Henrik Christian Rasmussen

4 January 1852–30 January 1911 (Age 59)
Vejlby, Vends, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Henrik Christian

When Henrik Christian Rasmussen was born on 4 January 1852, in Vejlby, Vends, Odense, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Christian Nielsen, was 29 and his mother, Abelone Jørgensdatter, was 32. He married Sarah Jane Throop on 19 August 1876, in Buffalo, Wheeler, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Shirley Township, Cloud, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Nelson, Cloud, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died on 30 January 1911, in Ames, Cloud, Kansas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Ames, Cloud, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henrik Christian Rasmussen
Sarah Jane Throop
Marriage: 19 August 1876
Mary A Rasmusen
Delbert Henry Rasmussen Sr
Ida Lillian Rasmussen
Sarah Electa Rasmussen
Elizabeth Stina Rasmussen
Carrie Rasmussen
Ruth Rasmussen

Spouse and Children

19 August 1876
Buffalo, Wheeler, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 7

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.

Age 9

Kansas is the 34th state
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 16

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

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hanne Else Rasmussen in household of Rasmus Else Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Henrik Christian Rasmussen in household of Niels Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Henry Rasmusen, "United States Census, 1880"

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