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Need help locating your Finnish roots?

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Re: Need help locating your Finnish roots?

Posted: 16 Jan 2007 9:02AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm so sorry. I completely forgot!

Don't know if this is going too far but these are from the christening records.

Born: 20.4.1851
Christening: 23.4.1851
Village: Kivijärvi
House: Tenhola Jokilaks [might mean 'Jokilahti' in Finnish]
Father: T. måg. Elias Johanss. Piispanen [Johanss. = Johansson = son of Johan]
['T. måg' has something to do with tenant farming I think]
Mother: Ebba And.dr. Kahelin 27 [And.dr. = Andersdotter = daughter of Anders]
Child: Henrik

Born: 3.6.1854
Christening: 5.6.1854
Village: Kivij.
House: Jokilaks
Father: T.måg Elias Piispanen
Mother: Ebba Kaisa Kahelin 30
Child: Susanna Maria

This is from the marriage records:

Married: 16.2.1851
Village: Kivij.
House: Tenhola Jokilaks t.
Husband: Drg. Elias Johanss. Piispanen
Wife: T.dr. Ebba Caisa And.dr. Kahelin [t.dr. = torpares dotter = tenant farmer's daughter]

And this from the death records:

Dead: 17.7.1854
Burried: 23.7.1854
Village: Kivij.
House: Jokilaks
Person: T.måg. g. Elias Piispanen
CoD: nervfeb. [= some sort of nerv fever]
Age: 25

If you could tell me where Pekka Laajala was born it would be very helpful. Right now I can't find him. I'd be happy to try and search him.

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unkka 10 Jun 2006 8:13PM GMT 
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vegasstar_1 19 Mar 2008 11:25AM GMT 
Barbara 18 Jun 2006 6:10PM GMT 
Unkka 27 Jun 2006 11:30AM GMT 
Barbara 27 Jun 2006 1:39PM GMT 
madtaurus17 15 Sep 2015 12:33PM GMT 
unkka 28 Jun 2006 2:33PM GMT 
unkka 16 Jan 2007 4:02PM GMT 
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