Britta Bengtsson

about 1682–
Österplana, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life of Britta

Britta Bengtsson was born about 1682, in Österplana, Skaraborg, Sweden. She had at least 1 son with Lars Ericksson.

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Lars Ericksson
1678–
Britta Bengtsson
1682–
Bengt Larsson
1710–1776

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1685

Age 3

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

Age 16

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

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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