Rasmus Andersen

3 January 1851–19 September 1902 (Age 51)
Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Rasmus

When Rasmus Andersen was born on 3 January 1851, in Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark, his father, Anders Andersen, was 33 and his mother, Christine Didricksen Rasmusdr, was 35. He married Anna Sophie Frederikke Nielsen on 3 March 1878, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1865 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Weston, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 19 September 1902, in Cornish, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Andersen
Anna Sophie Frederikke Nielsen
Marriage: 3 March 1878
Annettie Marie Anderson
Oliver Rasmus Anderson
William Arthur Anderson
Ida Elizabeth Anderson
Victor Anderson
Charles Albert Anderson
Pearl Lucile Anderson
Leslie Howard Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1878Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 8
    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 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Rasmus Anderson in entry for Oliver Anderson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Rasman Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Rasmus Anderson in entry for Albert Anderson and Lima Brown, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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