Bengt Troed Bengtson

Male15 September 1834–21 March 1913

Brief Life History of Bengt Troed

When Bengt Troed Bengtson was born on 15 September 1834, in Skånes Fagerhult, Handbörd, Kalmar, Sweden, his father, Troed Bengtson, was 41 and his mother, Olena Ifvarsdotter, was 27. He married Maria Forsberg on 29 January 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 March 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bengt Troed Bengtson
Maria Forsberg
Marriage: 29 January 1872
Mary Elizabeth Bengston
Josephine Benson
Ephraim Benson
Thor Arthur Bengtson

Sources (23)

  • Beugh Bengston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Bengt Benson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Bengt Benson
  • Ben T. Benson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 14

    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.


    Age 26

    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Nils, Algot, Britt, Kjersten, Lars, Nels.

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Bengtsson . In some cases this is also an Americanized form of the rare Danish and Norwegian cognate Bengtsen.

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

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