Mette Kirstine Rasmussen

Female20 November 1838–

Brief Life History of Mette Kirstine

When Mette Kirstine Rasmussen was born on 20 November 1838, in Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Rasmus Lauritsen, was 37 and her mother, Maren Christensen, was 35. She lived in Underup, Nim, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 10 years.

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

Sources (5)

  • Mette Kirstine Rasmus in household of Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Mette Kirstine Rasmusen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mette Kirstine Rasmusd in household of Rasmus Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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World Events (3)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 9

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 11

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 12

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Jorgen, Niels, Bent, Holger, Thor, Borge, Knute, Per, Alf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Rasmus .

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

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