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26-03-05, 19:51
Seeking port of entry for grandmother Ester Perttula, born 19 Aug 1880 in Teuva, Vaasa Province, Finland. Institute of Migration records show she left Finland 9 June 1900 aboard the "Polaris" and traveled to England. Her ticket was from Kristiinankaupunki to Copper Cliff, Ontario, Canada. She traveled alone. No other information is available from the institute. Ester's paternal uncle, Samuel Suksi, died in Hancock, MI 22 Oct 1922 and his wife, Beata Kornjärvi, died in Toivola, MI in Jan 1932. Ester gave birth to a son, William Maki, on 28 Aug 1901 in Toivola. When William married in 1932, he said his father's name was Abraham Maki. Ester died in 1925, and is buried in Ishpeming, MI, next to her son, William Maki. Her name was Ester Rysso at the time of her death. I would like to confirm her place and date of entry into both Canada and the US, and to find a marriage record for her and Abraham, and a birth record for William Maki. All assistance and suggestions gratefully accepted. Thank you in advance.

26-03-05, 21:51
found at Swenson S 27-3 = Iron Co, Crystal Falls, Finnish Lutheran (merged with Swedish to form United Lutheran)
Pos Given Names Surname Other names Born Parish Emi. Church

49h Alfr. Nikolai Karlsson no other data (her husband) S 27-3
49w Maria Elina Perttula Mar 23 1878 Teuva 1899 S 27-3

When I saw the parish Teuva, I thought I had to put this here. Maybe she was a cousin:)


27-03-05, 02:39
Found this Samuel in the 1901 census for McKim Township which is part of Copper Cliff, Ontario. See No. 11 & 12

PERTTULA 1901 census 092k1 family 441
*ca.on.nipissing.mckim_township page 61 film T6483 lds1843565

1 ANTIO Jacob m 26 married head
2 ANTIO {?} Elina f 22 married wife
3 ANTIO William m 2 single son
4 ANTIO Jacob m 44 married father
5 JONPPI Matti m 19 single lodger
6 MATINOJA Sam m 35 married lodger
7 MANNILLA Mike m 28 single lodger
8 SIOTILA Matti m 20 single lodger
9 PENTTILA Elliel m 25 married lodger
10 PENTTILA Andrew m 43 married lodger
11 SUKSI Chas. m 25 married lodger
12 PERTTULA Sam m 19 single lodger

June Pelo
27-03-05, 20:03
This may have no bearing, but I have these people in my database:

Maria Sophia Johansdotter Perttula, b. 11 Oct 1867, Lochteå, came to the US in 1883 with her mother and sister Miina. Maria first married Anders Lerbacka who died 1892 in the US. She remarried to Jon Koski in 1907 and had a son Jakob and daughter Eva. They lived in Minnesota. Maria's sister Miina married a man named Mäki from Ely, MN. They operated a resort in Baraga, MI.