Laurits Rasmussen

27 July 1684–17 November 1750
Vejlby, Vends, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Laurits

When Laurits Rasmussen was christened on 27 July 1684, in Vejlby, Vends, Odense, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen, was 19 and his mother, Mrs. Rasmus Hansen, was 17. He married Anna Svendsdatter on 8 December 1709, in Vejlby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 17 November 1750, in Aulby, Vejlby, Vends, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Vejlby, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurits Rasmussen
1684–1750
Anne Jensdatter
1688–1750
Marriage: 6 April 1711
Anna Larsen
1711–1719
Anna Kirstine Larsen
1713–1714
Anna Kirstine Larsdatter
1715–
Jens Larsen
1717–
Rasmus Larsen
1719–
Hans Larsen
1722–1792
Anna Larsen
1724–
Kirstine Larsen
1726–
Peder Larsen
1729–
Maren Larsen
1732–

Spouse and Children

    Male1684–1750Male

    Anne Jensdatter

    Female1688–1750Female

MARRIAGE
6 April 1711
Vejlby, Odense, Denmark
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1665–Male

    Mrs. Rasmus Hansen

    Female1667–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Erasmus ( see Rasmus ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lauritz Rasmusen Boemand in entry for Anne, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lauritz Rasmusen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Lars Rasmusen in entry for Peder Larsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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