Kirsten Rasmussen

29 August 1840–1890 (Age 49)
Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Kirsten

When Kirsten Rasmussen was born on 29 August 1840, in Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Rasmus Lauritsen, was 39 and her mother, Maren Christensen, was 37. She lived in Underup, Nim, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 5 years. She died in 1890, at the age of 50.

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Rasmus Lauritsen
Maren Christensen
Anne Marie Rasmussen
Mette Kirstine Rasmussen
Kirsten Rasmussen
Lars Rasmussen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 7

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 9

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 19

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Kersten Rasmusdatter in household of Rasmus Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Kjersten Rasmusdatter in household of Rasmus Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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