Dorethe Rasmussen

16 July 1719–3 December 1759
, Ginnerup Sogn, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Dorethe

When Dorethe Rasmussen was christened on 16 July 1719, her father, Rasmus Jensen, was 61 and her mother, Birthe Sørensdatter, was 37. She married Niels Rasmusen on 14 October 1748, in Ginnerup, Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Niels Rasmusen
Dorethe Rasmussen
Marriage: 14 October 1748
Rasmus Nielsen

Spouse and Children

14 October 1748
Ginnerup, Randers, Denmark


    Rasmus Nielsen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

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)

  • Dorthe Cathrine Rasmusdatter, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Dorethe Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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