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Arthur Robert MATTHIESEN
Nina Gale STRAUB
Husband:  Arthur Robert "Bob" MATTHIESEN — link to entry in new TNG database
Birth:  11 Nov 1918, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA
Death:  16 Apr 2006, at home, Saratoga, Santa Clara Co., CA
Disposition (Neptune Society):  ashes sprinkled in the Pacific Ocean west of San Francisco, CA
Education:  Alameda High School (Class of 1936), Alameda, Alameda Co., CA
Higher Education:  Heald Business College, San Francisco, CA
Military Service:  World War II:  1944-46, Sgt., U.S. Army, European theater (Germany)
Occupation-1:  musician (multiple instruments, especially saxophone, clarinet — "big band" sound)
Occupation-2:  Treasury Assistant [Cash Manager], Finance Dept., City of San Jose, Santa Clara Co., CA
Hobby:  musician (multiple instruments, especially jazz piano), gardening
Religion:  atheist
Y-DNA Haplogroup (Ysearch ID KBBX2):  R-1b1b-2a1a-4a = R-L47
mtDNA Haplogroup (mitoSearch ID KBBX2):  H11 ("Clan Helena")
Father:  Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN
Mother:  Anna California ROSE
Marriage:  11 Sep 1941, Reno, Washoe Co., NV
Wife:  Nina Gale STRAUB
Birth:  4 Jan 1907, Turlock, Stanislaus Co., CA
Death:  15 Jan 1991, at home, Saratoga, Santa Clara Co., CA
Disposition (Neptune Society):  ashes sprinkled in the Pacific Ocean at Bonita Cove, Marin Co., CA
Education:  San Jose High School (Class of 1924), San Jose, Santa Clara Co., CA
Higher Education:  B.A. and Teaching Cert., San Jose State College; Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington, DC
Occupation:  stenographer, art teacher, homemaker
Hobby:  artist (painting, drawing)
Religion:  agnostic
mtDNA Haplogroup (mitoSearch ID A4ABX):  T1 ("Clan Tara")
Father:  Albert Roy STRAUB (1879-1969)
Mother:  Nina WILLIS (1879-1956)
Child:
living
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Nevada

Sources:

1.  First-hand knowledge.

2.  California Birth Index, 1905-1995 (online at Ancestry.com):
Last Name First Name Middle Date Sex Mother County
MATTHIESEN ARTHUR R 11/11/1918 MALE ROSE ALAMEDA

3.  California Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com):
Last
Name
First
Name
Middle Birth
Date
Mother
Maiden
Father
Last
Sex Birth
Place
Death Place
(County)
Death
Date
SSN Age Postem
MATTHIESEN NINA GALE 01/04/1907 WILLIS STRAUB F CALIFORNIA SANTA CLARA 01/15/1991 551-42-6845 84 Yes

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