Maria Svensdotter

1699–1784 (Age 84)
Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Maria

When Maria Svensdotter was born in October 1699, in Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden, her father, Sven Biörsson, was 44 and her mother, Karin Töresdotter, was 36. She married Bengt Hansson on 6 November 1726, in Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 July 1784, in her hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Maria Svensdotter
Bengt Hansson
Marriage: 6 November 1726
Sven Bengtsson
Kierstin Bengtsdotter
Margareta Bengtsdotter
Bengt Bengtsson
Catharina Bengtsdotter

Spouse & Children

6 November 1726
Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden


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World Events (3)

1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 1

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 21

Northern War occurred.

Age 44

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

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Sources (3)

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

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