He was born 1741, most likely in Nyeds parish, Värmlands county.
Later he married Brita Andersdotter. Where the wedding took place is not known. In 1771 they lived on one of the farms in Fernsviken in Nyeds parish, where Bengt most likely was a farmer.
Bengt died around the year 1789 on the farm Fernsviken in Nyeds parish, only 47 years old.