Eeli Arne Järvelä

12 October 1914–2 February 2002 (Age 87)
Haukipudas, Oulu, Finland

The Life of Eeli Arne

When Eeli Arne Järvelä was born on 12 October 1914, in Haukipudas, Oulu, Finland, his father, Eeli Järvelä, was 28 and his mother, Hilda Alina Uitto, was 24. He died on 2 February 2002, in Köping, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Eeli Järvelä
1885–1976
Hilda Alina Uitto
1890–1926
Heino Armas Aabram Järvelä
1909–1963
Eeli Arne Järvelä
1914–2002
Kaarlo Sulo Aadolf Järvelä
1921–1966

Parents and Siblings

    Male1885–1976Male

    Hilda Alina Uitto

    Female1890–1926Female

siblings

(3)

    Heino Armas Aabram Järvelä

    Male1909–1963Male

    Male1914–2002Male

    Kaarlo Sulo Aadolf Järvelä

    Male1921–1966Male

World Events (8)

1917

Age 3

The Russian Revolution allows Finland to declare its independence.
1918

Age 4

Civil War in Finland. A bitter and violent civil war ensues between Bolsheviks (Red Guards) and the right-wing government (White Guards). The Whites are led to victory by General Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim.
1939

Age 25

World War II. Outbreak of World War II. Finland declares its neutrality. In November the Soviet Union invades. The Winter War begins.

Name Meaning

Finnish (Järvelä): topographic name from järvi ‘lake’ + the local suffix -la. This was also commonly adopted as an ornamental name during the name conversion movement at the beginning of the twentieth century. It occurs throughout Finland.

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

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