Questions tagged [finland]

For questions about ancestors and records in the country of Finland. This includes previous political entities within the geographical boundaries of present-day Finland, such as the periods when it was part of Sweden, and later the Russian Empire.

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Birth Record for Anders Johansson Kålander (Finland)

Anders Johansson Kålander was born on 22 September 1810. He appears on the 1855-1862 Communion Record for Kokkola Parish with his wife, Caisa, and his 3 children. I've already searched the Kokkola ...
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Meaning of "kitumat" for cause of death in Finland death record

I have a Finland parish death record that shows someone who died 30 Mar 1880 of kitumat. I cannot find a translation or abbreviation for this word as being either Finnish or Swedish or Latin. When I ...
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Researching background on life in Finland before immigrating to Canada?

My mother arrived from Finland at the port of Quebec on June 2, 1923 at 23 years old. She resided for 19 years before passing away in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. I would like to research her life in ...
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Where is Oulu Impijats/Impitaja/Impijas Finland?

My great grandmother arrived in Quebec on 5 Jul 1907 from Finland. The ships card showed that she was from Oulu Impijas Finland. Does anyone know what parish to look for her baptism record in? I ...
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Reading Finnish Parish Records

I believe this is the birth record of Kasia Fredrika Tormanen B: 15 JUN 1858, D: 17 SEP 1900 in Kemi, Finland. I am finding it very difficult to read and translate the writing on this page. ...