Read about how Finland won its independence and how many of our relatives were involved via poetry, art, music, politics and even assassinations in “Finland’s Independence, the Birth”.
The murder of a family friend, colleague, relative / Mordet på familjevän, arbetskamrat, släkting – “Erik Ståhl”.
This book lists your relatives for the past six generations, starting with Jonnas Ant Granholm as the first generation. The information for the last generations changes very frequently as new babies are born. I invite you to send me any missing information and I will frequently update this book. Anders (Jonnas-Ant) Granholm descendants.
Paul Granholm tells about his grandfather Karl Johan and his home as submitted with pictures by Paul’s son Bosse. Lars Granholm has added information about what one of Karl Johan’s teenage friends remembered about him and about their fathers. Paul Granholm berättar om sin farfar Karl Johan och hans hem, bifogat med bilder från Pauls son Bosse. Lars Granholm har bifogat vad en av Karl Johans ungdomsvänner kom ihåg om honom och om deras pappor.
Teodor Granholm remembers his childhood home and has included what his father Karl Johan wrote in 1908; “My Thoughts and Reflections”. Read about this in “My Home”. Teodor Granholm minns sitt barndomshem och har bifogat vad hans far Karl Johan skrev år1908; “Mina tankar och fragment”. Läs om det i “Mitt Hem”.
An Internet source claimed that “The Finns are father Noah’s grandson’s progeny and the original inhabitants of the North, from whom the Swedes, Norwegians and Danes are descended.” This book investigated that leading to an astonishing new legend. Read about this in “The Granholm North Pole Legend”.
We have an interesting connection to Ray Dolby, the inventor of the “Dolby sound”. His grandfather was from Terjärv, his grandmother from Kaustinen. His grandfather built a harpsichord piano, which ended up with my grandfather. Read about that and Dolby’s other connections to us in “Our Grandfather’s Piano”.
The Granholms have often successfully started different businesses. But one time Uno and Anton Granholm ran into a problem which they had no control over. Read about what they tried in 1944 to do in Petsamo in Lapland in “Failed Business”.
This story in English and Swedish includes The Foxhunt by Anton Granholm as published in 1943 in Swedish Kaj’s English translation of the article Part of Uno Granholm’s letter in 1972 to me in Swedish Uno’s letter in English Ski race at Strömbäckas Click here for the story in PDF format.