Rasmus Berndtsson

10 October 1833–11 August 1903 (Age 69)
Ljung, Västra Götaland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Rasmus

When Rasmus Berndtsson was born on 10 October 1833, in Ljung, Västra Götaland, Sweden, his father, Berndt Mårtensson, was 29 and his mother, Anna Johansdotter, was 31. He married Laura Christina Lundberg on 22 December 1861, in Göteborgs domkyrkoförsamling, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ljung, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden in 1833 and Mount Sterling, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 11 August 1903, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Berndtsson
Christina Hanson
Marriage: 25 May 1867
Fredrick Berntson
Mamie Wilhelmine Berntson
Hilma Berntson
Wilhelm Berntson (twin)
Augusta Amelia Berntson
Emily Berntson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 26
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""

    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.

    Story Highlight

    Source: BYU religious studies centers https://rsc.byu.edu/archived/legacy-sacrifice-missionaries-scandinavia-1872-94/b

    From the book "Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872–94" Rasmus Berntson 1833–1903 Residence: Logan, Cache Co., Utah Arrival date in Copenhagen: 14 September 1880 Missionary labo …

    Sources (59)

    • Rasmuss Benson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • R Berntson in entry for Albert N Ingle and Emily Berntson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Rasmus Berntson in entry for Emma Berntson Nelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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