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Tauno Niemi.
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Karlo Kiviniemi,
"Kalle", born 1876, Haapajarvi, Finland.
He mar 1903 to Ida Kaanta [Ida Augusta Kaanta, born 1883, Reisjarvi, Finland].
He came to USA 1907. His wife and child followed 1909.
They settled Juneau-Douglas, Alaska.
They are listed in Douglas in 1920 census.
They are listed in Juneau in 1930 census.
Family eventually changed name to "Niemi".
They are both bur Eagles Cemetery, Douglas. See his grave and her grave.
They had issue:

Tauno Niemi,
Tauno William Niemi, "Tic", born 9 July 1914 in Douglas, Alaska.
He mar 1stly, 1934, to Marjorie Fleek [born 22 Aug 1915].
They lived Douglas.
Listed at 2nd St, Douglas in 1940 census.
He was bus driver.
He was lineman and power plant operator for Electric Light and Power.
Marjorie died of cancer, June 1, 1960, Douglas, age 44 yrs.
She was bur Eagles Cemetery, Douglas.
Tauno lived Juneau.
He mar 2ndly to --- Sowell.
He died Mar 1981, in Juneau, age 66 yrs, or poss. Aug 1981.
He was bur Eagles Cemetery, Douglas.
He had issue by 1st wife:

  1. Donald Niemi, mar Judy Novak and had issue:

    1. Ron Niemi, mar Shelli Kay Roulst and had issue:
      1. Ryan Mark Niemi, mar Cecily Kriener and had issue:
        1. Danika Kay Niemi.
      2. Kirsten Niemi, mar Brett Doherty.

  2. Judy Niemi, mar Rudy Ripley and had issue:

    1. Marjy Ripley, mar Greg Wood.
    2. Kate Ripley, mar Brian O'Donoghue and had issue:
      1. Rory O'Donoghue.
      2. Robin O'Donoghue.
      3. Rachel O'Donoghue.

    3. Jill Ripley,
      mar 1stly to Frank Joseph Rak,
      mar 2ndly to Eric Dell and had issue:
      1. Darrian Dell.
      2. Esther Dell.
      3. Stockton Dell.

  3. Karl Niemi,
    mar 1stly to Cecilia Kasnel,
    mar 2ndly to Betty Gillespie,
    had issue by 1st wife:

    1. Mark William Niemi.
    2. Lisa Marie Niemi, mar Michael Plog and had issue:
      1. Kari Rochelle Plog.
      2. Megan Marie Plog.
      3. Taylor Nicole Plog.
    3. Karla Marie Niemi.

  4. Lorna Niemi.

  5. Jerry Niemi, mar Gail Hildre and had issue:
    1. Tauna Denise Niemi.
    2. Kevin Eric Niemi.

  6. Laurie Niemi, mar Jon Michael Stanley and had issue:
    1. Jennifer Rebekah Stanley, mar Kimball D. Lowry and had issue:
      1. Barrett Michael Lowry.
      2. Griffin Kimball Lowry.
    2. Jon Andrew Stanley.

  7. John Niemi, mar Sherrill Baxter and had issue:
    1. Teri Ann Niemi, mar Shaun Kuzakin and had issue:
      1. Hayden Kuzakin.
      2. Neva Nicole Kuzakin.

  8. Meg Niemi.
    DNA match to me and Niall Humphreys and Malachi Spain and Nuala Duggan and Desmond Conacher and Kathrin Riordan and John Riordan and Mitrina Ryall and Frank McGrath and Helen McGrath and Frank McGrath.
    DNA match to (Blennerhassett Baronets family): John Chute.
    She mar Michael Shawn Cross.
    They had issue:

    1. Michael Alexander Cross.
    2. Brian Cross, mar Shelby Haase and had issue:
      1. Sydney Faith Cross.
      2. Gavin Tex Cross.
      3. Gwendolyn Grace Cross.

Grave of Marjorie Fleek.
Eagles Cemetery, Douglas.
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