Neils Peter Rasmussen

22 December 1852–April 1919 (Age 66)
Nørre Bjerre, Bjerre, Stjernholm, Denmark

The Life of Neils Peter

When Neils Peter Rasmussen was born on 22 December 1852, in Nørre Bjerre, Bjerre, Stjernholm, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Mikkelsen, was 27 and his mother, Christiane Nielsdatter, was 23. He lived in Bjerre, Bjerre, Stjernholm, Denmark for about 5 years. He died in April 1919, at the age of 66.

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Rasmus Mikkelsen
Christiane Nielsdatter
Neils Peter Rasmussen
Michael Rasmussen
Carl Vinther Rasmussen

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World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 7

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 7

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 62

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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 (3)

  • Niels Peter Rasmüsen in household of Peder Chr Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Niels Peder Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Niels Peder Rasmusen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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