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rrnikko
26-03-11, 02:58
Two Pellonperä brothers: Victor Edward (born Oct 1887) and Charles William (born abt 1885) emigrated to the US around 1906-1907 and settled in Minnesota. From what I have found they were originally from Siivikkala, Vampula, Finland. Would appreciate any information on who their parents were.

BessemerFinn
26-03-11, 16:35
Vampula Rippikirja, 1882-1891, Siivikkala Suutari, shows the following family:

Joeli Kustaanp. Pellonperä, born 14.12.1851
wife Emma Karolinne Matintr, born 30.10.1856
daughter Emma Evelina, born 7.1.1881
son Kaarle Hjalmar, born 18.6.1884
son Evald Viktor, born 11.10.1887
son Lydia Wilhelmina, born 23.5.1891

Institute of Migraton shows Victor Pellonperä departed Finland 13.11.1909 aboard Astraea; departed England 19.11.1909 aboard Empress of Britain
Empress of Britain Passenger List shows Victor Pellonperä, age 22, father J. Pellonperä, Siivikala, Vampula, arrived St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, 26.11.1909; going to join a friend in Cloquet, MN

Rippikirja 1892-1900 shows the additional children:

Fanny Alina, born 2.1.1893
Ida Josefiina, born 13.8.1996
Joeli Ferdinand, born 10.10.1899

Karen Norwillo
26-03-11, 20:20
Here's Evald Viktor's birth. He's on the top right-hand page.

Karen Norwillo
26-03-11, 20:30
Here's Kaarle Hjalmar.

BessemerFinn
26-03-11, 20:43
Here are the two pages from Vampula Rippikirja

rrnikko
27-03-11, 02:30
Many thanks for the replies.
Ron.