Sven Rasmusson

Brief Life History of Sven

When Sven Rasmusson was born on 14 September 1783, in Göteborgs 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 Göteborgs och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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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"

World Events (7)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


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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