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21-09-03, 18:58
Wanted: Information relative to the Backlund name, mainly in Finland> Karl Edgar Henry Alfons Backlund was born in Viipuri in 5/5/1876. His parents were named "Henry" and "Helen". Henry may have been a professor. Karl married Elin Ann Hildegard Procope in Helsinki. They moved to Ruskeala Parish, village of Otrakkala. He was an officer in the Finnish Gardet. In 1901, a son, Eric Edward was born. A year or two later a daughter, Ingabord,was born. Karl resigned his commission in 1901. In 1904 family emigrated to the United States. There must be family still in Finland. I hope there is someone there who could help my search for information regarding this family background.