Mathias Carlsen

about 1643–after 1703 (Age 60)
Nexø, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Mathias

When Mathias Carlsen was born about 1643, in Nexø, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Carl Mathiasen, was 28 and his mother, Kirstine Michelsdatter Hartwig, was 28. He married Karen Hansdatter Koefoed after 1678. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died after 1703, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 61.

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Mathias Carlsen
Karen Hansdatter Koefoed
Marriage: after 1678
Kirstine (Kiønniche ) Matthiasdatter
Karen Matthiasdatter
Carl Mathiasen
Poul Mathiasen
Elsebeth Matthiasdatter
Kirstine Mathiasdatter

Spouse and Children

after 1678


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Mathiasen


    Kirstine Michelsdatter Hartwig




World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 58

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Carl .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mathis Karlsen in entry for Elsebie Mattisen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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