Lars Bengtsson

22 November 1695–3 May 1781 (Age 85)
Virke, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Lars

When Lars Bengtsson was born on 22 November 1695, in Virke, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Bengt Hansson, was 40 and his mother, Karna Hansdotter, was 36. He married Anna Jonsdotter about 1730. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 3 May 1781, in his hometown, at the age of 85, and was buried in Virke, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Lars Bengtsson
1695–1781
Anna Jonsdotter
1700–1746
Marriage: about 1730
Bengt Larsson
1729–1729
Karna Larsdotter
1732–1795
Hanna Larsdotter
1733–1770
Bengt Larsson
1735–1800
Jöns Larsson
1738–1817
Lars Larsson
1740–1740
(Stillborn) Larsson
1743–1743
Anders Larsson
1746–1746

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1730
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1698

Age 3

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 5

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.
1720

Age 25

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lars Bengtsson in entry for Bengt Larsson, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Lars Bengtsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Lars Bengtsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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