Rasmus Hansen

17 July 1791–1861 (Age 69)
Købelev, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Rasmus

When Rasmus Hansen was born on 17 July 1791, in Købelev, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Hans Rasmussen, was 24 and his mother, Anna Margrethe Rasmussen, was 22. He married Regina Kirstine Olsen Mortensen on 13 February 1818, in Longelse, Langelands Sønder, Svendborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Stibanken, Ryde, Maribo, Denmark in 1840 and Nakskov, Sankt Nikolai, Maribo, Denmark for about 6 years. In 1850, at the age of 59, his occupation is listed as tommermand (carpenter) in Nakskov, Sankt Nikolai, Maribo, Denmark. He died in 1861, in Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Hansen
Regina Kirstine Olsen Mortensen
Marriage: 13 February 1818
Morton Andersen Hansen
Hans Christian Hansen Sr.
Anne Margrethe Hansen
Anthon Milius Hansen
Oline Rasmine Hansen
Ludvig Theodor Rasmussen
Marie Christine Hansen
Rasmus Madsen Hansen
Caroline Mathilde Hansen
Laurentine Hansine Hansen
Maren Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1818Longelse, Langelands Sønder, Svendborg, Denmark
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    World Events (7)

    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 1
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
    1794 · Stibo
    Age 3
    The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
    Age 23
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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    Sources (38)

    • Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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