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Surnames beginning with V or W

Vainionpää Josef Matinpoika

Parkano church records

b.25.11.1878 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Matti Kaarlenpoika Vainionpää b. 7.9.1844 Parkano d. 5.7.1897 Parkano and Maria Liisa Samuelintytär b. 15.2.1850 Parkano

Wife: Adolfiina Hermannintytär b. 16.7.1877 Jalasjärvi. Married 24.11.1900

Child: Johan Jalmar? b. 9.10.1901, d. as an infant

The family lived Kuivasjärvi village, Yli-Vataja farm Vainionpää tenant farm

Passport record 17.2.1905 to USA (Josef Matinp. Wainionperä)

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 22.2.1905 (Josef Wainionpää)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 26 years

Plans to continue 28.2.1905 on Saxonia, Cunard Line. Destination Worcester MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 28.2.1905 and arrives in Boston March 1905. Going to friend Werner Sallinen, MIlton Court 3, Worcester MA

Personal information: Josef Wainionpää, 26 years, married laborer from Turku, Finland. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 15 dollars. Not in the US before.

Vainionpää Vilhelm Matinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 31.10.1881 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Matti Kaarlenpoika Vainionpää b. 7.9.1844 Parkano d. 5.7.1897 Parkano and Maria Liisa Samuelintytär b. 15.2.1850 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 27.12.1901

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passenger record 22.2.1902 (Wilh. Wainionpää)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 20 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line. Destination East Tawas MI. Price of ticket 253 FIM

Valkama Josefina aka Fiina Kaarlentytär

Parkano church records

b.16.4.1886 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Kaarle Kustaa Kustaanpoika (Carl Gustaf Gustafsson) Valkama b.30.11.1837 Ikaalinen and Maija Stiina Juhantytär b.5.2.1840 Ikaalinen

Passport record 13.5.1905 to USA (Walkama Josefina Kaarlentytär)

b.1886

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 17.5.1905 (Walkama Fiina)

From Hanko on Polaris, age: adult

Plans to continue 27.5.1905 on New York, American Line

Destination: Grand Marais MI

Valli aka Wallin Iisak Anselm Iisakinpoika (Isak Anshelm Isaksson)

Parkano church records

b. 20.11.1869 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Valli b.11.5.1840 Parkano and Anna Kreetta Antintytär Niemi b.24.12.1842 d.11.4.1875 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 24.4.1892. According to Parkano church books, has died in an accident  in America 27.11.1893

Passport record 28.4.1892 abroad (Wallin Iisak Anshelm Isaksson)

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son

Passenger record from Finland not found

Valli aka Walli Juho Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.7.1.1868 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Valli b.11.5.1840 Parkano and Anna Kreetta Antintytär Niemi b.24.12.1842 d.11.4.1875 Parkano

Passport record 15.5.1903 to America (Walli Juho Iisakinp.)

b.1868

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son

Passenger record 16.5.1903 (Walli Walli)

From Hanko on Capella, age 36 years

Plans to continue 22.5.1903 on Umbria, Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA

Valli aka Walli aka Pajunen Julius Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 8.4.1881 Parkano d. 19.7.1921 Collinsville CT

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Juhanpoika Valli b.11.5.1840 Parkano and Roosa Matintytär Alalammentausta b.28.3.1844 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 4.10.1910

Passport record 17.1.1903 to USA (Walli Julius)

b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 28.1.1903 (Walli Julius)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 22 years

Plans to continue 7.2.1903 on Lucania, Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Lucania 7.2.1903 and arrives in New York 15.2.1903. Going to friend Johannes Väliaho, No 6 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Julius Walli, 22 years, single laborer from Hanko. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars.

Returns to Finland and emigrates again:

Passenger record 12.10.1910 (Walli Julius)

From Hanko on Titania, age 29 years

Plans to continue 19.10.1910 on Oceanic, White Star Line. Destination New Haven CT

New York passenger lists

Sails from Southampton on Oceanic 19.10.1910 and arrives in New York 26.10.1910. Going to friend Eino Luntta, Collinsville CT

Personal information: Julius Valli, 29 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland brother Jalmari Valli, Parkano. Julius has paid his own ticket and now has 30 dollars. He has lived in East Docks MA 1903-08. He is 5ft 9.5inch, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano.

Vanhatalo aka Wanhatalo Hilja Gustava

Parkano church records

b.28.11.1885 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Juha Jaakonpoika Pitkämäki, Vanhatalo b.29.12.1862 Peräseinäjoki and Rosa Maria Kustaantytär b.259.1866 Alavus. Married 25.2.1885

Passport record 22.12.1904 to USA (Wanhatalo Hilja Gustava)

b.1885

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s daughter, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 3.1.1905 and arrives in Boston 12.1.1905. Going to uncle Johan Koskinen, Box 717 Sault Ste Marie MI

Personal information: Hilja Vanhatalo, 19 years, single servant from Turku, Finland. Can read and write. She has paid his own ticket and now has 12 dollars. Hilja has not been in the US before.

Vanhatalo aka Wanhatalo aka Pitkämäki Juha Jaakonpoika (Johan Jakobsson)

Parkano church records

b.29.12.1862 Peräseinäjoki

Wife: Rosa Maria Kustaantytär b.25.9.1866 Alavus. Married 25.2.1885

Children: HIlja Gustava b.28.11.1885, Emil Jaakob b.20.3.1888, Hilma Maria b.28.5.1891, Ksenia Eliina b.4.2.1894 d.15.6.1896, Johan Aksel b.22.10.1895, Edvard b.11.8.197 and Oskar Arvid b.25.10.1899. All children born in Parkano

Has no record of taking communion in Parkano 1891-92. In Parkano again 1893.

Passport record 24.12.1890 abroad (Wanhatalo Johan Jakobsson)

Occupation in Finland: Farmer

Passenger record from Finland not found

Vanhatalo aka Wanhatalo Julius Efraiminpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28.8.1874 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Efraim Iisakinpoika Vuorijärvi, Vanhatalo b. 21.11.1845 Parkano and Kaisa Juhantytär Koveslammi b. 13.12.1849 Ikaalinen

Wife: Eliina Nikodemuksentytär b. 16.10.1874 Parkano. Married 16.5.1897

Passport record 16.7.1902 to USA (Julius Efraimsson Wanhatalo)

b.1874

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 19.7.1902 (Julius Wanhatalo)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 28 years

Plans to continue on Allan Line

Destination: Montréal PQ Canada

Vatula aka Watula Eeva Maria Efraimintytär (Eva Maria Efraimsdotter)

Parkano church records

b.2.7.1891 Parkano Lapinneva village Alavatula farm

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

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cymric 29.7.1913

Arrives in Boston. Going to her sister A. Sormunen, 19 Forest Str, Peabody MA.

Personal information: Eva Watula, 21 years. Servant from Parkano,Finland. Nearest relative in Finland father Ephraim Watula, Riitialankylä, Parkano. Has 28 dollars. Height 5ft 4 inch, complexion light, hair and eyes brown.

Vatula aka Watula Helmi Auroora Efraimintytär (Efraimsdotter)

Parkano church records

b.25.1.1889 Parkano

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

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cymric 9.5.1912.

Arrives in Boston. Going to friend W. Leif, 26 Westford Str, Allston MA

Personal information: Helmi Watula, 23 years, a clerk  from Finland. Nearest relative in Finland father Ephraim Watula, Riitiala, Rintamäki, Ikaalinen. Last permanent residence Helsinki. Has 27 dollars. Height 5 ft 3 inch, complexion light, hair and eyes brown

Vaviolahti Atte Julius Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 5.5.1883 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Johan Gustaf Nikodemuksenpoika Vaviolahti b. 21.8.1845 Parkano and Matilda Karoliina Juhantytär Hirvikoski b.15.11.1849 Parkano

Passport record 7.7.1905 to USA (Vaviolahti Atte Julius)

b.1883

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Veneskoski aka Weneskoski aka Mäkynen Sefanias Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b.7.3.1868 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Nikodemus Matinpoika Mäkynen b. 11.2.1827 Parkano d. 15.12.1894 Parkano and Maria Matintytär b. 11.6.1830 Parkano

Wife: Amalia Erikintytär b.1.8.1859 Parkano

Children: Lydia b.16.9.1893, Eino Arvid b.21.9.1895 and Wiljo Sefanias b.6.12.1900. All children born in Parkano

Passenger record 6.7.1907 (Weneskoski Sefania)

From Hanko on Urania, age 39 years

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination Boston MA

New York passenger lits

Sails from Liverpool on Celtic 11.7.1907 and arrives in New York  21.7.1907. Going to brother Isak Hainasa (name difficult to read!), Mass City MI. Brother has paid for the journey.

Personal information: Sefania Wenekoski, 39 years, laborer from Parkano. Can read and write. Nearest relative in Finland Amalia Wenekoski, Parkano. Sefania is 5 ft 11 inch, has light complexion, brown hair and blue eyes.

 

Veneskoski Vihtori Rikard Taavetinpoika (Viktor Rikhard Davidsson)

Parkano church records

b. 19.2.1887 Parkano

Parents: David Nikodemuksenpoika Rytilä, Veneskoski b. 26.12.1850 Parkano and Amalia Erikintytär Veneskoski b. 1.8.1859 Parkano

Wife: Selma Juhantytär Taipalus b. 9.12.1886 Parkano. Married 6.6.1909

Veneskoski Vilhelm Erkinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 30.3.1865 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Eerik Matinpoika Veneskoski b. 8.11.1820 Karvia d. 18.8.1888 Parkano Kuivasjärvi village and Anna Stiina Kaarlentytär b. 28.9.1820 Karvia

Wife: Matilda Mikontytär Halmela b. 24.11.1865 Parkano. Married 24.12.1886

Emigrated to America 1902.

Declared dead 3.4.1958, date of death 31.12.1957

Passenger record 22.2.1902 (Wilh. Weneskoski)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 34 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line. Destination East Tawas MI

Boston passenger lists (Wihl. Weneskoski)

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 4.3.1902 and arrives in Boston 13.3.1902. Going to East Tawas MI, contact person Nicodemus Penttila, Alabaster MI.

Personal information: Wihl. Weneskoski, 35 years, single laborer from Hanko. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 11 dollars. Not in the US before.

Ventelä Fredrik Matias Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.11.2.1885 Parkano

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

Passport record 22.4.1903 to America (Ventelä Fredrik Mathias)

b.1885

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Ventelä aka Wentelä Herman Valentin Iisakinpoika (Herman Walentin Isaksson)

Parkano church records

b.19.8.1874 Parkano

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

Wife: Aina Aliina Jeremiaantytär b.7.10.1873 Parkano. Married 27.12.1896

Child: Saima Adolfiina b.23.7.1897 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 2.4.1892

Returned to Finland 24.6.1896

Passport record 6.4.1892 abroad (Herman Walentin Isaksson Wentälä)

New York passenger lists

Sails from Copenhagen on S/S Island and arrives in New York 12.5.1892. Going to New York NY

Personal information: Herman W Wentelä, 18 years. Single worker from Finland

Ventelä aka Wentelä Iisak Efraim Hermanninpoika (Isak Efraim Hermansson)

Parkano church records

b.20.2.1852

Parents: Hermanni Juhonpoika Ventelä b.27.6.1823 Parkano and Stiina Juhontytär Kivistö b.21.5.1824 Parkano

Wife: Adolfiina Gabrielintytär Latvala b.23.6.1848 Jalasjärvi. Married 22.3.1873

Children: Herman Walentin b.19.8.1874, Johan Gabriel b.11.3.1876, Iisakki Jalmar (aka Nikkola) b.18.12.1877, Jakob Anselm b.14.3.1880, Samuel Viktor b.10.8.1883, Fredrik Matias b.11.2.1885, Lydia Mariana b.25.2.1886, Joosef Efraim b.1.7.1887 and Aina Amalia b.4.12.1889. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 14.11.1902 to USA (Wentelä Isak Efraim Hermansson)

b.1852

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

Passenger record 10.12.1902 (Wentelä Isak)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 50 years

Plans to continue 18.12.1902 on Bavarian, Allan Line

Destination: Mass City MI

Ventelä aka Wentelä Jaakob Viktor Hermanninpoika

Parkano church records

b.5.10.1869 Parkano Kihniö village Ventelä farm

Parents: Hermanni Juhonpoika Ventelä b.27.6.1823 Parkano and Stiina Juhontytär Kivistö b.21.5.1824 Parkano. Married 18.10.1846 Parkano

Wife: Maria Tanelintytär b.27.8.1870 Nivala

Passport record 23.3.1892 abroad (Jakob Viktor Hermansson Wentelä)

Passenger record from Finland not found

New York passenger lists

Sails from Copenhagen on S/S Island and arrives in New York 12.5.1892. Going to New York NY.

Personal information: Jacob W Wentelä, 23 years. Worker from Finland

Ventelä Samuel Viktor Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.10.8.1883 Parkano

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

Passport record Feb 1902 to America (Ventelä Samuel)

b.1883

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Ventälä aka Wentälä aka Ventelä Josef Efraim Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.1.7.1887 Parkano

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

Passport record 1.4.1905 to USA (Wentälä Josef Efraim)

b.1887

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 5.4.1905 (Wentälä Josepi)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 17 years

Plans to continue 11.4.1905 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Boston MA

Vesanen Frans

Passport record Apr 1902 to America (Vesanen Frans)

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 26.4.1902 (Wesanen Frans)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 24 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: New York NY

Vesanen aka Wesanen Juho Vilhelmi Joosepinpoika aka  Johannes Wilhelm Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b.7.11.1889 Parkano d. 6.1.1965 USA Washington state

Parents: Tailor Josef Kaarlenpoika Vesanen b.7.12.1854 Parkano and Amalia Mikontytär b.31.7.1869 Parkano

Passenger record 30.3.1910

From Hanko on Polaris, age 20 years.

Plans to continue 5.4.1910 on Cymric, White Star Line. Destination: Cloquet MN.

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 5.4.1910 on Cymric and arrives in Boston 14.4.1910 Going to friend, Miss Anna Niemi, No 21, 10.str Cloquet MN.

Personal information: Johan Wesanen, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Jooseppi Vesanen, Kuivasjärvi village, Parkano. Johan is 6 ft tall, complexion fair and hair blonde, eyes blue

Vesanen Johan Emil

Passport record 2.4.1903 to America

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Vesanen Johannes Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b.29.4.1880 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Nikodemus Juhanpoika Lahdentausta b. 6.8.1846 Parkano d.25.4.1881 Parkano and Anna Karoliina Kaarlentytär Vaviolahti b.1.3.1839 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 11.4.1893

Vesanen aka Vainionpää Josef Kaarlenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 7.12.1854 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Kaarle Kustaa Tanelinpoika (Carl Gustaf Danielsson) Vainionpää b. 16.5.1811 Parkano and Maria Jaakontytär Mansikkaviita b. 19.1.1815 Parkano

Wife: Amalia Mikontytär b. 31.7.1869 Parkano

Children: Johannes Wilhelm b. 7.11.1889, Wiliam b. 19.9.1891, Olga Maria b. 31.3.1894 d.11.6.1896, Yrjö b. 23.4.1896, Linne Matilda b. 20.6.1898 and Lyydi Maria b. 21.4.1901. All children born in Parkano

Passport record Apr 1902 to America (Vesanen Josef)

b.1854

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

Passenger record 5.4.1902 (Wesanen Josef)

From Hanko on Polaris, age: adult

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: East Tawas MI

Vesanen Linne Matilda Joosefintytär

Parkano church records

b. 20.6.1898 Parkano

Parents: Tailor Joosef Kaarlenpoika Vainionpää aka Vesanen b. 7.12.1854 Parkano and Amalia Mikontytär Halmela b. 31.7.1869 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 24.4.1926

Vesanen (Mäkynen) Maria Elisabet Teemuntytär

Parkano church records

b. 16.9.1899 Parkano Kuivasjärvi village

Parents: Nikodemus (Teemu) Joonanpoika Mäkynen b. 18.1.1859 Parkano and Senobia Nikodemuksentytär b. 15.11.1860 Parkano

Husband: Yrjö Joosefinpoika Vesanen b. 23.4.1896 Parkano. Married 11.11.1923

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 13.11.1923

Passenger record 8.12.1923 (Maria Vesanen)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 24 years. Travelling with Yrjö Vesanen

Plans to continue 14.12.1923 on Montlaurier, C.P.O.S. Line. Destination St.John NB Canada

Vesanen Sulo Joosef Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1908 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 1929

Vesanen aka Wesanen Malakias

Passport record 20.1.1905 to America (Wesanen Malakias)

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 25.1.1905 (Vesanen Malakias)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 27 years

Plans to continue 4.2.1905 on Furnessian, Anchor Line

Destination: Worcester MA

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Furnessian 4.2.1905 and arrives in New York 16.2.1905. Going to friend Emil Wesa, Milton Court 13, Worcester MA

Personal information: Malakias Wesanen, 27 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has now 10 dollars. He has not been in the US before.

Vesanen aka Wesanen Vilhelm aka Wilho Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b.19.11.1877 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Nikodemus Juhanpoika Lahdentausta b.6..1846 Parkano d.25.4.1881 Parkano and Anna Karoliina Kaarlentytär Vaviolahti b.1.3.1839 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 23.2.1901

Passport record 1901 to America (Vesanen Vilhelm)

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 16.3.1901 (Wesanen Wilho)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 24 years

Plans to continue on White Star Line

Destination: Worcester MA

Vesanen Yrjö Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 23.4.1896 Parkano

Parents: Tailor Joosef Kaarlenpoika Vainionpää aka Vesanen b. 7.12.1854 Parkano and Amalia Mikontytär Halmela b. 31.7.1869 Parkano

Wife: Maria Elisabet Teemuntytär Mäkynen b.16.9.1899. Married 11.11.1923

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 13.11.1923

Passenger record 8.12.1923 (Yrjö Vesanen)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 27 years. Travelling with Maria Vesanen

Plans to continue from Liverpool on Montlaurier, C.P.O.S. Line. Destination St.John NB Canada

Vesterkulla Juha (Johan)

Passport record 1901 to America (Vesterkulla Johan)

b.1874

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

Passenger record 27.4.1901 (Westerkulla Juho)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 26 years

Plans to continue on Allan Line

Destination: Calumet MI

Plans to continue 2.5.1905 on Caronia, Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA

Vierikko Emilia

Passenger record 26.4.1913

From Hanko on Astraea, age 19 years

Plans to continue on Caledonia 3.5.1913

Destination: Hibbing MN

NY passenger lists

Sails from Glasgow on Caledonia 3.5.1913 and arrives in New York 12.5.1913. Going to friend Evart Jarvi, Box 146, Stevenson MN.

Personal information: Emilia Wierikko, 19 years, single domestic from Parkano. Can read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Maurits Wierikko, Parkano. Emilia has not been in the US before. She is 5 ft 3 inch, has fair complexion and hair and blue eyes

Viinamäki aka Wiinamäki Hilda Pauliina Matintytär

Parkano church records

b. 27.2.1870 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Matti Mikonpoika Rantala b. 142.1821 Parkano d. 3.5.1893 Parkano and Iida Juhantytär b. 26.2.1840 Parkano

Husband: Nestori Matinpoika Viinamäki b. 14.12.1861 Parkano. Married 7.8.1890

Children: Anselm b. 4.3.1891 Parkano d. 25.12.1891 Parkano and Hilma Gemina b. 10.9.1892 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 27.5.1899

Passport record 24.4.1896 abroad

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s wife

Passenger record from Finland not found

Viinamäki Hilma Gemina Nestorintytär

Parkano church records

b. 10.9.1892 Parkano

Parents: Nestori Matinpoika Viinamäki b. 14.12.1861 Parkano and HIlda Pauliina Matintytär Rantala b. 27.2.1870 Parkano. Married 7.8.1890

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 27.5.1899

Viinamäki aka Wiinamäki Nestori Matinpoika (Nestor Mattsson)

Parkano church records

b. 14.12.1861 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Matti Kaarlenpoika Viinamäki b. 8.10.1828  and Stiina Loviisa Matintytär Kiviniemi b. 29.1.1835 Parkano

Wife: Hilda Pauliina Matintytär Rantala b. 27.2.1870 Parkano. Married 7.8.1890

Children:See Hilda Pauliina Viinamäki

Passport record 6.4.1892 abroad

Occupation in Finland: Lodger

Passenger record from Finland not found

Viinamäki aka Wiinamäki Sofia Eenokintytär

Parkano church records

b. 22.3.1890 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Eenok Matinpoika Viinamäki b. 21.11.1858 Parkano and Amalia Hermannintytär b. 18.1.1866 Parkano

Passenger record 13.5.1911

From Hanko on Astraea, age 21 years

Plans to continue 20.5.1911 on Baltic, White Star Line. Destination Hibbing MN.

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Baltic 20.5.1911 and arrives in New York 29.5.1911. Going to sister Silja Järvi, Box 85, Stevenson MN

Personal information: Sofia Wiinamäki, 21 years, single servant from Parkano.  Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Emili Wiinamäki, Nerkoonkylä Parkano. Sofia has paid her own ticket and now has 30 dollars. She has not been in the US before. Sofia is 5ft 3.5 inch, she has light skin and blond hair, blue eyes.

Viinikka aka Wiinikka Aina Aleksandra Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 7.9.1871 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Juha Viinikka and Maija Stina Kaarlentytär b.21.2.1847 Parkano k. 13.12.1895 Parkano

Passport record 2.4.1903 abroad

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s daughter

Passenger record 3.6.1903

From Hanko on Urania, age: adult

Plans to continue 12.6.1903 on Celtic, White Star Line

Destination: New York NY

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 12.6.1903 on Celtic and arrives in New York 21.6.1903.  Going to friend Ester Schlüter, State Str no 9, Mathews Home NY

Personal information: Aina Wiinikka, 20 years, single servant from Hanko, Finland. Able to read and write. Ticket paid by brother, has 10 dollars. Not in the US before.  
 


Viinikka Amanda Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 16.8.1884 Parkano d. 1965 California

Parents: Farmer Juha Viinikka and Maija Stina Kaarlentytär b.21.2.1847 Parkano k. 13.12.1895 Parkano
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 30.3.1903
 
According to Parkano church records, has married in America. Name of husband not recorded

Passport record 2.4.1903 to America

b.1884

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s daughter

Passenger record from Finland not found


Viinikka (Tallila) Anna Mariana* Aatamintytär

Parkano church records

b.30.11.1878 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Adam Ananias Juhanpoika Kärkölä, Tallila b.5.2.1843 Parkano and Eufrosyyne Esaiaantytär b.1.2.1857 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 24.3.1900.

Intention to marry 23.8.1901 to Julius Fritiof Juhanpoika Viinikka b.20.2.1878 Parkano
 
Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 1900 to America (Anna Maria Tallila)

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s daughter, single

Passenger record from Finland not found for 1900-1901

Passenger record 11.9.1907 (Mariana Wiinikka/Tallila)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 29 years.

Planning to continue on Saxonia, Cunard Line 17.9.1907. Destination Worcester MA. Travelling with John Wiinikka/Tallila

Boston passenger lists (Winikka Mariana)

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 17.9.1907 and arrives in Boston 26.9.1907. Travelling with son John Michail. Going to husband Julius Wiinikka, 7 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Mariana Wiinikka 29 years, married housewife from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland mother Seena Tallila, Parkano. Not in the US before. Mariana is 5 ft 7 inches, has fair skin and hair, grey eyes
 

Viinikka John Michail

Parents: Julius Fritiof Juhanpoika Vinikka b. 20.2.1878 Parkano and Anna Mariana Aatamintytär Tallila b. 30.11.1878 Parkano. Not verified from Parkano church records yet

Passenger record 11.9.1907 (John Wiinikka/Tallila)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 2 years

Plans to continue on Saxonia, Cunard Line 17.9.1907. Destination Worcester MA. Travelling with Mariana Wiinikka/Tallila

Boston passenger lists

Sails fro Liverpool on Saxonia 17.9.1907 and arrives in Boston 26.9.1907. Travelling with mother Mariana Wiinikka. Going to father Julius Wiinikka, 7 Milton Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Age 2 years
 

Viinikka Julius Fritiof Juhanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 20.2.1878 Parkano d. 19.8.1937 Worcester MA
 
Parents: Juha Viinikka and Maija Stiina Kaarlentytär b. 21.2.1847 Parkano d. 13.12.1895 Parkano
 
Declared his intention to marry Anna Marianna Aatamintytär Tallila b. 30.11.1878 Parkano, 23.8.1901 in Parkano
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1905


Viita aka Wiita Hilda Maria Hermannintytär

Parkano church records

b.3.12.1892 Parkano Kuivasjärvi village

Parents: Tenant farmer Herman Henrikinpoika Viita b.16.3.1855 Parkano and Hilma Maria Juhantytär b. 24.7.1865 Parkano

Passenger record 25.10.1911

From Hanko on Titania, age 18 years

Plans to continue 31.10.1911 on Franconia,  Cunard Line. Destination Worcester MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Franconia 31.10.1911 and arrives in Boston 9.11.1911. Going to sister Annie Mäki, 13 Dryden Str, Worcester MA

Personal information: Hilda Wiita, 18 years, single servant from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Herman Wiita, Parkano. Hilda has paid her own ticket and has 25 dollars. She has not been in the US before. She is 5 ft 9 inches, has light skin, red hair and blue eyes.
 

Viita aka Wiita Ivar Hermanninpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.8.1890 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Herman Henrikinpoika Viita b.16.3.1855 Parkano and Hilma Maria Juhantytär b. 24.7.1865 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.8.1909.

Returned to Parkano 13.6.1921

New York passenger lists ( Ivar Wiita)

Sails from Southampton on Teutonic 10.2.1909 and arrives in New York 18.2.1909. Going to friend Emil Linna, 1 Milton St, Worcester MA. Travelling with Aleksanteri and Aina Joensuu, also from Parkano. Aina was Iivar´s sister, b. 1886.
 
Personal information: Ivar Wiita, 18 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Herman Wiita, Parkano. Has paid his own ticket, now has 10 dollars. Ivar is 6ft 1/2 inches, has fair skin, blond hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano.

WWI Draft cards 14.7.1917

Ivar Wiita, 27 years. Living in Gilbert MN. Born July 1890 in Parkano, Finland. Citizen of Russia. Occupation miner in Barrett Mine, Republic Steel co, Gilbert MN. Ivar is single, father and other are dependent of him in Russia. Ivar has had no military training. He is 5ft 7 inches, stout, has blond hair, blue eyes, not bald. Physically ok.
 

Viita Johannes aka Juho Hermanninpoika

Parkano church records

b. 13.2.1884 Parkano d. 27.8.1934

Parents: Tenant farmer Herman Henrikinpoika Viita b. 16.3.1855 Parkano and Eufrosyyne Henrikintytär Ristaniemi b. 14.6.1853 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1913?

Viita Martta Elina Iivarintytär

Parkano church records

b. 21.2.1913 America

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1.7.1927

Viita aka Wiita aka Paloviita Otto Julius Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 30.3.1880 Parkano

Parents: Nikodemus Efraiminpoika Paloviita b. 28.4.1852 Parkano d. 1885 Parkano and Maija Stiina Nikodemuksentytär b. 24.6.1857 Jämijärvi d. 5.4.1882 Parkano

WWI Draft registration Cards 1918 (Otto Julius Wiita)

Otto Julius Wiita, 38 years. Living in Huntington St, Chester MA. Born 30.5.1880. Citizen of Finland, declared intention for applying for US citizenship. Occupation stone cutter in Chester Granite polishing works. Nearest relative Mrs Hilma S Wiita, same address. Otto is of medium height, stout, has blue eyes and brown hair.

WWII Draft registration cards 26.4.1942 (Otto Julius Wiita)

Otto Julius Wiita, 62 years. Born 30.3.1880 in Parkano, Finland. Residence: Hampden St, Chester, Hampden MA. Mailing address Box 137, Chester MA. Nearest relative Mrs Hilma Wiita, same address. Employer Chester Granite Co, Main St, Chester MA. Otto is 5ft 7 inches, 175 pounds, has light skin, blue eyes and brown hair

Information from relatives

Wife: Hilma Sofia Matintytär Honkanen b. 28.10.1888 Uurainen d. 1975 Massachusetts

Social Security Death Index

Otto Wiita, b.30.3.1880 d. Feb 1967 in Pasco FL

Viita Svante Paavali Villehardinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 25.1.1893 Parkano Kuivasjärvi village

Parents: Lodger Villehard Heikinpoika Viita b. 26.11.1862 Parkano and Marfa Heikintytär Ristaniemi b. 19.6.1861 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 30.8.1912. Has returned to Finland and moved to Ikaalinen 1.12.1920 with wife and child

Wife: Lyyli Villentytär Hämäläinen b. 14.5.1891 Mäntyharju

Viita (Hämäläinen) Lyyli Villentytär

Parkano church records

b. 14.5.1891 Mäntyharju

Husband: Svante Paavali Villehardinpoika Viita b. 25.1.1893 Parkano. Married 8.4.1916

Moved to Parkano from Mäntyharju 1920 and again to Ikaalinen 1.12.1920.

Viitahalme Sven

Passenger record 16.1.1907 (Sven Wiitahalme)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 31 year.

Plans to continue 25.1.1907 on Empress of Ireland, CPR Line. Destination Copper Cliff ON Canada

Border crossings from Canada (Sven Wiitahalme)

Sails on Empress of Britain and arrives in Canada 1.2.1907. Enters Michigan on a ferry from Canada 19.4.1907. Going to brother Abram Hiitti in Newberry MI

Personal information: Sven Wiitahalme, 32 years,  married laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 18 dollars. Not in the US before. Sven is 5ft 8.25 inches, has dark skin, brown hair and eyes.

Viitakoski Andreas Joonaanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.11.1887 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Joonas Serafianpoika Viitakoski b. 8.7.1857 Parkano and Anna Jaakontytär Hirvelä b. 3.12.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 28.4.1913

Viitakoski Sefanias Joonaanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28.11.1885 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Joonas Serafianpoika Viitakoski b. 8.7.1857 Parkano and Anna Jaakontytär Hirvelä b. 3.12.1855 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 13.3.1900

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Viitanen (no first name in record)

Passport record 1900 to America

b.1874

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Viitanen aka Wiitanen Agnes

Passport record 7.4.1905

Occupation in Finland: Mrs

 Passenger record from Finland not found

Viitanen (Saukkokoski) Aliina Teemuntytär

Parkano church records

b. 17.2.1885 Parkano

Parents: Teemu Antinpoika Saukkokoski b. 12.3.1856 Parkano and Vilhelmiina Hermannintytär b. 6.11.1854 Parkano

Husband: Kaarle Oskari Joosefinpoika Viitanen b. 13.12.1886 Kankaanpää

Child: Karl John b. 1916 Michigan

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 24.2.1913. Returned home Sept 1921

Passenger record 12.3.1913 (Alina Wiitanen)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 27 years.

Plans to continue 18.3.1913 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination Monessen PA

Viitanen aka Wiitanen Anna

Parkano church records

b. 30.7.1901 Parkano

Parents: Johannes Juhonpoika Kirvsniemi b. 30.12.1877 Parkano and Vilhelmiina (Miina) Juhontytär Viitanen b. 2.10.1878 Kuru. Married 31.7.1900

Passenger record 13.9.1911  (needs verifying!)

From Hanko on Titania 13.9.1911, age 10 years.

Plans to continue 22.9.1911 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line. Destination Chisholm MN. Travelling with mother Miina and siblings

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 22.9.1911 and arrives in Quebec 29.11.1911. Enters the US from Canada. Going to fatherJuho Wiitanen, Box 231, Chisholm MN. Travelling with mother Miina, siblings Meeri and Wilho Wiitanen and uncle Malakias Kirvesniemi

Personal information: Anna Wiitanen, 10 years, a child from Hanko, Finland. Nearest relative in Finland grandfather Johan Wiitanen, Ikaalinen. Father has paid the ticket. Has not been in the US before

Viitanen Arvi Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1904 Parkano d. 1960 Canada

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 1929.

Passenger record 3.4.1929 (Arvi Viitanen)

From Helsinki on Arcturus, age 24 years.

Plans to continue 13.4.1929 on Caronia, Cunard Line from Southampton. Destination Halifax NS Canada

Viitanen Arvid Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 31.8.1880 Jämijärvi
Widower, living in America
Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Viitanen aka Wiitanen Emil

Passport record 12.3.1907 to USA

b.1878

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 27.3.1907

From Hanko on Polaris, age 28 years

Plans to continue 2.4.1907 on Saxonia, Cunard Line

Destination: Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 2.4.1907 and arrives in Boston 12.4.1907. Going to friend Edvard H?, 135 Mechanic Str, Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Emil Wiitanen, 28 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and has 10 dollars. He has not been in the US before. Emil is 5ft 11 inches, has light skin, blonde hair and brown eyes. He was born in Parkano

Viitanen Frans Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 8.4.1889 Kankaanpää

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 8.5.1910

Viitanen aka Wiitanen Johan

Hamburg passenger lists

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

Personal information: Johan Wiitanen, 26 years, single day-laborer from Parkano

This might be the same person as below, needs verifying!

Viitanen aka Kirvesniemi Johannes Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 30.12.1877 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Juho Kirvesniemi and Anna Justiina Antintytär Lielahti b. 5.11.1846 Parkano

Wife: Vilhelmiina Juhontytär Viitanen b.12.10.1878 Kuru

Children: Anna Maria b. 1901, Meeri Viola b. 1904 and Vilho Johannes b. 1907. All children born in Parkano

Passport record 1901 to America (Johannes Kirvsniemi)

b.1877

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s son, married

Wife remains in Finland

Passenger record 27.4.1901 (Juha Kirvesniemi)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age: adult

Plans to continue on Dominion Line

Destination: Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger records 9.5.1901

Arrives on ship New England.

23-years-old married laborer from Parkano. Can read and write. Going to Fitchburg MA, has 5 dollars in his pocket. Never before in  the US. Going to cousin Alex Heison, 97 Mechanic Street, Fitchburg MA.

Passenger record 14.12.1907 (Janne Wiitanen)

From Hanko on Astraea, age 29 years.

Plans to continue 21.12.1907 on Cymric, White Star Line. Destination Duluth MN

New York passenger lists

Name crossed over from passenger list among many other Finns. Unsure if really travelled on this ship.

From Liverpool on Celtic 21.12.1907, arrives in New York 3.1.1908. Going to Stevenson MN

Personal information: Janne Wiitanen, 29 years, married laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland wife Miina Wiitanen, Parkano, Nerkon k.

Border crossings from Canada 1910

Sister Agda Kirvesniemi travels to brother Johan Kirvesniemi, Box 43, Hibbing MN November 1910

Viitanen Kaarle Oskar Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 13.12.1886 Kankaanpää

Wife: Aliina Teemuntytär Saukkokoski b. 17.2.1885 Parkano

Child: Karl John b. 1916 Michigan

Returned to Parkano 1922

Passport record 21.6.1903 to USA

b.1886

Occupation in Finland: Manager´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Viitanen Karl John

Parkano church records

b. 1916 Michigan

Parents: Kalle Oskari Joosefinpoika Viitanen b. 13.12.1886 Kankaanpää and Aliina Teemuntytär Saukkokoski b. 17.2.1885 Parkano

Came to Finland with parents 1922

Viitanen aka Wiitanen Meeri Viola

Parkano church records and information from relatives

b. 1904 Parkano

Parents: Johannes Juhonpoika Kirvesniemi, Viitanen b. 30.12.1877 Parkano and Vilhelmiina (Miina) Juhontytär Viitanen b. 2.10.1879 Kuru

Passenger record 13.9.1911  (needs verifying!)

From Hanko on Titania 13.9.1911, age 7 years.

Plans to continue 22.9.1911 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line. Destination Chisholm MN. Travelling with mother Miina and siblings

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 22.9.1911 and arrives in Quebec 29.11.1911. Enters the US from Canada. Going to father Juho Wiitanen, Box 231, Chisholm MN. Travelling with mother Miina, siblings Anna and Wilho Wiitanen and uncle Malakias Kirvesniemi

Personal information: Meeri Wiitanen, 7 years, a child from Hanko, Finland. Nearest relative in Finland grandfather Johan Wiitanen, Ikaalinen. Father has paid the ticket. Has not been in the US before

Viitanen aka Wiitanen Paul Robert

Parkano church records

b.8.3.1875 Haapavesi. Moves to Parkano from Virrat 1895

Passport record abroad 4.8.1898

Occupation in Finland: Book shop keeper

Passenger record from Finland not found

Passport record abroad 3.7.1901

Occupation in Finland: Mr

Passenger record from Finland not found

Viitanen Sulo Mikko Nikodemuksenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 1901 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 1926

Passenger record 18.5.1927 (Viitanen Sulo. Needs verifying)

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 26 years

Plans to continue 22.5.1927 from Liverpool on Minedosa, C.P.R. Line. Destination Quebec PQ

Viitanen Vilhelmiina aka Miina Juhontytär

Parkano church records

b. 2.10.1878 Kuru

Moved to Parkano from Ikaalinen 1901.

Husband: Johannes Juhonpoika Kirvesniemi b. 30.12.1877 Parkano. Married 31.7.1900

Children: Anna Maria b. 30.7.1901 Parkano

Information from relatives

Has moved to America. Pronounced dead in Finland 1977.

Passenger record 13.9.1911 for Miina Wiitanen (needs verifying!)

From Hanko on Titania 13.9.1911, age 32 years.

Plans to continue 22.9.1911 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line. Destination Chisholm MN. Travelling with children Anna, Meeri and Wilho Wiitanen

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 22.9.1911 and arrives in Quebec 29.11.1911. Enters the US from Canada. Going to husband Juho Wiitanen, Box 231, Chisholm MN. Travelling with children Anna, Meeri and Wilho Wiitanen and husband´s brother Malakias Kirvesniemi

Personal information: Miina Wiitanen, 32 years, wife from Hanko, Finland. Nearest relative in Finland father Johan Wiitanen, Ikaalinen. Husband has paid the ticket, Miina has 5o dollars. She has not been in the US before

Viitanen Aka Wiitanen Wilho

Parkano church records and information from relatives

b. 1907 Parkano

Parents: Johannes Juhonpoika Kirvesniemi, Viitanen b. 30.12.1877 Parkano and Vilhelmiina (Miina) Juhontytär Viitanen b. 2.10.1879 Kuru

Passenger record 13.9.1911  (needs verifying!)

From Hanko on Titania 13.9.1911, age 4 years.

Plans to continue 22.9.1911 on Empress of Ireland, C.P.R. Line. Destination Chisholm MN. Travelling with mother Miina and siblings

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool on Empress of Britain 22.9.1911 and arrives in Quebec 29.11.1911. Enters the US from Canada. Going to father Juho Wiitanen, Box 231, Chisholm MN. Travelling with mother Miina, siblings Anna and Meeri  Wiitanen and uncle Malakias Kirvesniemi

Personal information: Wilho Wiitanen, 4 years, a child from Hanko, Finland. Nearest relative in Finland grandfather Johan Wiitanen, Ikaalinen. Father has paid the ticket. Has not been in the US before

Viitaniemi aka Wiitaniemi Alina Aatamintytär (Adamsdotter)

Passport record 30.7.1902 to USA

b.1871

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s wife, married

Passenger record from Finland not found

Viitaniemi aka Wiitaniemi Fredrik Iisakinpoika

Parkano church records

b.4.6.1889 Parkano d. 1974 Ontario Canada

Parents: Tenant farmer Iisak Iisakinpoika Viitaniemi b.1.11.1856 Parkano and Kreetta Sofia Iisakintytär b.10.1.1863 Jalasjärvi

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.2.1910

Border crossings from Canada

Sails from Liverpool 10.3.1910 on Tunisian and arrives in Halifax 18.3.1910. Enters the USA in March 1910. Going to friend Nikodemus Kivipelto, Mellen camp 5, WI

Personal information: Fredrik Wiitaniemi, 20 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Isak Wiitaniemi, Parkano

Viitaniemi Juha Kustaa (Johan Gustaf)

Passport record 1901 to America

b.1872

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

Passenger record from Finland not found


Viljakka Arvid Edvard Efraiminpoika

Parkano church records

b. 10.2.1891 d. 1973 Wisconsin
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 18.4.1913.

Passenger record 30.4.1913 (Arvi Wiljakka)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 21 years
Plans to continue 10.5.1913 on Mauritania, Cunard Line. Destination Superior WI

New York passenger lists (Arvi Wiljakka)

Sails from Liverpool on Mauretania 10.5.1913 and arrives in New York 17.5.1913. Going to friend August Nikula, 1312 11 Superior WI
 
Personal information: Arvi Wiljakka, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 60 dollars. Not in the US before. Arvi is 6 ft tall, has fair skin, blonde hair and blue eyes. Born in Parkano
 


Viljamaa Fanny

Parkano church records

b. 2.3.1901 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Efraim Iisakinpoika Toivonen, Viljamaa b. 19.5.1869 Parkano and Aliina Kustaantytär b. 21.4.1873 Evijärvi

New York passenger lists (Fanny Viljamaa)

Sails from Gothenburg on Gripsholm 25th Sept 1926 and arrives in New York 4th Oct 1926. Going to aunt Liisi Bäckman, 212 E 122 Street, New York NY.
 
Personal information: Fanny Viljamaa, 25 years, single domestic. Nearest relative in Finland father F. Wiljamaa,  Vuorijärvi villlage, Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid her own ticket and now has 25 dollars. Fanny has lived in New York 1922-26 and is going to stay in the US permanently. She is  5ft 5 inches, has fair skin, blond hair and blue eyes. Visa no 130606 approved in Washington 23th Feb 1926


Virtanen Anselmi Jaakonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 15.3.1871 Parkano

Foster parents: Efraim Antinpoika Kirvesniemi b.26.5.1825 d. 10.4.1896 Parkano and Anna Antintytär b. 23.9.1818 Parkano d. 8.9.1898 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 17.7.1900

Passport record 1900 to America

b.1871

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record from Finland not found


Virtanen aka Wirtanen Anselmi Jaakonpoika

Passport record 23.9.1902 to USA

b.1871

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

Passenger record 4.10.1902

From Hanko on Polaris, age 31 years

Plans to continue 9.10.1902 on Bavarian, Allan Line

Destination: Port Arthur ON Canada

Probably the same person as  Anselm Virtanen above, needs to be verified!

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Edvard Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 23.3.1857 Siikainen
Moved to Parkano from Hämeenkyrö 1889 with family
 
wife: Maria Matilda Juhontytär b. 9.5.1856 Isojoki
Children: Matilda Elviira b. 14.3.1880 Siikainen, Juho Vilhelm b. 28.10.1881 Siikainen d.1977 Massachusetts, Edvard Jalmar b. 27.5.1883 Hämeenkyrö d.1972 Massachusetts, Yrjö Rikard b. 6.4.1886 Hämeenkyrö and Martti b. 15.11.1890 Parkano

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Edvard Jalmar Edvardinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.5.1883 Hämeenkyrö d.1972 Massachusetts

Parents: Farmer Edvard Juhanpoika Virtanen b. 23.3.1857 Siikainen and Maria Matilda Juhantytär b. 9.5.1856 Isojoki

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.7.1896

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Efraim

Parkano church records

b.23.12.1861 Ikaalinen

Moves from Ikaalinen to Parkano 1887. Lives as a lodger in Raivala village, Ylitörmä farm

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 5.1.1900

Passport record Jan 1900 to America

b.1861

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record 13.1.1900

From Hanko on Polaris, age 38 years

Plans to continue on American Line

Destination: New York NY

Virtanen Elsa Josefiina Daavidintytär

Parkano church records

b. 10.7.1879 Parkano

Parents: Cottager David Esaiaanpoika Virtanen b.30.12.1851 Ikaalinen and Augusta Karolina Renfors b.19.12.1850 Parkano

Passport record 1900 to America

b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Cottager´s daughter, single

Passenger record from Finland not found


Virtanen aka Wirtanen Josefiina

Passenger record 13.3.1907

From Hanko on Polaris, age 27 years

Plans to continue 19.3.1907 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination: Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 19.3.1907 and arrives in Boston 28.3.1907. Going to friend Eva Heikkilä, 18 Hazel Str, Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Josefiina Wirtanen, 27 years, single servant from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid her own ticket and now has 20 dollars. Josefiina has lived in Fitchburg 1900-1906. She is 5ft 1 inch, has light skin, brown hair and brown eyes.

Is this the same person as Elsa Josefiina Wirtanen above?

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Juho (Johan)

Passenger record 13.3.1907

From Hanko on Polaris, age 32 years

Plans to continue 19.3.1907 on Ivernia, Cunard Line. Destination: Fitchburg MA

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Ivernia 19.3.1907 and arrives in Boston 28.3.1907. Going to friend Nestor Heikkilä, 18 Hazel Str, Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Johan Wirtanen, 32 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 20 dollars. Johan has lived in Fitchburg 1898-1906. He is 5ft 4.5 inches, has light skin, dark brown hair and brown eyes

Virtanen Juha Kustaa Daavidinpoika (Johan Gustaf Davidsson)

Passport record 29.4.1893 abroad

Occupation in Finland: Lodger

Passenger record from Finland not found


Virtanen aka Wirtanen Juho

Needs to be verified if this is the same person as above!

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Cymric 19.5.1914 and arrives in Boston 29.5.1914. Going to friend August Lehto, Box 15, Graniteville VT

Personal information: Juho Wirtanen, 39 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has lived in Graniteville VT 1907 to 1912. He has paid his own ticket and has 30 dollars. Juho is 5ft 4.5in, has light skin, brown hair and blue eyes

This is possibly the same person as Juho Davidinpoika Virtanen above

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Juho Vilhelm Edvardinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 28.10.1881 Siikainen d. 1977 Massachusetts

Parents: Farmer Edvard Juhanpoika Virtanen b. 23.3.1857 Siikainen and Maria Matilda Juhantytär b. 9.5.1856 Isojoki

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 14.7.1898
According to Parkano church books, has visited Parkano in the summer or 1927

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Maria Matilda Juhantytär

Parkano church records

b. 9.5.1856 Isojoki

Husband: Edvard Juhanpoika Virtanen b. 23.3.1857 Siikainen

Children: Matilda Elviira b. 14.3.1880 Siikainen, Juho Vilhelm b. 28.10.1881 Siikainen, Edvard Jalmar b. 27.5.1883 Hämeenkyrö, Yrjö Rikard b. 6.4.1886 Hämeenkyrö and Martti b. 15.11.1890 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.7.1896 with children Edvard, Yrjö and Martti
 
Declared dead 23.9.1949, date of death 1.1.1949

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Martti Edvardinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 15.11.1890 Parkano

Parents: Farmer Edvard Juhanpoika Virtanen b. 23.3.1857 Siikainen and Maria Matilda Juhantytär b. 9.5.1856 Isojoki

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.7.1896

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Otto Julius Davidinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 10.4.1876 Parkano

Parents: Cottager David Esaiaanpoika Virtanen b.30.12.1851 Ikaalinen and Augusta Karolina Renfors b.19.12.1850 Parkano

Passport record 12.3.1903 to USA

b.1876

Occupation in Finland: Cottager, single

Passenger record 14.3.1903

From Hanko on Urania, age 26 years

Plans to continue 21.3.1903 on Campania, Cunard Line

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 28.3.1903 on Umbria and arrives in New York 6.4.1903. Going to brother Erland Wirtanen, 14 Wazell St. Fitchburg MA

Personal information: Otto Wirtanen, 26 years, single laborer


Virtanen Sam. Oskar

Parkano church records

b. 10.2.1882 Parkano
 
Parents: FArmer Juho Walentin Matinpoika Roukko b. 11.2.1849 Jalasjärvi and Serafia Juhontytär Teikati b. 30.3.1853 Parkano
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 4.4.1901

Passport record 1901 to America (Sam.Oskar Virtanen)

b.1882

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

New York passenger lists (Samuel O Virtanen) sails from Liverpool on Lucania 18.5.1901 and arrives in New York 25.5.1901. Going to Painesville OH. No friend listed. Samuel is able to read and write. He is a single laborer from Finland.

Virtanen Toivo Jonas Davidinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 29.3.1883 Parkano

Parents: Cottager David Esaiaanpoika Virtanen b.30.12.1851 Ikaalinen and Augusta Karolina Renfors b.19.12.1850 Parkano

Passport record Apr 1902 to America

b.1883

Occupation in Finland: Cottager´s son, single

Passenger record 5.4.1902

From Hanko on Polaris, ag 19 years

Plans to continue on Dominion Line

Destination: Fitchburg MA

Virtanen aka Wirtanen Yrjö Rikard Edvardinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 6.4.1886 Hämeenkyrö

Parents: Farmer Edvard Juhanpoika Virtanen b. 23.3.1857 Siikainen and Maria Matilda Juhantytär b. 9.5.1856 Isojoki

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 20.7.1896
Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977


Vuolle aka Ekman Onni Augusta Augustinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 11.11.1888 Parkano d. 14.4.1925 San Francisco
Buried in Cypress Lawn cemetery

Vuorela aka Wuorela Efraim

Passport record 26.2.1903 to USA

b.1863

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

Passenger record 4.3.1903

From Kristiinankaupunki on Arcturus, age 40 years

Plans to continue 11.3.1903 on Cedric, White Star Line

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 11.3.1903 on Cedric, White Star Line. Arrives in New York 21.3.1903. Going to friend Arvid Lundán, Box 364, St.Louis, Ely MN

Personal information: Efraim Wuorela, 40 years, married farmer. Has not been in the US before.

Minnesota census 1905 (unverified)

St Louis, Morse: Weralla E, 41 years. Period of residence 2 years 6 months

Vähätalo aka Wähätalo Emma Davidintytär

Parkano church records

b.25.5.1881 Parkano

Parents: Farmer David Sefanianpoika Vähätalo b.1.12.1856 Parkano and Albertiina Kustaantytär Ketola b.29.1.1861 Parkano d.21.4.1900 Parkano

Passport record 3.6.1904 to America

b.1881

Occupation in Finland: Farmer´s daughter, single

Passenger record 8.6.1904

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 22 years

Plans to continue 14.6.1904 on Lake Manitoba, C.P.R. Line

Destination: New York Mills MN

Canadian passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool 14.6.1904 on Lake Manitoba and arrives in Quebec 26.6.1904.

Personal information: Emma Wahatalo, 22 years, servant

Border crossings from Canada June 1904

Emma Wahatalo, 27 years, single servant from Russia. Going to sister Ida???? Plunet, Becker Co MN

Väliaho aka Wäliaho Juha (Johan)

Parkano church records

b.27.12.1873 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Joonas Albertiinanpoika Itäpää, Väliaho b.13.2.1848 Parkano and Aleksandra Joonantytär b.10.5.1849 Parkano

Passport record 1901 to America

b.1873

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 18.5.1901

From Hanko on Polaris, age 18 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: Worcester MA

Boston passenger lists (Juho Waliaho)

Arrives in Boston June 1901, going to Worcester MA. Seems to be travelling with Arvid Peltola, also from Parkano

Personal information: Juho Waliaho, 18 years, laborer from Hanko, Finland


Välimäki aka Wälimäki Johannes or Juho

Passport record Apr 1902 to America

b.1870

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

Passenger record 19.4.1902 (Juho Wälimäki)

From Hanko on Polaris, age 30 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. Going to cousin Antti Kivinen, Worcester MA.

Personal information: Juho Wälimäki, 30 years, married laborer from Parkano. Has lived in Duluth MN 1891-06. Has 20 dollars

Välimäki aka Wälimäki Johannes

It remains to be verified if this is the same person as Johannes Välimäki above!

Passport record 12.12.1905 to USA

b.1870

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer, single

Passenger record 13.12.1905

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 35 years

Plans to continue 20.12.1905 on Celtic, White Star Line

Destination: Beaumont TX

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Celtic 20.12.1905 and arrives in New York 30.12.1905. Going to friend Janne Sivula, Beaumont Texas.

Personal information: Johannes Wälimäki, 35 years, married laborer from Parkano. Has been Eveleth MN 1901-03

Välimäki Lauri Johannes Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 22.6.1902 Parkano d. 1952 Ontario Canada
Pastor´s certificate to Canada 28.4.1924

Välimäki Olga Maria Johanneksentytär

Parkano church records

b. 1.8.1896 Ikaalinen
Husband probably Markus Laurila from Nivala
Pastor´s certificate to America 20.3.1913

Välkkilä Aleksandra Juhontytär

Parkano church records

b. 20.4.1891 Parkano Kuivasjärvi village

Parents: Tenant farmer Johannes Samuelinpoika Välkkilä b. 26.12.1857 Parkano and Karoliina Iisakintytär b. 13.11.1858 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 12.3.1909

Husband has been called Vilho

Välkkilä Anselmi Juhonpoika

Parkano church records

b. 3.1.1884 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Johannes Samuelinpoika Välkkilä b. 26.12.1857 Parkano and Karoliina Iisakintytär b. 13.11.1858 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 25.1.1902

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 4.3.1902 and arrives in Boston 13.3.1902. Going to friend Johan Sa????, East Tawas MI
 
Personal information: Anshelm Walkkila, 17 years, single laborer from Hanko. Able to read and write. Has paid his own ticket and now has 10 dollars.

Väntsilä aka Wäntsilä Frans Johan

Parkano church records

b.14.7.1874 Parkano

Parents: Iisak Vilhelm Erkinpoika Haapakoski, Väntsilä b.15.3.1836 Parkano and Maria Eufrosyne Juhontytär b.20.8.1851 Parkano

Passport record 12.12.1905 to USA

b.1874

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 13.12.1905

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 31 years

Plans to continue 20.12.1905 on Celtic, White Star Line

Destination: Beaumont TX

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Celtic 20.12.1905 and arrives in New York 30.12.1905. Going to brother Jooseppi Väntsilä, Beaumont Texas.

Personal information: Frans Wäntsilä, 31 years, single laborer from Parkano. Not in the US before. Has 13 dollars with him.

Väntsilä aka Wäntsilä Josef Viktor Iisakinpoika (Isaksson)

Parkano church records

b.17.4.1872 Parkano

Parents: Alaskylä village tenant farmer Iisak Vilhelm Erkinpoika Haapakoski, Väntsilä b.15.3.1836 Parkano and Maria Eufrosyne Juhontytär b.20.8.1851 Parkano

Passport record 5.11.1902 to USA

b.1872

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Lives in Beaumont TX 1902-04 and returns to Finland. Emigrates again 1905

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: Josef Wäntsilä, 32 years, single laborer from Turku. Can read but not write. Has paid his own ticket, has 20 dollars. Has lived in Beaumont TX 1902-04.


Västilä Aino Aliina Kaarlentytär

Parkano church records

b.11.5.1888 Parkano

Parents: Kaarle Iisakinpoika Toivonen, Västilä b. 28.1.1866 and Eufrosyyne Heikintytär Haapakoski b. 19.12.1863 Parkano. Married 28.3.1884

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.2.1910


Västilä (Viita) Anna Serafia Hermannintytär

Parkano church records

b. 3.9.1886 Parkano d. 1961 Ontario Canada

Parents: Tenant farmer Hermanni Henrikinpoika Viita b. 16.3.1855 Parkano and Hilma Maria Juhantytär b. 24.7.1865 Parkano

Husband no 1: Oskari Hakala (?)

Child from first marriage Kaarlo Leonard Oskarinpoika Hakala born in the US

Anna returned to Finland, date unknown

Husband no 2: Johan Aksel Joonaanpoika Västilä b. 10.11.1887 Parkano d. 1975 Canada

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 18.8.1825.


Västilä Anselm Kaarlenpoika

Parkano church records

b. 27.6.1886 Parkano d. 27.10.1921 Hibbing MN

Parents: Kaarle Iisakinpoika Toivonen, Västilä b. 28.1.1866 and Eufrosyyne Heikintytär Haapakoski b. 19.12.1863 Parkano. Married 28.3.1884

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 19.4.1910

Passenger record 27.4.1910 (Anshelm Västilä)

From Hanko on Titania, age 24 years.

Plans to continur 3.5.1910 on Caronia, Cunard Line. Destination Ely MN


Västilä aka Wastila Evald aka Edvald Mikonpoika

Parkano church records

b.14.5.1876 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Mikonpoika Ilomäki, Västilä b.16.10.1841 d.6.10.1883 Parkano and Maria Sofia Iisakintytär Västilä b.20.6.1844 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 28.5.1906

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 31.5.1906 abroad

b.1876

Occupation in Finland: Lodger, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Saxonia 12.6.1906 and arrives in Boston 21.6.1906. Going to cousin Nikodemus Saksa, 24 Ruper (?) St, Worcester MA. Travelling to the same person Frans Rantala 30 years and Taanette (?) Nieminen 19 years, both from Ikaalinen.

Personal information: Evald Wastila, 30 years, single laborer from Parkano. Has 30 dollars.

WWI Draft Card 12.9.1918

Evald Wastila, 42 years. Born 14.5.1876. Address 6 Segourney St, Worcester MA. Citizen of Finland, claimed by Russia. Occupation: Wire worker in Norton Cr, Worcester MA. Nearest relative wife Patsepa Wastila, same address. Evald is of medium height and slender. He has blue eyes and brown hair.

US Census 1920 (12.1.1920)

Evald is living with his family in 6 Sigourney St, Worcester MA. He is 42 years old and works as a wireman in emery shop. Evald speaks English, application for citizenship pending. Evald emigrated 1906 as did his wife. All the children are born in Massachusetts.

Family members: wife Patsepa 39, daughter Hanna 11, son Michael 10, daughters Kate M 8, Elsa 6, Laura 4,5

US Census 7.4.1930

Evald must have died before this, because his widow is living with their children in 103 Caroll Str, Worcester MA

Family members: Batseepa, 50 years, emigrated 1908. No occupation. Michael 20, cutter, Kattrine 18, working in printing factory, Elsie 16, working in printing factory. Laura 14, daughter (name unclear) 10.


Västilä aka Wästilä Eeti Kaarlenpoika (Karlsson)

Parkano church records

b.18.7.1884 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Kaarle Iisakinpoika Toivonen, Västilä b.28.1.1866 and Eufrosyyne Heikintytär Haapakoski b.19.12.1863 Parkano. Married 28.3.1884

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 27.5.1902

Declared dead 21.9.1977, date of death 1.1.1977

Passport record 3.6.1902 to USA

b.1884

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 7.6.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 18 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line.

Destination Painesville OH


Västilä aka Wästilä Jooseppi

Parkano church records

b.9.3.1892 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Joonas Juhanpoika Västilä b.30.9.1867 Parkano and Serafia Mikontytär b.18.6.1862 Parkano

Passenger record 2.7.1913

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 21 years

Plans to continue 8.7.1913 on Laconia, Cunard Line. Destination Hibbing MN.

Boston passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Lucania 8.7.1913 and arrives in Boston 16.7.1913. Going to brother Juho Wästilä, Box 57 Stevenson MN.

Personal information: Jooseppi Wästilä, 21 years, single laborer from Parkano. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Joonas Wästilä, Kihniön kylä, Parkano.  Has not been in the US before. Jooseppi has paid his own ticket and now has 27 dollars. He is 5ft 10.5 inches, has light skin, blue eyes and blond hair.


Västilä Juho Akseli Joonaanpoika

Parkano church records

b. 10.11.1887 Parkano d. 1975 Ontario Canada

Parents: Tenant farmer Joonas Juhanpoika Västilä b. 30.9.1867 Parkano and Serafia Mikontytär b. 18.6.1862 Parkano

Wife: Anna Serafia Hermannintytär Viita b. 3.9.1886 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 3.1.1924


Västilä Laura Auroora

Parkano church records

b. 1917 Parkano

Parents: Juho Akseli Joonaanpoika Västilä b. 10.11.1887 Parkano and Anna Serafia Hermannintytär Viita b. 3.9.1886 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 18.8.1825


Västilä Matilda

Parkano church records

b.26.11.1867 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Mikko Mikonpoika Ilomäki, Västilä b.16.10.1841 d.6.10.1883 Parkano and Maria Sofia Iisakintytär Västilä b.20.6.1844 Parkano

Husband: Lodger Samuel Severiinanpoika Ahonen b.16.12.1863 Parkano d.15.7.1896 Parkano

Children: Wiliam Mattias Aho b.12.2.1890 Parkano and Nikolai b.19.11.1892 Parkano d. 30.9.1893 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 2.3.1900 (date difficult to read in record)

Passport record 1900 to America

b.1867

Occupation in Finland: Lodger´s widow

Passenger record from Finland not found


Västilä Reino Herman

Parkano church records

b. 1919 Kihniö

Parents: Juho Akseli Joonaanpoika Västilä b. 10.11.1887 Parkano and Anna Serafia Hermannintytär Viita b. 3.9.1886 Parkano

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to Canada 18.8.1825


Västilä Tyyne Amalia

Parkano church records

b. 25.7.1904 Parkano
 
Parents: Tenant farmer Joonas Juhanpoika Västilä b. 30.9.1867 Parkano and Serafia MIkontytär b. 18.6.1862 Parkano d. 28.7.1904 Parkano

New York passenger lists (Tyyne Wastila)

Sails from Southampton on Berengaria 6.10.1923 and arrives in New York 12.10.1923. Going to sister Cilja Tuomi, 935 Alger Ave, Detroi MI.
 
Personal information: Tyyne Wastila, 19 years, single h´worker from Kihniö. Able to read and write. Nearest relative in Finland father Jonas Wastila, Kihnio. Sister has paid the ticket, Tyyne has 25 dollars. She has not bee in the US before, is now going to stay permanently. Tyyne is 5ft 5inches, has light skin and hair, blue eyes. Born in Parkano


Väärälä Jaakko

Passenger record 20.1.1909

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 friend Jacob Raj???, Fitchburg MA.

Personal information: Jaakko Wäärälä, 22 years, single laborer from Parkano. Nearest relative in Finland father Jaakko Wäärälä, Kihniönkylä, Parkano. Jaakko can read and write. He has paid his own ticket and has 10 dollars. He has not been in the US before. Jaakko is 6 ft 1.5 inch, has light skin, black hair and brown eyes.

Waldemann aka Valdeman Anna Elisabet Matildantytär

Parkano church records

b.17.9.1879 Kylmäkoski

Mother: Emma Mathilda Waldeman b. 4.10.1856 Parkano

Foster parents: Tenant farmer Johan Gustaf Waldeman b.11.11.1829 Honkajoki and Anna Margareta Nordlund b.2.5.1834 Merikarvia (parents of Emma Mathilda Waldeman)
 
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 3.2.1900

Passport record 1900 to America

b.1879

Occupation in Finland: Foster daughter, single

Passenger record from Finland not found

New York passenger lists

Sails from Liverpool on Lucania 24.2.1900 and arrives in New York 5.3.1900. Going to friend Jurho, Worcester MA

Personal information: Anna Waldeman, 20 years, single servant from Parkano. Able to read and write. Has paid her own ticket and has 18 dollars. Not in the US before.  Seems to be travelling with David Alander, Josef Peltonen and Rafael Watula, all from Parkano
 

Widenius Edvard Emil Matinpoika

Parkano church records

b. 7.7.1877 Kuru

Parents: Farmer Matti Topiaanpoika (Matts Tobiasson) Widenius b. 30.9.1851 Kuru d. 30.11.1889 Parkano and Mathilda Serafia Iisakintytär b. 9.10.1851 Kuru

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 1897 (date impossible to read from record)

Wikman aka Sivula Julius Joosefinpoika

Parkano church records

b.9.2.1889 Parkano

Parents: Tenant farmer Joosef Marianpoika Wikman, Sivula b.11.5.1848 Parkano and Amanda Sofia Kaarlentytär b.6.11.1845

Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 10.11.1905

Passport record 17.11.1905 to USA

b.1889

Occupation in Finland: Tenant farmer´s son, single

Passenger record 22.11.1905

From Hanko on Polaris, age 16 years

Plans to continue 30.11.1905 on Tunisian, Allan Line

Destination: Mass City MI

Wirzén aka Wirsén Adam Edvin

Parkano church records

b.12.9.1870 Ikaalinen d.25.3.1936

Occupation: Baker. Moves from Ikaalinen to Parkano 1897
Pastor´s certificate for a passport to America 16.10.1909?

Passport record 21.4.1902 to USA

b.1870

Occupation in Finland: Baker, single

Passenger record 26.4.1902

From Hanko on Arcturus, age 32 years

Plans to continue on Cunard Line

Destination: New York NY

Wirzén aka Witzén Frans Edvin

Parkano church records

b.6.8.1866 Parkano

Mother: Johanna Fredrika b.13.9.1827 Kangasala

Passport record 9.3.1899 to Russia

Occupation: Chairman of municipal council

Passenger record from Finland not found


Latest update 6th Jan 2013
 

All surnames here recorded as they are today: no Ws but Vs! Only exception are  surnames of foreign origin like Wirzén

Surnames on this page:

Vainionperä aka Wainionperä (see Vainionpää!)

Vainionpää aka Wainionpää

Valdeman

Valkama aka Walkama

Valli aka Walli

Vanhatalo aka Wanhatalo

Vatula aka Watula (see also Alavatula, Ylivatula)
 
Vatunen (see Viljakka!)

Vaviolahti

Vehoniemi (see Stenfors!)

Veneskoski aka Weneskoski (see also Taipalus!)

Vesanen aka Wesanen

Ventelä (see also Ventälä, Nikkola)

Ventälä aka Wentälä (see also Ventälä, Nikkola)

Vesanen aka Wesanen (see also Lahdentausta!)

Vesterkulla

Vienola aka Wienola (see Arola!)

Vierikko aka Wierikko

Viinamäki aka Wiinamäki

Viinikka aka Wiinikka

Viita aka Wiita (see Lehtonen, Rantanen, Isoviita, Västilä!)

Viitahalme aka Wiitahalme

Viitakoski

Viitanen aka Wiitanen

Viitaniemi aka Wiitaniemi
 
Viljakka
 
Viljamaa

Virtanen aka Wirtanen

Vuorela aka Wuorela

Vähätalo aka Wähätalo

Väliaho aka Wäliaho

Välimäki aka Wälimäki (see Stenfors! and Rintamäki)

Välkkilä

Väntilä aka Wäntilä aka Väntsilä aka Wäntsilä

Västilä aka Wästilä (see also Saksa!)

Väärälä aka Wäärälä

Wallin

Wikman (see also Sivula!)

Wirsén

Witzén