Edlund f. Karlsson, Emma Josefina
Registered in Falköpings stadsförs (Skaraborgs län, Västergötland).
Born 3/7/1863 in Skörstorp (Skaraborgs län, Västergötland).
Maken död i Amerika 1913
Corresponding parish(es) as of Jan 1, 2010:
Falköping, Falköpings kn (Västra Götalands län, Västergötland)
Mösseberg, Falköpings kn (Västra Götalands län, Västergötland)
Parish of birth in the records:
Norman A. Sandin
Kihei, HI 96753
From: sweden-bounces(a)rootsweb.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
Annette Bowen via
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:16 PM
Subject: [SWEDEN] Emma Josefina Edlund, born Karlsdotter
Would someone please look up this lady in the death index? Emma was born March 7 1863 in
Skörstorp, Skaraborg. (No. 5 on this image - Hångsdala C:5 (1861-1882) Image 52 (AID:
The last record I have for her is as a widow here.
Falköpings stadsförsamling AIIa:6 (1910-1923) Image 2820 / page 627
(AID: v82093.b2820.s627, NAD: SE/GLA/13109)
Emma is my great-grandmother's sister and her story is a sad one. She married August
Edlund, who left her in Sweden and went to America in 1889. She was expecting their third
child when he left. The two youngest children died as young children. The surviving son,
Arvid, wrote to my grandfather, his cousin Henry. I have a copy of a letter he wrote in
Dec. 1897, saying they hadn't heard from his father and didn't know where he was.
I didn't realize that his father had gone to America when Arvid was only 3 years old.
Household records show Emma as married to smith August Edlund, who went to North America
in 1889, and finally say she became a widow in 1913.
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