Bengta Bengtsdotter

Female9 June 1824–3 May 1873

Brief Life History of Bengta

When Bengta Bengtsdotter was born on 9 June 1824, in Balsby, Nosaby, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Bengt Hansson Malm, was 31 and her mother, Kjersti Mårtensdotter, was 27. She married Ola Svensson on 7 April 1854, in Nymö, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Nosaby, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden in 1824. She died on 3 May 1873, in Grödby, Ivetofta, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Ola Svensson
Bengta Bengtsdotter
Marriage: 7 April 1854
Olof Nordsjö
Petronella Olsdotter Svensson
Bengt Olasson
Kjersti Olasdotter
Elna Olsdotter
Johanna Olasdotter

Sources (18)

  • Bengta Svenson en el registro de Nellie Lundstrom, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Bengta Bengtsdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Bengta Bengtsdr in entry for Ola Swensson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1854Nymö, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 8

    Göta Canal opened.

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 24

    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


    Age 28

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    Name Meaning

    feminine form of Benito (Spanish form of Benedict ), used since the early 20th century in various parts of the English-speaking world.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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