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Carsten Andersen MATHIESEN, Sr.
Marie Magdalene FRIEDRICHSEN
Husband:  Carsten Andersen MATHIESEN, Sr.
Birth:  8 Jul 1842, Emmerlev, Emmerlev Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK
Death:  24 Apr 1904, Weisby, Schleswig-Holstein, DEU / Visby, Visby Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK
Occupation:  tailor
Father:  Andreas MATHIESEN
Mother:  Marte Cathrine Sørensdatter _____
Marriage:  1867, Abild, Abild Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK
Wife:  Marie Magdalene FRIEDRICHSEN / FREDRICKSEN
Birth:  20 Nov 1846, Abild, Abild Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK
Death:  20 Jan 1918, Bredebro, Brede Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK 
Father:  Jens Peter FRIEDRICHSEN
Mother:  Mette Marie NIELSEN
Children — born in Weisby, Schleswig-Holstein, DEU / Visby, Visby Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK:
1.  Andreas MATHIESEN, b. 13 Sep 1867 — to Oakland, CA, 1886 
2.  Ane Helene MATHIESEN, b. 4 Mar 1870; d. 25 Jul 1882
3.  Christian Nielsen MATHIESEN, b. 3 Jun 1872 — where?
4.  Martha Cathrine / Katherina MATHIESEN, b. 2 May 1874 — to Oakland, CA, 1889 
5.  Metha Marie MATHIESEN [twin], b. 7 Jun 1876 — to Oakland, CA, 1894 
6.  Peter Jensen MATHIESEN [twin], b. 7 Jun 1876 — to Vallejo, CA, 1893 
7.  Marie Magdalene MATHIESEN, b. 21 Feb 1879; d. 21 Sep 1882
8.  Carsten Andersen MATHIESEN, Jr., b. 6 Feb 1881 — to Vallejo, CA, 1903 
9.  Mathies MATHIESEN, b. 7 Apr 1883 — to Vallejo, CA, 1904
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy;    FRG, Germany, Deutschland, Preussen; Denmark, Danmark; TH&L = Tønder, Højer og Lø; USA, United States, California

Sources:

1.  Mathiesen Pedigree by Søren H. Schmidt, Lokalhistorisk Arkiv, Bredebro, DK.  According to Søren, all seven surviving children disappeared from Denmark.

2.  The following record was found in the Danish Emigration Archives (link died):
Name Occupation Age Destination Contract
No.
Registration
Date
Birthplace Birth
Parish
Last
Residence
Mathiesen, Martha Katherina Jomfru* 15 Oakland, Calif. 428 20 Mar 1889     Slesvig
*maiden (upper class)

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