Jacob Zakarias Rasmusen

19 February 1825–
Ørnes, Meløy Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway

The Life of Jacob Zakarias

When Jacob Zakarias Rasmusen was born on 19 February 1825, in Ørnes, Meløy Prestegjeld, Nordland, Norway, his father, Rasmus Jacobsen, was 31 and his mother, Lena Sevaldsdtr, was 35. He married Pernille Johanne Paulsdr on 1 November 1849. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Nordland, Norway in 1825.

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Jacob Zakarias Rasmusen
Pernille Johanne Paulsdr
Marriage: 1 November 1849
Pernille Johanna Jacobsdatter Rasmussen
Pernille Johanne Jakobsdr

Spouse and Children

1 November 1849


Parents and Siblings

    Rasmus Jacobsen


    Lena Sevaldsdtr




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World Events (8)

1828 · Henrik Ibsen

Age 3

Birth year of Henrik Ibsen. Norwegian playwright and theatre director and one of the most influential playwrights of his time. His most-known works were Peer Gynt and A Doll's House.
1829 · Colonel Hans Christian Heg

Age 4

Birth year of Colonel Heg Hans Christian Heg emigrated in 1840 with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Norwegian American Civil War hero, abolitionist, journalist, anti-slavery activist, politician and soldier. He was best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment on the Union side in the American Civil War. 
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 32

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Rasmussen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Zacarias Rasmusen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Jacob Zakarias Rasmusen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Jakob Rasmusen in entry for Ludvik Olai Jakobsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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