Jens Rasmussen

18 April 1819–
Sporup, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Rasmussen was born on 18 April 1819, in Sporup, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Pederssen, was 55 and his mother, Karen Ditlevsdatter, was 41.

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Rasmus Pederssen
Karen Ditlevsdatter
Peder Rasmussen
Peder Rasmussen
Ditlev Rasmussen
Ane Johanne Rasmusdatter
Ane Johanne Rasmusdatter
Jens Rasmussen
Jens Rasmussen

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World Events (3)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

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 28

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.

Age 30

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

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 (1)

  • Jens Rasmusen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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