Rasmus Rasmussen


Brief Life History of Rasmus

When Rasmus Rasmussen was born in 1711, in Høbjerg, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Rasmussen, was 27 and his mother, Birte Olsen, was 23. He married Mrs Rasmus about 1732, in Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. His occupation is listed as ranger; cottager. in Høbjerg, Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark. He died in 1764, in his hometown, at the age of 53.

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Rasmus Rasmussen
Mrs Rasmus
Marriage: about 1732
Lars Rasmusen

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Rasmus Rasmussen - birth: 1711; Høbjerg, Frederiksborg, Denmark
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rasmus Rasmussen - death: 1764; Høbjerg, Frederiksborg, Denmark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1732Helsinge, Frederiksborg, Denmark
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 2

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


    Age 18

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 19

    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.

    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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