Karen Kirstine Rasmussen

Brief Life History of Karen Kirstine

When Karen Kirstine Rasmussen was born on 21 November 1844, in Hundstrup, Nyborg, Denmark, her father, Rasmus Marqvardsen, was 48 and her mother, Mette Sophie Sørensdatter, was 42. She married Anders Pedersen on 18 October 1874, in Hundstrup, Nyborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hundstrup, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark in 1845. She died on 12 February 1924, in Hundstrup, Nyborg, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hundstrup, Nyborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Pedersen
Karen Kirstine Rasmussen
Marriage: 18 October 1874
Hans Peder Pedersen
Rasmus Pedersen
Anne Sofie Pedersen

Sources (6)

  • Karen Kirstine Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Margvarsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Karen Kirstine Rasmussen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Kirstine Rasmussen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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.


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

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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