Rasmus Hansen

Male8 July 1815–

Brief Life History of Rasmus

When Rasmus Hansen was born on 8 July 1815, in Balslev, Hindsgavl, Denmark, his father, Hans Rasmussen, was 43 and his mother, Maren Margrethe Jensdatter, was 30. He lived in Balslev, Vends, Odense, Denmark in 1834.

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Family Time Line

Hans Rasmussen
Maren Margrethe Jensdatter
Rasmus Hansen
Maren Hansdatter

Sources (6)

  • Rasmus Hansen in household of Ole Hans Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rasmus Hansen - birth: 8 July 1815; Balslev, Odense, Denmark
  • Rasmüs Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (2)

World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 3

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 14

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 32

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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