Rasmus Larsen

Brief Life History of Rasmus

Rasmus Larsen was born in 1797, in Denmark. He married Kirstine Christensdatter on 1 October 1819, in Højby, Dragsholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Nykøbing Sjælland, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark in 1834.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Larsen
1797–
Kirstine Christensdatter
1799–
Marriage: 1 October 1819
Sidse Rasmusdatter
1819–
Anne Rasmusdatter
1821–
Maren Rasmussen
1821–
Bodil Kirstine Rasmussen
1824–

Sources (18)

  • Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Rasmus Larsen in entry for Anne Rasmusdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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