Jens Rasmussen

25 November 1804–
Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Rasmussen was born on 25 November 1804, in Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Jonassen, was 30 and his mother, Ana Margrethe Hansen, was 31.

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Rasmus Jonassen
Ana Margrethe Hansen
Jens Rasmussen
Jens Rasmussen
Johanna Rasmussen
Mette Rasmusdr
Natta Rasmussen
Kirsten Rasmussen
Hans Rasmussen
Dortha Rasmussen

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World Events (3)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

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

Age 4

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.

Age 10

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

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