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08-12-05, 16:39

I'm Tippi from Finland, a new member on this list.

I'm looking information of Kyrola family.

John Kyrola was born 16.04.1879, he moved USA 1901 (from Reisjarvi, Finland, church records). I can't find his arrival anywhere.

His future wife Tilda (Tekla Matilda) Koivisto was born 12.11.1888 in Siikainen, Finland. I found her first arrival (with child Helmi Amanda Kulmala) from EllisIsland

First Name: Tilta
Last Name: Koivisto
Ethnicity: Finland, Finnish
Last Place of Residence: Suekais
Date of Arrival: Jan 05, 1906
Age at Arrival: 18y Gender: F Marital Status: S
Ship of Travel: Cedric
Port of Departure: Liverpool
Manifest Line Number: 0015

Their final destination was Gernville, La (?) going to join brother-in-law and father.

She married John Kyrola 24.12.1907 Georgia? (from Reisjarvi church records)

John and Tilda had two children, both born in somewhere USA. Onni Johannes Kyrola was born 14.11.1908 and Arvo Elias 2.12.1910.

Tilda and boys visit to John's family in Reisjarvi, Finland. I don't know when they left from USA.

Tilda's second arrival (with the boys and John's sister Eliina Kyrola) EllisIsland

First Name: Fekla
Last Name: Kyrola
Ethnicity: Finland Finnish
Last Place of Residence: Finland Reisjarvi
Date of Arrival: Jun 10, 1914
Age at Arrival: 25y Gender: F Marital Status: M
Ship of Travel: Oceanic
Port of Departure: Southampton
Manifest Line Number: 0024

Their final destination was Colleton, South Carolina (?) going to join husband/father/brother.

Boys have weird birthplace marked in that manifest: 'South Carolina Colorado with big questionmark'

I found death records from Minnesota. John died 01.12.1945 in Wadena. Tilda died 31.01.1961 in Wadena. Onni died 27.06.1975 in Hubbard. Arvo died 05.05.1980 in St. Louis.

Does anybody know something about them? Did John and Tilda had more children? Did they really married in Georgia? Where the boys really born?
Did they get married, have children? Where they all had buried?

John's sister born 28.01.1896 in Reisjarvi, Finland. She died 25.10.1918 somewhere in USA.
Does anybody know where and why?

John's brother-in-law John Yrjana (Juho Evert Yrjänä) born 30.06.1880 in Reisjarvi, Finland. He moved in USA 1912.

From finnish passenger records:
Last name Yrjänä
First names Juho
Age or age group 33
Port of departure Hanko
Place of destination Park City
State of destination UT
Country of destination USA
Price of ticket FIM 517
Ship from Finland Titania
Date of departure from Finland 11.12.1912
Ship from England Corsican
Date of departure from England 20.12.1912
Ocean Line Allan Line
Port of departure in England *

I can't find his arrival. He came back in Finland about 1917, his next son was born in 12.05.1918. :D
(That son was my grandfather.)

08-12-05, 17:02
Census 1920:

John Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, Minnesota abt 1881 Finland White
Tilda T Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, Minnesota abt 1889 Finland White
Anni J Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, Minnesota abt 1909 South Carolina White
Arrvo E Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, Minnesota abt 1911 Georgia White
Viano A Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, Minnesota abt 1915 South Carolina White
Lyyne E Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, Minnesota abt 1917 Minnesota White

In 1930 census:

John Kyrola Hilda Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, MN abt 1880 Finland Head
Hilda Kyrola John Kyrola Meadow, Wadena, MN abt 1889 Wife

16-12-05, 16:13
Thank you very much Hasse.

Does anybody know these childrens marriages etc?