My ggrandfather, Charles (Carl) NOREN was born in Vadje, Fryksande parish, Varmland, Sweden.His birth name was Carl PERSSON, son of Per PERSSON and Stina CARLSDOTTER (NOREN). He was brother to Olof, Per and Johan. The family came to America in 1871.Records indicate they settled in Township Buffalo, Wright County, MN. during the 1880's.I have information dating back to early 1700's with several hundred family names. I'll be happy to compare your NOREN family with mine.