Anna Kaisa <I>Pyykkönen</I> Moilanen

Anna Kaisa Pyykkönen Moilanen

Birth
Finland
Death 5 Dec 1925 (aged 77)
Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Burial Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 6
Memorial ID 118380248 · View Source
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INFORMATION FROM FAMILY TREE MAKER for Anna Kaisa Pyykkonen says born Jan 28 1872 in Puolanka, Varylankyla, Finland; died in Michigan Dec 5 1925. Daughter of Lauri Pyykkonen and Elina Parkkinen. Married Lauri Moilanen. Children: 1.Heikki11 Moilanen (born April 29, 1872 in Puolanka, Finland) 2.Anna Liisa Moilanen (born May 15 1875 in Puolanka, Finland) 3.Elsa Stiina Moilanen (born June 25 1878 in Puolanka, Finland; died 1920 in Michigan who married Matti Peranen) 4.Valpuri Moilanen (born 1881 in Puolanka, Finland) 5.Kreeta Moilanen (born 1883 in Puolanka, Finland) 6.Lauri Moilanen (born Jan 5 1886 in Puolanka, Finland; died Sep 16 1913 in Hancock MI)

INFORMATION FROM Houghton County Historical Society says Many Finnish people came to the Copper Country from the Puolanka area. The family of Lauri and Anna (Pyykkönen) Moilanen settled in the Salo district, four miles north of Hancock around 1890. They had several children, but one son, also named Lauri, grew to be eight feet tall by the time he was 18 years old.

INFORMATION FROM CITY OF HANCOCK says Big Louie grew up in the Salo farming area about four miles north of Hancock. The house he grew up in is still standing, but broken down. By the time he was nine he was as big as a full-grown man. By the time he was 18 he was over eight feet tall.


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  • Created by: Dale Safford
  • Added: 8 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118380248
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Kaisa Pyykkönen Moilanen (24 Sep 1848–5 Dec 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118380248, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Dale Safford (contributor 46557929) .