Gunnar Rambo, Sr.

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Gunnar Rambo, Sr.

Birthplace: New Sweden Colony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Swedesborg, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Bridgeport, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Gunnarson Rambo and Brita Mattsdotter
Husband of Anna Cock; unkn Rambo and 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 Mattson; Anders Rambo; John Rambo and 11 others
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

January 1, 1649
New Sweden Colony, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 26
New Sweden, PA
Age 27
Shackamaxon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 29
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Age 31
Age 33
Age 35
November 15, 1685
Age 36
Passyunk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 38
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Age 41