Lars Rasmussen

21 December 1759–18 February 1846 (Age 86)
Udby, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Rasmussen was born on 21 December 1759, in Udby, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Nielsen, was 42 and his mother, Maren Christiansdatter, was 36. He married Marthe Cathrine Jensen on 30 December 1786. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 18 February 1846, in his hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Stege, Præstø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Rasmussen
Marthe Cathrine Jensen
Marriage: 30 December 1786
Ane Katrine Larsen
Anna Chathrine
Jens Larsen
Hans Peter Larsen
Bodil Kirstine Larsen
Hans Peter Larsen

Spouse and Children

30 December 1786


    Ane Katrine Larsen


    Anna Chathrine


    Jens Larsen


    Hans Peter Larsen


    Bodil Kirstine Larsen


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 3

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 17

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 30

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

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 (3)

  • Lars Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Lars, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lars Rasmussen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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