Peter Gunnarsson Rambo1

M, #1717, b. 1612
Last Edited: 26 Mar 2012

Family:

Brita Mattsdotter d. 12 Oct 1693

Children:

Gunnar Rambo12 b. Jan 1649, d. Jan 1724
Gertrude Rambo+13 b. 19 Oct 1650, d. a 1705
Peter Rambo12 b. 17 Jun 1653, d. 12 Dec 1729
Catharine Rambo+ 14 b. c 1655, d. a May 1709
Anders Rambo12 b. 1658, d. 1698
John Rambo12 b. 1661, d. Oct 1741
(?) Rambo12 d. bt 1693 - 1694
(?) Rambo12

Notes

  • Immigration*: 1639; New Sweden
  • Note*: See Beatty's Rambo Family for bibliography and genealogy.4
  • Note: "Peter Gunnarsson Rambo...had arrived in New Sweden on the second voyage of the Kalmar Nyckel in 1639-40. Employed initially as a farm hand at ten guilders per month, Peter sent part of his wages home to his father, Gunnar Petersson. On 1 November 1644, Peter Rambo became a freeman and settled in Kingsessing. In 1653 he joined other freemen in signing the complaint against Governor Printz. Under Governor Rising's rule, he served on the Council of New Sweden. He also served on the court under Swedish, Dutch and English rule for 29 years. On 7 April 1647, Peter Rambo married Brita Mattsdotter from Vasa. By 1669 they had moved to a 300-acre plantation at Passyunk..."2
  • Note: In 1671 census at Passyunk [east side of Schulkill in present South Philadelphia] 'lived just north of Robert Ashman's development'.5
  • Note: Wills: Abstracts, Book A : 1682 - 1699: Philadelphia Co, PA
    RAMBO, PETER, SENR. Phila.
    August 30, 1694. November 19, 1698. A. 423.
    To be buried at Wisoco. Wife's name is not given. Estate to children
    Gunner, John, Andres and Peter Rambo; Gertrue wife of Andres Banckson;
    Katherin wife of Peter Dalbo. Lands in West New Jersey on Homons Creek
    and in Little Mantass Creek, and land lying opposite to Pasayunck
    Township on the west side of the Schuylkill are mentioned.
    Sole Executor: Son Andres Rambo.
    Witnesses: Lasse Cock, Mathias Holstein, R. Longshore.6,7
  • Note: Additional sources.8,5,9,10,11

Citations

  1. [S3] The 1693 Census of the Swedes of the Delaware; Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey & Cecil County, Md. 1638-1693. by Peter Stebbins Craig. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy 3; SAG Publications, Winter Park, Florida 1993., p. 27 & 161.
  2. [S3] The 1693 Census of the Swedes of the Delaware; Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey & Cecil County, Md. 1638-1693. by Peter Stebbins Craig. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy 3; SAG Publications, Winter Park, Florida 1993., p. 26-7.
  3. [S400] Ronald Beatty, compiler, The Rambo Family Tree, 2nd edition 2006. An on-line book at http://members.aol.com/RamboBook/index.htm, version 14 Jul 2006. Based on 1st ed. book by Beverly Rambo., rambo2.txt, chapter 2, 'His Burial Record.'
  4. [S400] Ronald Beatty, compiler, The Rambo Family Tree, 2nd edition 2006. An on-line book at http://members.aol.com/RamboBook/index.htm, version 14 Jul 2006. Based on 1st ed. book by Beverly Rambo., rambo2.txt.
  5. [S2] 1671 Census of the Delaware. by Dr. Peter S. Craig. publ by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, 1999, Monograph Series no. 4., p. 18.
  6. [S522] Wills: Abstracts: Philadelphia Co., Pa. from USGenWeb Archives web site, http://www.usgwarchives.org/pa/pafiles.htm. 'Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Thera, Jack Bowman, and Judy.'
  7. [S12] Abstracts of Philadelphia County Wills 1682-1726, and Abstracts of Philadelphia County Wills 1726-1747. publ 1995 Family Line Publications. 'abstracted under the auspices of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in the early 1900s.', p. 41-42.
  8. [S470] Swedish Settlements on the Delaware, by Amandus Johnson. publ. 1911 D. Appleton & Co. N.Y., Univ. of Penn. 2 vols., p. 701, 705, 711, 721, 462.
  9. [S373] The Rambo Family Tree; Descendants of Peter Gunnarson Rambo, 1611-1986. by Beverly Nelson Rambo. Anundsen Publ Co 1986. (Note that a 2nd ed. by Ronald Beatty is available on the web.), p. 11-18.
  10. [S352] Peter Stebbins Craig, 'New Sweden Settlers, 1683-1664, Part 1 (1638-1640)' & 'New Sweden Settlers, 1683-1664, Part 2 (1641)' by Peter Stebbins Craig in Swedish American Genealogist, Vol 16 (1996): 63-86 & 219-., p. 79.
  11. [S105] Dr. Peter S. Craig, 'Peter Gunnarsson Rambo'. Copied 17 May 2007 from the website of The Swedish Colonial Society, at http://www.colonialswedes.org/Forefathers/Rambo.html. Originally published in 'Swedish Colonial News', Vol 1, No. 2, Fall 1990.
  12. [S3] The 1693 Census of the Swedes of the Delaware; Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey & Cecil County, Md. 1638-1693. by Peter Stebbins Craig. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy 3; SAG Publications, Winter Park, Florida 1993., p. 26-28.
  13. [S3] The 1693 Census of the Swedes of the Delaware; Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey & Cecil County, Md. 1638-1693. by Peter Stebbins Craig. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy 3; SAG Publications, Winter Park, Florida 1993., p. 27, 33.
  14. [S3] The 1693 Census of the Swedes of the Delaware; Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey & Cecil County, Md. 1638-1693. by Peter Stebbins Craig. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy 3; SAG Publications, Winter Park, Florida 1993., p. 26-27, 67-68.