Frederik Rasch

19 March 1850–
Lindholm, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Frederik

When Frederik Rasch was born on 19 March 1850, in Lindholm, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Christian Mathaæi Rasch, was 35 and his mother, Helene Brita Muhrmann, was 24. He married Sofie Gustavsdatter Lignell on 13 June 1884, in Sundby, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nørresundby, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark for about 61 years. He died in Lindholm, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Frederik Rasch
Sofie Gustavsdatter Lignell
Marriage: 13 June 1884
Christian Helenius Rasch
Gustav Ludvig Rasch
Christian Frederik Rasch
Gustav Rasch
Ulrik Rasch
Karen Helene Rasch
Hans Ditlev Rasch
Olga Kristiane Rasch
Hans Ditlev Rasch

Spouse and Children

13 June 1884
Sundby, Thisted, Denmark


    Christian Helenius Rasch


    Gustav Ludvig Rasch


    Christian Frederik Rasch


    Gustav Rasch


    Ulrik Rasch


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+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 9

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 9

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 64

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quick or rash person from Middle High German, German rasch ‘quick’, ‘hot-headed’, ‘hasty’.2 German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names formed with rad- ‘joyful’ or rano ‘early’ as the first element.3 German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, for example in Franconia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederik Rasch, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Frederik Rasch, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Frederik Back, "Denmark Census, 1911"

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