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searching for Sippola roots

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searching for Sippola roots

Posted: 31 May 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 21 Aug 2001 11:53PM GMT
Surnames: Sippola, Kelto, Paynter
My grandfather, Valentin Sippola, emigrated from Finland to Bessemer (Gogebic County), probably in the late 1890s; moved to Rio Grande Valley in 1919 or 1920 with a large number of other Finns from the area. Daughter Lillian remained in Bessemer; she married Emil Kelto, co-owner of Kelto-Velin food store. They had four children: Reuben, Rudolph, Richard, Vivian. Rudy still lives in Michigan (Munising). Vivian married Walter Paynter; they also lived in Bessemer; had children David and Luetta (now Flaa), each now with several descendents. I have had very little contact with the family in the past 25 years. Would like to find records and information about all, but especially the Sippolas. I expect also to try to make connections within the family.
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BertSippola 31 May 2000 12:00PM GMT 
AliciaKMarsha... 18 Mar 2004 9:22PM GMT 
BertramClaySi... 19 Mar 2004 10:02AM GMT 
AliciaKMarsha... 19 Mar 2004 1:32PM GMT 
Jan 23 May 2004 7:23PM GMT 
BertramClaySi... 24 May 2004 7:18AM GMT 
Jan 24 May 2004 5:09PM GMT 
BertramClaySi... 25 May 2004 1:01AM GMT 
jimel1957 10 May 2010 8:19PM GMT 
jimel1957 10 May 2010 8:22PM GMT 
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