|Abstract:||Narrative history and genealogy (1993?) of the Saari-Ferrell family, whose members emigrated from Finland to the United States (in some cases via Norway) starting in the 1860s, settling primarily in Cokato and Dassel, MN, and Calumet, MI. Includes some background information on Finnish American community life as well as photograph reproductions of family members and places. The genealogy encompasses the period from ca. 1480 to 1992,|
|Quantity:||.5 linear in.|
Mathias Karenaho Abrahamson (b. 1835 in Pulkkila, Finland) emigrated from Finland to Norway, then to America in 1865. A Cokato, MN, resident, he applied for U.S. citizenship in 1866. Later he purchased a farm in Dassel, MN, with his wife, Kreta Johanna Myllykangas. Johan Petter (b. 1831 in Karunki, Finland) came to America in 1871 with his wife, Eva Mary Pirttimaa, and homesteaded in Cokato, Minnesota.
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The Saari-Ferrell Family History Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Finland--Emigration and immigration|
|Norway--Emigration and immigration|
|United States--Emigration and immigration|
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