Posts Tagged: Nikkari

Accepting the Challenge: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks — #1 Frank Nikkari

Today I accepted the challenge issued this morning by Amy Johnson Crow in her blog, No Story Too Small, of posting a blog once a week for a year about an ancestor. Go to for details from Amy. My first post will be about my uncle, Frank Nikkari, who emigrated from Finland in 1904

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Where’s Otto? The Final Chapter

One year ago, I started on a journey to track down the family of my uncle by marriage, Frank Nikkari. When I started, I only had his obituary and his social security application card (I had purchased it back in the day, when it cost only $7). But there was the Internet, and, and

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