Carl Gustaf Bengtsson

14 November 1823–
Ryssby, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Carl Gustaf

When Carl Gustaf Bengtsson was born on 14 November 1823, in Ryssby, Kronoberg, Sweden, his father, Bengt Christiansson, was 39 and his mother, Stina Sunesdotter, was 28. He married Ingrid Greta Sunessdotter about 1848, in Ljunga, Kronoberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Carl Gustaf Bengtsson
Ingrid Greta Sunessdotter
Marriage: about 1848
Maria Gustava Carlsdotter
Johanna Christina Carlsdotter
Ida Christina Carlsdotter

Spouse and Children

about 1848
Ljunga, Kronoberg, Sweden


    Maria Gustava Carlsdotter


    Johanna Christina Carlsdotter


    Ida Christina Carlsdotter


Parents and Siblings



    Sara Caisa Bengtsdotter


    Anna Stina Bengtsdotter



    Ana Catrina Bengtsdotter


    Maria Bengtsdotter


+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 9

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 25

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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 50

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

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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Sources (3)

  • Carl Gustaf Bengtsson in entry for Johanna Christina Carl Gustafsdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Carl Gustaf Bengtsson in entry for Ida Christina Carl Gustafsdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Carl Gustaf Bengtsson in entry for Maria Gustava Carl Gustafsdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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