University of Minnesota

Saari-Ferrell Family History, Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Dates: 1480-1992
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.
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC2339

HISTORICAL SKETCH

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.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Saari-Ferrell Family History collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Saari-Ferrell Family History collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Saari-Ferrell Family History Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Saari-Ferrell family--Genealogy
Finland--Emigration and immigration
Norway--Emigration and immigration
United States--Emigration and immigration
Finnish Americans--Minnesota--Cokato

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