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Andreas MATHIESEN
Christine Mommine Jessine SØRENSEN
Husband:  Andreas / Andrew MATHIESEN / MATTHIESEN
Birth:  13 Sep 1867, Weisby, Schleswig-Holstein, DEU / Visby, Visby Sogn, TH&L Herred, Tønder Amt, DK
Death (lung cancer):  18 Aug 1921, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA
Migration:  1886, DK to CA
Naturalization:  17 Aug 1898, Superior Court, City & County of San Francisco, CA
Occupation:  haberdasher, tailor (owned his own shop)
Fraternal:  Fountain Lodge, IOOF; Oakland Camp, WOW
Father:  Carsten Andersen MATHIESEN
Mother:  Marie Magdalen FRIEDRICHSEN
Marriage:  1889, CA
Wife:  Christine Mommine Jessine SØRENSEN / SORENSEN
Birth:  15 Jan 1867, Ribe, Ribe Sogn, Ribe Herred, Ribe Amt, DK
Death:  18 Aug 1948, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA
Migration:  1889, DK to CA
Father:  Christen SØRENSEN
Mother:  Mommine Jessine HAGENSEN
Child:
1.  Arthur Carsten "Art" MATTHIESEN, b. 10 Dec 1895, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA 
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; FRG, Deutschland, Germany; Denmark, Danmark; TH&L = Tønder, Højer og Lø; USA, US, United States, California

Images: 

1.  Photo of Andreas MATHIESEN and Christine Mommine Jessine SØRENSEN:
 
This image has been removed because images are being taken from my web site and reused without my permission.  I will no longer display recent family photos online, except in a password-protected folder.


Sources:

1.  Family Group Sheets compiled by Betty Ann (Matthiesen) Cogliati and her grandmother, Maude Irene (Thompson) Rose.  It is oral family history that Christine came to America via the route over the Panamanian Isthmus and that her ship was wrecked off the Pacific coast of Mexico.  She is said to have lost all her belongings, but survived (obviously) and made it to Oakland, CA.

2.  Pedigree by Søren H. Schmidt, Lokalhistorisk Arkiv, Bredebro, DK.

3.  Birth Verification: Christine Mommine Jessine Sørensen.  Cathedral Parish Record, Ribe, Denmark, signed 15 Jan 1881 by Curate J.J. Bondesen (photocopy courtesy of Dale Matthiesen).  Translated from Danish to English by Nina Jensen, Rønne, DK (courtesy of Betty Cogliati).  Presumably, this birth verification was part of preparations for emigration.

4.  Birth Verification: Andreas Matthiesen.  Wiesby Parish, Denmark, signed 26 Mar 1882 by G. Seeger, Vicar of Wiesby (photocopy courtesy of Dale Matthiesen; translation from Danish to English by Nina Jensen, Rønne, Denmark, courtesy of Betty Cogliati).  Presumably, this birth verification was part of preparations for emigration.

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Index/Microfilm (online at Genealogy.com):  1721 Fourteenth Street, Oakland City, 2nd Ward, Alameda Co., CA, p. 195A, SH 11A, SD 1, ED 344, enumerated 13 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).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 27
245 252 Matthiesen Andrew Head W M Sept 1867 32 M 11     GER DEN DEN 1886 14 Na Tailor 0 Y Y Y R H
    __________ Christina Wife W F Jan 1867 33 M 11 1 1 DEN DEN DEN 1889 11       Y Y Y    
    __________ Arthur Son W F Dec 1895 4 S       CA GER DEN                    

7.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 24):  360 Eighteenth St., Oakland City, Brooklyn Twp., Alameda Co., CA, Roll 71, p. 178A, SN 11A, SD 3, ED 139, enumerated 23 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28
* 360 97 106 Matthiesen Andrew Head M W 42 M1 26     Denmark
(Danish)
Denmark
(Danish)
Denmark
(Danish)
1888 Na Eng Merchant
tailor
own
business
Emp N 0 Y Y   R H
      __________ Christina Wife F W 42 M1 26 1 1 Denmark
(Danish)
Denmark
(Danish)
Denmark
(Danish)
1888   Eng None         Y Y      
      __________ Arthur Son M W 14 S       CA Denmark
(Danish)
Denmark
(Danish)
    Eng None         Y Y Y    
*Eighteenth Street

8.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 36):  2122 Seventh Ave., Oakland City, Brooklyn Twp. (Pct. 124), Alameda Co., CA, Roll T625_89, p. 237B, SN 3B, SD 5, ED 82, enumerated 3 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
* 2122 59 64 Madison Andrew Head O M M W 52 M 1885 Na 1890 Y Y Ger Ger Den Dan Den Dan Y Tailor Tailor Shop Em
      _______ Christina M Wife     F W 52 M 1889 Na 1890 Y Y Den Dan Den Dan Den Dan Y None    
      _______ Arthur C Son     M W 24 M       Y Y CA   Ger Ger Den Dan Y Merchant Mens Furnishings Store Em
*Seventh Ave

9.  1930 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 38):  7th Ave., Oakland City (Block No. 1867), Brookly [Brooklyn] Twp., Alameda Co., CA, Roll 105, p. 12A, SN 12A, ED 1-1-1, SD 8, enumerated 8 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
* 122 188 209 Mathhiesen Christine Head O 8500 R N F W 63 Wd 22 N Y DK DK DK Danish 1889 Na Y None      
      __________ Arthur Son         M W 33 D 21 Y Y CA Ger DK       Y Detective Agencey O Y
*7th Ave

10.  Death Certificate: Andrew Matthiesen.  Filed 22 Aug 1921, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA.  Address of place of death:  2122 Seventh Avenue, Oakland, CA.

11.  Record of Naturalization:  Andreas Matthiesen.  17 Aug 1898.  Superior Court of the State of California, City and County of San Francisco (photocopy courtesy of Dale Matthiesen).  This record was later restored in 27 Jun 1918 — presumably the original having been destroyed in the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906. 

12.  Baptismal Certificate of Arthur Carsten Matthiesen (photocopy courtesy of Dale Matthiesen; translation from Danish to English by Nina Jensen, Rønne, Denmark, courtesy of Betty Cogliati). 

13.  California Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com; missing columns contained no data):
Last
Name
First
Name
Middle Birth
Date
Father
Last
Sex Death Place
(County)
Death Date Age Post-
em
Matthiesen Christine M J 01/15/1865 Sorensen F Santa Cruz 08/18/1948 83 yrs Yes

14a.  Sunday, 21 Aug 1921.  "Matthiesen's Funeral To Be Held Tomorrow."  Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 13 (online at Newspapers.com):
Matthiesen's Funeral To Be Held Tomorrow
  Funeral services for Andrew Matthiesen, resident of Oakland for 40 years, who died Thursday night, will be held tomorrow at Odd Fellows' hall, Eleventh and Franklin streets, at 2:30 p.m.
   Matthiesen was engaged in the tailoring business in Oakland for 35 years, his place of business being at 403 Twelfth street.  He was a member of the Odd Fellows and the Woodmen of the World.
   His death occurred at his home, 2122 Seventh avenue, East Oakland.  He had been ill for a year from cancer.  He was a native of Denmark and 53 years old.  On his arrival in America he came directly to Oakland.  He is survived by his widow and his son, Art, a local haberdasher.

14b.  Sunday, 21 Aug 1921.  "DIED."  Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 56 (online at Newspapers.com):
MATTHIESEN—In this city, Aug. 18, 1921, Andrew, dearly beloved husband of Christine Matthiesen, loving father of Arthur C. Matthiesen, brother of Peter, Chrsten (sic), Mathias Matthiessen (sic), Mrs. S. Svensen and the late Mrs. E. Rask, a member of Fountain Lodge, No. 401, I.O.O.F., and Oakland Camp, No. 94, W.O.W., a native of Denmark, aged 53 years.
   Friends are invited to attend the funeral service Monday, Aug. 22, at 2:30 p.m. from I.O.O.F. Temple, 11th and Franklin sts.  Remains at the residence parlors of Andker & Co., 1445 5th ave., cor. East 15th st.  Officers and members of Fountain Lodge No. 410 are requested to attend.

14c.  Wednesday, 24 Aug 1921.  "Card of Thanks."  Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 10 (online at Newspapers.com):
CARD OF THANKS.
  The family of Andrew Matthiesen wish to thank our many friends and acquaintances for the kindness and sympathy nd floral offerings extended during the breavement of our beloved husband and father.
   MRS. CHRISTINE MATTHIESEN,
   ART MATTHIESEN

.  Saturday, 29 Dec 1906.  "LEASE."  Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 20 (online at Newspapers.com):
H.A. HARRIS to ANDREW MATTHIESEN and JOHN HANSEN, store under Webster House, 1061 Franklin street, from January 1, 1907, to May 30, 1910; $80 per month.

.  Sunday, 1 Mar 1908.  "Two Representative Merchants Who Have Proven Their Statements."  Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 22 (online at Newspapers.com):

16.  Anon.  "Dissolution Notice."  Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 18 (online at Newspapers.com):
DISSOLUTION NOTICE.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
   Be it known, that the co-partnership of Hansen & Matthiesen, merchant tailors of Oakland, California, has this day been dissolved by mutual consent; Hansen will retire from the firm.
   The business will be continued by Andrew Matthiesen, who will collect all bills due the firm and take care of all firm liabilities.
     Dated, December 31, 1909.
            HANSEN & MATTHIESEN,
                 JOHN HANSEN,
ANDREW MATTHIESEN.

.  Wednesday, 31 Aug 1910.  "DEEDS."  Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, CA), p. 2 (online at Newspapers.com):
Andrew Matthiesen to Christina M. J. Mattheison (sic)—Lot 15 and 16, block 5, Riverdale Park; gift.

.  Tuesday, 25 Aug 1925.  "Farmers Like Present Warm Days." Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, CA), p. 2 (online at Newspapers.com):
   APTOS...[misc. items, then]
   Former residents of these parts who were here recently were Mr. and Mrs. Matthiesen, now of Oakland, who were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Hansen...

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