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Kalle (Karl) Hokkanen


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Kalle (Karl) Hokkanen

  • Born: 1878, Finland
  • Marriage (1): Amanda Walkeala
  • Died: Michigan

bullet  General Notes:

Karl Hokkanen was the last of the five Hokkanen brothers to locate in Green. He and his wife, Amanda came from White Pine after the mine closed down their operations. Three children were born to them - Karl Jr., Kaarina, and Arnold.

From "Green, Michigan and the Kaukas Connection" by Douglas D. Karttunen.
Karl Hokkanen left Finland for America on July 19, 1913. He was the last of the Hokkanen brothers to migrate from Finland. With him were his wife Amanda, three children (Karl, Kaarina and Arnold), and his father, the senior Jaffet Hokkanen.

From the Institute of Migration Emigrant Register Passenger Records.

Last Name: Hokkanen
First name: Kalle
Age or age class: 35
Port of departure: Hanko
Place of destination: Ontonagon
State of destination: MI
Country of destination: USA
Price of ticket: FIM 243
Ship from Finland: Astraea
Date of departure from Finland: 19.07.1913
Ship from England: Cassandra
Date of departure from England: 26.07.1913
Ocean Line: Donaldson Line
Port of departure from England: *
List and page: 86/59
Remarks: Mlk Amanda, Kaarlo, Karin ja Arnold Hokkanen. Hanko! 28


Kalle married Amanda Walkeala. (Amanda Walkeala was born on 6 Apr 1879 in Finland,27 died on 2 May 1921 in White Pine, Michigan 27 and was buried on 5 May 1921 in Carp Lake Township (Green) Cemetery, Ontonagon County, Michigan 27.)

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