Carl Charles Widerborg

Brief Life History of Carl Charles

Carl Charles Widerborg was born on 11 May 1814, in Göteborgs och Bohus, Sweden as the son of Frederick Viderberg. He married Maria Michaelsen on 21 March 1841, in Tune, Østfold, Norway. In 1852, at the age of 37, his occupation is listed as private teacher - moving with his wife marie michalsen in Glemmen Kirke, Fredrikstad, Østfold, Norway. He died on 12 March 1869, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Charles Widerborg
Maja Lena Johannesdotter
Marriage: 14 January 1867
Charles Franklyn Widerborg
Hyrum Widerborg
about 1868–about 1868
Joseph Widerborg
about 1868–about 1868
John William Widerborg

Sources (26)

  • birth certificate (photographed original*) Göteborgs Amiralitetsvarvsförsamling C:4 (1805-1820) Bild 64 / sid 119
  • Carl Viderberg, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Charles Widerborg, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1825 · Sloopers

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

From an old-fashioned German spelling variant of Karl , the German version of Charles . It is now increasingly used in the English-speaking world, and for some reason is particularly popular in Wales.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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