Erasmus Kruuse Lassen

19 November 1811–1 May 1886 (Age 74)
Horsens, Vor Frelsers, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Erasmus Kruuse

When Erasmus Kruuse Lassen was born on 19 November 1811, in Horsens, Vor Frelsers, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Christian Lassen, was 52 and his mother, Karen Rasmusdatter Kruse, was 24. He married Marie Elizabeth Spaeth on 12 June 1834, in Schwerin, Beeskow-Storkow, Brandenburg, Prussia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Søvind, Søvind, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1870. He died on 1 May 1886, in Søvind, Voer, Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 74, and was buried in Skanderborg, Århus, Denmark.

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Erasmus Kruuse Lassen
Marie Elizabeth Spaeth
Marriage: 12 June 1834
Augusta Conradine Marie Nicoline Lassen
Harold Waldemar Maxmilian Constantin Lassen
Albin Raphael Oscar Erasmus Lassen
Hulda Franciska Kunigunde Lassen
Herman Emil Maxmillian Lassen
Albertha Agnes Antonia LASSEN
Antonie Marie Amelie Lassen
Gustav Adolph Hans Lassen

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12 June 1834
Schwerin, Beeskow-Storkow, Brandenburg, Prussia


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World Events (6)

1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 2

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

Age 3

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 36

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.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from Lasse, a pet form of Lars, Scandinavian form of Lawrence .2 North German: assimilated form of Danish Larssen.

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

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Stone Cutter’s Daughter or The Old Church in Horsens R. K. Lassen Forward to the new edition Biography of Rasmus Kruse Lassen From his daily Jutlandish everyday life (he was a painter by trade) to …

Sources (3)

  • Rasmus Krup Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Erasmus Lasse in entry for Albertha Angnes Antonie Lasse, "Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874"
  • Rasmus Kruse Larsen in entry for Gustav Adolf Hans Lassen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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