Bengta Pehrsdotter Carlsson

1 August 1832–28 April 1915 (Age 82)
Riseberga, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life Summary of Bengta Pehrsdotter

When Bengta Pehrsdotter Carlsson was born on 1 August 1832, in Riseberga, Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Pehr Carlsson, was 26 and her mother, Kjersti Jonsson, was 26. She married Ole Jeppsson Okerlund Sr on 20 December 1854, in Vittskövle, Torrlösa, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 28 April 1915, in Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Loa, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Jeppsson Okerlund Sr
Bengta Pehrsdotter Carlsson
Marriage: 20 December 1854
Charles Perry Okerlund
Hulda Josephine Okerlund
Matilda Ephramina Okerlund
George William Okerlund
Lydia Okerlund
Hannah Okerlund
Albertine Okerlund
Ole Albert Okerlund
Mary Ellen Okerlund
Orilla Bengta Okerlund
Edward Okerlund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1854Vittskövle, Torrlösa, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 16
    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.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Sven, Anders, Erik, Nils, Britt, Mats, Owe, Siw. German Hans, Katharina, Ulrika.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Carl . In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Karlsson . Compare Carlson .

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

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    History of Ole Jeppsson Okerlund

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    Sources (29)

    • Bengta Okerlund in household of Ole Okerlund, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Benetta Carlson in entry for George William Okerlund and Maria Inga Sophia Johansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Bengta Carlsen in entry for Orrille B Harris, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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