Andreas Martinius Klausen

March 1854–9 March 1945 (Age 91)
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway

The Life of Andreas Martinius

When Andreas Martinius Klausen was born in March 1854, in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway, his father, Nils Klaus Rejnertsen Smeland, was 37 and his mother, Magnhild Marthea Olsdr, was 31. He married Anna Josefine Tomine Carlsdatter Endersen on 31 October 1879, in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1881 and lived in Oaklyn, Camden, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years and South Gate, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 9 March 1945, in Bell, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Martinius Klausen
1854–1945
Anna Josefine Tomine Carlsdatter Endersen
1857–1932
Marriage: 31 October 1879
Einar Claus Magnus Klausen
1879–1957
Carl Klausen
1885–1958
Olaf Klausen
1888–1971
Henry Stanley Klausen
1890–1960
Walter Klausen
1892–1977
Margaret Klausen
1895–1967
Arthur Klausen
1899–1986
Alice Josephine Klausen
1906–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1879
Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Nils Klaus Rejnertsen Smeland

    Male1816–1873Male

    Magnhild Marthea Olsdr

    Female1823–1915Female

siblings

(9)

    Reinert Nilsen

    Male1847–Male

    Anne Tomine Klausen

    Female1849–Female

    Ole Klausen

    Male1851–Male

    Male1854–1945Male

    August Klausen

    Male1856–Male

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World Events (8)

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 1

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879

Age 25

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Name Meaning

Danish and North German: patronymic from the personal name Klaus, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Klausen in household of Harvey Frye, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew Klausen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andrew Clausen, "United States Census, 1900"

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