Family Group Sheet

Name Karl Johan “Kaarle Juhana” Federley
Birth 12 Jul 1893, Pyhäjärvi/Wiborg
Death 13 Apr 1967, Palm Beach Lake Worth Florida
Occupation Boilermaker.
Father Michel “Mikko” Federley (1869-1929)
Mother Maria Huppunen (1873-1954)
Misc. Notes
He emigrated from Pyhäjärvi to Minnesota USA. He left Glasgow on May 24th 1913 with s/s California and arrived to Ellis Islands on June the 2nd 1913. He had a train ticket to Minnesota and mention as his friend he mentioned Juho Huppunen living in Bowey Minnesota. Appearently a reliative to Karl’s mother Maria b. Huppunen. At that time Finland was still a Russian Governement. It is said that they needed 68USD to leave the country. They lived at 222 Humboldt avenue 44th street when their son was born. Later they moved From Minnesota to Lake Worth Florida. Karl Johan was rgeistered as Kaarle Juhana at the arrival and later he registered as Carl John Federley in USA. In my archieves is the signed document of Carl John where he is applying for social security insurance on the 30th of November 1936. He signed the documents with the name John Federley. He never came back to visit his relatives in Finland. His wife Lydia however once travelled to Finland. During world war 2 John’s relatives in Finland received many parcels with things needed during these hard times. John Worked at General Mills in Minnesota.
Marriage 17 Feb 1917, Hennepin Minnesota USA
Spouse Lyyti Maria “Lydia Maria” Swan
Birth 7 Nov 1894, Forssa
Death Jun 1982, Palm Beach Lake Worth Florida
Occupation Maid/kotipaulainen/hembiträde
Father Nestor Swan
Mother Sofia Ruut
Misc. Notes
She emigrated to Minnesota USA where she married John Federley. Later they moved to Lake Worth Florida. Lyyti Maria was registered as Lydia Maria Federley in USA. She used the name Lydia. She once visited Finland to meet with her relatives. In the birth certificate of her son her surname is said to be Joutsen which is an translation to finnish of her maiden surname Swan. I have not found any explanation for this.
1 M Ole “Olavi Frits” Leo Federley
Birth 22 Jul 1917, Minneapolis Hennepin Minnesota USA
Death 15 Apr 2003, Minneapolis Minnesota USA
Occupation Hammasteknikko/Tandtekniker/Dental technician
Misc. Notes
He was christened Olavi Frits. The name Frits was the nick name of his greatgrandfather Fredrik Gustav Wilhelm Federley (1823- 1897). Olavi’s name was later changed to Ole Leo but his parents called him allways Olavi. He was a veteran of World War 2. He was an avid golfer and an outstanding amateur boxer. Source Minneapolis Star Tribune 18 Apr 2003.
Spouse Vivian Delores Rimstad
Marriage 1958
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