Laurits Rasmussen

Male27 July 1684–17 November 1750

Brief Life History of Laurits

When Laurits Rasmussen was christened on 27 July 1684, in Vejlby, Vends, Odense, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Hansen, was 48 and his mother, Kirsten Lauritzdatter, was 45. He married Anna Svendsdatter on 8 December 1709, in Vejlby, Hindsgavl, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He was buried in Vejlby, Hindsgavl, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurits Rasmussen
Anne Jensdatter
Marriage: 19 April 1711
Anna Larsen
Anna Kirstine Larsen
Anna Kirstine Larsdatter
Jens Larsen
Rasmus Larsen
Hans Larsen
Anna Larsen
Kirstine Larsen
Peder Larsen
Maren Larsen

Sources (18)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1711Vejlby, Hindsgavl, Denmark
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    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.


    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    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.

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