Herman Rasmusen Koch

7 February 1717–7 March 1751 (Age 34)
Maglebrænde, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Herman

When Herman Rasmusen Koch was born on 7 February 1717, in Maglebrænde, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen Koch, was 25 and his mother, Magdalene Hermansdatter, was 27. He married Karen Mortensen on 20 November 1740, in Maglebrænde, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 7 March 1751, in his hometown, at the age of 34.

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Herman Rasmusen Koch
Karen Mortensen
Marriage: 20 November 1740
Magdalene Hermansdatter

Spouse and Children

20 November 1740
Maglebrænde, Maribo, Denmark


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World Events (4)


Age 12

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 13

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

Age 20

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

Altered spelling of Rasmussen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Herman Rasmusen Koch, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Herman Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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