This is one of 10 photos (see below) that were in the photo
album of Jens Rasmussen Hai (1844-1927) from Tillitse, Maribo,
and his wife Ane Margrethe Frederikke Sophie Pedersdatter (1843-1918)
from Gloslunde, Maribo. The family came to America in 1879 and
settled in Aurora Township, Steele County, Minnesota.
Their children were:
Anna Christine Rasmussen (1867 – ? ) Born at Tillitse.
Bolette Sofie Rasmussen (1870 – ? ) Born at Gloselunde.
Marie Kirstine Rasmussen (1870 – bef. 1879) Born at Gloslunde
Marie Rasmussen (1873 – 1962) Born at Tillitse.
Rasmus Peter Rasmussen (1884 – 1977) Born in Aurora Township.
Rasmus Peter was married to my grandfather’s sister.
"Ne frustra vixisse videar"
(May I not seemed to have lived in vain.)
the last words of the Danish astronomer
Tycho Brahe in 1601.