University of Minnesota

Walima, Samuel and Serafia, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: ca. 1847-1990
Abstract: Family history (1990) of Samuel and Serafia Walima consists of a genealogy entitled "The End of the Beginning". Encompassing the period from ca. 1847 to 1990, it includes genealogical charts and a narrative history of the family's settlement in Minnesota written by Cynthia Roggeman McDonald, a great grand-daughter of Samuel and Serafia. Also included are newspaper and magazine clippings concerned with Finland and the family, illustrations, etc.
Quantity: .25 linear in.
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC2814

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Samuel Walima was born in 1858 in Finland. He emigrated to the United States in the end of the 19th century or in the beginning of the 20th century with three of his children. He died in 1939 in Eckville, Alta., Canada. Serafia Walima (born 1847) did not move to the United States with her husband; she was severely sick and died in Finland in 1905. After that, the remaining two daughters of Samuel moved to the United States in 1906.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Walima, Samuel and Serafia collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Walima, Samuel and Serafia collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Walima, Samuel and Serafia Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Walima, Samuel, 1858-1939
Walima, Serafia, 1847-1905
Walima Family
McDonald, Cynthia Roggeman
Finnish Americans--Minnesota--Cloquet

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