Bengt Larsson

1697–9 July 1770 (Age 73)
Rovsätra, Valö, Stockholm, Sweden

The Life of Bengt

When Bengt Larsson was born in 1697, in Rovsätra, Valö, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Lars Johansson, was 44 and his mother, Margeta Bengtsdotter, was 26. He married Brita Andersdotter in December 1723, in Valö, Stockholm, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 July 1770, in his hometown, at the age of 73.

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Bengt Larsson
Brita Andersdotter
Marriage: December 1723
Margareta Bengtsdotter
Karen Bengtson
Brigita Bengtson
Eric Bengtson
Anders Bengtson
Bengt Bengtsson Wahlgren
Maria Bengtsson
Lars Bengtson

Spouse and Children

December 1723
Valö, Stockholm, Sweden


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)


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.

Age 23

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Erick Anderson Temple Record Book

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