in Finland: Lodger

Passenger record from Finland not found

 New York passenger lists

Sails from Bremen on Munchen and arrives in New York 23.5.1893, Going to Worcester MA

Personal information: Gust. Nystedt, 32 years, laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write

Passport record 1900 to America (Gustaf Järvenpää)

b.1861

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married

Wife and 3 children remain in Finland.

There are two possibilities for passenger record, need to be verified:

Järvenpää Kusta 39 years travels from Hanko 21.4.1900 on Urania and plans to continue on Allan Line, destination Copper Cliff ON Canada

Järvenpää Gustaf 39 years, travelling from Hanko 10.2.1900 on Polaris, continues on Beaver Line. Destination Crystal Falls MI

Latest update 28th Dec 2012

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