Bengt Bengtsson

1738–
Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Bengt

When Bengt Bengtsson was born on 12 November 1738, in Rudskoga, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Bengt Hansson, was 41 and his mother, Maria Svensdotter, was 39.

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Family Time Line

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

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (5)

1743

Age 5

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.
1809

Age 71

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 76

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mostly Swedish): patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Bengt Bengtsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Rudskoga parish birth records

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