Surnames beginning with R

Rahkola Johan Emil Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b.14.12.1885 Parkano

Parents: Cottager Johan Gustaf Joosepinpoika Rahkola b.28.12.1853 Parkano and Mathilda Nikodemuksentytär b.20.2.1857 Parkano

Passport record 26.3.1903 for USA (Johan Emil Rahkola)

b.1885

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 1.4.1903 (Johan Emil Rahkola)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 17 years

Plans to continue 10.4.1903 on Cedric, White Star Line

Destination: Waukegan IL

New York passenger lists (Johan Emil Rahkola)

Sails from Liverpool on Cedric 10.4.1903 and arrives in New York 20.4.1903. Going to friend Anssu Mäki, Market Str 914, Waukegan IL

Personal information: Johan Emil Rahkola, 17 years, single laborer from Finland. Has not been in the US before
 

Raiskio Nestori Anselmi Mikonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 29.9.1889 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Kaarlenpoika Raiskio b. 27.9.1860 Parkano and Maria Hesekielintytär b. 5.1.1858 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 26.4.1909

Passenger record 12.5.1909 (Nestor Raiskio)

From Hanko on Titania, age 19 years

Plans to continue 20.5.1909 on Corsican, Allan Line. Destination Sault Ste. Marie ON Canada
 

Canadian census 1911

Nestor Raiskio, 22 years. Miner, living in Ontario, Nipissing, Sub-district 44, Cobalt, 6 Earl Street. Boarder. Born July 1888. Immigration year 1909.

Border crossings from Canada and Michigan passenger and crew lists 11th June 1912

Nestor Raiskio, 22 years. Single laborer from Finland. Nearest relative in Finland father Mikko Raiskio, Parkano. Last permanent address 42 Mile, ARC, Ont. Going to Sault Ste Marie ON. Has paid his own ticket and now has 50 dollars. Not in the US before. Height 5ft 5.5 inch, skin medium, hair brown?, eyes blue. Born in Parkano. Entered Canada 26.5.1909 on Corsican in Quebec

WWI Draft registration cards 5.6.1917

Nestor Raiskio, 27 years. Residence Aurora, St Louis co, MN. Born 20.9.1890 in Parkano. Citizen of Russia. Working as a miner in Oliver Iron Mining co, Aurora MN. Married, supporting his wife. According to the draft regitration card ´does not believe in the principles? of this war´. Nestor is of medium height, stout, has blue eyes, brown hair, is not bald. Suffering from rheumatism.

US Census 1920

Nestor Raiskio, 30 years. Living in Minnesota, Big Stone county, Clinton in his own farm. Immigration 1909, naturalized 1919. Born in Finland, parents Finnish. Occupation farmer.
 
Members of the family: Wife Anna, 25 years, daughter Alma 2 years.

US Census 1930

Nestor Raiskio, 40 years. Living in Minnesota, Big Stone county, Clinton in his own farm. Immigration 1909, alien. Married when 27 years old. Able to read and write, speaks English.
 
Members of the family: Wife Anna S, 36 years. Daughter Alma W 12 years and son Edwin A 8 years. Both children born in Minnesota, Anna in Finland.

Information from relatives in Finland

Nestor has moved to Russia in the 1930´s, lived in Petroskoi and worked in a ski factory. Nothing is known of him after that. Any information of his life in Russia is welcome!
 

Raiskio Vilho Viljami Siinanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 14.9.1899 Jämijärvi d. 1970 Canada

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada Aug 1927.
 

Raitaniemi Iisak Juhonpoika (Isak Johansson)

Parkano church records

b.27.4.1871 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Juho Heikinpoika Raitaniemi b. 1.7.1830 Jämijärvi d.30.5.1880 Parkano and Maria Sofia Juhantytär b. 6.3.1843 Ikaalinen

Wife: Aleksandra Kustaantytär b.6.9.1869 Ikaalinen

Children: Johan Aleksis b.25.6.1893 Ikaalinen, Karl Fredrik b.17.2.1895 Parkano, Elin Maria b.23.12.1896 Parkano d.8.9.1897 Parkano, Jalmar Artur b.9.8.1898 Parkano and Gustaf Fredrik b.24.10.1900 Parkano

Passport record 21.11.1902 to USA (Isak Johansson Raitaniemi)

b.1871

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife and 2 children remain in Finland

Passenger record 3.12.1902 (Isak Raitaniemi)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 31 years

Plans to continue 11.12.1902 on Parisian, Allan Line

Destination: Munising MI
 

Raittila Hilda Maria Eliaksentytär

Parkano church records

b.2.2.1885 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Elias Henrikinpoika Raittila b.25.11.1839 Kankaanpää and Kaisa Wilhelmina Berntintytär b.12.11.1842 Kankaanpää

Passport record 14.1.1905 to USA (Hilda Maria Raittila)

b.1885

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s daughter, single

Passenger record 18.1.1905 (Hilda Raittila)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 19 years.

Plans to continue 28.1.1905 on Lucania, Cunard Line

Destination: Virginia MN

Travelling with Kustaa Raittila

New York passenger lists (Hilda Raittila)

Sails from Liverpoon on Lucania 28.1.1905  and arrives in New York 4.2.1905. Going to cousin Kalle Luoma, Box 140, Virginia MN.

Personal information: Hilda Raittila, 19 years, single servant from Hanko, Finland. Can read but not write. Has 20 dollars.

Minnesota state census 1905

Hilda Raittila, 19 years, domestic, b. in Finland. Living in St.Louis county, Missabe Mountain, Oak street. Has lived in the US for 4 mo, in this address 4mo.
 

Raittila Juha Nestori Eliaksenpoika (Johan Nestor)

Parkano church records

b.11.9.1869 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Elias Henrikinpoika Raittila b.25.11.1839 Kankaanpää and Kaisa Wilhelmina Berntintytär b.12.11.1842 Kankaanpää

Wife: Olga Wilhelmina Kustaantytär b.14.7.1875 Parainen. Married 7.11.1899

Children: Lempi Maria b.26.9.1900 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 28.5.1900

Passport record to America 1900 (Johan Nestor Raittila)

b.1869

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, married. Wife stays in Finland

Passenger record needs verifying, probably 2.6.1900

From Hanko on Arcturus, age: adult

Plans to continue on Allan Line

Destination Ely MN

Border crossings from Canada (need verifying), Nestor Raittila

Sails from Liverpool on Tunisian 14.6.1900 and arrives in Quebec Canada 23.6.1900. Enters the US from Canada. Going to brother Isaac Raittila in Ely MN.

Personal information: Nestor Raittila, 31 years, married laborer from Turku. Can read and write. Has 13 dollars.

Passport record 26.5.1905 to America

b.1869

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

Passenger record 31.5.1905

From Hanko on Polaris, age 35 years

Plans to continue 8.6.1905 on Virginian, Allan Line

Destination: Port Arthur ON
 

Raittila Kustaa Eliaksenpoika (Gustaf Eliasson)

Parkano church records

b.5.6.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Elias Henrikinpoika Raittila b.25.11.1839 Kankaanpää and Kaisa Wilhelmina Berntintytär b.12.11.1842 Kankaanpää

Passport record 14.1.1905 to USA (Gustaf Eliaksenpoika Raittila)

b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 18.1.1905 (Kustaa Raittila)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 23 years.

Plans to continue 28.1.1905 on Lucania, Cunard Line

Destination: Virginia MN

Travelling with Hilda Raittila

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpoon on Lucania 28.1.1905  and arrives in New York 4.2.1905. Going to cousin Kalle Luoma, Box 140, Virginia MN.

Personal information: Kustaa Raittila, 23 years, single servant from Hanko, Finland. Can read but not write. Has 20 dollars.

Minnesota state census 1905

Gust Raittila, 22 years, laborer from Finland. Living in St.Louis county, Missabe Mountain, Oak Str. Has lived in the US for 3 months and in this address 3 months

US Census 1910

Gustaa Raittila, 27 years, married teamster, working out. Has been married for 2 years. Cannot read or write. Has not been unemployed during the past year. Living in 205 Pine Street, Mesaffe Mountain, St Louis county MN

Family members: Wife Ellen ,22 years, b. in Finland from Finnish parents. Emigrated 1907. Children Lauri A 2 years and Arvo A 10 months, both born in Minnesota

US Census 1930

Gust Raittila, 45 years, married since 23 years old. Can read and write and speak English. Immigrated 1905, alien. Working as a farmer in his own farm. Residence Alvun (?) Rd, Cherry, St Louis county MN

Family members: Wife Ellen 42 years, son Arvo 20 years
 

Raittila Viktor

Parkano church records

b.6.3.1875 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Elias Henrikinpoika Raittila b.25.11.1839 Kankaanpää and Kaisa Wilhelmina Berntintytär b.12.11.1842 Kankaanpää

Passport record 1901 to America (Viktor Raittila)

b.1875

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, married. Wife stays in Finland

Passenger record 25.5.1901 (Viktor Raittila)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 25 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line.

Destination Boston MA
 

Raivio Antti Abrahaminpoika (Anders Abrahamsson)

Parkano church records

b.19.8.1870 Parkano

Parents: Lodger Abraham Antinpoika Itäpää b.3.1.1839 Parkano and Kaisa Jaakobintytär b.11.8.1843 Parkano

Wife: Pauliina Joonantytär b.17.12.1872 Parkano. Married 26.12.1894

Children: Lempi Maria b.25.8.1895, Johan Armas b.7.3.1898 and Senia Aleksandra b.30.7.1900, all born in Parkano

Passport record 3.1.1903 to USA (Anders Abrahamsson Raivio)

b.1870

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife and 4 children stay in Finland

Passenger record 14.1.1903 (Anders Raivio)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 32 years

Plans to continue 24.1.1903 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Fitchburg MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 24.1.1903 and arrives in New York 4.2.1903. Going to friend Jacob Kajander, 24 Norwood Str, Fitchburg MA.

Personal information: Anders Raivio, 32 years, married laborer from Finland. Has not been in the US before. Can read but not write. Has 10 dollars.

Returns to Finland 1905 and emigrates again 1909:

Passenger record 20.1.1909 (Anders Raivio)

From Hanko on Titania, age 38 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 father Abraham Raivio, Norwood Str, Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Anders Raivio, 38 years, married laborer from Parkano. Can read and write. Nearest relative in Finland mother Kaisa Panttila, Kihniönkylä Parkano. Anders has paid his own ticket and has 10 dollars. He is 5ft 8.5 inch, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Anders has lived in Fitchburg 1903-05.
 


Rajakoski aka Vehkapuru Iisak Anselm Markuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b.30.10.1857 Parkano

Parents: Markus Matinpoika Vehkapuru, Siltanen b.16.4.1835 and Iida Matintytär Ala-Lammentausta b.23.11.1835 Parkano

Wife: Elina Mikontytär b.27.2.1862 Parkano. Married 1.10.1892

Children: Mikko Anselm b.20.12.1882, Matteus Henrik b.28.11.1885, Julius Edvard b.28.4.1889, Maria Sesilia b.26.5.1892, Anton Hiskias b.21.2.1898 and Hilda Justiina b. 1903. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 29.12.1905 to USA (Isak Anselm Rajakoski)

b.1857

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife stays in Finland

Passenger record 3.1.1906 (Isak Rajakoski)

From Hanko on Astraea, age 50 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: Munising MI

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 9.1.1906 and arrives in Boston in Jan 1906. Going to friend Jani Riihimaa, Box 334, Munising MI.

Personal information: Isak Rajakoski, 50 years, married laborer from Parkano. Has not been in the US before. Has paid his own ticket and has 13 dollars

New York passenger lists (Isak Rajakoski)

Sails from Liverpool on Caronia 20.7.1912 and arrives in New York 28.7.1912. Going to Munising Mi to son Matti Rajakoski, Box 69 Munising MI
 
Personal information: Isak Rajakoski, 54 years, married laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland wife Eliina Rajakoski, Parkano. Isak is able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 25 dollars. Isak has lived in Munising MI 1904-11. He is 5 ft 9,5 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano.
 


Rajakoski Julius

Parkano church records

b.28.4.1889 Parkano

Parents: Iisakki Anselmi Markuksenpoika Vehkapuru, Rajakoski b.30.10.1857 Parkano and Elina Mikontytär b.27.2.1862 Parkano. Married 1.10.1892

Passenger record 6.4.1910 (Julius Rajakoski)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 20 years

Plans to continue 12.4.1910 on Megantic, White Star Line. Destination Worcester MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Megantic 12.4.1910 and arrives in Boston 20.4.1910. Going to friend Julius Rintamäki, Milton C no 195, Worcester MA.

Personal information: Julius Rajakoski, 20 years, single laborer from Finland. Nearest relative in Finland mother Eliina Rajakoski, Kihniönkylä, Parkano. Has not been in the US before. Julius is 5 ft 10 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Place of birth Parkano
 


Rajakoski Matteus Henrik Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28th Nov 1885 Parkano
 
Parents: Iisakki Anselmi Markuksenpoika Vehkapuru, Rajakoski b.30.10.1857 Parkano and Elina Mikontytär b.27.2.1862 Parkano. Married 1.10.1892
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 9th Jan 1907

New York passenger lists for father Isak Rajakoski

Isak is travelling to son Matti Rajakoski in July 1912 to Munising Michigan
 


Rajakoski Mikael Anselm (Mikko) Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 20th Dec 1882 Parkano
 
Parents: Iisakki Anselmi Markuksenpoika Vehkapuru, Rajakoski b.30.10.1857 Parkano and Elina Mikontytär b.27.2.1862 Parkano. Married 1.10.1892
 
Wife: Amalia Joonantytär b. 13th June 1881 Parkano d. 15.12.1909 Parkano
Children: Taimi Aleksandra b. 1907 Parkano and Heili Emilia b. 1908 Parkano d.1909 Parkano
 
Note: Taimi has living descendants who are interested in finding relatives in the US
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1907

Passport record 9th Nov 1907 (Mikael Anshelm Rajakoski)

b. 1882. Married tenant farmer´s son from Parkano. Wife and two children stay in Finland

Passenger record  (Mikael Rajakoski)

Sails from Hanko on Palaris,age 25 years. Plans to continue from England on Empress of Britain (C.P.R. Line) 29th Nov 1907. Destination Munising MI

Border crossings from Canada (Michael Rajakoski)

Michael Rajakoski, 24 years, laborer from Finland. Has arrived in St. John, New Brunswick Canada. Crosses the border to the US 8th Dec 1907. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland wife Amalia Rajakoski, Kihniönkylä, Parkano.
 

Rajala aka Rantanen Aliina Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b.28.8.1877 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Juha Nestori Juhanpoika Salmentausta b.31.1.1847 Ikaalinen d.1901 Parkano and Serafia Antintytär b.7.7.1849 Parkano

Child: Rauha Emilia b.29.8.1899 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 18.3.1901.

Passport record 1901 to America (Aliina Rajala)

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife. Husband in America. 1 child stays in Finland

Passenger record from Finland not found


Rajala aka Hytönen Amalia Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b. 23.4.1897 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestor Gabrielinpoika Hytönen aka Rajala b. 26.2.1861 Kuru and Eliina Jaakontytär b. 1.6.1861 Parkano

Information from relatives

b.23.4.1897 Parkano d. 1963 USA

Husband: Lauri Leponiemi
 

Rajala aka Hytönen Amanda Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b. 10.6.1888 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestor Gabrielinpoika Hytönen aka Rajala b. 26.2.1861 Kuru and Eliina Jaakontytär b. 1.6.1861 Parkano

Information from relatives

b.10.6.1888 Parkano d. 1963 USA Minnesota

Husband: Eevald Kivioja
 

Rajala Helmi Julia Efraimintytär

Parkano church records

b. 13.1.1894 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
 

Rajala Hilda Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b. 25.8.1894 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestor Gabrielinpoika Hytönen aka Rajala b. 26.2.1861 Kuru and Eliina Jaakontytär b. 1.6.1861 Parkano

Information from relatives

b.25.8.1894 Parkano d. 3.8.1913 USA

Single, no children
 

Rajala Jooseppi (Josef ) Aukustinpoika

Parkano church records

b.25.10.1872 Karvia

Parents: Tenant farmer Aukusti Juhanpoika Rajala b.3.9.1840 Parkano and Serafia Juhantytär b.8.3.1835 Parkano

Wife: Aliina Juhantytär Rantanen b.28.8.1877 Parkano

Children: Rauha Emilia b.29.8.1899 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 13.1.1900

Passport record Jan 1900 to America (Josef Rajala)

b.1872

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, married. Wife and 1 child stay in Finland

Passenger record 27.1.1900 (Josef Rajala)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 25 years

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: East Tawas MI
 

Rajala Juha Antinpoika

Parkano church records

b.26.12.1859 Parkano

Wife: Maria Sofia Tanelintytär b.14.9.1860 Parkano

Children: Hulda Aleksandra b.16.11.1883, Olga b.24.1.1887, Otto b.1.5.1890, Johannes b.11.5.1896, Martta Maria b.21.5.1898 and Lauri Julius b.12.4.1900. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 25.2.1903 to USA (Juho Antinpoika Rajala)

b.1859

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife stays in Finland

Passenger record from Finland not verified


Rajala Juha Jaakko Aapelinpoika (Johan Jakob)

Parkano church records

b.21.7.1883 Parkano d. 1967 Ontario Canada

Parents: Tenant farmer Abel Iisakinpoika Rajala b.19.7.1854 Parkano and Maria Kaarlentytär b.22.6.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 23.3.1901

Passport record 1901 to America (Johan Jakob Rajala)

b.1883

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland needs to be verified


Rajala Julius Anselm Aapelinpoika

Parkano church records

b.4.7.1882 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Abel Iisakinpoika Rajala b.19.7.1854 Parkano and Maria Kaarlentytär b.22.6.1855 Parkano

Passport record Apr 1902 to America (Julius Rajala)

b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son

Passenger record 5.4.1902 (Julius Rajala)

From Turku on Polaris, age: adult

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: East Tawas MI
 

Rajala Kaarle Vilhelm Sefaniaanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 31.12.1871 Kuru

Moved to Parkano from Kuru 1896

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1897

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977
 

Rajala Nestor

Passenger record 23.5.1906 (Nestor Rajala)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 46 years.

Plans to continue 29.5.1906 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination Sault Ste Marie MI

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 29.5.1906 and arrives in Boston in June 1906. Going to friend Aksel Koski Sault Ste Marie MI.

Personal information: Nestor Rajala, 46 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Not in the US before, paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars

Note: This person might be Nestor Gabrielinpoika Hytönen, Rajala b. 26.2.1861 Kuru but needs verifying!!
 

Rajala Taavetti

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Megantic 12.4.1910 and arrives in Boston 20.4.1910. Going to friend Josepi Kivi, Box 313, Nashwash MN.

Personal information: Taavetti Rajala, 27 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland wife Hilma Rajala, Raivalankylä, Parkano. A friend has paid the ticket, Taavetti has 25 dollars. He is 5ft 10.5 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes.  Not in the US before.
 

Rajala Vilhelm Efraiminpoika

Parkano church records

b.14.9.1891 Parkano d.1972 Minnesota

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 30.3.1912

Passport record 2.4.1912 to Canada (Wilhelm Rajala)

b.1891

Occupation in Finland: Laborer, single

Passenger record 3.4.1912 (Wilhelm Rajala)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 20 years

Plans to continue 10.4.1912 on Cymric, White Star/Dominion Line

Destination: Parry Sound ON Canada

Social Security Death Index and Minnesota Death Index

William Rajala, b. 14.9.1891 d. 5th Dec 1972. Last residence Cromwell, Carlton MN
 

Rajalammi Juho Anton Enokinpoika (Johan Anton)

Parkano church records

b. 17.1.1880 Parkano

Parents: Enok Nikodemus Annanpoika Rajalammi b.27.3.1846 Parkano and Amanda Karoliina Nikodemuksentytär Rytilä b.8.9.1847 Parkano

Passport record 3.6.1902 to USA (Johan Anton Rajalampi)

b.1880

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 7.6.1902 (Juho Rajalampi)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 22 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: Painesville OH
 

Rajalammi Kustaa Emil Enokinpoika (Gustaf Emil)

Parkano church records

b.6.1.1878 Parkano

Parents: Enok Nikodemus Annanpoika Rajalammi b.27.3.1846 Parkano and Amanda Karoliina Nikodemuksentytär Rytilä b.8.9.1847 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1.5.1901.

Passport record 1901 to America (Gust.Emil Rajalampi)

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

 Passenger record from Finland not found


Rajalammi Robert Mikael Eenokinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.3.1882 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Enok Nikodemus Annanpoika Rajalammi b. 27.3.1846 Parkano and Amanda Karoliina Nikodemuksentytär Rytilä b. 8.9.1847 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 21.1.1907

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passenger record from Finland not found


Rajamäki Aleksius Matinpoika

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Laurentic 22.1.1910 and arrives in New York 1.2.1910. Going to friend Juho Joki, Box 392 Monessen PA
 
Personal information: Aleksius Rajamäki, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 30 dollars. Not in the US before. Nearest relative in Finland father Matti Rajamäki, Alaskylä, Parkano. Matti is 6 ft 3inches, has light skin, blonde hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano
 

Rajamäki Fanny Emilia Kallentytär

Parkano church records

b. 3.4.1891 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Kaarle Kustaa Hermanninpoika Rajamäki b. 14.8.1842 Jämijärvi and Albertiina Matintytär b. 6.6.1846 Jämijärvi

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 21.1.1911

Passenger record 1.2.1911 (Fanny Rajamäki)

From Hanko on Titania, age 19 years

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


Rakennus Linnea Juliana Nikolaintytär

Parkano church records

b. 5.1.1902 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Nikolai Mikonpoika Västilä, Rakennus b. 6.12.1871 Parkano and Hilma Sofia Matintytär Rakennus b. 26.12.1872 Parkano

New York passenger lists (Linnea Rakennus)

Sails from Southampton on Homeric 26.9.1923 and arrives in New York 4.10.1923. Going to aunt? Mrs Alexandra Sakaa, Box 66 Putman Conn.
 
Personal information: Linnea Rakennus, 23 years, single domestic from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid her own ticket and now has 25 dollars. Not in the US before. Linnea is 5ft 3 inches, has light skin, dark hair and brown eyes. She was born in Parkano


Rakennus Matti Matinpoika

Parkano church records

b.4.3.1870 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Matti Matinpoika Rakennus b.6.7.1838 Parkano and Rosa Loviisa Abrahamintytär b.27.5.1846 Virrat

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 3.5.1889. Has a record for having communion again 5.8.1900 in Parkano.

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record abroad 9.5.1889 (Matts Mattsson Rakennus)

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son

Passenger record from Finland not found


Ranta Wieno Anselm Santerinpoika

New York passenger lists (Wieno Anselm Ranta)

Sails from Southampton on Berengaria 6.10.1923 and arrives in New York 12.10.1923. Going to brother William Ranta, Kimball MN
 
Personal information: Wieno Anselm Ranta, 23 years, single worker from Parkano. Able to read and write. Brother has paid the ticket, Wieno has 25 dollars. He has not been in the US before, now plans to stay permanently. Nearest relative in Finland is father Santeri Ranta, Parkano. Wieno is 5ft 5 inches, has light skin, dark hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano


Rantahalme Erkki Mooseksenpoika (Erik Mosesson)

Parkano church records

b. 31.3.1856 Virrat d. 13.3.1897

Wife: Eeva Wilhelmina Ananiaantytär Kivistö b.11.8.1859 Parkano

Children: Johan Emil b. 6.10.1878, Mathilda b. 3.10.1883, Toivo Pekka b. 14.7.1885, Onni Jalmar b. 1.5.1891, Kukka Aliina b. 9.5.1893 and Aarne Johannes b. 15.9.1895 d. 1.1.1896 Parkano. All children born in Parkano

Passport record abroad 23.2.1893 (Erik Mosesson Rantahalmi)

Cottager from Parkano
 


Rantahalme Kukka Aliina Erkintytär

Parkano church records

b. 9.5.1893 Parkano Nerkoo village

Parents: Cottager Erkki Mooseksenpoika Rantahalme b. 31.3.1856 Virrat d. 13.3.1897 and Eeva Vilhelmiina Ananiaantytär Kivistö b. 11.8.1859 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 23.3.1914
 

Rantahalme Onni Jalmar Erkinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1.5.1891 Parkano

Parents: Cottager Erkki Mooseksenpoika Rantahalme b. 31.3.1856 Virrat d. 13.3.1897 and Eeva Wilhelmina Ananiaantytär Kivistö b. 11.8.1859 Parkano

Passenger record 10.5.1913 (Onni Rantahalme)

From Hanko on Astraea, age 22 years

Plans to continue 17.5.1913 on Carmania, Cunard Line. Destination Hibbing MN
 

Rantala aka Kalho Aino Maria Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 13.9.1894 Parkano

Parent: Tenant farmer Juha Fredrik Mikonpoika Rantala b. 27.11.1859 Parkano and Aleksandra Juhantytär Granholm b. 21.8.1866 Parkano. Married 13.12.1885

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.11.1913

According to Parkano church books, has lived to old age and used surname Kalho
 

Rantala Anton Nikolainpoika

Parkano church records

b.3.6.1888 Parkano

Parents: Nikolai Matinpoika Rantala b.1.10.1860 Parkano d. 9.12.1940 Kihniö and Ida Efraimintytär b.5.10.1864 Kuru

Passport record 5.8.1905 to USA (Anton Rantala)

b.1888

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 9.8.1905 (Anton Rantala)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 17 years

Plans to continue 18.8.1905 on Celtic, White Star Line

Destination: Hibbing MN
 

Rantala Arvo Matti Vernerinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1900 Parkano

Has moved to Russia
 

Rantala Gabriella Wilhelmina Antintytär

Passport record 5.5.1892 to Russia (Gabriella Wilh.And.dr Rantala)

Occupation in Finland: Lodger
 

Rantala Hulda Emilia Matintytär

Parkano church records

b. 15.8.1886 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Matti Mikonpoika Rantala b. 14.2.1821 Parkano d. 3.5.1893 Parkano and Iida Juhantytär Nygård b. 26.2.1840 Parkano

Passport record 21.3.1903 to USA (Hulda Emilia Rantala)

b.1886

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s daughter, single

Passenger record 1.4.1903 (Hulda Rantala)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 17 years.

Plans to continue 11.4.1903 on Philadelphia, American Line

Destination: Hibbing MN
 

Rantala aka Ranta Ida Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 26.2.1840 Parkano

Parents: Juha Tanelinpoika (Johan Danielsson) Nygård b. 5.6.1816 Parkano and Albiina Tuomaantytär (Albina Thomadotter) Puumila b. 16.2.1815 Parkano

Husband: Tenant farmer Matti Mikonpoika Rantala b. 14.2.1821 Parkano d. 3.5.1893 Parkano

Children: Hilda Pauliina b. 27.2.1870, Matias b.9.9.1871 d. 18.4.1881, Aleksandra b. 6.12.1873 d. 6.1.1874, Linda b. 23.4.1875 d. 1.11.1875, Matilda b. 4.1.1877 d. 27.12.1878, Malakias b. 5.11.1879 d. 28.4.1881, Hulda Emilia b. 15.8.1886 and Juha Edvard b. 11.10.1882. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 26.5.1905 to America (Ida Johant. Rantala)

b.1840

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s widow

Passenger record 31.5.1905 (Ida Ranta)

From Hanko on Polaris, age: adult

Plans to continue 6.6.1905 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Boston MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 6.6.1905 and arrives in Boston 15.6.1905. Going to her son Edvard Ranta, Box 22, Stevenson, St Louis co, MN

Personal information: Ida Ranta, 60 years, a widow from Parkano. Has not been in the US before.
 

Rantala Juha Edvard Matinpoika (Johan Edvard Mattsson)

Parkano church records

b. 11.10.1882 Parkano

Has moved to America

Passport record 1900 to America (Joh.Edvard Rantala)

b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

 Passenger record from Finland verified


Rantala Juha Fredrik Mikonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.11.1859 Parkano

Wife: Aleksandra Juhantytär Granholm b. 21.8.1866 Parkano. Married 13.12.1885

Children: Johan Erland b. 24.6.1887, Viktor Aleksius b. 17.1.1892, Aina Maria b. 13.9.1894, Emma Aleksandra b. 8.3.1897, Hilja Maria b. 1900

Passport record 4.2.1905 to USA (Johan Fredrik Rantala)

b.1859

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

Passenger record 8.2.1905 (Johan Rantala)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 45 years

Plans to continue 16.2.1905 on Bavarian, Allan Line

Destination: Halifax NS Canada
 

Rantala aka Ranta Viktori Aleksius Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b 17.1.1892 Parkano d. 29.3.1920 Sault Ste Marie Canada

Parents: Tenant farmer Juha Fredrik Mikonpoika Rantala b. 27.11.1859 Parkano and Aleksandra Juhantytär Granholm b. 21.8.1866 Parkano. Married 13.12.1885

Pastor´s certificate for a passsport to America 23.4.1910

Has used surname Ranta in Canada
 


Rantanen aka Isoviita aka Wiita Joosef Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.25.3.1881 Parkano Kihniö village Isoviita farm

Parents: Iisakki Emmanuel Samuelinpoika Isoviita, Wiita b.10.4.1855 Parkano d.1.1.1945 (pronounced dead) and Serafiina Antintytär b.21.4.1850 Parkano d.13.5.1885 Parkano

Passport record to America 13.5.1902

b.1881. Lives in Viljakkala

Occupation in Finland: Laborer

Passenger record 24.5.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus

Plans to continue on Allan Line. Price of ticket 297 marks

Destination: Houghton MI

In America known as Wiita

Information from relatives

Has lots of descendants in the US
 

Rantanen Josef Juhanpoika

Passport record 9.7.1902 to USA (Josef Johansson Rantanen)

b.1869

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, married. Wife and 3 children stay in Finland

Passenger record 12.7.1902 (Josef Rantanen)

From Hanko on Polaris, age: adult

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: Tawas City MI
 

Rantanen Kalle Jalmari

Parkano church records

b. 9.11.1887 Loimaa

Wife: Laimi Maria Mikontytär Syrjänen b. 15.2.1887 Parkano. Married 24.6.1916

Children: Kaarlo Valter Ensio and Liisa Maria

Occupation: Blacksmith

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 2.3.1924
 

Rantanen (Syrjänen) Laimi Maria Mikontytär

Parkano church records

b. 15.2.1887 Parkano

Husband: Kalle Jalmari Rantanen b. 9.11.1887 Loimaa.

Children: Kaarlo Valter Ensio and Liisa Maria

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 27.5.1925, with children
 

Rantanen Lyydia Maria Joosepintytär

Parkano church records

b.25.8.1894 Parkano

Parents: Jooseppi Juhanpoika Salmentausta b. 26.8.1869 Parkano and Kaisa Maijantytär b. 21.2.1873 Karvia. Married 16.12.1893

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1912
 


Rantaniemi Eevertti Nestorinpoika aka Niemi Everett

Parkano church records

b. 5.11.1893 Parkano
 
Parents: Lodger Nestor Efraiminpoika Lukkarinoja b. 22.9.1865 Parkano and wife Eliina Juhantytär b. 12.12.1869 Parkano

Passenger record (Evertti Rantaniemi)

Everti Rantaniemi, 19 years, sails from Hanko on Astraea 5.7.1913 and plans to continue 15.7.1913 on Arabic, White Star Line. Destination Boston MA.

Boston passenger lists (Eevertti Rantaniemi)

Sails from Liverpool 15.7.1913 on Arabic and arrives in Boston 24.7.1913. Going to friend Ida Mäkinen, Box 60, Halifax MA
 
Personal information: Eevertti Rantaniemi, 19 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 27 dollars. Nearest relative in Finland father Nestor Rantaniemi, Raivalankylä Parkano. Eevertti is 5ft 8 inches, has light skin, brown hair and eyes. Not in the US before.

WWI Draft card 5.6.1917 (Everett Niemi)

Everett Niemi, 23 years, lives on Rochester Rd, S.Wareham, Plymouth co MA. Born 30th Nov 1893 in Finland. Alien. Occupation laborer, employer Mars Highway Commission, Wareham MA. Married, supporting wife and two children. Tall, of medium build, gray eyes, brown hair. Lame.

WWII Draft registration card 26.4.1942 (Everett Niemi)

Everett Niemi, 48 years, living in Rochester Rd, S.Wareham, Plymouth co MA. Born 5th Nov 1893 in Finland. Nearest relative Mrs Jennie Niemi, same address. Employer AD Makepeace Co, Wareham MA. Everett is 5ft 6 inches, weight 180 pounds. Eyes hazel, hair brown, complexion ruddy, light brown. Has a slight scar in left thumb.

Rantaviita (Kujala, Yrttimaa) Aleksandra Maria Teemuntytär

Parkano church records

b.20.2.1879 Parkano

Parents: Nikodemus (Teemu) Matinpoika Yrttimaa and Maria Juhantytär Kujala

Husband: Joosef Mikonpoika Rantaviita b.29.10.1877 Parkano

Children: See Joosef Rantaviita!

Passport record 26.3.1903 to USA (Alexandra Maria Rantaviita)

b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife. Wife (???) stays in Finland

 Passenger record from Finland not found


Rantaviita Anselm Mikonpoika aka Mäki Anssu

Parkano church records

b.13.7.1871

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Mikonpoika Asumaniemi, Rantaviita b.15.9.1838 Parkano and Rosa Antintytär Hietanen b.7.10.1844 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 25.9.1897

New York passenger lists

Living in Market Str 994, Waukegan IL when his brother Fredrik Rantaviita travels to him 10.4.1903
 

Rantaviita Fredrik Mikonpoika

Parkano church records

b.30.1.1886 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Mikonpoika Asumaniemi, Rantaviita b.15.9.1838 Parkano and Rosa Antintytär Hietanen b.7.10.1844 Parkano

Passport record 26.3.1903 to USA (Fredrik Rantaviita)

b.1886

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 1.4.1903 (Fredrik Rantaviita)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 17 years

Plans to continue 10.4.1903 on Cedric, White Star Line

Destination: Waukegan IL

New York passenger list

Sails from Liverpool 10.4.1903 on Cedric and arrives in New York 20.4.1903. Going to brother Anssu Mäki, Market STr 914, Waukegan IL.

Personal information: Fredrik Rantaviita, 17 years, single laborer from Finland. Has not been in the US before
 

Rantaviita Josef Mikonpoika

Parkano church records

b.29.10.1877 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Mikonpoika Asumaniemi, Rantaviita b.15.9.1838 Parkano and Rosa Antintytär Hietanen b.7.10.1844 Parkano

Wife: Aleksandra Maria Teemuntytär Kujala b.20.2.1879 Parkano

Children: Linne Helmi b.14.9.1899 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.4.1901

No passport record or passenger record from Finland  found


Rantoniemi Hilda Maria Juliuksentytär

Parkano church records

b. 15.7.1892 Parkano Raivala village d. 17.5.1958

Parents: Julius Efraiminpoika Lukkarinoja b. 7.8.1862 Parkano and Katri Hermannintytär b. 2.5.1864 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 7.3.1914

Passenger record 18.3.1914 (Hilda Rantoniemi)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 22 years

Plans to continue 28.3.1914 on Megantic, White Star/Dominion Line. Destination: Floodwood MN

Atlantic ports passenger lists, Portland

Sails from Liverpool on Cymric 25.3.1914 and arrives in Portland ME 5.4.1914. Going to brother Emil Niemi, Box 36, Floodwood MN

Personal information: Hilda Rantoniemi, 22 years, single domestic from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Julius Rantoniemi, Raivalankylä, Parkano. Hilda has paid her own ticket and has 25 dollars. She has not been in the US before. Hilda is 5 ft 3 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano.
 

Rautanen Aino Mariana

Passport record 29.8.1903 to USA (Aino Mariana Rautanen)

b.1886

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s daughter, single

 Passenger record from Finland not found


Rautanen Aleksis

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Virginian 15.10.1909 and arrives in Quebec/Montreal 23.10.1909. Going to brother Julius Rautanen, Box 22, Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Aleksis Rautanen, 33 years, married miner  from Ikaalinen. Able to read and write.  Nearest relative in Finland father Malakias Rautanen, Parkano. Has paid his own ticket, now has 122  dollars. Has lived in Sault Ste Marie MI 1902-08. Aleksis is 5ft 6.5 inches, has fair skin, brown hair and blue eyes

Note! The surname might also be Rantanen. Needs to be verified!
 

Rautanen Aliina Pauliina

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Virginian 15.10.1909 and arrives in Quebec/Montreal 23.10.1909. Going to uncle Julius Rautanen, Box 22, Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Aliina Rautanen, infant from Ikaalinen. Nearest relative in Finland grandfather Malakias Rautanen, Parkano. Father paid the ticket. Aliina was born in Parkano

Detroit border crossings 1926

Crosses the border to the US 1926. Going to father Alex Rautanen, MI to live permanently in the US.

Personal information: Aliina Pauliina Rautanen, 16 y 11 mo, single domestic. Born in Parkano. Last residence Sudbury ON, Canadian. Able to read and write and speaks English.

Unsure if crossed the border, record mentions deportation.

Note! The surname might also be Rantanen. Needs to be verified!
 

Rautanen Maria

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Virginian 15.10.1909 and arrives in Quebec/Montreal 23.10.1909. Going to husband´s brother Julius Rautanen, Box 22, Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Maria Rautanen, 32 years, wife  from Ikaalinen. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland husband´s father Malakias Rautanen, Parkano. Husband has paid the ticket. Has lived in Sault Ste Marie MI 1902-08.  Maria is 4ft 10 inches, has fair skin, blue eyes and brown hair

Note! The surname might also be Rantanen. Needs to be verified!
 

Rautanen Toivo

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Virginian 15.10.1909 and arrives in Quebec/Montreal 23.10.1909. Going to uncle Julius Rautanen, Box 22, Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Toivo Rautanen, 3 years, a child from Ikaalinen, born in the US.  US citizen, birth certificate shown at the border. Nearest relative in Finland grandfather Malakias Rautanen, Parkano. Father paid the ticket. Toivo has lived in Sault Ste Marie MI until 1908

Note! The surname might also be Rantanen. Needs to be verified!
 

Rautiainen Matti Matinpoika

Passport record 2.7.1903 to America (Matti Matinp. Rautiainen)

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 8.7.1903 (Matti Rautiainen)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 26 years

Plans to continue 16.7.1903 on Tunisian, Allan Line

Destination: Munising MI
 

Rautio aka Alakorkomäki Anshelmi Aleksanterinpoika

Parkano and Karvia church records

b. 4.3.1887 Karvia d.1929 USA

Parents: Tenant farmer Aleksander Hermanninpoika Frigård, Alakorkomäki b. 27.1.1862 Karvia and Maria Juhantytär b. 13.2.1857 Karvia. Married 24.8.1884

Moved to Parkano 1900 from Karvia with parents

'Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 18.12.1905

Passenger record 10.1.1906 (Anselm Rautio)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 18 years

Plans to continue 20.1.1906 on Campania, Cunard Line. Destination Worcester MA

New York passenger lists (Anselm Rautio)

Sails from Liverpool on Campania 20.1.1906 and arrives in New York 27.1.1906. Going to friend Emil Linna, 1 Milton Kart, Worcester MA. Travelling with several other men from Parkano

Personal information: Anselm Rautio, 18 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket, now has 13 dollars. Not in the US before.

US Census 1920 (Ansel Rautio)

Anselm Rautio, 32 years, married manager in wood+coal yard, works for himself. Anselm is  living with family in 268 16th Ave SW, Seattle, King WA. Immigration 1906, application for citizenship pending. Able to speak English, read and write.

Family members: Wife Aina M, born in Finland. Immigration 1913. Children: William 8y, Elma 6y and Martha L 2y 4 mo. All children born in Alaska

Declaration of intention 19.10.1927 in Seattle WA

Anshelm Rautio, 40 years, carpenter. Born 3.4.1887 in Parkano, Finland. Emigrated on Campania from Liverpool, arrived in New York. Current residence 2418 W Union St, Seattle WA

Personal description: Color white, complexion fair, height 5ft 8 inches, weight 150 pounds, hair blonde, eyes blue.

Wife Aina born in Finland

Note

Anselm´s declaration of intention has incorrect birthdate and place!

Anselm´s family is recorded in Seattle in census 1930, wife is a widow.
 

Reko Alfred Maurits Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.7.1879 Parkano

Parents: Johan Maurits Jeremianpoika Reko b.3.2.1839 Parkano and Anna Juhantytär b.6.4.1848 Kuru

Border crossings from Canada (Alfred Reko)

Sails from Liverpool on Victorian 7.6.1907 and arrives in Quebec 15.6.1907. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to brother J Reko, Box 341 Ely MN

Personal information: Alfred Reko, 27 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Brother has paid the ticket, Alfred has 10 dollars. He has not been in the US before. Alfred is 5ft 9 inches, has fair skin and hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano
 

Reko Julius Rikard Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 20.10.1887 Parkano
Parents: Johan Maurits Jeremianpoika Reko b.3.2.1839 Parkano and Anna Juhantytär b.6.4.1848 Kuru

Passport record to USA 20.3.1906 

Julius Richard Reko, b.1887. Single lutheran farmer´s son from Parkano

Passenger record 24.3.1906

Sails from Hanko on Urania, age 18 years. Plans to continue from England on Philadelphia, American Line 31.3.1906. Destination Ely MN. Price of ticket 351 FIM

Information from relatives

Has lived in Ely MN and died 1965. Has living descendants in the US

Reko Matilda Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 11.3.1885 Parkano

Parents: Johan Maurits Jeremianpoika Reko b.3.2.1839 Parkano and Anna Juhantytär b.6.4.1848 Kuru

Has emigrated to America

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

New York passenger lists (Mathilda Reko)

Sails from Liverpool on Carmania 4.6.1907 and arrives in New York 12.6.1907. Going to brother Julin? Reko, Box 244, Ely MN

Personal information: Mathilda Reko, 27 years, single servant from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid her own ticket and now has 10 dollars. Not in the US before. Mathilda is 5ft 2.5 inches, has fair skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano

Note: Surname Hiitti crossed over in passenger record.
 

Reko Vilhelm Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b.10.7.1882 Parkano

Parents: Johan Maurits Jeremianpoika Reko b.3.2.1839 Parkano and Anna Juhantytär b.6.4.1848 Kuru

Passport record Feb 1902 to America (Vilhelm Reko)

b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s son, single

Passenger record 8.2.1902 (Wilhelm Reko)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 20 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA
 

Reko aka Partinen Vilhelmiina Juhontytär

Parkano church records

b. 17.1.1877 Parkano d. 20.7.1928 Duluth MN

Parents: Johan Maurits Jeremianpoika Reko b. 3.2.1839 Parkano and Anna Juhantytär b. 6.4.1848 Kuru

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1906

Surname Partinen also mentioned for Vilhelmiina in church records

Border crossings from Canada (Minni Reko)

Sails from Liverpool on Tunisian 29.3.1906 and arrives in Halifax 6.4.1906. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to friend Gustaf Janson, Ely MN

Personal information: Minni Reko, 29 years, single servant from Parkano. Able to read and write. A friend has paid the ticket, Minni has 10 dollars. Not in the US before
 

Riihimaa Abram

Border crossings from Canada

Uncle Abram Riihimaa is mentioned as a contact person for Arvo Ristamäki when he crosses the border in Sault Ste Marie MI 13.5.1914. Abram´s address Box 603 Munising MI.

Arvo´s mother was Aina Aliina Riihimaa but I do not know of any uncle Abram.
 

Riihimaa Edvin Antinpoika

Parkano church records

b.5.12.1885 Parkano d. 1960 Munising MI

Parents: Tenant farmer Antti Eliaksenpoika Riihimaa b. 17.11.1828 Jämijärvi d. 26.10.1900 Parkano and Maria Abrahamintytär b. 30.11.1848 Kuru

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 12.9.1904
 

Riihimaa (Ahola) Fanny Iisakintytär

Parkano church records

b.21.3.1878 Parkano

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

Husband: Johannes Antinpoika Riihimaa b.27.12.1878 Parkano. Married 27.12.1898

Children: See Johannes Riihimaa

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 9.1.1906 and arrives in Boston 19.1.1906. Going to husband Jani Riihimaa, Box 334, Munising MI. Probably Johannes Riihimaa below. Travelling with daughters Sanni and Martha

Personal information: Fanny Riihimaa, 28 years, a wife from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has not been in the US before.  Husband has paid the ticket, Fanny has 16 dollars

US Census 1930

Needs to be verified!

Living in Michigan, Alger county, Munising: Fannie Riihimaa, 52 years, a widow. Owns her house, value 3500 dollars. Age at 1st marriage 21 years. Able to read and write, speaks Finnish. Immigration 1906, naturalized citizen. No occupation.

Family members: daughter Lyla 18 years, born in Michigan. Granddaughter (?) Myrtle White, 11 years, born in Michigan.
 

Riihimaa Johannes aka Jani Antinpoika

Parkano church records

b.27.12.1878 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Antti Eliaksenpoika Riihimaa b.17.11.1828 Jämijärvi d.26.10.1900 Parkano and Maria Abrahamintytär b.30.11.1848 Kuru

Wife: Fanny Iisakintytär Ahola b.21.3.1878 Parkano

Children: Sanni Rakel Maria b.22.4.1899 Parkano and Martta Sofia b.4.4.1901 Parkano

Passport record Feb 1902 to America (Johannes Riihimaa)

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife and 2 children stay in Finland

 Passenger record from Finland not found


Riihimaa Martta Sofia Johanneksentytär

Parkano church records

b.4.4.1901 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Johannes Antinpoika Riihimaa b.27.12.1878 Parkano and Fanny Iisakintytär b.21.3.1878 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 9.1.1906 and arrives in Boston 19.1.1906. Going to father Jani Riihimaa, Box 334, Munising MI. Probably Johannes Riihimaa below. Travelling with mother Fanny and sister Sanni Riihimaa.

Personal information: Martha Riihimaa, 4 years, a child from Parkano. Has not been in the US before. 
 

Riihimaa Sanni Rakel Maria Johanneksentytär

Parkano church records

b.22.4.1899  Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Johannes Antinpoika Riihimaa b.27.12.1878 Parkano and Fanny Iisakintytär b.21.3.1878 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 9.1.1906 and arrives in Boston 19.1.1906. Going to father Jani Riihimaa, Box 334, Munising MI. Probably Johannes Riihimaa below. Travelling with mother Fanny and sister Sanni Riihimaa.

Personal information: Sanni Riihimaa, 6 years, a child from Parkano. Has not been in the US before. 
 

Riihimäki aka Pohjanmäki Emilia Nikodemuksentytär

Parkano and Ikaalinen church records

b.13.9.1885 Ikaalinen

Parents: Tenant farmer Nikodemus Matinpoika Pohjanmäki, Riihimäki b.8.3.1858 Ikaalinen and Anna Kaisa Juhontytär Kiimasalo b.20.11.1857 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 6.4.1910

Passenger record 13.4.1910 (Emilia Riihimäki)

From Hanko on Polaris

Plans to continur 19.4.1910 on New Zeeland. Destination Worcester MA
 

Rinne Aarne Reinhold

Passport record 4.9.1903 to USA (Aarne Reinhold Rinne)

b.1902

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s son

Passport issued to mother Josefina Karolina b.1879

Passenger record 12.9.1903 (Aarne Rinne)

From Hanko on Urania, age: adult (??)

Plans to continue 19.9.1903 on Lucania, Cunard Line

Destination: Ashtabula OH

Travelling with Fiina Rinne
 

Rinne aka Rinnemäki David Kustaanpoika

Parkano church records

b.29.1.1879

Parents: Kustaa Juhanpoika Rinnemäki b.6.7.1836 Parkano d.21.2.1899 Parkano and Serafia Matintytär b.10.3.1850 Parkano

Passport record 14.11.1902 to USA (David Gustafsson Rinne)

b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, married. Wife and 1 child stay in Finland

Passenger recorde 19.11.1902 (David Rinne)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 23 years

Plans to continue 29.11.1902 on Umbria, Cunard Line

Destination: Ashtabula OH
 

Rinne Josefiina Karoliina aka Fiina

Passport record 4.9.1903 to USA (Josefina Karolina Rinne)

b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife, married

On the same passport son Aarne Reinhold b.1902

Passenger record 12.9.1903 (Fiina Rinne)

From Hanko on Urania, age: 24 years

Plans to continue 19.9.1903 on Lucania, Cunard Line

Destination: Ashtabula OH

Travelling with Aarne Rinne
 

Rinnemäki aka Rinne Emil Alfred Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28.8.1887 Parkano d. 1960 Massachusetts

Parents: Cottager Nikodemus Henrikinpoika Ala-Korkomäki b. 10.11.1857 Parkano and Sabina Antintytär b. 17.5.1862 Parkano

Has emigrated to America 1909

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cymric 17.4.1909 and arrives in Boston 26.4.1909. Going to uncle Josef Mäki, 400 Main Str, Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Emil Rinnemäki, 22 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Nikodemus Rinnemäki, Parkanonkylä, Parkano. Emil has not been in the US before. Brother has paid his ticket, he has 10 dollars. Emil is 5ft 9 in, has light skin, blond hair and grey eyes. Born in Parkano

WWII Draft card 27.4.1942

Emil Alfred Rinne, 56 years. Born in Parkano 9.8.1886. Residence Cherry St, Middleboro, Plymouth MA. Telephone Middleboro 806. Nearest relative Sandra Rinne, same address. Self-employed at home. Emil is 5ft 3 inches, 150 pounds. Has blue eyes, brown hair and ruddy skin.
 

Rintala Viktor Salomon Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b.20.6.1884 Virrat

Parents: Johan Salomoninpoika Rintala b.4.1.1852 Virrat

The family moved to Parkano 1891

New York passenger list

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

Personal information: Single laborer from Parkano, age 20 years. Has not been in the US before
 

Rintamäki Evald Salomonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 12.3.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Salomon Matinpoika Rintamäki b.24.2.1849 Virrat and Maria Esaiantytär b.15.2.1852 Alavus

Passport record 7.4.1905 to USA (Edvard Salomonpoika Rintamäki)

b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 12.4.1905 (Edvard Rintamäki)

From Hanko on Urania, age 24 years

Plans to continue 19.4.1905 on Teutonic, White Star Line

Destination: Hurley WI
 

Rintamäki Iivar Anselm Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.26.6.1889 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Efraim Mikonpoika Friberg, Rintamäki b.18.12.1835 Parkano and Mathilda Matintytär b.18.11.1846 Ikaalinen

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool 24.6.1912 on Empress of Britain. Arrives to the US from Canada.

Personal information: Ivar Anselm Rintamäki, 23 years, laborer from Parkano.

Nearest relatives in Finland: Parents Rintamäki in Alaskylä, Parkano

Destination: Virginia MI
 

Rintamäki aka Friberg-Rintamäki Johannes Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.9.12.1870 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Efraim Mikonpoika Friberg, Rintamäki b.18.12.1835 Parkano and Mathilda Matintytär b.18.11.1846 Ikaalinen

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1900

Passport record 1900 to America (Johannes Friberg-Rintamäki)

b.1870

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married

 Wife stays in Finland.

Passenger record not verified to be for this person:

Possibly travels from Hanko 2.6.1900 on Arcturus, age 29 years.

Plans to continue on Cunard Line?

Destination Ely MN?

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Megantic 12.4.1910 and arrives in Boston 20.4.1910. Going to brother Julius Rintamäki, Milton Court no 195, Worcester MA

Personal information: Johannes Rintamäki, 39 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland wife Ida Rintamäki, Kihniönkylä, Parkano. Johannes has paid his own ticket and now has 42 dollars. He has lived in Hibbing MN 1894-1906. He is 5ft 10.5 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes.
 

Rintamäki Julius Efraim Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.29.1.1873 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Efraim Mikonpoika Friberg, Rintamäki b.18.12.1835 Parkano and Mathilda Matintytär b.18.11.1846 Ikaalinen

Boston passenger lists

Contact person to  Johannes Rintamäki 12.4.1910 going to brother Julius Rintamäki, Milton Court no 195 Worcester MA
 

Rintamäki Malakias Salomoninpoika

Parkano church records

b.6.8.1884 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Salomon Matinpoika Rintamäki b.24.2.1849 Virrat and Maria Esaiantytär b.15.2.1852 Alavus

Passport record 30.1.1903 to USA (Malakias Salomoninpoika Rintamäki)

b.1884

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 11.2.1903 (Malakias Rintamäki)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 19 years

Plans to continue 18.2.1903 on Celtic, White Star Line

Destination: Hurley WI

New York passenger record

Sails from Liverpool on Celtic 18.2.1903 and arrives in New York 2.3.1903. Travelling with Evert Hemmilä, Jonas Hupila and Hjalmar Kärkelä

Personal information: Malakias Rintamäki, 19 years, single laborer from Finland. Going to friend Johan Helin, Box 597, Hurley WI. Not in the US before
 

Rintamäki (aka Välimäki) Matti Valentin Salomonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 15.1.1871 Alavus

Parents: Tenant farmer Salomon Matinpoika Rintamäki b.24.2.1849 Virrat and Maria Esaiantytär b.15.2.1852 Alavus

Wife: Edla Maria Antintytär b. 22.3.1875 Parkano. Married 29.12.1896

Children: Aliina b.14.7.1897, Aino Maria b. 18.6.1899 and Jafet b.13.12.1900, Helmi Sofia b. 1905, Reino Matias b. 1908 and Sylvia Matilda b. 1909. All children born in Parkano
 
Moved to Parkano from Alavus 1884.

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 22.3.1899.

Passport record 2.4.1903 to America (Matti Valentin Rintamäki)

b.1871

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son. single

Passenger record 8.4.1903 (Matti W. Rintamäki)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 27 years

Plans to continue 18.4.1903 on Dominion, Dominion Line

Destination: Quebec PQ Canada
 
Matti seems to return to Parkano and lives as a tenant farmer in Nerkoo village, Välimäki farm

Ristamäki Arvo Johannes Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 19.5.1893

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestori Iisakinpoika Ristamäki b.29.3.1863 Parkano and Aina Aliina Antintytär Riihimaa b. 6.4.1873 Parkano. Married 19.6.1892

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 14.4.1914

Passenger record 22.4.1914 (Arvo Ristamäki)

From Hanko on Titania, age 20 years

Plans to continue 29.4.1914 on Victorian, Allan Line. Destination Munising MI

Border crossings from Canada (Arvo Ristamaki)

Sails from Liverpool on Victorian 29.4.1914 and arrives in Quebec 8.5.1914. Crosses the border to the US 13.5.1914 in Sault Ste Marie. Going to uncle Abram Riihimaa, Box 603 Munising MI

Personal information: Arvo Ristamaki, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Nestor Ristamaki, Yliskyla, Parkano. Uncle has paid the ticket, Arvo has 30 dollars. Not in the US before. Arvo is 5ft 5 inches, has fair skin, brown hair and eyes. Born in Parkano
 

Ristamäki Eero Vihtori Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 20.10.1905 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestori Iisakinpoika Ristamäki b.29.3.1863 Parkano and Aina Aliina Antintytär Riihimaa b. 6.4.1873 Parkano. Married 19.6.1892

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 27.1.1930
 

Ristamäki Eino Artur Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.10.1903 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestori Iisakinpoika Ristamäki b.29.3.1863 Parkano and Aina Aliina Antintytär Riihimaa b. 6.4.1873 Parkano. Married 19.6.1892

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 25.1.1930
 

Ristamäki Nestor Iisakinpoika (Isaksson)

Parkano church records

b. 29.3.1863 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Efraim Mikonpoika Ristamäki b. 29.4.1837 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Iisakintytär b. 19.4.1841 Parkano d. 8.11.1900 Parkano

Wife: Aina Aliina Antintytär Riihimaa b. 6.4.1873 Parkano. Married 19.6.1892

Children: Arvo Johannes b. 19.5.1893, Wiliam b. 7.4.1894, Aino Maria b. 15.1.1895, Signe Ilona b. 1.6.1899 and Yrjö Nestor b. 1901

Passport record 20.2.1903 to USA (Nestor Isaksson Ristamäki)

b.1863

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife and 3 children stay in Finland

Passenger record 4.3.1903 (Nestor Ristamäki)

From Kristiinankaupunki on Arcturus, age 40 years

Plans to continue 11.3.1903 on Cedric, White Star Line. Destination Tower MN

Nestori seems to have returned to Parkano because son Eero was born in Parkano 1905
 

Ristamäki Wiljam Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 7.4.1897 Parkano d. 27.6.1959 Maryland

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestori Iisakinpoika Ristamäki b.29.3.1863 Parkano and Aina Aliina Antintytär Riihimaa b. 6.4.1873 Parkano. Married 19.6.1892

Moved back to Parkano from Viljakkala 1915

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.1.1916

New York passenger lists (Wiljam Ristamaki)

Sails from Christiania on Hellig Olav 25.12.1916 and arrives in New York 13.3.1916. Going to friend M Luoma, Box 555 McKeenport PA

Personal information: Wiljam Ristamaki, 18 years, single worker from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 35 dollars. Not in the US before. Nearest relative in Finland father N Ristamaki, Parkano. Wiljam is 6 ft tall, has fair skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano

US Veterans gravesites

William Ristmaki, b.1.7.1898, d. 27.6.1959. Internment date 30.6.1959. Buried in Baltimore National Cemetery, 5501 Frederick Ave Baltimore MD
 

Ristamäki Yrjö Nestor Nestorinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 5.9.1901 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nestori Iisakinpoika Ristamäki b.29.3.1863 Parkano and Aina Aliina Antintytär Riihimaa b. 6.4.1873 Parkano. Married 19.6.1892

Returned to Parkano from Hämeenkyrö 1920

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 16.4.1923, left 1924
 

Ritari aka Lehtimäki Pauli Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b.7.7.1878 Parkano

Parents: Juho Jaakobinpoika Kiisko, Lehtimäki b.19.1.1845 Isokyrö and Aleksandra Iisakintytär b.3.4.1851

Wife: Hilda Serafia Rudolfintytär b.18.5.1879 Parkano

Children: Helmi Aleksandra b.9.4.1901 Parkano

Passport record 19.12.1902 to USA (Paul Ritari)

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Cottager´s son, married. Wife and 2 children stay in Finland

Passenger record 14.1.1903 (Paul Ritari)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 24 years

Plans to continue 24.1.1903 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Fitchburg MA
 

Riukula Malakias Malakiaanpoika (Malakiasson)

Parkano church records

b.17.8.1873 Jämijärvi

Wife: Pauliina Kaarlentytär b.10.6.1862 Jämijärvi

Children: Hilja Maria b.4.12.1890, Sven b.3.11.1893, Hilma Pauliina b.4.2.1896 and Linda Maria 17.6.1898. All children born in Parkano.

The family lived as tenant farmers in Raivala village, Vanhatalo farm

Passport record 29.8.1902 to USA (Malakias Malakiasson Riukula)

b.1873

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, married. Wife and 5 children stay in Finland

Passenger record 30.8.1902 (Malakias Riukula)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 29 years

Plans to continue on Anchor Line

Destination: Monessen PA
 

Riuttaskorpi aka Riuttanen Matti Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 15.9.1889 Parkano d. 1.8.1968 Hibbing Minnesota

Parents: Farmer Johan Efraim Matinpoika Riuttaskorpi b. 28.7.1852 Parkano and Severiina Kaarlentytär b. 5.6.1865 Ikaalinen

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1.2.1910

Minnesota Death Index

Matti Riuttanen, b. 15.9.1889 d. 15.9.1889 St.Louis county MN

Social Security Death Index

Matt Riuttanen, b. 15.9.1889 d. Aug 1968. Last residence Hibbing, St.Louis county MN
 

Roos Kalle Eetu (Karl or Kaarle Edvard) Heikinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1.9.1869 Orivesi
 
Moved to Parkano from Orivesi with wife and three daughters 7.2.1899 and lived as a cottager in Nerkoo village
 
Wife: Selma Iisakintytär b 23.4.1874 Parkano
 
Children: Lempi Maria b. 9.12.1895 Orivesi d. as a child, Selma Eufrosyne b. 11.5.1897 Orivesi d. 12.10.1904 Parkano, Helmi ILona b. 6.7.1899 Parkano d. 17.7.1907 Parkano, Tyyne Matilda b. 17.7.1902, Anni Maria b. 18.4.1905 Parkano d. 18.7.1907 Parkano and Aino b. 2.11.1908 Parkano
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 6.11.1909

Passenger record 19.11.1902 (Kalle Roos)

Sails from Hanko on Polaris, age 30 years. Plans to continue 26.11.1902 on Teutonic, White Star Line. Destination Beaumont TX

New York passenger lists 5.12.1902 (Kalle Roos)

Sails from Liverpool on Teutonic 26.11.1902 and arrives in New York 5.12.1902. Going to brother-in-law Fred? Roos, Box 220, Beaumont TX

Personal information: Kalle Roos, 30 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 12 dollars. Never in the US before

Passport record 9.6.1906 (Karl Edvard Ruusi)

Karl Edvard Ruusi, b. 1869, single lodger from Parkano. Passport to the US for 5 years

Passenger record 13.6.1906 (Kaarlo Edvard Ruusi)

Sails from Hanko on Arcturus, age 32 years
Plans to continue 22.6.1906 on Arabic, White Star Line. Destination Fitchburg MA

Passenger record 13.11.1909 (Kaarle Edvard Roos)

Sails from Hanko on Astraea, age 40 years. Plans to continue 19.11.1909 on Empress of Britain, C.P.R. Line. Destination Duluth MN

Canadian passenger lists (Karl Roos)

SAils from Liverpool on Empress of Britain and arrives in Saint John NB 26.11.1909. Able to read and write. Married, age 40 years. Going to Duluth MN
 

Roosila Anselmi Aleksinpoika

Parkano church records

b.19.7.1880 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Aleksi Kaarlenpoika Moisio, Roos b. 29.12.1858 Kuru d. 12.4.1901 Parkano and Hilma Pauliina Mariantytär b. 8.8.1851

Wife: Eliina Matintytär b.19.2.1875 Parkano. Married about 1901

Passport record 16.1.1905 to USA (Anshelm Aleksinp. Raasila)

b.1880

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

Passenger record 18.1.1905 (Anselmi Roosila)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 24 years

Plans to continue 25.1.1905 on Teutonic, White Star Line. Destination Beaumont TX

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Teutonic 25.1.1905 and arrives in New York 2.2.1905. Going to friend Johan Sivula, Fields or Beaumont TX.

Personal information: Anselmi Roosila, 24 years, married laborer from Åbo (Turku) Finland. Able to read and write. Not in the US before. Has paid his own ticket and now has 15 dollars.
 

Runsas David Davidinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 17.7.1875 Ikaalinen

Parents: Farmer David Matinpoika Suvilammi, Runsas b. 11.12.1846 Ikaalinen and Amanda Karoliina Salomonintytär Suvilammi b. 10.1.1849 Ikaalinen

The family moved from Ikaalinen to Parkano Dec 1900

Passport record 25.2.1905 to USA (David Davidinp. Runsas)

b.1875

Occupation in Finland:Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 1.3.1905 (David Runsas)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 29 years

Plans to continue 8.3.1905 on Cedric, White Star Line

Destination: Beaumont TX

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cedric 8.3.1905 and arrives in New York 20.3.1905. Going to friend Janne Sivula, Santes Camp, Beaumont TX

Personal information: David Runsas, 29 years, single laborer from Turku. Can read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 15 dollars. Not in the US before.
 

Runsas Frank

US Census 1910

Frank Runsas, 22 years, single laborer. Living in Glassport, Allegheny county PA as a boarder. Immigration 1908, alien. Works at all works. Can read and write.

WWI Draft card 5.6.1917

b.Sept 1889, Parkano. Age 27 years. Citizen of Russia. Residence: 515 8th Str, Glassport, Allegheny county PA. Works as a screw boy in Port Nue, Tin Blake PA. Nearest relative mother, dependent of Frank. Race: mongolian. Middle height, skin light, eyes blue, hair brown.
 

Ruohomäki Joosef Gabrielinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 25.10.1887 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Gabriel Kustaanpoika Ruohomäki b.15.3.1852 Parkano and Matilda Karoliina Mikontytär b.3.8.1853 Parkano

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 29.5.1906 and arrives in Boston June 1906. Going to brother Juho Ruohoniemi, Box 21, Stevenson MN

Personal information: Josef Ruohomäki, 18 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 12 dollars. Not in the US before 
 

Ruohomäki Juho Edvard Gabrielinpoika (Johan Edvard Gabrielsson)

Parkano church records

b. 3.9.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Gabriel Kustaanpoika Ruohomäki b.15.3.1852 Parkano and Matilda Karoliina Mikontytär b.3.8.1853 Parkano

Passport record 11.11.1905 to USA (Johan Edvard Ruohomäki)

b. 1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 15.11.1905 (Johan Ruohomäki)

From Hanko on Urania, age 24 years

Plans to continue 21.11.1905 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Hibbing MN
 

Ruohonen Iisak

 Passport record 1900  to America (Isak Ruohonen)

b.1871

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, married. Wife and 1 child stay in Finland

Passenger record 5.5.1900 (Isak Ruohonen)

From Hanko on Urania, age 29 years

Plans to continue on State Line

Destination Worcester MA
 

Ruohonen Vihtori (Wihtori)

Passenger record 19.1.1910 (Wihtori Ruohonen)

From Hanko on Titania, age 28 years.

Plans to continue 28.1.1910 on Empress of Britain, CPR Line. Destination Duluth MN. Price of ticket 339 FIM

Border crossings from Canada (Wihtori Ruohonen)

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 28.1.1910 and arrives in St. John NB 4.2.1910. Crosses the border to the US from Canada. Going to friend K. Rintala, 598 W 1st Str, Duluth MN

Personal information: Wihtori Ruohonen, 28 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 25 dollars. Nearest relative in Finland mother Ruohonen, Parkano. Vihtori is 5ft 9 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano
 

Rustari Erland Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 4.11.1879 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Rustari b.4.10.1839 Parkano and Amanda Annantytär b.19.2.1844 Parkano

Passport record not found

Passenger record 8.4.1902 (Erland Rustari)

From Hanko on Capella, age 20 years

Plans to continue from England on American Line. Destination Calumet MI
 

Rustari Iisak Arvid Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.21.12.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Rustari b.4.10.1839 Parkano and Amanda Annantytär b.19.2.1844 Parkano

Passport record 3.6.1904 to USA (Isak Arvid Rustari)

b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland not verified


Rustari Juho Hermanni Iisakinpoika (Johan Herman Isaksson)

Parkano church records

b.29.6.1877 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Rustari b.4.10.1839 Parkano and Amanda Annantytär b.19.2.1844 Parkano

Passport record 10.1.1905 to USA (Johan Herman Rustari)

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 11.1.1905 (Juho Rustari)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 27 years

Plans to continue 18.1.1905 on Ivernia, Cunard Line

Destination: Fitchburg MA
 

Rustari Julius Sigfrid Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.18.2.1886 Parkano d. 16.10.1953 Fitchburg MA

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Rustari b.4.10.1839 Parkano and Amanda Annantytär b.19.2.1844 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1906

Passenger record 31.1.1906 (Julius Rustari)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 20 years.

Plans to continue 6.2.1906 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination: Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 6.2.1906 and arrives in Boston in Feb 1906. Going to friend Svante Itäpää, Box 21, West Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Julius Rustari, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Can read and write, has 10 dollars. Has not been in the US before

US Census 1910

228 Westminster Hill Rd, Fitchburg MA: Boarder Julius Rustari, 38 years. Married 1st time, for 1 year. Immigration 1906, alien. Occupation: Laborer in Fright house. Able to read and write

WWII Draft card 27.4.1942

Julius Sifred Rustari, 56 years. Born 13.2.1886 in Parkano, Porinlaani, Finland. Addreww 38 Alpine Rd, Fitchburg, Worcester co, MA. Relation Miss Lydia Rustari, Marlboro Hospital, Marlboro MA. Employer: Crocker Burbank Co Assn, Fitchburg MA. Julius is 5ft 9 inches, weighs 260 pounds. Skin ruddy, hair grey, eyes blue.
 


Ruuhela aka Kovanen Nikolai Antinpoika

Parkano church records

b.19.11.1856 Parkano

Parents: Antti Antinpoika Rasi, Kovanen b.27.10.1811 Parkano d. 28.6.1869 Parkano and Liisa Juhantytär Jytilä b. 12.4.1813 Parkano d. 13.6.1879 Parkano. Married 23.10.1832

Wife: Wendla Amalia Juhantytär b.7.6.1861 Parkano

Children: Selma Lydia b.3.11.1883 Parkano and Wendla Justina Elisabet* b.14.8.1890 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1893, date unclear

Passport and passenger record not found

Passenger record 12.4.1905 (Nicolai Ruuhela)

From Hanko on Urania, age 47 years.

Plans to continue 22.4.1905 on New York, American Line. Destination Philadelphia PA. Travelling with Wendla and Elisabet Ruuhela

New York passenger lists (Nicolai Ruuhela)

Sails from Southampton on St. Paul 22.4.1905 and arrives in New York 1.5.1905. Going to friend Edward Oakley, Royersford PA. Travelling with wife Wendla and daughter Elizabeth Ruuhela

Personal information: Nicolai Ruuhela, 47 years, married laborer from Jaaskis, Finland. Has lived in East Douglas MA 1892-1903. Has paid his own ticket, the family has 180 dollars

Passenger record 13.7.1912 (Nikolai Kovanen)

Sails from Hanko on Polaris, age 55 years. Plans to continue on Caronia, Cunard Line 20.7.1912. Going to Salem NJ. Travelling with Wendla Kovanen

New York passenger lists (Nikolai Kovanen)

 Sails from Liverpool on Caronia 20.7.1912 and arrives in New York 28.7.1912. Going to daughter Selma Oakley, 9 Ward St, Salem NJ. Travelling with wife Vendla.
 
Personal information: Nikolai Kovanen, 55 years, married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 36? dollars. Nearest relative in Finland brother Malakias Kovanen, Nerkonkylä, Parkano. Nikolai has lived in the US 1896-1907, place? (bad handwriting in record). Nikolai is 6 ft, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano.


Ruuhela aka Kovanen aka Oakley Selma Lydia Nikolaintytär

Parkano church records

b. 3.11.1883 Parkano
Parents: Nikolai Antinpoika Kovanen aka Ruuhela b. 19.11.1856 Parkano and Vendla Amalia Juhantytär b. 7.6.1861 Parkano

US census 1910 (Selma Oakley)

Lives with her husband Edward Oakley in 9 Ward Street, Salem NJ. Selma is 28 years old, been married for 6 years. She speaks English and has no occupation

New York passenger lists (for father Nikolai Kovanen)

Nikolai is going to his daughter Selma Oakley in 9 Ward Str, Salem NJ

US Census 1920 (Selma Oakley)

Lives with her family in Mt Vernon, Philadelphia Penn. Selma is 39 years old. She came to the US 1899, alien. Occupation caretaker in a lodging house
Family members: Husband Edward Oakley, daughter Sylvia 3 y 11 mo

US Census 1930 (Selma Oakley)

Lives with her family in Monroe, Gloucester NJ. Selma is 46 years old, immigrated 1888, alien. No occupation.
Family members: Husband Edward Oakley, daughter Sylvia 14 years

Ruuhela aka Kovanen Wendla Amalia Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b.7.6.1861 Parkano

Husband: Nikolai Antinpoika Ruuhela b.19.11.1856 Parkano

Children: See Nikolai Ruuhela

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America, date unclear. Recorded to have taken communion in Parkano church until 1898.

New York passenger lists (Wendla Ruuhela)

Sails from Glasgow on Anchoria 6.10.1898 and arrives in New York 18.10.1898. Going to husband in East ?? MA

Personal information: Wendla Ruuhela, 39 years, married woman from Finland. Not in the US before. Has 19 dollars. Travelling with daughter Wendla.

Passenger record 12.4.1905 (Wendla Ruuhela)

From Hanko on Urania, age 44 years.

Plans to continue 22.4.1905 on New York, American Line. Destination Philadelphia PA. Travelling with Nicolai and Elisabet Ruuhela

New York passenger lists

Sails from Southampton on St. Paul 22.4.1905 and arrives in New York 1.5.1905. Going to friend Edward Oakley, Royersford PA. Travelling with husband Nicolai and daughter Elizabeth Ruuhela

Personal information: Wendla Ruuhela, 44 years, wife from Jaaskis, Finland. Has lived in East Douglas MA 1892-1903 (this is not correct, possibly only for husband). Has paid her own ticket, the family has 180 dollars.

Passenger record 13.7.1912 (Wendla Kovanen)

Sails from Hanko on Polaris, age 51 years.
 
Plans to continue 20.7.1912 on Caronia, Cunard Line. Destination Salem NJ. Travelling with Nikolai Kovanen

New York passenger lists (Wendla Kovanen)

Sails from Liverpool on Caronia 20.7.1912 and arrives in New York 28.7.1912. Going to daughter Selma Oakley, 9 Ward St, Salem NJ. Travelling with husband Nikolai Kovanen
Personal information: Wendla Kovanen, 51 years, married wife from Parkano. Able to read and write. Husband has paid the ticket. Nearest relative in Finland husband´s brother Malakias Kovanen, Nerkonkylä, Parkano. Not in the US before. Wendla is 5 ft 5 inches, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano.


Ruuhela Wendla Justina Elisabet* Nikolaintytär

Parkano church records

b.14.8.1890 Parkano

Parents: Cottager Nikolai Antinpoika Ruuhela b.19.11.1856 Parkano and Wendla Amalia Juhantytär b.7.6.1861 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America, date impossible to read
 
According to Parkano church records, has moved to Tornio 1910

New York passenger lists (Wendla Ruuhela)

Sails from Glasgow on Anchoria 6.10.1898 and arrives in New York 18.10.1898. Going to father in East ?? MA

Personal information: Wendla Ruuhela, 9 years, a girl from Finland. Not in the US before. Travelling with mother Wendla. 

Passenger record 12.4.1905 (Elisabet Ruuhela)

From Hanko on Urania, age 14 years.

Plans to continue 22.4.1905 on New York, American Line. Destination Philadelphia PA. Travelling with Nicolai and Wendla Ruuhela

New York passenger lists (Elizabeth Ruuhela)

Sails from Southampton on St. Paul 22.4.1905 and arrives in New York 1.5.1905. Going to friend Edward Oakley, Royersford PA. Travelling with parents Nicolai and Wendla Ruuhela

Personal information: Elizabeth Ruuhela, 14 years, single servant from Jaaskis, Finland. Has lived in East Douglas MA 1892-1903 (this is not correct, possibly only for father). Has paid her own ticket, the family has 180 dollars.
 

Ränni (Rönni?) Aksa Elina Davidintytär

Passport record 1.4.1905 to USA (Ränni Aksa Elina Davidint.)

b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife

 Passenger record from Finland not found

Note:

The only Aksa Elina born to David 1879 in Parkano or Ikaalinen was Aksa Eliina Davidintytär Niiniharju b. 25.10.1879. This is probably the correct person but needs to be verified. Parents are: David Jeremianpoika Reko, Niiniharju b. 31.7.1847 Parkano and Eveliina Matintytär b. 22.3.1854 Parkano

Latest update  4th March 2016

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