Jons Bengtsson

26 May 1824–
Barsebäck, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Jons

When Jons Bengtsson was born on 26 May 1824, in Barsebäck, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Bengt Nilsson, was 45 and his mother, Bengta Nilsdotter, was 45.

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Bengt Nilsson
Bengta Nilsdotter
Nils Bengtsson
Bengt Bengtsson
Hanna Bengtsdotter
Bengt Bengtsson
Hanna Bengtsdotter
Lars Bengtsson
Jons Bengtsson

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World Events (8)


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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 49

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

Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mostly Swedish): patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict .

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

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  • Jons, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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