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.
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 .