When Anne Rasmussen was christened on 6 March 1763, in Tørskind, Bredsten, Koldinghus, Denmark, her father, Rasmus Nielsen, was 50 and her mother, Anne Iversdatter, was 26. She married Ole Germandsen on 27 June 1783. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 August 1837, in her hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tørskind, Bredsten, Koldinghus, Denmark.
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 .