Rasmus Sorensen

about 1697–3 April 1757
Lynge, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

Rasmus Sorensen was born about 1697, in Lynge, Sorø, Denmark. He married Else Maria Larsdatter about 1722. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He was buried in Lynge, Sorø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Sorensen
Else Maria Larsdatter
Marriage: about 1722
Soren Rasmussen
Lars Rasmussen
Elisabeth Rasmusdatter
Anne Margaretta Rasmusdatter
Ole Rasmussen

Spouse and Children

about 1722


World Events (5)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 4

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 16

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 32

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Denmark, Parish Registers, Burials (Sorensen, Rasmus - 1757)
  • Rasmus Sorensen in entry for Anna Margrete Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Rasmus Sorensen in entry for Soren Rasmussen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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