Rasmus Andersen

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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Rasmus Andersen
Mette Andersen
Marriage: about 1761
Anna Rasmusdatter
Rasmus Rasmussen
Laust Rasmussen
Karen Rasmussen
Karen Rasmusdatter
Anders Rasmussen
Maren Rasmusdatter

Spouse and Children

about 1761
Skanderborg, Denmark


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World Events (8)


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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