Rasmus Andersen

24 February 1717–
Røgen, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Andersen was christened on 24 February 1717, in Røgen, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Christensen, was 38 and his mother, Kiersten Rasmussen, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Anders Christensen
1679–1750
Kiersten Rasmussen
1690–
Christen Andersen
1712–1714
Christen Andersen
1735–
Kiersten Andersen
1713–
Christen Andersen
1714–
Rasmus Andersen
1717–
Maren Andersen
1720–
Karen Andersen
1722–
Morten Andersen
1724–1729
Mette Andersen
1727–1727
Morten Andersen
1729–

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World Events (3)

1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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