Jons Bengtsson

12 February 1808–
Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Jons

When Jons Bengtsson was born on 12 February 1808, in Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Bengt Eliasson, was 42 and his mother, Inger Jönsdr, was 40.

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Bengt Eliasson
Inger Jönsdr
Johanna Bengtsdotter
Jons Bengtsson
Elias Bengtsson
Elias Bengtsson
Pernilla Bengtsson
Jons Bengtsson
Pernilla Bengtsson

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

Age 6

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 40

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.

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 Bengtsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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