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
Anna Jonsdotter
Marriage: about 1730
Bengt Larsson
Karna Larsdotter
Hanna Larsdotter
Bengt Larsson
Jöns Larsson
Lars Larsson
(Stillborn) Larsson
Anders Larsson

Spouse and Children

about 1730


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (4)


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.

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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