Søren Peter Rasmussen Bødker

Male8 May 1837–20 March 1913

Brief Life History of Søren Peter Rasmussen

When Søren Peter Rasmussen Bødker was born on 8 May 1837, in Tved, Kalø, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Sørensen Bødker, was 31 and his mother, Ane Kjerstine Mikkelsen, was 19. He married Ane Mikkelsen or Mickelsen Løibørg on 17 May 1861, in Atlantic Ocean. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861 and lived in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Logan Election Precinct, Howard, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 20 March 1913, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Søren Peter Rasmussen Bødker
Ane Mikkelsen or Mickelsen Løibørg
Marriage: 17 May 1861
Anna Rasmussen
Christina Rasmussen
Katherine Rasmussen
Michael Rasmussen
Alex C Rasmussen
Mary Rasmussen
Albert Rasmusen
Emma Rasmussen

Sources (22)

  • Soren Peter Rasmussen in household of Jens Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Loren Peter Rasmussen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Peter Rasmussen in entry for Katherine Schuler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1861Atlantic Ocean
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, Utah Territory, United States 1851: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 22

    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

    Modern: from seren ‘star’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight


    Rasmus Sorensen was born 5 July 1805 in Tved, Randers, Denmark. He was the only one of Soren Rasmussen Bodker and Dorthe Marie Iversdatter Guldmand. His father died six days after he was born. He w …

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