Lars Bengtsson

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Bengtsson was born on 15 December 1832, in Skölvene, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Bengt Larsson, was 47 and his mother, Cajsa Pettersdotter, was 36. He married Britta Olausdotter on 23 October 1858, in Hudene, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Lars Bengtsson
Britta Olausdotter
Marriage: 23 October 1858
August Levin Larsson
Anders Gustaf Larsson

Sources (4)

  • Lars Bengtsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Lars Bengtsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Lars Bengtsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

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.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Erik, Gunnel, Kerstin, Lars, Per, Sven. German Hans, Ulrika.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict . Compare Bankston , Benson , and Bentson .

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

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