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Lecture: Finnish Farm System

January 28, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Barb Wilson on the Finnish Farm system

Organized by Finnish Genealogy Group. Non-members are welcome at all meetings.


Past Meetings

Oct. 22 ,2016: History of the Finnish Language – Dan Karvonen

Sept. 24, 2016: Annual Award & sharing  “what I did over the summer”

Aug. 20, 2016: First annual summer meeting – a tour of sites in the Old Minneapolis Finntown area. Co-hosted by Mark Lahtinen and Joan Dwyer

May 21, 2016: Elections and sharing of summer plans

April 23, 2016: Making the Most of the Finnish Digital Archives

April 2, 2016: Field trip to Minnesota History Center

Feb. 27, 2016: Finnish Migration Causes/Patterns: Juhana Aunesluoma

Jan. 23, 2016: The 1st Finns – Greg Isola

Nov. 28, 2015: Research Day and potluck lunch

Dec. 2015: No meeting

Oct. 24, 2015: The history and future of FGG (what addition activities, resources could we provide)

Sept. 19, 2015 Show & Tell and Awards

May 16, 2015: Annual elections and sharing of summer plans

April 18, 2015: Finding Family in Finland – an interactive presentation by Barb Wilson

March 28, 2015:Researching in Family History Library, Salt Lake City. Presented by Sue Kratsch

Feb. 28, 2015: Searching Finnish soldiers circa 1600-1860 by Jeff Benson

Jan 24, 2015: FGG-GG: The DNA grouping of FGG members by Gus Fenton

Nov. 22, 2014: Annual Research Day

Oct. 25, 2014: Languages, Names, Records and Accuracy: a fun presentation about languages used in Finnish records by Greg Isola

Sept. 27, 2014: Annual Show and Tell: members share summer research results

May 24, 2014: Annual election of officers and at-large board members.

April 26, 2014: Lynn Olmen: presentation on the development of the Finnish male character

March 22, 2014: Gus Fenton – genealogy presentation given at FinnFest2013

Feb. 22, 2014: Cancelled due to hazardous travel conditions
Jan. 25, 2014: Pam Erickson – presentation on the Cloquet/Moose Lake Fire of 1918
Nov. 23, 2013: Bob Esko: presentation on creating and publishing the History of Esko book.
Oct. 19, 2013: Annual Research Day – an opportunity for members and guests to get one-on-one assistance from others.
Sept. 28, 2013: Show & Tell
May 18, 2013: Annual officer elections and sharing of summer plans.
April 20, 2013: Back to Basics. Joan Dwyer will discuss the how-tos of genealogy research.
March 23, 2013: Naming Conventions: Calvin Tormanen will discuss surnames and how they were selected and changed over the years
Feb. 23, 2013: Software Tools. Learn what various software programs are and how you might use them. Elaine Barton will coordinate.
Jan. 26, 2013: Technology Tools. Learn about hardware and how to use it to make your research life easier. Joan Dwyer and Carol Schwartzbauer will coordinate.
Nov. 24, 2012: DNA Panel. Richard Tormanen will coordinate a discussion of the newest in DNA testing
Oct. 27, 2012: Annual Research Day. The chance to work one on one with others – access to the internet, translation assistance, family histories and publications are available.

9/22/2012: Show and Tell.Members share summer finds or experiences.
5/19/2012: Election of board members and discussion of summer plans
4/28/2012: Duane Wiita – Research using newspaper resources
3/24/2012: Research and organization tips

2/25/2012: Finland travel experiences – various group members

1/28/2012: Laestadian Church presentation – Richard Tormanen

11/26/2011: FGS Conference discussion of learnings by Carol, Anne, Elaine

10/22/2011: Annual Research Day and potluck lunch

9/24/2011: Show and Tell

May 21, 2011: Elections and open discussion of summer plans.

April 16, 2011: Duane Wiita will cover how to find obituaries in Finnish newspapers – which newspapers to use and where to find them.

March 26, 2011: Sourcing & Corrections. How to source information and correct errors. Coordinated by Joan Dwyer and Cathie Reasoner

Feb. 26, 2011: Important Events in Finnish History. How events in Finland impacted emigration from Finland. Coordinated by Richard Tormanen

Jan. 22 2011: Organizing Information. Group discussion coordinated by Anne Tormanen.


January 28, 2017
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Event Categories:


FGG – Finnish Genealogy Group


Plymouth Apostolic Lutheran Church
11015 Old County Road 15
Plymouth, MN 55441 United States
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