Andreas Martinius Klausen

MaleMarch 1854–9 March 1945

Brief Life History 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
Anna Josefine Tomine Carlsdatter Endersen
Marriage: 31 October 1879
Einar Claus Magnus Klausen
Carl Klausen
Olaf Klausen
Henry Stanley Klausen
Walter Klausen
Margaret Klausen
Arthur Klausen
Alice Josephine Klausen

Sources (20)

  • Andrew Klausen in household of Harvey Frye, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andreas Martinius Klausen - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Andreas Martinius Klausen
  • Andreas Martinius Clausen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1879Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

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

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 9

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.


    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Aksel, Espen, Lars, Niels. German Theresia.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Klaus . Compare Clausen and Clauson 1.

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

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