Bengta Akesson

Brief Life History of Bengta

When Bengta Akesson was born on 12 April 1878, in Västra Karaby, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Åke Persson, was 27 and her mother, Gunilla Larsdotter, was 25. She married Bengt Nilsson on 21 November 1900, in Södervidinge, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lackalänga, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1898 and Södervidinge, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1901. She died on 30 March 1950, in Södervidinge, Skåne, Sweden, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Bengt Nilsson
Bengta Akesson
Marriage: 21 November 1900
Ester Nilsson
Nelly Nilsson
Nils Nilsson Bengtsson
Ella Gunhild Nilsson
Birger Nilsson

Sources (13)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Bengta Akesson - Published information: death: 30 March 1950; Södervidinge, Skåne, Sweden
  • Bengta, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Bengta Åkesson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

World Events (7)

1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.


World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.


First Nobel Prize awarded.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swedish Åkesson or Åkeson (see Akeson ).

Swedish (Åkerson): ornamental name composed of the elements åker ‘field’ + son ‘son’. This is one of a small group of Swedish names ending in -son that are not patronymics; it is very rare in Sweden. Compare Ackerson 1 and Okerson .

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

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