Rasmus Andersen

20 June 1766–
Svallerup, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Andersen was christened on 20 June 1766, in Svallerup, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Anders Rasmusen, was 24 and his mother, Bodel Andersdatter, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Anders Rasmusen
1742–1784
Bodel Andersdatter
1743–
Ole Andersen
1764–1765
Rasmus Andersen
1766–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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    Ole Andersen

    Male1764–1765Male

    Male1766–Male

World Events (3)

1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Denmark Parish Records Christening of Rasmus Andersen

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