Christen Rasmussen

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Rasmussen was born on 28 March 1850, in Stubberup, Herritslev, Ålholm, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Larsen, was 45 and his mother, Maren Kirstine Larsdatter, was 37. He lived in Herritslev, Musse, Maribo, Denmark in 1855 and Herritslev, Herritslev, Musse, Maribo, Denmark for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Larsen
Maren Kirstine Larsdatter
Bodil Rasmusdatter
Karen Rasmusdatter
Peder Rasmussen
Anne Margrethe Rasmusdatter
Lars Rasmussen
Mads Rasmusen
Hans Rasmusen
Christen Rasmussen

Sources (6)

  • Christian Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Christian Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christian Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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