Read about the escape to the Ottoman Empire of one of our ancestors and one relative with the King of Sweden Charles XII after the defeat in the Battle of Poltava 1709 and the book with illustrations by our ancestor – Läs om flykten till det Osmanska Riket av en anfader och en annan släkting med Sveriges Kung Karl XII efter nederlaget vid Slaget vid Poltava 1709 och om boken med ritningar av av vår anfader ; “Cornelius von Loos”.
Johannes Granö skrev år 1893 om sin tid i Sibirien som pastor för kolonister och dit sända brottslingar boken “Sex År i Sibirien”.
Ships, yachts, boats – spending time on the waters – there seems to be a common interest and even a need among so many of our family members. You just MUST get to the villa shore almost as soon as the ice melts. It must be something in our genes, check out “Our Marine Genes”.
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”.
The frailty of aging has been brought home to me once more. At the age of 93, Judy’s mother fell out of bed and broke her left femur. It was a complicated fracture, requiring surgery and extensive rehabilitation. Also, this incident is the one that will require a life-changing living situation for her. Her life is closing in around her; her world is in an ever increasing smaller sphere. The frailty of aging has been brought home to me once more. At the age of 93, Judy’s mother fell out of bed and broke her left femur. It was […]