Rasmus Nielsen

12 June 1735–
Donsted, Albæk sogn, Dronninglund herred, Hjørring amt, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Nielsen was born on 12 June 1735, his father, Niels Christensen, was 44 and his mother, Kirsten Rasmusdatter, was 35. He married Anne Andersdatter on 30 November 1760, in Albæk, Nørre Djurs, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Nielsen
1735–
Anne Andersdatter
1737–1804
Marriage: 30 November 1760
Mads Rasmussen
1761–
Niels Rasmussen
1780–
Niels Rasmussen
1762–1762
Mette Rasmussen
1763–
Niels Rasmussen
1766–1767
Anders Rasmussen
1769–
Laus Rasmussen
1775–1779

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1760
Albæk, Nørre Djurs, Århus, Denmark
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 2

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.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 7

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 41

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Rasmus Nielsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Rasmus Nielssen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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