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14-09-03, 16:44
My grandfather Frank Henry Johnson born June 18, 1866 always listed Sweden/Finland as his birthplace or where he came from. He spoke Swedish. Only one entry states Varmalander...
I've found reference to his father as Axel John Johnson, and family story says he had a sister who emigrated to Canada. It is possible Frank went to Canada before showing up in the Upper peninsula of Michigan in 1886 where he applied for natualization papers. Counties he lived in were Menominee, Baraga, Gogebic, and Ontonagon where he finally settled/married/died. I'm guessing it is possibly he could have had an earlier wife & family then that of my grandmother Hulda Englund whom he married in Ontonagon in 1905.
Searches in the Finland & Swedish emigration sites have turned up nothing. Any ideas for my quest? THanks -
Kris Johnson-Burrill, Michigan, bodahaga2001%40aol.com
Re: Frank Henry Johnson born 1866. by Alicia Marshall
11.04.2003

HI,
I looked at the census, it appears he was born about 1860 as in the 1920 census he is 50 and 1930 he is 60.
Frank abe 60 in 1930, 35 at time of marriage, born Finland emigrated in 1885 or 1886 (hard to read)parents born Finland , spoke Swedish
Wife Hulda 39, 15 at marriage born Mich. parents born Sweden
kids, Milton 21, Alvin 19, Francis 17,Russell 15, Leslie 11 and Lois 6 months.Frank Henry Johnson born 1866. by Kristine Johnson-Burrill
06.03.2003

My grandfather Frank Henry Johnson born June 18, 1866 always listed Sweden/Finland as his birthplace or where he came from. He spoke Swedish. Only one entry states Varmalander...
I've found reference to his father as Axel John Johnson, and family story says he had a sister who emigrated to Canada. It is possible Frank went to Canada before showing up in the Upper peninsula of Michigan in 1886 where he applied for natualization papers. Counties he lived in were Menominee, Baraga, Gogebic, and Ontonagon where he finally settled/married/died. I'm guessing it is possibly he could have had an earlier wife & family then that of my grandmother Hulda Englund whom he married in Ontonagon in 1905.
Searches in the Finland & Swedish emigration sites have turned up nothing. Any ideas for my quest? THanks -
Kris Johnson-Burrill, Michigan, bodahaga2001%40aol.com
Re: Frank Henry Johnson born 1866. by Alicia Marshall

HI,
I looked at the census, it appears he was born about 1860 as in the 1920 census he is 50 and 1930 he is 60.
Frank abe 60 in 1930, 35 at time of marriage, born Finland emigrated in 1885 or 1886 (hard to read)parents born Finland , spoke Swedish
Wife Hulda 39, 15 at marriage born Mich. parents born Sweden
kids, Milton 21, Alvin 19, Francis 17,Russell 15, Leslie 11 and Lois 6 months.