Beata Josephsdotter Risku

6 November 1811–
Laihia, Vaasa, Finland

The Life of Beata Josephsdotter

When Beata Josephsdotter Risku was born on 6 November 1811, in Laihia, Vaasa, Finland, her father, Joseph Jacobsson Risku, was 42 and her mother, Lisa Johansdotter Kallio, was 37.

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Joseph Jacobsson Risku
Lisa Johansdotter Kallio
Susanna Elisabeth Josephsdotter Risku
Johannes Josephsson Risku
Beata Josephsdotter Risku

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World Events (5)


Age 1

Helsinki becomes capital.

Age 53

Finnish peasants allowed to buy land.

Age 88

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

Name Meaning

Czech (Riška): variant of Ryška, nickname for someone with red hair, a derivative of Old Czech ryzí ‘red’.

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

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