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Posted: 1352081096000
Classification: Query
Looking for info on the following. In particular looking for place of origin:
I do, however, would like to ask your advice on how to proceed on one of the lines I have been unable to find much on. I remember that you had access to a book on the Kälviä area and I think this maybe in that area. It is from Ullu.

the name is

Heikki (Henry) Perala

born 8 July 1873 Finland (actually I saw in a record it could have been May 1871) in Ullu

died 19 May 1947 in Astoria, Clatsop Oregon USA

Father: John Perala

Mother: Greta unknown

He immigrated in 1891

married: 4 Jan 1896 in Astoria Oregon USA

Ogla Aloa Mattonen

born abt Oct 1873/4 in Finland

died 7 Jul 1917 in Astoria Oregon USA

Father: Eliaz Mattonsen (this name appeared on her death certificate and is very blurred, so it could be a bit different on the last few letters)

Mother: Catherine Autio

She immigrated in 1892 her sister Eda followed abt 1893 (there may have been yet another sister also)


Posted: 1353616908000
Classification: Census
Surnames: Perala
Here is something from the census
nited States Federal Census about Henry Perala
Name: Henry Perala
Age: 29
Birth Date: May 1871
Birthplace: Finland
Home in 1900: Aberdeen, Chehalis, Washington
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1891
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Olga Perala
Marriage Year: 1895
Years Married: 5
Father's Birthplace: Finland
Mother's Birthplace: Finland
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Perala 29
Olga Perala 26
Marta Perala 3 oregon
Nelma Perala 1 oregon
Eda Perala 17 sister
Alec Lundee 36 boarders
Emil Hokkanen 20
Risto Liitamen 20
Onni Mottonen 17
William Lonkry 20

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