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Anders Bengtsson
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Birth: 1640, Sweden
Death: Sep. 13, 1705
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

He was born in Hanstrom Farm (Faxarn Parish) - Alvborg Ian, Sweden. Married Gertrude Rambo on November 22, 1668. She was born October 19, 1650, in Kingsessing, New Sweden, Pennsylvania. He was also known as Andrew Bankson in English records and was said to have written his name as Andreas Bengtston. Son of Lars Bengtsson and unknown mother. Historical records in Philadelphia indicate that Lars Bengtsson was a passenger on Ship Mercurius when it arrived in America in 1656. The entry lists Lars and his four sons. Anders grandparents were Jon Bengtsson and Bergetta Niladtr of Sweden.


1. Bengt Andersson Bengtsson born 1669 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
2. Anders Bengtsson (Bankson), Jr.* born 1672 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
3. Peter Bengtsson born 6 MAR 1677 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
4. Catharine Bengtsson born 29 JAN 1679 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
5. John B. Bengtsson, Sr. born 31 MAR 1681 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
6. Jacob Bengtsson born 19 OCT 1684 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
7. Briggitta Bengtsson born 10 APR 1687 in Philadelphia (Montgomery County), Pennsylvania
8. Daniel Bengtsson, Sr. born 22 JAN 1691 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
9. Joseph Bengtsson, Sr. born 2 MAR 1696 in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

* Our ancestor

Family links: 
  Gertrude Rambo Bengtsson (1650 - 1705)
  Andrew Bankson (1672 - 1750)*
  Catharine Bankson Mattson (1679 - 1735)*
  Daniel Bankson (1691 - 1727)*
  Joseph Bankson (1696 - 1732)*
*Calculated relationship
Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church Burial Ground
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Jean Roberts
Record added: Feb 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47840751
Anders Bengtsson
Added by: Jean Roberts
Anders Bengtsson
Added by: Jean Roberts
Anders Bengtsson
Added by: Jean Roberts
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I am very thankful for you and all my grandfathers I am your 9th great granddaughter
- Marilyn Bankston
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
Thank you, 8th Great Grandfather, for your courage and faith. We will meet face to face some day soon. Rest in Jesus.
- Sharon Smith Logan
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Myra Williams Copeland
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
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