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Subject:  Metha / Meta / Mette Marie MATHIESEN / MATTHIESEN
Birth:  2 Jun 1876, Weisby, Schleswig-Holstein, DEU / Visby, Visby Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK
Transhumance:  1894, to America; in CA by 1896, if not by 1894
Occupation:  servant
Father:  Carsten Andersen MATHIESEN, Sr.
Mother:  Marie Magdalen FRIEDRICHSEN
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy;    FRG, Germany, Deutschland, Preussen; Denmark, Danmark; TH&L = Tønder, Højer og Lø; USA, United States, California


1.  Mathiesen Pedigree  by Søren H. Schmidt, Lokalhistorisk Arkiv, Bredebro, DK. 

2.  Baptismal Certificate.  Meta MATHIESEN witnessed the baptism of her nephew, Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN, in Oakland, CA, in 1896. 

3.  1900 Census Index/Microfilm (online at Genealogy.com) and 1900 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 20):  660 Fourteenth St., Oakland City, 4th Ward, Alameda Co., CA, p. 86A, SH 3A, SD 1, ED 364, enumerated 2 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 for Mette).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 22 23 24
43 49 Palmanteer, William F. Head W M Jan 1855 45 M 20 PA NY PA     Bank president  0 Y Y Y
    [William's wife + children]                                  
    Matthiesen, Meta M. Servant W F Jun 1876 23 S   GER GER GER 1894 6 Servant  0 Y Y Y

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