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Descendants of Jaakko Lapinkangas
Generation No. 1
JAAKKO LAPINKANGAS was born in Finland, and died in Finland.
Children of JAAKKO LAPINKANGAS are:
i. LAPINKANGAS, b. Finland.
iv. VILHELM JAAKKO JACOBSON,
b. July 28, 1868, Kauhava, Vaasarlaani, Finland;
d. July 19, 1924, Lewiston, Androscogin Co, ME.
v. AMANDA LAPINKANGAS, b. 1880, Finland; d. Abt. 1967.
Generation No. 2
Unknown Female LAPINKANGAS was born in Finland. She married SAM HAAVISTO.
Returned to Finland once or twice after coming to America.
Children of Unknown Female LAPINKANGAS and SAM HAAVISTO are:
b. February 1892; d. June 1926, Bangor, Penobscot Co., ME.
3. Unknown Female LAPINKANGAS (JAAKKO) She married JOHN OJALA.
Children of LAPINKANGAS and JOHN OJALA are:
LEMPI OJALA, d. 1967, 0.
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4. Unknown Female LAPINKANGAS She married NIEMI.
Child of LAPINKANGAS and NIEMI is:
i. TYYNE SILVIA NIEMI.
Niece of William and Edla Jacobson, she lived with them and with Richard and Myra for a time. Died a young woman, not too long after she was married.
5. VILHELM JAAKKO LAPINKANGA / JACOBSON was born July 28, 1868 in Kauhava, Vaasarlaani, Finland, and died July 19, 1924 in Lewiston, Androscogin Co, ME. He married ELLA MARIA NIEMI January 11, 1890 in Quincy, Norfolk Co., MA, daughter of MATTI MYLLYNIEMI and MARIA RATTI. She was born July 30, 1868 in Jurva, Vaasarlaani, Finland, and died June 12, 1926 in Waterford, Oxford Co, ME.
Notes for VILHELM JAAKKO JACOBSON:
Vilhelm Jaakko Lapinkangas, changed to William Jacobson in Quincy, MS. Worked in Granite Quarries. Moved to Vinalhaven ME. Worked in quarries. Moved to Monson ME. Worked as night watchman in quarries. Worked farm in daytime. In 1910 moved to So. Paris, ME and bought a farm in East Waterford on Baker Hill. The first known Finnish family in this area. Farmed there until his death. Died on operating table.
More About VILHELM JAAKKO JACOBSON:
Burial: July 1924, Finnish Cem, West Paris, ME
Emigration: 1890, USA
Notes for ELLA MARIA NIEMI:
Came to USA as a single person. First name Edla or Etla. Death certf. 57 yrs, 10 mos, 13 days.
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