Tekla Honkaniemi

22 November 1891–9 April 1964 (Age 72)
Tampere, Häme, Finland

The Life of Tekla

Tekla Honkaniemi was born on 22 November 1891, in Tampere, Häme, Finland. She married Emil Parkko about 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 9 April 1964, in St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Brimson Cemetery, Brimson, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil Parkko
Tekla Honkaniemi
Marriage: about 1921
Leona Lucinda Parkko

Spouse and Children

about 1921


World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 2

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Tekla Honkaniemi - Individual or family possessions: burial: April 1964; Brimson Cemetery, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Tekla Honkaniemi - Government record: death: 9 April 1964; St. Louis, Minnesota, United States

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