Bengt Hansson

1697–1740 (Age 43)
Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Bengt

When Bengt Hansson was born on 8 February 1697, in Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Hans Persson Isman, was 28 and his mother, Margeta Bengtsson, was 24. He married Maria Svensdotter on 6 November 1726, in Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 February 1740, in his hometown, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Bengt Hansson
1697–1740
Maria Svensdotter
1699–1784
Marriage: 6 November 1726
Sven Bengtsson
1727–
Kierstin Bengtsdotter
1732–
Margareta Bengtsdotter
1733–1823
Bengt Bengtsson
1738–
Catharina Bengtsdotter
1740–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1726
Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1698

Age 1

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 3

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
1720

Age 23

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Hans .2 Respelling of Hanssen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bengt Hansson in entry for Margreta Bengtsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Bengt Hansson in entry for Bengt Bengtsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Bengt Hansson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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