Rasmus Lund

16 May 1854–12 September 1935 (Age 81)
Tjennemarke, Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Rasmus

When Rasmus Lund was born on 16 May 1854, in Tjennemarke, Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Rasmussen Lund, was 23 and his mother, Maren Katherine Clemensen, was 20. He married Elizabeth Hughes on 6 January 1887. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1880 and Farmington Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 12 September 1935, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Lund
Elizabeth Hughes
Marriage: 6 January 1887
Mary Almyra Marshall
Margaret Elizabeth Marshall
Jane Lund
Zelnora Lund
David Rasmus Lund
Owen Henry Lund
Hans Lund
Lester Llewellyn Lund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1887
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries - 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 22
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Lars, Nils, Thor, Iver, Nels, Obert, Berger, Einer, Knute, Morten.Scandinavian, German, and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, Old Norse lundr; the word was adopted into northern dialects of Middle English and also into Anglo-Norman French. There are a number of places in England named with this word, as for example Lund in Lancashire, East Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire, Lunt in Merseyside, and Lound in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Suffolk, and the surname may derive from any of these. As a Swedish surname it is probably most often ornamental.German: habitational name from any of the places called Lund or Lunden in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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    Sources (55)

    • Rasmus Lund, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Rasmus in entry for Lester L. Lund and Minnie A. Sjoblom, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Rasmus Lund in entry for Lester Llewellyn Lund, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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