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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Family Time Line

Christian Mathaæi Rasch
1815–1895
Helene Brita Muhrmann
1825–1883
Marriage: 26 November 1847
Oluf Christian Rasch
1848–1926
Frederik Rasch
1850–
Ulrich Ludvig Ernst Rasch
1851–
Christiane Rasch
1853–
Inger Rasch
1855–
Niels Lykke Rasch
1856–
Niels Christian Ulrik Rasch
1858–
David Muhrmann Rasch
1860–
Peter Rasch
1862–1862
Hans Ditler Rasch
1863–
Christian Helenrus Rasch
1865–
Dodfodt Rasch
1868–1868
Gustav Ludvig Rasch
1888–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1847
Sundby, Thisted, Denmark
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

    Ole Magnus Rasch

    Male1783–1862Male

    Christiane Jensen

    Female1784–1848Female

siblings

(4)

    Frederikke Olsen

    Female1809–Female

    Rebekka Petrine Rasch

    Female1811–Female

    Male1815–1895Male

    Lovise Rasch

    Female1823–1838Female

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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