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RuthGardner
12-08-09, 22:38
Searching for birth/christening record for my maternal grandmother, Liisa Alina Musta, born January 1, 1882 in Tyrnava, Oulu. Parents were Heikki Henrikson(?) and Karolina Ranta. Liisa immigrated to USA in 1905 and sister Hannah in 1909. They changed their name to Henrikson in the US. There were 2-3 brothers..one was Heikki and another Vittori, and perhaps a sister, Aino (b. 1905 - d.1932).
My ggrandmother, Karolina, (b. March 30,1851) died in Oulu March 24, 1934.
She had a brother, Augusti Leinonen who immigrated to the US about 1911.
I have been unable to find any record of her birth or death because of the surname differences. Hiski has not yet transcribed records of Tyrnava or Oulu for this time period.
If anyone can solve the mystery of the surnames and where I can find more information,please let me know. Ruth Gardner

Denise
13-08-09, 05:37
Hi Ruth,
This appears to be Liisa's passport/passenger record from the Institute of Migration. The date you have must be her christening date, as on this passport it states she was born 30.12.1881 in Haukipudas, OU.

Best Regards,
Denise

Detailed passport information
Last name Musta
First names Liisa Aliina Heikintr
Other names *
Date of birth 30.12.1881
Marital status *
Religion Lut.
Occupation Itsell.
Home parish Haukipudas
Province OU
Passport date 05.06.1905
Passport number 1211
Passport valid (year:month) 5:0
Destination Amerikka
Passport issued by OU
Remarks *

Detailed passenger information
Last name Musta
First names Liisa A.
Age or age group 23
Port of departure Hanko
Place of destination New York
State of destination NY
Country of destination USA
Price of ticket FIM 192
Ship from Finland Urania
Date of departure from Finland 10.06.1905
Ship from England St. Paul
Date of departure from England 17.06.1905
Ocean Line American Line
Port of departure in England *
List and page 47/15
Remarks *

Denise
13-08-09, 05:43
Hi Ruth,
Here is Hanna Musta's passport/passenger record.

Denise :)

Detailed passport information
Last name Musta
First names Hanna
Other names *
Date of birth 27.06.1886
Marital status 1
Religion Lut.
Occupation Palvelija
Home parish Tyrnävä
Province OU
Passport date 30.12.1908
Passport number 871
Passport valid (year:month) 5:0
Destination Amerikka
Passport issued by OU


Detailed passenger information
Last name Musta
First names Hanna
Age or age group 1N
Port of departure Hanko
Place of destination New York
State of destination NY
Country of destination USA
Price of ticket USD 45
Ship from Finland Titania
Date of departure from Finland 06.01.1909
Ship from England Baltic
Date of departure from England 13.01.1909
Ocean Line White Star Line
Port of departure in England Liverpool
List and page 72/1
Remarks *

Denise
13-08-09, 05:49
Hi Ruth,
Found just the passenger record, no passport on Heikki Musta and one on an Eva Musta.

Denise :)

Detailed passenger information
Last name Musta
First names Heikki
Age or age group 23
Port of departure Oulu
Place of destination Hancock
State of destination MI
Country of destination USA
Price of ticket USD 63
Ship from Finland Arcturus
Date of departure from Finland 22.04.1899
Ship from England *
Date of departure from England . .9999
Ocean Line Cunard Line
Port of departure in England *
List and page 9/21
Remarks *
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Detailed passenger information
Last name Musta
First names Eva
Age or age group 22
Port of departure Oulu
Place of destination Hancock
State of destination MI
Country of destination USA
Price of ticket USD 63
Ship from Finland Arcturus
Date of departure from Finland 08.07.1899
Ship from England *
Date of departure from England . .9999
Ocean Line Cunard Line
Port of departure in England *
List and page 9/50
Remarks *

RuthGardner
13-08-09, 23:44
Searching for birth/christening record for my maternal grandmother, Liisa Alina Musta, born January 1, 1882 in Tyrnava, Oulu. Parents were Heikki Henrikson(?) and Karolina Ranta. Liisa immigrated to USA in 1905 and sister Hannah in 1909. They changed their name to Henrikson in the US. There were 2-3 brothers..one was Heikki and another Vittori, and perhaps a sister, Aino (b. 1905 - d.1932).
My ggrandmother, Karolina, (b. March 30,1851) died in Oulu March 24, 1934.
She had a brother, Augusti Leinonen who immigrated to the US about 1911.
I have been unable to find any record of her birth or death because of the surname differences. Hiski has not yet transcribed records of Tyrnava or Oulu for this time period.
If anyone can solve the mystery of the surnames and where I can find more information,please let me know. Ruth Gardner

Thank you Denise for the helpful information. No other Mustas came to the US, other than Hanna and Liisa. Can anyone tell me what occupations "palvelija" and "itsell" mean?

Denise
14-08-09, 00:43
Hi Ruth,
From the Institute of Migration, palvelija means servant and itsell. means dependant lodger.

Best Regards,
Denise :)

RuthGardner
14-08-09, 23:35
Thank you again Denise. You've been quite helpful! Ruth

Kaarina
15-08-09, 09:40
Thank you Denise for the helpful information. No other Mustas came to the US, other than Hanna and Liisa. Can anyone tell me what occupations "palvelija" and "itsell" mean?

'itsellinen' usually lived in the country and did temporary work. Housed in a (pawn) farmer.

Kaarina