Rasmus Clausen Ebbe

Brief Life History of Rasmus

When Rasmus Clausen Ebbe was born about 1702, in Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Claus Matzen Ebbe, was 41 and his mother, Kirsten Pedersdatter, was 40. He married Cidsel Hansdatter in 1728, in Flintinge, Toreby, Ålholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died in October 1768, in Flintinge, Toreby, Ålholm, Denmark, at the age of 67, and was buried in Toreby, Ålholm, Denmark.

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Rasmus Clausen Ebbe
Cidsel Hansdatter
Marriage: 1728
Dorothe Rasmusdatter
Hans Rasmussen Ebbe
Karen Rasmusdatter
Hans Rasmussen
Kirsten Rasmusdatter
Claus Rasmussen Lolle
Jørgen Rasmussen
Kirsten Rasmusdatter
Dorthe Rasmusdatter
Dorthe Rasmussen

Sources (10)

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

World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

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.


Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Bente, Ingard, Niels, Ansgar, Astrid, Bent, Bjorn, Erik, Evald, Jorgen, Knud.

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variants Claussen and Klausen . Compare Clauson 1.

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

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