Christian Mathaæi Rasch

22 January 1815–5 July 1895 (Age 80)
Altona, Tversted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christian Mathaæi

When Christian Mathaæi Rasch was born on 22 January 1815, in Altona, Tversted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ole Magnus Rasch, was 31 and his mother, Christiane Jensen, was 30. He married Helene Brita Muhrmann on 26 November 1847, in Sundby, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nørresundby, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark for about 20 years. He died on 5 July 1895, in Nordjylland, Denmark, at the age of 80.

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Christian Mathaæi Rasch
Helene Brita Muhrmann
Marriage: 26 November 1847
Oluf Christian Rasch
Frederik Rasch
Ulrich Ludvig Ernst Rasch
Christiane Rasch
Inger Rasch
Niels Lykke Rasch
Niels Christian Ulrik Rasch
David Muhrmann Rasch
Peter Rasch
Hans Ditler Rasch
Christian Helenrus Rasch
Dodfodt Rasch
Gustav Ludvig Rasch

Spouse and Children

26 November 1847
Sundby, Thisted, Denmark


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Magnus Rasch


    Christiane Jensen




    Frederikke Olsen


    Rebekka Petrine Rasch



    Lovise Rasch


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

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quick or rash person from Middle High German, German rasch ‘quick’, ‘hot-headed’, ‘hasty’.2 German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names formed with rad- ‘joyful’ or rano ‘early’ as the first element.3 German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, for example in Franconia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christian Malthe Rask, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christian Matthai Rasch, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Christian Mathai Rasch, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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