Bengdt Bengtsson

September 1657–April 1725 (Age 67)
Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Bengdt

When Bengdt Bengtsson was born in September 1657, in Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Bengt Kelvastsson, was 42 and his mother, Karin Eriksdotter, was 37. He married Brita Samuelsdotter on 17 June 1683, in Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He died in April 1725, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Bengdt Bengtsson
1657–1725
Brita Samuelsdotter
1659–1740
Marriage: 17 June 1683
Anna Bengtsdotter
1684–1684
Annika Bengtsdotter
1704–
Bengtsson
1686–1686
Karin Bengtsdotter
1686–1686
Anders Bengtsson
1687–1694
Kerstin Bengtsdotter
1691–
Samuel Bengtsson
1693–1765
Brita Bengtsdotter
1695–
Anna Bengtsdotter
1696–1764
Karin Bengtsdotter
1698–
Maria Bengtsdotter
1700–
Sara Bengtsdotter
1702–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1683
Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden
children

(12)

    Anna Bengtsdotter

    Female1684–1684Female

    Male1686–1686Male

    Karin Bengtsdotter

    Female1686–1686Female

    Male1687–1694Male

    Kerstin Bengtsdotter

    Female1691–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1647–Male

    Brita Bengtsson

    Female1648–1675Female

    Kerstin Bengtsdotter

    Female1648–Female

    Marit Bengtsdotter

    Female1650–1650Female

    Brita Bengtsdotter

    Female1651–1651Female

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1685

Age 28

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

Age 41

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 43

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mostly Swedish): patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bengt Bengtson in entry for Samul, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-24524-4440-41{Marriage 1683}
  • Bengt Bengtsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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