Anders Bengtsson (1640 - 1705)

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Birthplace: Göteborg, Sweden
Death: Died in drowned in Schuylkill River
Occupation: Drowned in Delaware River
Managed by: Lisa Poulsen
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About Anders Bengtsson

http://www.colonialswedes.org/forefathers/Bengt.html

Anders Bengtsson, born in 1640 near Gothenburg, was a lad of 16 when he arrived in former New Sweden on the Mercurius in 1656. On 22 November 1668, he married Gertrude Rambo, the 18-year-old daughter of Peter Gunnarsson Rambo and Brita Matsdotter. The new couple established their home and farm at Moy-amensing along the Delaware River in present South Philadelphia.

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Anders Bengtsson's Timeline

1640
1640
Göteborg, Sweden
1668
November 22, 1668
Age 28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1669
1669
Age 29
1671
1671
Age 31
1677
June, 1677
Age 37
1679
1679
Age 39
1681
March 31, 1681
Age 41
1684
October 19, 1684
Age 44
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1687
April 10, 1687
Age 47
1696
May 12, 1696
Age 56