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|Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN
Anna California ROSE
Ida Esther MARTILLA
|Husband: Arthur Carsten "Art" MATTHIESEN
Birth: 10 Dec 1895, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA
Death (coronary artery disease): 15 Jun 1967, Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz Co., CA
Disposition: IOOF Crematory
Y-DNA Haplogroup: R1b-L47
Occupation: private investigator, house painter, utility lineman
Military Service: California National Guard: 1916, Punitive Expedition against Mexico (injured Nogales, AZ)
Father: Andreas MATHIESEN
Mother: Christine Mommine Jessine SØRENSEN
|Marriage-1: 23 Jan 1918, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA; divorced 1920s|
|Wife-1: Anna California "Ann" ROSE
Birth: 9 Sep 1899, Sutter Creek, Amador Co., CA
Death (coronary artery disease): 11 Feb 1994, City & County of San Francisco, CA
Disposition: ashes interred Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara Co., CA
mtDNA Haplogroup: H11
Occupation: bookkeeper, accountant
Father: William Lee ROSE
Mother: Maude Irene THOMPSON
|Marriage-2: aft. 1930|
|Wife-2: Ida Esther MARTILLA
Birth: 5 Mar 1906, Brown Co., SD
Death: 29 Apr 1967, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA
Father: Henrick Nikolai MARTILLA
Mother: Anna Eldiida KESTI
|Children with Anna California ROSE — born in Oakland, Alameda Co., CA:|
Robert "Bob / Bobbie / Mattie" MATTHIESEN, b. 11 Nov 1918
2. Betty Ann MATTHIESEN, b. 20 Feb 1920
|Child with Ida Esther MARTILLA — born in Santa Cruz Co., CA:|
|3. (Son) MATTHIESEN|
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1. Photos of Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN and Anna California (ROSE) MATTHIESEN:
1. First-hand knowledge (Ann was my paternal grandmother), and interviews of subjects' children.
2. Baptismal Certificate of Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN.
3a. Marriage Records:
3b. Anon. Saturday, 13 Dec 1919. "Wife Seeks Denial of Final Decree." Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), p. 3 (online at Newspapers.com):
|4a. 1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-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 (Book 1), p. 237B, SN 3B,
SD 5, ED 82, enumerated 3 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920
(extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤(•)
|4b. 1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at
Ancestry.com; Image #19 of 30): 311 S American Street, Apt. 9, Stockton
City (Ward 3, Pct 5), O'Neil and Stockton Twp., San Joaquin Co., CA, p.
132A, SN 10A, SD 3, ED 171, enumerated 10 Jan 1920, official enumeration
date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
|5a. 1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-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 (Book 1), 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):¤(•)
5b. 1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com): can't find Ann (or her mother or her children). My Dad tells me they moved from San Francisco to Alameda around this time, so it's conceivable they missed the census during the move.
|6a. 1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at
Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 45 — indexed "Archie Mathewson"):
Santa Cruz Judicial Twp., Santa Cruz Co., CA, Roll T627_343, p. 322B, SN
7B, SD 1, ED 44-20A, enumerated 18 Apr 1940, official enumeration date
1 Apr 1940 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
6b. 1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28 of 33): The enumerator took street numbers, but no street names, and headed the entries with, "The Following People Live in Block 21." City & County of San Francisco, CA, Roll T627_311, p. 5315A, SN 64A, SD 5, ED 38-350, enumerated 22 Apr 1940, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1940 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
7. Death Certificates of Arthur Carsten MATTHIESEN and Anna California (ROSE) MATTHIESEN.
|8. California Death Index (online at RootsWeb.com):
|9. Obituary from the Amador Ledger Dispatch, Jackson,
CA, Feb 1994:
10. From the Death Notices of the San Francisco Examiner/Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, 13 Feb 1994:
11. From the newspaper column of Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, 18 Feb 1994:
|12. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration
Cards, 1917-18. Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National
Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index
online at Ancestry.com):
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