Erick Rasmussen

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Background

Erick Jorgenole Rasmussen was born in 1830 (most probably in Denmark). He was the son of Olsen Rasmussen and Kerstine Larsen. Rasmussen arrived in Victoria in the early 1850s. [1]

He died in December 1916 and was buried in the Ballaarat New Cemetery. Charlotte Rasmussen died five years earlier, in September 1911 .[2]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Rassmussen was a miner at Ballarat in the 1850s. His German manufactured percussion pocket pistols were at one stage on display in Ballarat’s Eureka Stockade Centre.[3]

Post 1854 Experiences

Rasmussen married Charlotte Rowe in 1862 and they had three children. The family lived in Albion Street, Sebastopol. At the time of his death Erick Rasmussen was an engine driver. [4]

See also

Weapons

Further Reading

Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


References

  1. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  2. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.
  3. Wickham, D., Gervasoni, C. & Phillipson, W., Eureka Research Directory, Ballarat Heritage Services, 1999.
  4. Corfield, J.,Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

External links

https://victoriancollections.net.au/items/5542daf4998fc2047045795b



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