Gunnar Rambo, Sr.

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Gunnar Rambo, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: New Sweden Colony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Swedesborg, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Old Swedes Christ Church Cemetery, Bridgeport, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Gunnarson Rambo and Britta Mattsdotter
Husband of Anna Petersdotter Rambo
Father of John Gunnarson Rambo; Peter Rambo, Sr.; Brigitta Rambo; Gabriel Rambo; Elias Rambo and 4 others
Brother of Gertrude Rambo; Peter Rambo, Jr.; Catherine Rambo; Anders Rambo and John Rambo
Half brother of Child nn Rambo

Managed by: Tiffany Beesley Brock
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About Gunnar Rambo, Sr.

  1. 5. Gunnar Rambo (Shackamaxon, Northern Liberties, f 100): Gunnar,

born in January 1649, was the eldest of the four Rambo brothers. He, too, married a daughter of Peter Larsson Cock - Anna Cock, born c. 1652. Their eldest son, John Rambo, apparently was hired out to another family. Children then living at home were Peter (born 1678), Gunnar (1680), Anders (1682), MAns (1684), Brigitta (1685), Gabriel (1687) and Matthias (1690). As a resident of Shackamaxon, Gunnar served on the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1685. He sold his Shackamaxon plantation in 1697 and moved, with his son John, to Matsunk on the Schuylkill in Upper Merion township. Gumar died there in January 1724 at the age of 75. His wife predeceased him. -------------------- of Matzon, Upper Merion

• Gunnar Rambo was a member of the first grand jury underr WIlliam Penn's Govt. (1684). He was a member of the PA Assembly (1685 Pa Archives 2nd series Vol IX p.732

• moved to Merion with his brother,Peter Jr. THeir lands joined.

• Old Swedes built on this old tract (bought from Ezekiel, his son)

Ref. See THe Rambo Family of Philadelphia and Mointgomery Counties Pa (M.E. Wood in Collection of Genealogical Society of PA pp/ 4-13, 14-24, 25, 28,29

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Gunnar Rambo, Sr.'s Timeline

1649
January 1, 1649
New Sweden Colony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1675
1675
Age 26
New Sweden, PA
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1676
Age 27
Shackamaxon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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1678
Age 29
Philadelphia, PA, USA
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1680
Age 31
1682
1682
Age 33
1684
1684
Age 35
1685
November 15, 1685
Age 36
Passyunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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1687
Age 38
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1690
1690
Age 41