Bengta Bengston Larsdotter

31 July 1826–26 November 1888 (Age 62)
Billeberga, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Bengta Bengston

When Bengta Bengston Larsdotter was born on 31 July 1826, in Billeberga, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Lars Bengtsson, was 49 and her mother, Anna Nilsdotter, was 38. She married Swen Carlsson on 17 December 1852, in Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 26 November 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Swen Carlsson
Bengta Bengston Larsdotter
Marriage: 17 December 1852
James Carlson
Nels Carlson
Matilda Josephine Carlson
Bettie Mary Carlson
Swen Willard Carlson
Joseph Carlson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1852Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 4
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    feminine form of Benito (Spanish form of Benedict ), used since the early 20th century in various parts of the English-speaking world.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Child 4 -A brief Biography of Mrs. R. M. (Bettie Mary Carlson ) Jenson written by her daughter Leona Jenson. Bettie Mary Carlson Jenson, the daughter of the late Swen Carlson and Bengta Bengtson Carls …

    Sources (19)

    • Bengta Benson in entry for Joseph Carlson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Bengta Benson in entry for Joseph Carlson, "Utah, Early Mormon Missionary Database"
    • Bengta Carlson, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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