Simola Family History

As it turns out, the Simola family does have a history that is more than just a couple of generations old.  The surname Simola was first recorded in Sardinia in 1410. There is no evidence, only wishful thinking on my part, but I prefer to believe that he came from Finland since there are a huge number of Simolas in Finland, and that he stopped in England and met Geoffrey Chaucer.  As a result of this unrecorded meeting, this first Sardinian Simola had a copy of The Canterbury Tales made up just for him and that copy is still hiding somewhere in a used bookstore in Sassari, Sardinia and someday I will find it and buy it.  Of course this is all just speculation and wishful thinking.  Here is what I really know: