This family (might) begin with a man called Sten Bese, whou could have been the father of Jönis Bese, known 1397-1417, married Cecilia Jönsdotter. They had issue Sten Jönsson Bese, known 1425, died 1466. He married Kristina Anundsdotter (Hatt) and had issue as follows:
1. Johan Stensson Bese, known 1466, died 1505, married 1stly Katarina Johansdotter (Gädda); married 2ndly Birgitta Knutsdotter (Tillbakaseende Ulv).
1.1. Gunilla Bese, born 1473, died 1553, married Erik Turesson (Bielke).
1.2. Knut Johansson Bese, died before 1516, married Birgitta Kristiernsdotter (Oxenstierna).
2. Anna Stensdotter, married Nils Olsson (Bese II).
3. Gunhild Stensdotter, known 1476-1514.
4. N. N. Stensdotter.
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