Laurs Rasmussen

about 1761–9 April 1834 (Age 73)
Blegind, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Laurs

When Laurs Rasmussen was born about 1761, in Blegind, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Rasmussen, was 34 and his mother, Maren Lauritsdatter, was 28. He married Barbara Rasmusdatter on 3 March 1786, in Blegind, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Blegind, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1834. He died on 9 April 1834, in Blegind, Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Blegind, Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurs Rasmussen
1761–1834
Barbara Rasmusdatter
1749–1815
Marriage: 3 March 1786
Morten Laursen
1787–1868
Maren Laursdatter
1789–1860
Rasmus Laursen
1791–1794
Sidsel Larsdatter
1793–1793

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1786
Blegind, Skanderborg, Denmark
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Rasmus Rasmussen

    Male1727–1809Male

    Maren Lauritsdatter

    Female1733–1809Female

siblings

(5)

    Niels Rasmusen

    Male1755–Male

    Male1761–1834Male

    Peder Rasmusen

    Male1766–Male

    Michel Rasmusen

    Male1767–Male

    Michel Rasmusen

    Male1771–1851Male

World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 1

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 15

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 28

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)

  • Laurs Rasmussen in household of Morten Laurisen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Laurs Rasmusen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Laues Rasmusen in entry for Morten, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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