Anna Marie Pelander

11 July 1864–11 July 1901 (Age 37)
Alaveteli, Vaasa, Finland

The Life of Anna Marie

When Anna Marie Pelander was born on 11 July 1864, in Alaveteli, Vaasa, Finland, her father, John Pelander, was 30 and her mother, Anna Maria Maja ANDERSDR Pelander, was 29. She married Nicholas Kuihtila on 21 June 1893, in Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, United States. She lived in Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900. She died on 11 July 1901, in Cumberland, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Herman Niska
Anna Marie Pelander
Marriage: about 1893
Toivo Niska
Miss Miss Niska
Harry William (Kaino NISKA) Keeny
Alfa ( Clifford Hall) Niska

Spouse and Children

about 1893
Oregon, United States


    Toivo Niska



    Miss Miss Niska


    Alfa ( Clifford Hall) Niska


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1872: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Unita, Wyoming, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 11

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Swedish: of uncertain origin. It is either from an unidentified first element He- + -lander ‘inhabitant’ (from land ‘country’, ‘land’), or from an unidentified first element Hel- + -ander (a common Swedish surname suffix based on Greek -andros ‘man’). This surname is also found in Finland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Uisky in household of Herman Uisky, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marie Malimemi in entry for Urho Malimemi, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Marie Malimemi in entry for Urho Malimemi, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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