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Andrew Nissila Family Home Page

Updated November 2, 2002

Al G Nissila

2622 NE 30 th

Portland, oregon 97212

503-460-3455

Fax: 503-460-3455

alnissila@prodigy.net

Andew Nissila was born July 19, 1868 in Finland, His parents were Matt (Matti) Okerlund and Britta (Brigila) Ogerlund. They lived in Kaerlehy, Lahtaja, Finland and about 1885 they moved to Lahega Finland. Andrew had three brothers all imigrated to the United States except Matthew (Arthur) Nissila who was born about 1877. The other two brothers were Oscar Okerlund and Edward Nissila who born June 6, 1875.Oscar was married and possibly lived in Oscoda Mi and later moved to Illinois. He had two Daughters Bertha and Mary.Andrew Nissila was married to Amanda Peltari in Hancock Mi in 1894. They had 7 children Edith, Andrew Jr, Arthur, Hilda, Alfred F., George W. (my father), and Olga.Edward Nissila was married to Anna (Mary) Kinnumen in Hancock Mi in 1895. They had 7 children Werner, Ida, George, William, Alma, Wayne, and Carl. Edward later married Ida Wallio who had a child or two and they had a daughter named Bertha.We have no information on Matthew (or Arthur) as he stayed in Finland.If anyone has information on the Nissila's of Okerlund's either in the United States of Finland, I would really appreciate the information. Thank you Al Nissila

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