Bengt Thostesson

Brief Life History of Bengt

When Bengt Thostesson was born in November 1647, in Pärup, Skåne, Sweden, his father, Thoste Bondesson, was 32 and his mother, Thoste- Mrs Bondesson, was 28. He married Elna Åradsdotter about 1671. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 31 March 1709, at the age of 61, and was buried in Torrlösa, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Bengt Thostesson
Elna Åradsdotter
Marriage: about 1671
Bengte Bengtsdotter
Johanne Bengtsdotter
Thoste Bengtsson
Mans Bengtsson
Pernilla Bengtsdotter

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Bengt Thostesson or Tastesson - Church record: birth-name: Bengt Thostesson or Tastesson

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World Events (5)


Stockholm became capital of Sweden.


Queen Christina abdicated throne. Converted to Catholicism, later buried in Rome in St. Peter's.


King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Thostensen or of its more common variant Tostensen (see Tostenson ).

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

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