Vilhelm Anderess Rasmussen

4 May 1858–19 January 1925 (Age 66)
Bregninge, Bregninge, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Vilhelm Anderess

When Vilhelm Anderess Rasmussen was born on 4 May 1858, in Bregninge, Bregninge, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Peder Bregnige Rasmussen, was 41 and his mother, Mette Marie Pedersen, was 40. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Olivia Olsen. He lived in Bregninge, Ærø, Svendborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Copenhagen, Denmark for about 35 years. He died on 19 January 1925, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Vilhelm Anderess Rasmussen
Olivia Olsen
Vilhelm Rasmussen
Astrid Marie Rasmussen
Ove Rasmussen
Leo Rasmussen

Spouse and Children



    Vilhelm Rasmussen


    Astrid Marie Rasmussen


    Ove Rasmussen


    Leo Rasmussen


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    Hans Peder Rasmussen


    Karoline Analie Rasmussen


    Rasmine Marie Rasmussen




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World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 1

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 1

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 56

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Vilhelm Andreas Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Wilhelm Andreas Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Wilhelm Andreas Rasmussen in household of Mette Marie Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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