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Hans RASMUSSEN
Wilhelmina Serafina HANSEN
NOTICE:  a matrilineal (direct female line) descendant of Wilhelmina Serafina (HANSEN) RASMUSSEN is participating in the Danish Demes Regional DNA Project.  Anyone who suspects they descend from her on a matrilineal line can support that connection with an mtDNA test.
Husband:  Hans RASMUSSEN
Birth:  23 Jan 1841, of København, Sokkelund Herred, København Amt, DK
Death:  23 Nov 1919
Disposition:  buried Center Grove Cemetery (Section 4E 19), New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN
Marriage:  1866(?), Friendship, PA(?)
Wife:  Wilhelmina Serafina HANSEN
Birth:  6 Jun 1847, of København, Sokkelund Herred, København Amt, DK
Death:  6 Apr 1931, Olmsted Co., MN
Disposition:  buried Center Grove Cemetery (Section 4E 20), New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN
mtDNA Haplogroup:  H ("Clan Helena")
Father possibly:  Rasmus HANSEN
Mother possibly:  Inger Ehlersdatter CHRISTENSEN
Children:
— born in MN, presumably in Mantorville Twp., Dodge Co., MN:
1.  Amelia RASMUSSEN, b. 1868/9

— born in MN, either in Mantorville Twp., Dodge Co., MN, or New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN:
2.  Albert RASMUSSEN, b. 1871/2
3.  Axel RASMUSSEN, b. 1873/4
4.  Nancy RASMUSSEN, b. 1876/7
5.  Elvene Lucretia RASMUSSEN, b. 1878/9

— born in New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN:
6.  Otis J. RASMUSSEN, b. 1882/3
7.  (Child) RASMUSSEN, b. ca. 1885/6; d. bef. 1900
8.  Netta RASMUSSEN, b. Dec 1888
9.  (Child) RASMUSSEN; d. bef. 1900

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, United States, Minnesota, Pennsylvania

Sources (n.b., Olmsted and Dodge Cos. were formed in 1855; the counties are adjacent):

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Hans Rasmussen
Birth: 23 Jan 1841, of Kobenhavn, Denmark; Death: 23 Nov 1919
Marriage: 1866, Friendship, Pennsylvania
Spouse: Wilhelmina Sarafena Hansen
Birth: 06 Jun 1847, of Kobenhavn, Denmark; Death: 06 Apr 1931
Source: patron submission
Wilhelmine Sarafine HANSEN
Christening: 27 Aug 1847, Trinitatis, Kobenhavn, Kobenhavn, Denmark
Father: Rasmus HANSEN; Mother: Inger Ehlersdr CHRISTENSEN
Source: Kirkebøger, 1660-1907. Den Danske Folkekirke. Københaven Trinitatis sogn
This Wilhelmine Sarafine HANSEN is very likely our subject's wife, but confirmation is needed.

2.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

3.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 25):  Mantorville P.O., Mantorville Twp., Dodge Co., MN, Roll M593_3, p. 741, PN 17, ???/135, enumerated 14 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
Rasmusson H 29 M W Farm laborer     Denmark
_________ Wilhelmena 23 F W Domestic servant     Denmark
_________ Amelia  1 F W       Minn
They were living in someone else's household, apparently as their live-in employees, but the record is so faded and blurred, I didn't try to extract the whole thing.  The family they're living with was from NY, so I don't think any genealogically significant information was omitted.

4.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #20 of 21):  New Haven, Olmsted Co., MN, Roll T9-0628, p. 405D, PN 20, SD 1, ED 211, enumerated 16 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
191 193 Rasmusson Hans W M 38     \ Farmer   DK DK DK
    _________ Mina W F 32 Wife   \ Keeping House   DK DK DK
    _________ Anelia W F 11 Dau \   at School \ MN DK DK
    _________ Albert W M  8 Son \     \ MN DK DK
    _________ Axel W M  6 Son \       MN DK DK
    _________ Nancy W F  3 Dau \       MN DK DK
    _________ Elvass? W F  1 Dau \       MN DK DK

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 19):  New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN, Roll T623_778 (Book 2), p. 99A, SN 4, SD 128, ED 110, enumerated 5 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
66 67 Rasmussen Hans Head W M Jan 1841 59 M 31     DK DK DK 1867 33 Na Farmer 0   Y Y Y O M F 61
    _________ Wilhelmine Wife W F Jun 1847 32 M 31 9 7 DK DK DK 1869 31   Keeping House     Y Y Y        
    _________ Netta Dau W F Dec 188? 11 S       MN DK DK       School   3 Y Y Y        
Can't find Otis or Elvene, and they're not married yet.

7.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #17 of 19):  New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN, Roll T624_713, p. 100A, SN 9A, SD 1, ED 109, enumerated 30 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 23 24 26 27 28 29
147 Rasmussen Otis Head M W 28 M1       MN DK DK     Eng General Farm OA Y Y O M F 135
  _________ Emma Wife F W 24 M1 3 3 2 MN Ger WI     Eng none   Y Y        
  [Otis & Emma's children]
  _________ Hans father in law M W 69 S       DK DK DK 1866 nat Eng none   Y Y        
  _________ Wilhelmena mother in law F W 62 M1 41 9 7 DK DK DK     Eng none   Y Y        

8.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 19):  Pine Island No. 1, New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN, Roll T625_847, p. 98A, SN 5A, SD 156, ED 109, enumerated 19/20/22 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
* Fm 95 97 Rasmussen Otis J Head O F M W 39 M     Y Y MN   DK Danish DK Danish Y Farmer General farm Em 73
      _________ Emma A Wife     F W 35 M     Y Y MN   Ger German WI   Y None      
      [Otis & Emma's children]
      _________ Wilhelminia Mother     F W 72 Wd 1879 pa Y Y DK Danish DK Danish DK Danish   None      
*Pine Island No. 1

9.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 36):  New Haven Twp., Olmsted Co., MN, Roll 1110 (Book 2), p. 67A, SN 4A, ED 55-14, SD 13, enumerated 5 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 32
42 42 Rasmussen Otis Jr Head O Y M W 47 M 24 N Y MN DK DK       Y Farm General O Y N 42
    _________ Emma Wife     F W 43 M 20 N Y MN Ger MN       Y None          
    _________ Wilhemena Mother     F W 82 WD   N Y DK DK DK Danish before
1900
Na Y None          

10.  Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002.  Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: Hans Rasmussen Wilhelmenia Rasmussen
Death Date: 23 Nov 1919 6 Apr 1931
Death County: Olmsted Olmsted
State file number: 009456 009561
Certificate Number: 009456 009561
Certificate Year: 1919 1931
Record Number: 288487 587965

11.  John Dalby.  2003.  Minnesota Cemetery Inscription Index, Select Counties.  The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT (online at Ancestry.com):
Name: Hans Rasmussen Wilhelmina Rasmussen
Birth Date: 23 Jan 1841 1847
Death Date: 23 Nov 1919 1930
Cemetery: Center Grove Center Grove
Section: 4E 19 4E 20
Township: New Haven New Haven
County: Olmsted Olmsted
Comments: Sp. Wilhelmina Sp. Hans

12.  Message posted to the Hansen Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

13.  Email from descendant.

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