Rasmus Sorensen

5 September 1802–
Ishøj, København, Denmark

The Life of Rasmus

When Rasmus Sorensen was born on 5 September 1802, in Ishøj, København, Denmark, his father, Soren Rasmussen, was 36 and his mother, Ingeborg Larsdr, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Soren Rasmussen
1766–1838
Ingeborg Larsdr
1774–1819
Knud Sorensen
1800–1862
Rasmus Sorensen
1802–
Peder Sorensen
1804–1804

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World Events (3)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 3

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 6

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1814

Age 12

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian (Sørensen): patronymic from the personal name Søren ( see Soren ).

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

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