Christen Rasmusson

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

The Life of Christen

When Christen Rasmusson was born in 1655, in Rangsarve, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Rasmus Maartensson, 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
1659–1709
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 Christenson
1702–1767

Spouse and Children

    Male1655–1709Male

    Catarina Bartelsdotter

    Female1659–1709Female

MARRIAGE
20 November 1681
children

(11)

    Rasmus Christenson

    Male1683–1758Male

    Anna Christensdotter

    Female1685–1758Female

    Bartel Christensson

    Male1687–1743Male

    Elsa Christensdoter

    Female1688–1759Female

    Female1691–1736Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Margareta Rasmusdatter

    Female1646–Female

    Mårten Rasmusson

    Male1650–1705Male

    Male1655–1709Male

    Peder Rasmusson

    Male1657–1670Male

    Gertrud Mårtensdotter

    Female1660–1677Female

+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

Sources (3)

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

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