Bengt Mårtenson

Brief Life History of Bengt

When Bengt Mårtenson was born in 1727, in Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Mårten Månson, was 26 and his mother, Trine Pedersdotter, was 27. He married Anna Olsdotter on 7 September 1788, in Bjereshög, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 28 March 1799, in Södra Sallerup, Oxie, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 72, and was buried in Södra Sallerup, Oxie, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Bengt Mårtenson
after 1727–1799
Anna Olsdotter
Mårten Bengtsson
Ola Bengtsson
Nils Bengtsson
Karna Bengtsdotter
Ola Bengtsson
Ellena Bengtsdotter

Sources (25)

  • Boy stillborn Bengtsson birth and death 1795
  • Bengt Martenss., "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • ArkivDigital: Södra Sallerup (M) CI:1 1740 Pehr Bengtsson death and burial record 1791

World Events (1)


In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Elof, Nels, Sven.

Americanized form of Swedish Mårtensson or of its rare variant Mårtenson: patronymic from the personal name Mårten (see Martin ).

Americanized form of North German, Dutch, and Danish Martensen and Mårtensen, cognates of 1 above. Compare Mortenson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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