Johan Heikkinen

Male31 January 1833–24 November 1911

Brief Life History of Johan

When Johan Heikkinen was born on 31 January 1833, in Oulu, Finland, his father, Jacob Heikkinen, was 23 and his mother, Anna Larsdr Heikkinen, was 22. He married Brita Kaisa Huotari on 21 October 1860, in Kuhmo, Finland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Suomussalmi, Oulu, Finland in 1833. He died on 24 November 1911, in Kuhmo, Finland, at the age of 78.

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Johan Heikkinen
Brita Kaisa Huotari
Marriage: 21 October 1860
Anna Greta Heikkinen
Reinhold Heikkinen
Maria Liisa Heikkinen
Gustafva Heikkinen
Johannes Jakob Heikkinen
Elsa Ida Kaisa Johansdr. Heikkinen
Anders Herman Heikkinen
Joseph Henrik Heikkinen
Leena Sofia Heikkinen
Hilma Lydia Johansdr. Heikkinen

Sources (10)

  • Johan in household of Jacob Heikkonen, "Finland, Church Census and Pre-Confirmation Books, 1657-1915"
  • Digital Image of Birth Record for Leena Sohvi Heikkinen (1881-1961)
  • Digital Image of Marriage Record for Johann Heikkinen and Brita Kaisa Huotari (1860)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1860Kuhmo, Finland
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (3)


    Age 31

    Finnish peasants allowed to buy land.


    Age 66

    February Manifesto reduces Finland's autonomy. Finland lost much autonomy. russification of Finland policy initiated. censorship and conscription introduced. civil disobedience began.


    Age 74

    Finland became first European country to give women right to vote.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Finnish Eino, Reino, Risto, Toivo, Antti, Arvo, Eero, Runo, Vaino, Veikko, Vieno, Vilho. Scandinavian Gunhild, Hjalmer, Iver, Sven.

    Finnish: from the personal name Heikki (see Heikkila ) + the surname suffix -nen.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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