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June Pelo
26-07-06, 22:45
I have a request from Finland, asking if Johan Edvard Friis, b. 20.3.1887 Pyhäjoki emigrated to the US in early 1900s. He may have gone to Washington state.

Would appreciate any help on this.

June

klyne
27-07-06, 19:27
Here is a passport record that seems like a match and he left Finland on 27.01.1909 for Aberdeen, WA.

Last name Friis
First names Johan Edvard
Date of birth 20.03.1887
Marital status 1
Religion Lut.
Occupation Itsell.
Home parish Pyhäjoki
Province OU
Passport date 20.01.1909
Passport number 134
Passport valid (year:month) 5:0
Destination Amerikka
Passport issued by OU

In 1920 he is living in Hoquiam, Grays Harbor, WA with wife Katy 35, and daughter Irma 5. He is also there in 1930 and no other children.

June Pelo
27-07-06, 22:05
Thank you for the data. Everything matches and he seems to be the correct person. I'll send the info. to Finland right away.

June