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16-11-06, 12:37
Mr. Vaino Henrik Mattfolk was born in 22. of January, 1889 - village Pihlava in Pori

He went to States in 1910 (ship Megantic from Liverpool 12. of April, arrived to Boston 20. of Apri).

I would be interested in knowing more about his life after that!



16-11-06, 13:18
Here is his draft registration.


16-11-06, 16:20
Here is his passenger record. He was going to Duluth, Minn. to friend/relative, Nic Christopher's house. Also here is Nic Christopher's census record.


Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1943
Name: Vaino Mattfolk
Arrival Date: 20 Apr 1910
Age: 21 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Gender: Male
Ethnic Background: Finnish
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Megantic
Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Friend's Name: Nic Christopher
Last Residence: Finland
Microfilm Roll Number: 147

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Nic Christopher
[Orie Christopher]
Home in 1920: Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Age: 53 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Kattie
Father's Birth Place: Finland
Mother's Birth Place: Norway
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 689
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Nic Christopher 53
Kattie Christopher 49
Alice Miller 11
Abram Kanger 67
John Pendtilla 52
Matt Jutila 41
Sam Mabe 34
John Kivela 38
Oiva Walemar 83

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Duluth, St Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T625_858; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 109; Image: 689.