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Öllegård
04-03-16, 11:53
My parents moved to Sweden after WWII. My father has roots in Vassor, Kvevlax (now a part of Korsholm). My mother in Jeppo (now a part of Nykarleby). I also have roots in Replot through Stina Cajsa Sundqvist. Through her I also have roots in France (Demorgny).

I know that two members of the family emigrated to Sweden earlier, the brothers Jakob and Isak Erik Ahlskog. I have not found anything about Isak Erik who emigrated to Sweden about 1878.

Two of their cousins emigrated further, to North America. Johannes Ahlskog to USA and Emil Ahlskog to Canada.

There are many distant cousins who emigrated to USA: Wiktor Sundqvist, Johannes Holmvist, Edla Sundqvist (to Oregon Coos), and five siblings: Abraham Anders Westergård, Karl Erik Westergård, Anna Sofia Westergård, Emil Westergård (Eureka, Cal.), Vendla Westergård

Both my paternal and maternal grandfathers emigrated to USA but returned to Finland.

June Pelo
04-03-16, 17:13
The Talko database has a family with children having the same Westergård names you mentioned: Johannes Johansson Westergård, 1853-1908 and Anna Fredrika Ström.. son Emil, 1895-1981, Eureka, CA; Abraham Anders, 1882-1974; Anna Sofia, 1888-1979; Wendla, died. Don't know if this is your family, or if it's a coincidence.

Öllegård
05-03-16, 01:44
If they are from Replot originally, they are probably the same persons.

But I cannot take part of Talko. For one thing, I don't know what a Gedcom file is or how to use it (I am very untechnical). For another thing, I don't have any unique information, all I know is from church books or from members of genealogical sites like Finlander and Westside.

Shadow600
06-03-16, 16:39
On geni.com a Isak Erik Isaksson Ahlskog:

http://www.geni.com/people/Isak-Erik-Isaksson-Ahlskog/6000000003449647010?through=6000000003448248845

Öllegård
07-03-16, 03:39
On geni.com a Isak Erik Isaksson Ahlskog:

http://www.geni.com/people/Isak-Erik-Isaksson-Ahlskog/6000000003449647010?through=6000000003448248845

Thank you, this must be him! :) The birth date is wrong (he was born 9 Aug 1857) but everything else is accurate.