Erik Emanuel Widegren was born on May 3, 1838 in Västerhejde, Gotland, Sweden to Sven Widegren and Anna Christina Lundahl. He moved to mainland Sweden before 1866. Erik married Johanna Thunberg on November 7, 1866 in Sweden. At first, they lived in Norrbärke, Kopparberg, Sweden but moved to Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden in the early 1870s.


Offspring of Erik Emanuel Widegren and Johanna Thunberg (1834-1883)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Axel Emanuel Widegren (1868-1888) 24 January 1868 Norrbärke, Kopparberg, Sweden
Karl Fritz Widegren (1870-1846) 29 January 1870 Norrbärke, Kopparberg, Sweden Johanna Karolina Karlsson (1864-)

Emil Rudolf Widegren (1872-1908) 17 April 1872 (Norberg+ Västmanland County+Västmanland+ Sweden) 1908 Augusta Karolina Lundgren (1874-1966)

Oskar Irenius Widegren (1875-1880) 15 December 1875 (Norberg+ Västmanland+ Sweden)


  • Church records
  • Swedish death records
  • Swedish baptismal records

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