Karen Rasmussen

15 March 1842–23 March 1931 (Age 89)
Ry, Ry, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Rasmussen was born on 15 March 1842, in Ry, Ry, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Rasmus Rasmussen, was 29 and her mother, Ane Marie Nielsdatter, was 22. She married Carl Kielgaard Hansen on 7 April 1867, in Århus, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1867 and lived in Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 23 March 1931, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (22)

Do you know Karen? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Carl Kielgaard Hansen
Karen Rasmussen
Marriage: 7 April 1867
Charles Hansen
Joseph Hansen
Hyrum Hansen
Anna Caroline Hansen
Oscar Keilgaard Hansen
Herbert Erastus Hansen
Orson Peter Hansen
Lewis William Hansen
Hannah Christiana Hansen
George Angus Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1867Århus, Århus, Denmark
  • Children


    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 5
    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.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 24
    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, Nels, Lars, Jorgen, Niels, Bent, Holger, Thor, Borge, Knute, Per, Alf.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Rasmus .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (41)

    • Caroline Stevens in household of Charles R. Stevens, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Caroline Rasmus in entry for George A Hansen and Emma Harris Jay, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Caroline Hansen in entry for Charles Keilgaard Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.