Anders Rasmussen

7 October 1833–22 May 1919 (Age 85)
Tørringe, Sønder Broby, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Rasmussen was born on 7 October 1833, in Tørringe, Sønder Broby, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Andersen, was 51 and his mother, Karen Moller Andersdatter, was 38. He married Jorgine Maren Kristine Larsen on 9 April 1859, in Hårby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vester Åby, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Sønder Broby, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 30 years. He died on 22 May 1919, in Denmark, at the age of 85.

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Anders Rasmussen
Jorgine Maren Kristine Larsen
Marriage: 9 April 1859
Rasmus Rasmussen
Lars Peder Rasmussen
Rasmus Rasmussen
Karen Dorthea Rasmussen
Niels Rasmussen Broby
Erik Albrecht Rasmussen
Hans Rasmussen
Eane Rasmusssen
Frederik Johannes Rasmussen
Nellsine Kristine Rasmussen
Jorgine Rasmine Rasmussen

Spouse and Children

9 April 1859
Hårby, Odense, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 14

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.

Age 16

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 26

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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)

  • Anders Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Anders Datter, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Anders Rasmuss in household of Rasmus Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Anders Rasmuss in household of Rasmus Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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