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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Family Time Line

Sven Rasmusson
1783–
Anna Catrina Holmgren
Marriage: 8 May 1808
Brita Cicela Svensson
1808–
Elisabeht Svensson
1810–
Elisabeth Svensson
1810–

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)

1809

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

1814

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

1832

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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