Bengt Andersson

Maleabout 1706–1 November 1757

Brief Life History of Bengt

When Bengt Andersson was born about 1706, in Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Jonsson, was 42 and his mother, Rangela Bengtsdotter, was 42. He married Borta Elfwersson on 17 June 1733, in Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 1 November 1757, in Hökhult, Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden, at the age of 52, and was buried in Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden.

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Bengt Andersson
Borta Elfwersson
Marriage: 17 June 1733
Rangela Bengtsson
Oluf Bengtsson
Anders Bengtsson
Anna Bengtsson
Anders Bengtsson
Elin Bengtsson
Brita Bengtsson
Jon Bengtsson
Jon Bengtsson

Sources (20)

  • Bengt Andersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Death
  • Bengt Andersson in entry for Ion Bengtsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1733Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (2)


    Age 14

    Northern War occurred.


    Age 37

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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