Rasmus Andersen

February 1737–
Nørre Herlev, Lynge-Frederiksborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Rasmus

When Rasmus Andersen was born in February 1737, in Nørre Herlev, Lynge-Frederiksborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Thommesen, was 33 and his mother, Mrs. Anders Thommesen, was 29. He married Bodill Hansdatter on 30 October 1757, in Nørre Herlev, Lynge-Frederiksborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Andersen
1737–
Bodill Hansdatter
1731–
Marriage: 30 October 1757
Anna Marie Rasmussen
1759–
Maren Rasmusdatter
1760–1763
Maren Rasmusdatter
1763–1840
Anders Rasmussen
1766–
Karen Rasmusdatter
1768–
Niels Rasmussen
1772–
Jens Rasmussen
1777–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1757Nørre Herlev, Lynge-Frederiksborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
    Age 5
    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
    1744 · Hirschholm Palace
    Age 7
    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
    1776 · Kongens Klub
    Age 39
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Andreas

    Sources (16)

    • Rasmus Andersen Household in the 1787 Denmark Census
    • Rasmus Andersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Rasmus Andersen in entry for Jens, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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