Gunnar Matsson Rambo

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Gunnar Matsson Rambo (Mattson)

Birthplace: Rambo, Vasterbotten, Sweden
Death: 1640 (60-61)
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Bridgeport, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Matt Rambo and Anna Rambo
Husband of Anna Rambo
Father of Sven Swanson Gunnarsson and Peter Gunnarson Rambo

Occupation: Immigrant
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About Gunnar Matsson Rambo

New Sweden in America By Carol E. Hoffecker pg 174 ....Per Gunnarsson Rambo, an ancestor of a very large family, also arrived with this expedition. We know that he came from Hisingen, outside Goteborg. He married Brista Matsdotter of Vasa in Ostebottne (Finland), who probably arrived with a later expedition A third passenger was Sven Gunnarson, the ancestor of the well-known Virginia family Swanson or Swansonville. 'Per Gunnarsson's birthplace is unknown, and Amandus Jonshon's suggestion that he was a brother of Per Gunnarsson Rambo is quite unlikely...

I am beginning to think that the assumption of Gunnar Matsson Rambo and Anne Rambo (born Paulsdotter) or an unknown wife as being the parents of Sven Gunnarson is very bad one on a part of someone. by the above. statement I have found.

My believe from several trees one being Koller/Rhoads of Southeastern Pennsylvania:Information about Sven Gunnarson that he is the FIRST Rambo of this line in Americal and that his ancestry and parentage is UNKNOWN - Judith Elaine McKee Burns

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Gunnar Matsson Rambo's Timeline

January 16, 1579
Vasterbotten, Sweden
Skanings, Skaraborg, Sweden
June 10, 1611
Kvisljungeby, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Age 60
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 60
Bridgeport, Philadelphia, PA, United States