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
1823–
Ingrid Greta Sunessdotter
1825–1890
Marriage: about 1848
Maria Gustava Carlsdotter
1851–
Johanna Christina Carlsdotter
1856–1857
Ida Christina Carlsdotter
1859–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1848
Ljunga, Kronoberg, Sweden
children

(3)

    Maria Gustava Carlsdotter

    Female1851–Female

    Johanna Christina Carlsdotter

    Female1856–1857Female

    Ida Christina Carlsdotter

    Female1859–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Sara Caisa Bengtsdotter

    Female1815–Female

    Anna Stina Bengtsdotter

    Female1820–1823Female

    Male1823–Male

    Ana Catrina Bengtsdotter

    Female1826–1832Female

    Maria Bengtsdotter

    Female1829–1829Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1832

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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