Bengt Christofferson

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

The Life 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 Nilsdr 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 Nilsdr
1773–
Marriage: 8 July 1791
Nils Bengtsson
1793–
Jons Bengtson
1795–1795
Elna Bengtson
1796–
Karna Bengtson
1798–
Hanna Bengtson
1801–
Jons Bengtson
1803–
Kerstena Bengtsson
1806–
Christoffer Bengtsson
1808–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 July 1791
Lyngby,Malmohus,Sweden
children

(8)

    Nils Bengtsson

    Male1793–Male

    Jons Bengtson

    Male1795–1795Male

    Elna Bengtson

    Female1796–Female

    Karna Bengtson

    Female1798–Female

    Hanna Bengtson

    Female1801–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christopher Bengtsson

    Male1723–1805Male

    Ellna Hansdotter

    Female1734–1793Female

siblings

(12)

    Hans Christofferson

    Male1753–Male

    Ingar Christophersdotter

    Female1755–1822Female

    Boel Christoffersdotter

    Female1758–1762Female

    Bengt Christoffersson

    Male1759–1762Male

    Male1762–1809Male

+7 More Children

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

Sources (3)

  • 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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