Hello! I am just browsing my Finland ancestors and find the name Moilanen,Anttonen, Sutinen.
Great Grandmother was born 4/30/1883 in Tonkovaara, Joukokyla (Suolijarvi), Puolanka, Finland she died in Minnesota 1/11/1954. Her father was Anders Koskelo. Her Mother Elsa Liisa Pertuntytar Anttonen
She married my Great Grandfather Andrew Paakkonen.
Any information would be great. Thank you, Julia
I could look further in sshy pages, but from Hiski I saw that there was one Anders Koskelo who was born Aug 1st 1847 in Puolanka Väyrylä village. This Anders' parents are Pehr Koskelo and Valborg Moilanen.
In Suomussalmi Kianto village there was Elsa Lisa Pertuntytär Anttonen born on April 10th 1848 to Bertil (Perttu) Anttonen and Kaisa Kemppainen.
Could any of these be the ones you are looking for?
Thanks for the reply. Yes, Anders Koskelo was born 8/1/1847 in Vayryla, Puolanka, Finland..yes Valborh A. Moilanen and Pehr Koskelo parents..Pehr Koskelo parents Margaret A. Anttonen and Pehr Koskeli. Valborg A. Moilanen parents Anders Moilanen and Brita Sutinen. Very exciting. Jukka.. Are we related? Thank you, Jula
I was able to spend some time yesterday on Anders Moilanen line and tracked him back to Antti Moilanen (b. c. 1555), who was the first known Moilanen in Eastern Finland. I added Anders now to geni.com and you can see him in
And yes, we are related through Antti's line, and based on those other names in Anttonen, Sutinen and Kemppainen lines I believe there are more connections. My own bloodlines go through Väisänen, Saastamoinen, Nevalainen, Tolonen, Härkönen, Säkkinen and many others...
I will try to find more about Koskelo/Sutinen/Anttonen lines later.
Best regards from Blue Ridge Mountains!
I don't know if I can be a big help on this project, but I am a Moilanen descendant on my mother's side. Below is my direct ancestry. I spend more time on ancestry.com because that is where I have (almost) a complete family tree.
(You can see that my mom was born a Kaiponen and her mom born a Moilanen)
I am very proud of my Finnish heritage and SISU!
Rosie Couture (1/2 Finnish, 1/2 French)
Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Lauri Simonpoika Moilanen (1630 - 1710)
my 8th great-grandfather
Antti Laurinpoika Moilanen (1672 - 1732)
son of Lauri Simonpoika Moilanen
Lauri "Lars" Moilanen (1694 - 1776)
son of Antti Laurinpoika Moilanen
Aapo Moilanen (1735 - 1779)
son of Lauri "Lars" Moilanen
Tuomos Moilanen (1760 - 1832)
son of Aapo Moilanen
Tuomos Moilanen (1790 - 1844)
son of Tuomos Moilanen
David Taavetti Moilanen (1831 - 1902)
son of Tuomos Moilanen
Tuomas Moilanen (1862 - 1942)
son of David Taavetti Moilanen
Hilda Alice Moilanen (1888 - 1970)
daughter of Tuomas Moilanen
Eleanore Maria Kaiponen (1922 - 1985)
daughter of Hilda Alice Moilanen and Charles Kaiponen
Rosemary "Rosie" Therese Couture
I am the 3rd child of 8 of Eleanore Maria Kaiponen and Emmanuel Couture