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 Bengta <I>Martensdotter</I> Carlsson

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Bengta Martensdotter Carlsson

  • Birth 4 Jul 1845 Tolanga, Sjöbo kommun, Skåne län, Sweden
  • Death 12 May 1918 Vollsjo, Sjöbo kommun, Skåne län, Sweden
  • Burial Unknown, Specifically: buriel place not verified
  • Memorial ID 71184474

Bengta (Martensdotter) Carlsson (73) was the daughter of Marten Persson (1817-1888) and Karna Andersdotter (1817-1890).

On Ap. 28, 1866 Bengta married Nils Carlsson in Tolanga, Malmohus, Skane Lan, Sweden. After their marriage they lived and farmed in Vollsjo and Brosarp. They had eleven children. The family converted from Lutheran to Baptist when missionaries came through Skane Lan.

They emigrated to Big Stone County, MA leaving Sweden on Mar. 15, 1890. Bengta, her husband and their four youngest children, Carl, Emma, Johannes and Otto. There they farmed and made their fortune. After 8 years they returned to Sweden and lived and farmed in Vollsjö until their death.

1. Elna Carlsson (1866-1941)
2. Per Carlsson b. July 20, 1868 Vollsjö, Sweden d. 1946
3. Carl "Charlie" Carlson b. Aug. 14, 1870 Vollsjö, Sweden
4. Anna Carlson (1872-1975)
5. Johannes Carlsson 1875-1878
6. Anna Carlson 1878-1878
7. Emma Carlsson 1879-1946 m. Peter G. Nelson (my ancestor)
8. Anna Carlson (1881-1885)
9. John W Carlson Feb. 10, 1884
10. Maria Carlsson Oct. 22, 1886 in Vollsjö, Sweden d. in Kenmare, ND
11. Otto Matteus Carlsson b. Jan. 15, 1889 in Vollsjö, Sweden. d. 1970 Kenmare ND


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  • Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
  • Added: 11 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71184474
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bengta Martensdotter Carlsson (4 Jul 1845–12 May 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71184474, ; Maintained by Evelyn Rowe Nelson (contributor 47040334) Unknown, who reports a buriel place not verified.