5Johan Oskar Roos
Born August 29, 1883,
Lan: Jamtland, Sweden.
He emigrated to Canada on October 30,1903. He worked in the bar in the Lund Hotel in Lund BC Canada and then he started commercial fishing. The Me was the name of his boat. He met 5Nanni Kangas in Lund who had come over from Finland. They were married on June 28, 1911 in Vancouver BC Canada.
A picture of Johan Oskar Roos taken in the kitchen at Okeover Arm where they raised their 5 children.
Their Children below
Katarina Neilson: Nee Roos
She had a daughter and a son.
6Helga Gustav Meek: Nee Roos
had 2 daughters.
6Oscar Tiovo Roos: had 4 daughters (My Father)
6Arne Anshem Roos Had 1 son and 1 daughter.
6Lillian May Ahola Nee Roos had 2 sons,
The Picture below : Top row left to right: Johan Oskar Roos, Raffaele D'Angio,(Was murdered in Okeover Arm on December 15th 1921) Mr. Larson, Mr. Crowther, Mr. Peterson, Mr. D'Angio holding Johnny D'Angio. Johnny was born in 1920. Bottom row left to right: Mrs. Larson, Mrs. Roos, Mrs. Crowther, Mrs D'Angio and her first born Mary D'Angio. Mary was born in 1919. This picture was probably taken in the summer 1921.
Johan Oskar Roos died on July 22, 1962 at age 78 in Okeover Arm, Powell River, BC
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