Mr Juho Strandén was born on 20 April 1881 in Muljula, Kitee, Eastern Finland,
the son of Niilo Strandén and his wife Inka Musikka
Juho Strandén worked as a farmer, he was unmarried when he boarded the Titanic
at Southampton as a third class passenger (ticket no. STON/O 2. 3101288, £7
18s 6d). His destination was Duluth, Minnesota.
Juho had never been on the Atlantic Ocean before. He was woken by the crash,
rushed up on forward deck where he saw ice. Later he saw people with lifebelts
and rushed down again. He woke his cabin-mate Johan
Niskanen, they moved up to boat
deck where they, according to them, assisted in loading a lifeboat on starboard
side before entering the same (probably) lifeboat
In New York he was quartered at St. Vincent Hospital.
On 14 December 1925 moved from Kitee to Pyhäselkä, near Joensuu in
1. Juho's mother was born in Muljula on 26 May 1851 and died on 20 December 1915.
His father was born in Niinikumpu on 23 July 1842 and died on 23 January 1899.
They were married on 6 March 1876. He had one brother Pekka (born 13 September
1876) and a sister Anna Alviina (born in Kitee on 20 June 1888, died 22 March
1893). Pekka married on 6 July 1899 to Tilda Maria Toropainen (born 23 May 1880)
and together they had ten children. They also moved to Pyhäselkä on
26 July 1923.
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York;
Names and Descriptions of Alien Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton,
10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B).
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer
At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National
Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN
91 518 3644 0
Ahti Kopperi, Finland
Arne Mjaland, Norway
Leif Snellman, Finland
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Juho Niilosson Strandén
Born: Wednesday 20th April 1881
Age: 31 years
Last Residence: in Kitee Finland
3rd Class Passengers
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 3101288 , £7 18s 6d
Destination: Duluth Minnesota United States
Rescued (boat 9)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
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