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
Catarina Bartelsdotter
Marriage: 20 November 1681
Rasmus Christenson
Butui Christensdotter
Anna Christensdotter
Bartel Christensson
Elsa Christensdoter
Clas Christenson
Barbara Christensdotter
Hans Christenson
Lars Christenson
Christen Christenson
Clas Christensson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 November 1681
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (3)

    Age 30
    King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Britt, Hjalmer, Juel, Petter.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Rasmus .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Rasmussen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Christen Olsvenne in entry for Butvi_ Christensson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Sweden, Gotland, Näs - Näs Socken
    • Sweden, Gotland, Näs - Näs Socken

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