Rasmus Erichsen

1660–April 1730 (Age 70)
Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Erichsen was born in 1660, in Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Erich Pedersen Smed, was 30 and his mother, Karen Rasmusdatter, was 28. He married Anne Jensdatter about 1685, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in April 1730, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Erichsen
1660–1730
Anne Jensdatter
1660–1730
Marriage: about 1685
Karen Rasmusdatter
1691–1755
Hans Rasmussen
1694–1757
Jens Rasmussen
1698–1772
Rasmus Rasmussen
1700–1751

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1685
Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 41

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 53

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 69

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Eirik or Erich ( see Erickson ).

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

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