Rasmus Martinus Jacobsen Vinsryg

29 December 1855–4 June 1943 (Age 87)
Stryn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life Summary of Rasmus Martinus Jacobsen

When Rasmus Martinus Jacobsen Vinsryg was born on 29 December 1855, in Stryn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Jakob Rasmussen Vinsryg, was 34 and his mother, Ragnhilda Oline Rasmusdatter Vinstryg, was 24. He married Marie Andrine Jonette Glad on 28 December 1885, in Sortland, Sortland, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Stryn, Nordre Bergenhus, Norway in 1900 and Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 4 June 1943, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Martinus Jacobsen Vinsryg
Marie Andrine Jonette Glad
Marriage: 28 December 1885
Johan Ragnar Vinsryg
Christine Petrine Vinsryg
Rønnaug Or Rena Vinsryg
Rolf Rasmussen Vinsryg
Peter Martin Vinsryg
Petra Amalie Vinsryg

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  • Marriage
    28 December 1885Sortland, Sortland, Nordland, Norway
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 2
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Of New Testament origin, where it is a shortened form of the Latin name Erastus (Greek Erastos, from erān ‘to love’). This was the name of the treasurer of Corinth converted to Christianity by St Paul (Romans 16:23).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (36)

    • Rasmus Vinsryg, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rasmus J Vineryg in entry for Lawrence A Burch and Petra A Vineryg, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Rasmus Vinsryg in entry for Petra Burch, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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