Bengt Christofferson

14 March 1762–26 January 1809 (Age 46)
Lyngby, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Bengt

When Bengt Christofferson was born on 14 March 1762, in Lyngby, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Christopher Bengtsson, was 38 and his mother, Ellna Hansdotter, was 27. He married Karna Nilsdotter on 8 July 1791. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 26 January 1809, in his hometown, at the age of 46, and was buried in Lyngby, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Bengt Christofferson
1762–1809
Karna Nilsdotter
1773–
Marriage: 8 July 1791
Nils Bengtsson
1793–
Jons Bengtsson
1795–1795
Elna Bengtson
1796–
Karna Bengtson
1798–
Hanna Bengtson
1801–
Jons Bengtson
1803–
Kerstena Bengtsson
1806–
Christoffer Bengtsson
1808–

Spouse and Children

Children

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World Events (1)

1809
Age 47
Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Christoffer ( Christopher ); see for example Christoffersen .

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

Possible Related Names

Christopher
Christoffersen

Sources (9)

  • Bengt Christophersson in entry for Christopher Bengtsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Bengt Christophersson in entry for Kerstina Bengtsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Bengt Christoffersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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