Finnish-American Obituary Index
Collected from newspapers and other publications across the United States, this extensive index contains over 30,000 names. For more information about specific names or to contribute material to this collection, please contact the archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
+ Alphabetical Indices by Surname
These publications often included articles, photographs, notices, anniversaries and obituaries for members.
+ Siirtokansan Kalenteri 1926-1978 (Immigrant Calendar)
+ Kansalliskirkon Kalenteri 1938-1962 (National Church Calendar)
+ Kirkollinen Kalenteri 1903-1996 (The Church Yearbook)
+ Raittiuskansan Kalenteri 1898-1971 (Temperance Calendar)
Funeral Home Records
Serving Finns in both the Copper Country and Detroit areas for decades, the Watia Funeral Home left extensive records which often include details on next-of-kin, place of burial, and funeral costs.
+ Watia Funeral Home 1918-1970
Books and Other Indices
Gleaned from books and other publications which often contained biographical information about Finnish-Americans, these indices often provide valuable genealogical materials for researchers.
+ Finnish American Historical Society of Hiawathaland Membership Forms
+ 'Finnish Settlement of Brown and Dickey Counties, North and South Dakota'
+ Knights of Kaleva Membership Books Index
+ Finnish Folklore & Social Change in the Great Lakes Mining Region Oral History Collection
+ Hirvonen, Juuso: 'Michiganin Kuparialue'
+ Holmio, Armas K.E.: 'History of Finns In Michigan'
+ Holmio Biogrpahical File
+ Ilmonen, S.: 'Amer. Suomalainen His. Vol. II'
+ John A. Doelle Agricultural School, Tapiola, Mich., school newspaper 1931-1932
+ Mattinen, J.A.: 'History of Thomson Township, Carlton County, Minn.'
+ Nikander Werner: 'Amerikan Suomalaisia'
+ Petroskoi 1931 American Finns
+ Ruohonen, Jack: 'History of Oskar, Mich.'
+ Suomi College: First 25 years, student list
Photographs + Name Index to Photograph Collection
Index includes the Old Topical File and the 1910 Knights of Kaleva Convention photograph and photos from the book Tervehdys Suomelle, published in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1920.
+ 19th Century Laestadian (Apostolic) Ministers in the U.S.
+ Elo Cemetery, Portage Township, Houghton Co., Michigan