PATERNAL LINE: great-grandfather Charles Carlsson Fratt--Carlson (b. 31 Jul 1889 Vasa, Finland--d. 11 Nov. 1945 Gogebic Co., MI, USA) immigrated via Boston 1907 by way of Hull and Liverpool aboard the SS Ivernia.
2x great-grandfather John Wilhelm Anderson (b. 27 Mar 1875 Vasa, Finland--d. 14 Jul 1908 Vasa, Finland)--worked in PA as a coal miner in 1893, likely arriving in NYC aboard the SS Aurania, married a woman from Vasa, Finland, had children, then returned to Finland with his family in 1904.
2x great grandmother (b. 27 Apr 1878 Vasa, Finland--d. 31 Mar 1911) came to the US by way of Sweden and Southampton in 1897 aboard the SS Paris. She married John Wilhelm Anderson in the United States, returned with family to Finland in 1904.
great-grandmother Esther Anderson/ Carlson (b. 19 Nov 1898 Bitumen, PA--d. 22 Nov 1967 Kankakee Co., IL, USA) returned to Finland in 1904, came back to the USA in 1914 at age 16 via New York aboard the SS Baltic after the loss of her parents. Stayed with a paternal Aunt in Eveleth, St.Louis Co., MN, married Charles Carlson in Ironwood, MI in 1917.
6x great-grandfather (b. 18 Feb 1736 Leeds, UK--d. 2 Feb 1802 Muskingum, OH, USA)
7x great-grandfather James Brown (b.ca. 1700 Ulster--d. 18 May 1768 Lancaster, PA)
5x great-grandfather (b. 8 Aug 1767 Ireland--d. 18 Nov 1852 Morgan Co. OH, USA)
9x great-grandfather Richard Pearce IV (b. ca. 1615 England--d.22 Apr 1677 Rhode Island); his wife, 9x great-grandmother Susanna Wright (b. 5 Aug 1627 Waltham, England--d. 23 Apr 1678 Rhode Island)
9x great-grandfather Claude de la Maitre/ Delameter (b. ca. 1620 Richebourg, France--d. ca. 1683 Westchester Co. NY) and his wife, 9x great-grandmother Hester du Bois (b. 1 Oct 1625 Kent, England--d. Feb 1710 New Amsterdam, New York)
9x great-grandfather Resolveert/ Resolved Waldron (b. 10 May 1610 Amsterdam--d. 17 May 1690 Haarlem, NY), his Groningen-born wife Tanneke Nagel, 9x great-grandmother (b. 1624-d.1680)
7x great-grandfather Jeremiah Farquar Jack/Jacques (b. 2 Jan. 1689 Edinburgh, Scotland--d. 16 Aug 1785 James, VA).
6x great-grandfather David Allen (b. ca. 1720 Ulster--d. ca. 1796 Fayette, PA)
9x great-grandfather John WHite Sr. (b. ca. 1620 Nottinghamshire, England--d. 15 Apr 1691 Norfolk, MA)
7x great-grandmother Hannah Dallas (b. 1727 Ireland--d. 8 Oct 1760 Dauphin, PA); her husband, Glasgow-born Hugh Stewart (b. 11 Jun 1719--8 Oct 1760)
6x great-grandfather (b. 1720 Derry-Ulster--d. 1790 Fayette, PA): his wife Hester George.
6x great-grandfather Johan Caspar Brach/Prough (b. 14 Sep 1704 Rheinland-Pfalz--d. 1785 Berks Co., PA): his Palatinate-born wife Maria Louisa Seibel (d. 1748 PA and remarried Anna Sophia Margaretha Gruebel from Oberdiebach in PA) he arrived aboard the Paliena and Margaret captained by John Govan from Rotterdam in late 1748
6x great-grandfather Johann Gottlieb Breuninger (b. Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wuerttemberg--d. 4 Mar 1768 Berks Co., PA); his wife Maria Elisabetha was from Heilbron. He arrived at Philadelphia in 1738.
9x great-grandfather, the Somerset-born teacher John Carew/Cary (b. 1610-d. 1681 Plymouth, MA) who arrived in New England in 1634, where he married English-born Elizabeth Godfrey (d. Nov. 1680 Plymouth, MA)
10x great-grandfather Captain Myles Standish (b. 13 Jul 1584 England--d. 3 Oct. 1656 in Plimoth, MA) arrived 1620 aboard the Mayflower and married Surrey-born Barbara Mullins who arrived aboard the Anne in 1623. His father in law was also aboard Mayflower.
great-grandfather and his father 2xgreat-grandfather--Oscar Johnson b. 2 Aug 1891 in Vaesterbotten Sweden--d. 3 Jul 1938 Clatsop Co., OR), his father Anders/Andrew Jonsson (b. 26 Jan. 1865 from Vaesterbotten--d. 25 Dec 1921 in Clackamas, OR) and Oscar's step-mother Clara Johanna Olofsdotter Wigren (b.1875-d. 1923), siblings and half-siblings all arrived in 1903--the single largest year of Swedish immigration--aboard RMS Oceanic.
grandmother Helen Reddie Penman (b. 24 Jul. 1921 in East Wemyss, Fife, Scotland--d. 13 Mar 2005 Snohomish Co., WA) married Roger E. Johnson during WWII in Aug. 1944--he was in the US Navy, she was in the British Army. She arrived on a special charter for war brides in 1946 aboard the MS John Ericsson / ex-Kungsholm. She became a US citizen in 1976.
10x great-grandfather Henry Elkins Sr., a tailor from Gloucestershire, England born in 1613 (d. 19 Nov 1668 in Rockingham, NH) arrived in 1634 or 1634 in Boston. He married English-born Mary Sleeper (b.161700d. 17 Mar 1659 Rockingham, NH).
9x great-grandfather Alexander Gordon (b. Aug. 1635 Aberdeen, Scotland--d. 15 Aug 1697) fought at Dunbar in 1650 and was made prisoner by the New Model Army under Cromwell. Deported to the New World, he was an indentured servant in New England, and later settled in New Hampshire. His wife Mary Lysson/Lissen (b. 1639-d. 15 Aug 1697 Rockingham, NH) was also from Scotland.
8x great-grandfather Reverend Elkanah Talley (b. 1707 Kent, England--d. 1802 Virginia, USA).