My Maternal 6th. Great Grandfather, Bengt Hansson, Sweden

Skansen – Halland, Sweden

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Swedish Folk Costume

My maternal 6th. great Swedish grandfather Bengt Hansson.

Son of Hans Andersson and Boel Nilsdotter.

Name Bengt Hansson
Gender Male
Christening Date 27 Nov 1748
Christening Place Malmöhus, Sweden
Birth Date 23 Nov 1748
Father’s Name Hans Andersson
Mother’s Name Boel Nilsdotter
Citing this Record
“Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920,” database, FamilySearch ( : 9 December 2014), Bengt Hansson, 23 Nov 1748; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 145,651.

Ilstorp in the region of Skåne is a town located in Sweden – some 305 mi (or 490 km) South-West of Stockholm, the country’s capital.

Map of the area of Ilstorp in Sweden


Born: 23 November 1748 in Ilstorp, Malmohus, Sweden.

Married: Ellena Nilsdr on 24 June 1768 in Skummeslöv, Halland, Sweden.

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Erland, Kirsten, Lars, Nils, Carl, Hans, and Haken Hansson.

 Name Bengt Hansson
Spouse’s Name Ellena Nilsdr
Event Date 24 Jun 1768
Event Place Skummeslöv, Halland, Sweden
Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920
Indexing Project (Batch) Number M41365-2
System Origin Sweden-EASy
GS Film number 134270
Citing this Record
“Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920,” database, FamilySearch( : 8 December 2014), Bengt Hansson and Ellena Nilsdr, 24 Jun 1768; citing Skummeslöv, Halland, Sweden, reference ; FHL microfilm 134,270.
Died:  30 January 1825
Frändefors, Alvsborg, Sweden
Name Bengt Hansson
Gender Male
Burial Date 30 Jan 1825
Death Place Frandefors, Alvsborg, Sweden
Father’s Name Hans
Citing this Record
“Sweden Burials, 1649-1920,” database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), Bengt Hansson, ; citing Frandefors, Alvsborg, Sweden, reference ; FHL microfilm 85,104.
Buried: 30 January 1825 in Frändefors, Alvsborg, Sweden
Frändefors Church, Frändefors, Alvsborg, Sweden

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