Sven Rasmusson

Male14 September 1783–

Brief Life History of Sven

When Sven Rasmusson was born on 14 September 1783, in Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Rasmus Svensson, was 50 and his mother, Petronella Pernilla Arfwedsdr, was 34. He married Anna Catrina Holmgren on 8 May 1808, in Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Sven Rasmusson
Anna Catrina Holmgren
Marriage: 8 May 1808
Brita Cicela Svensson
Elisabeht Svensson
Elisabeth Svensson

Sources (9)

  • Sven Rassmusson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Sven Rasmusson in entry for Elisabeht Svensson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Sven Rasmusson in entry for Brita Cicela Svensson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1808Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 26

    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


    Age 31

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 49

    Göta Canal opened.

    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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