Maurine Elizabeth Rasmussen

2 February 1916–19 March 1989 (Age 73)
Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States

The Life of Maurine Elizabeth

When Maurine Elizabeth Rasmussen was born on 2 February 1916, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States, her father, Andrew Madison Rasmussen, was 21 and her mother, Bessie Marie Armlin, was 17. She married Rawleigh Oliver on 31 December 1936, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 19 March 1989, in Englewood, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Rawleigh Oliver
Maurine Elizabeth Rasmussen
Marriage: 31 December 1936
Carl Walter Oliver
Cathy Marie Oliver
Richard Cramer Oliver

Spouse and Children

31 December 1936
Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 1

On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William "Buffalo Bill" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 20

Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the ""Gret Deperession"" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed.

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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Story Highlight

From Carl A. Rasmussen

From a handwritten note in the possession of Jill... " I was born September 21, 1922 in Montrose, Colorado, Montrose County. I was the first son and second and last child of Andrew Madison Rasmussen …

Sources (3)

  • Maurine E Oliver in household of Rawleigh Oliver, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maurine Rasmussen in household of Andrew Rasmussen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Rasmunson in household of Andrew Rasmunson, "United States Census, 1920"

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