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Vilen, John (Johan)
B: 16 Sep 1863, Crisparsocken, Motala, Sweden
D: 1935
M: Anna Rosina Gustafson b. 29 Jun 1863 d. 1949.

When John was about 20 he emigrated to the Eastern part of the U.S. but finally ended up in the Bronson area in 1906 and spent two weeks with Mrs. Mary Lindstrom, Anna Rosina's sister. They all came down with measles or scarlet fever.

FN: Unknown
MN: Unknown

Children of John Vilen and Anna Rosina Gustafson:

Charles Vilen
B: 16 Sep 1894
D: 12 Feb 1959
M: Hildur Engstrom, they had 3 children: Evelyn, Hilton, and Carol

Anna Maria Vilen
B: 02 Jul 1897
M: Theodore S. Bjornberg, they had 7 children: Margaret, Marvin, Violet, Virginia, Evelyn, LeRoy and Beverly

Oscar Vilen
B: 14 Dec 1899
D: 1932
M: Thoris Farbo, they had Dale, Lila and Verna

Ellen Rosina Vilen
B: 21 Jul 1900
D: 1968
M: Casper Anderson, they had Rodie, Mark, Guna, Beulah and Barbara

Esther Lydia Vilen
B: 19 Oct 1902
D: 1974
M: Elmer Murray, they had Margaret and Morris

Emil Emmanuel
B: 25 Mar 1905
D: 1927
M: Unmarried

Davis Alof Vilen
B: 05 Apr 1908
M: Dorothy Olson, they had Davis Lee, Jeanette, Jimmy (deceased 1978), and Debra

Children of Davis A. Vilen and Dorothy Olson:

Davis Lee Vilen
B: 06 Mar 1934, Lancaster, MN
D: 10 Oct 2002, Northwest Medical Center, Thief River Falls, MN
M: 13 Dec 1985, Jo Barros

Children of Davis Lee Vilen and Jo Barros:

Robert Updegrave (step son)
M: Patricia

Sharon (step daughter)
M: Roger Swift