Partner Hilda Käkikoski

Suomalaisen Yhteiskoulun opettajatFanny Johanna Maria Laurikainen, born Haake, married Pajula (September 2, 1857, Kymi - December 28, 1918 Helsinki) was a Finnish teacher, collector of folk poetry and active student.

She was the daughter of Captain Oskar Fredrik Haake and Maria Josefina Ahonius. She graduated as a school teacher at the Sortavala Teacher Seminar in 1887 and privately graduated in 1891.

Fanny Pajula was married between 1877 and 1887 with Pastor Lauri Vihtori Pajula (formerly Widbom, 1849–1887) and when she became a widow,lived with her friend, Hilda Käkikoski, from 1889 to 1895. She married a second time, from 1897 to 1904, with a merchant from the Brownfield, Tuomas Laurikainen (1841–1904). Fanny and Lauri Pajula's son Paavo Pajula (1878–1961) served as Mayor of Sortavala and was later employed by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Ambassador of Finland to Copenhagen.

In the 1890s, Fanny Pajula gathered over 800 Ingrian folk poems during two summer seasons. She was also actively involved in the student union activities at these times.

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