Bengt Christophersson

Male14 March 1762–26 January 1809

Brief Life History of Bengt

When Bengt Christophersson 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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Bengt Christophersson
Karna Nilsdotter
Marriage: 8 July 1791
Nils Bengtsson
Jöns Bengtsson
Elna Bengtsdotter
Karna Bengtsdotter
Hanna Bengtsdotter
Jons Bengtson
Kerstena Bengtsdotter
Christoffer Bengtsson

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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 July 1791Lyngby, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (1)


    Age 47

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

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Christopher .

    Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from local equivalents of the personal name Christopher (see Christofferson and Christophersen ).

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

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