Jens Christian Rasmussen

8 December 1815–22 July 1884 (Age 68)
Vinding, Tyrsting, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Rasmussen was born on 8 December 1815, in Vinding, Tyrsting, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Rasmussen i Addit, was 41 and his mother, Ellen Jensdatter, was 30. He married Anne Andersdatter on 29 December 1837. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 July 1884, in Vinding, Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 68, and was buried in Vinding, Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Rasmussen
Anne Andersdatter
Marriage: 29 December 1837
Rasmus Jensen
Ane Sophie Jensen
Anders Jensen
Mads Jensen
Soren Jensen
Mads Erich Jensen
Ellen Jensen
Niels Peter Jensen

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  • Marriage
    29 December 1837
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    World Events (6)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 3
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 14
    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 32
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Jorgen, Niels, Bent, Holger, Thor, Borge, Knute, Per, Alf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Rasmus .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Jens Christian Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Jens Christian Rasmusen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Jens Christian Rasmussen in entry for Rasmus Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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