Rasmus Lauritsen

Male5 March 1801–25 December 1867

Brief Life History of Rasmus

When Rasmus Lauritsen was born on 5 March 1801, in Underup, Nim, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Laurits Rasmussen, was 11798 and his mother, Ane Marie Nielsen, was 11798. He married Maren Christensen on 15 March 1834, in Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 25 December 1867, at the age of 66.

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Rasmus Lauritsen
Maren Christensen
Marriage: 15 March 1834
Anne Marie Rasmussen
Mette Kirstine Rasmussen
Kirsten Rasmussen
Lars Rasmussen

Sources (11)

  • Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Rasmus Laursen in entry for Laurs Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Rasmus Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1834Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 4

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 7

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.


    Age 23

    County reestablished in 1824

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Peer, Thor, Viggo.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurits, a vernacular form of Laurentius (see Lawrence ).

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

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