Genealogy Projects tagged with Thunder Bay on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Thunder Bay Finns

    Thunder Bay, Ontario has the largest Finnish / Finnish-Canadian population in Canada. This project covers the entire Thunder Bay District (Wikipedia) . The purpose of the project is to support the research and collaboration of Finnish and Canadian genealogists when it comes to Finnish emigrants to the area and their descendants who have lived there. Finnish immigrants began to arrive in the...

  • Nolalu Homesteaders

    Homesteaders of Nolalu Ontario Canada ' Nolalu is a community about 48 km southwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. With the Government of Canada advertising for homesteaders and with the advent of the Port Arthur, Duluth and Western (PeeDee) Railway around the turn of the century, the first Finnish homesteaders along with a few Anglo-Saxon pioneers began to settle in Lybster, Strange, Marks...