n the parish of Tori, Pärnumaa,
Estonia, there are two small
villages, Riisa and Tõramaa, whose
dates back several centuries. They lie in the midst of primeval
forests and swamps. For a long time the main traffic routs here have
been rivers traversing this area and therefore the life in villages
developed in relative isolation.
he Riis/Riisman family tree
has developed from this region and today their
can be met all over the world.
Home of Kuldkepp' family
y now the life at Tõramaa has become extinct and Riisa has
become a borderland. Today these places can be
as part of the
Soomaa National Park
or WEB-surfers can find additional reading about other places in the
Estonian Genealogical Society
Virtual-Village Tohera (in Estonian)
Pärnu County (in Estonian)
Homepage of Pärnu (in Estonian)
Hanse Town Viljandi
Estonica: WEB encyclopaedia
How to find relatives in Estonia?
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