Lila Johanna Karkela

9 October 1918–13 August 1969 (Age 50)
Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lila Johanna

When Lila Johanna Karkela was born on 9 October 1918, in Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, her father, Hjalmer Nicodemus Karkela, was 32 and her mother, Hilja Koski, was 26. She lived in Paddock Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 13 August 1969, in St. Louis, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Harry Hubert Korkalo
Lila Johanna Karkela
Delbert H Korkalo

Spouse and Children



    Delbert H Korkalo


Parents and Siblings

    Hjalmer Nicodemus Karkela


    Hilja Koski




World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 14

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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Sources (3)

  • Lila Korkalo in household of Hubert Korkalo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lila Karkela in household of Henry Koski, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lila in entry for Harry Hubert Korkalo, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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