Rasmus Andersen

1719–1793
Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Andersen was born in 1719, in Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Anders, was 26 and his mother, Mrs. Anders, was 22. He married Mette Andersen about 1761, in Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He was buried in Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Andersen
1719–1793
Mette Andersen
1736–
Marriage: about 1761
Anna Rasmusdatter
1763–1763
Rasmus Rasmussen
1764–
Laust Rasmussen
1766–1773
Karen Rasmussen
1769–1849
Karen Rasmusdatter
1770–1773
Anders Rasmussen
1772–
Maren Rasmusdatter
1777–1832

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1761
Skanderborg, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1729

Age 10

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 11

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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