Rasmus Erastus Jacobsen Jr

7 February 1856–12 September 1891 (Age 35)
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Rasmus Erastus

When Rasmus Erastus Jacobsen Jr was born on 7 February 1856, in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Rasmus Erastus Jacobson Sr., was 32 and his mother, Iverine Engelbretsdatter, was 33. He married Mary Ellen Smith on 13 January 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 12 September 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 35.

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Rasmus Erastus Jacobsen Jr
Mary Ellen Smith
Marriage: 13 January 1881
Estella Jacobson
Robert LeRoy Jacobson
Susanna Lorena JACOBSON
Mary Ellen Isabella Jacobson
Sarah Eliza Jacobson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1881Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen
    Age 1
    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 10
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Rastus Jacobsen in entry for Henry J Bateman and Sadie Jacobsen Budd, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Arastus Jacobsen in entry for Belle Ray, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Rasmus, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

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