Christen Rasmusson

1655–24 September 1709 (Age 54)
Rangsarve, Gotland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Christen

When Christen Rasmusson was born in 1655, in Rangsarve, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Rasmus Mårtensson, was 39 and his mother, Birgitta Persdotter, was 31. He married Catarina Bartelsdotter on 20 November 1681. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 September 1709, in Olsvenne, Näs, Gotland, Sweden, at the age of 54, and was buried in Olsvenne, Näs, Gotland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Christen Rasmusson
1655–1709
Catarina Bartelsdotter
1661–1712
Marriage: 20 November 1681
Rasmus Christenson
1683–1758
Butui Christensdotter
1691–1736
Anna Christensdotter
1685–1758
Bartel Christensson
1687–1743
Elsa Christensdoter
1688–1759
Clas Christenson
1694–1694
Barbara Christensdotter
1695–1696
Hans Christenson
1698–
Lars Christenson
1698–
Christen Christenson
1700–
Clas Christensson
1702–1767

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1685
Age 30
King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698
Age 43
King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War
Age 45
By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Name Meaning

1 German and Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus.2 Americanized spelling of Rasmussen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Rasmussen
Rasmuson

Sources (4)

  • Sweden, Gotland, Näs - Näs Socken
  • Sweden, Gotland, Näs - Näs Socken
  • International Genealogical Index(R)

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