Rasmus Clausen

about 1702–October 1768 (Age 66)
Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Clausen was born about 1702, in Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Claus Matzen Ebbe, was 39 and his mother, Kirsten Pedersdatter, was 38. He married Cidsel Hansdatter in 1728, in Flintinge, Toreby, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died in October 1768, in Flintinge, Toreby, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Toreby, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Clausen
1702–1768
Cidsel Hansdatter
1706–1771
Marriage: 1728
Dorothe Rasmusdatter
1729–1732
Rasmussen
1731–1731
Hans Rasmussen Ebbe
1732–1771
Karen Rasmusdatter
1734–1800
Hans Rasmussen
1737–
Kirsten Rasmusdatter
1739–1742
Claus Rasmussen
1742–
Jorgen Rasmussen Ebbe
1745–1812
Kirsten Rasmusdatter
1748–
Dorthe Rasmusdatter
1751–1751
Dorthe Rasmussen
1755–1757

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1728
Flintinge, Toreby, Maribo, Denmark
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 11

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 27

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 28

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rasmus Ebbe in entry for Dorothe Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Rasmus Ebbe in entry for Dorthe Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Rasmus Ebbe in entry for Dorthe Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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