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Rikki
14-04-06, 03:03
I am looking for a Sophia Wickstrom who lived in Helsingfors in 1918. She was probably at least 50-55 at that time. She had one son, Axel, who was in Oregon, and three daughters who remained in Finland and married there. One daughter was named Ida and another was named Sanna.

She was alive in 1930. She was in Helsinki in the early 1900s and probably before that.

If anyone has access to anything they could look up, I'd appreciate it.

Thanks.

Rikki

Art Fors
14-04-06, 05:38
Hello Rikki,

I have found the following info on Sophia's son, Axel Wickstrom.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record

Name: Axel Hendrick Wickstrom
Address: 264 Alameda, Astoria, Clatsop Co., Oregon
Age: 35
Birth Date: May 15, 1883
Occupation: Shipwright
Employer: ??? Ship Co.
Nearest Relative: Sophia Wicktrom (Mother)
Address: Helsingfors, Finland
Height: 5' - 9"
Weight: 160 lbs.
Eyes: Blue
Hair: D. Brown

(see attachment below)

Art

Art Fors
14-04-06, 05:47
Here is a short biography about Axel Wickstrom (http://genealogy.rikkinyman.com/nyman/johan_august_renhold.htm#aw)

Art Fors
14-04-06, 06:06
Oregon Death Index, 1903-98 Record

Name: Wickstrom, Axel Henrick
County: Clatsop
Death Date: 04 Feb 1930
Certificate: 21

Rikki
14-04-06, 08:44
Thank you Art for taking the time to send all that information. It was very thoughtful.

What I am hoping to do is get info on Axel's mother and sisters in Finland eventually.

Best regards.

R.

Kaj Granlund
14-04-06, 12:51
If nobody has any information here, you can contact the local lutheran parishes in Helsingfors at sukututkimus*evl.fi