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From: ClemEdwards <>
Subject: Re: THOMSEN FAMILY
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 07:50:08 +0800
At 17:17 9/04/98 EDT, you wrote:
>Just beginning my search for my grandmothers ancestors. My great-grandfather
>was MATHIAS THOMSEN and his wife was ANNA MARIE KOCH. They came from
>Schleswig and all of their children were born in Schleswig. One source
>that my grandmother was born in MINDENBURG, GERMANY, but her Bible states
>she was born in Schleswig in 1879. Is Mindenburg a town near Schleswig or in
>a District? If someone can clear this up for me I would appreciate it.
>Thanks. Ginger Babb
I have Thomsen from Anglen.
1. August Wilhelm Thomsen m Maria Christins Voight = dau Anna Hedwig
Thomsen 18 Oct 1809 in Sterup.
She m Nis Nikolai Mau b 1 Oct 1801 from Scheggerott 10 Oct 1832 = dau
Christina Anna Maria Mau b 22 June 1833 Boel.
2. Marie Margaret Thomsen, b 29 July 1869, Norwegan(farm), Mohrkirch,
Anglen d 2 dec 1938, Kleinsolt.
m Christian Valentine H Petersen b 13 April 1866 Estrup.
2.1 Anna Catharina Petersen b 5 May 1895 d 12 Sept. 1972 Estrup. Died in
M 9 June 1922 Thomas Nicholai Hansen b 26 June 1894, Estrup.
2.2 Ferdinand Petersen b 30 July 1898 d 10 June 1918, St. Quentin, France.
I realisethis will probably be of no use.
It reminds me of the joke one of my wifes cousins told us when asked why
are there so many Petersens around here - it could equally apply to Thomsen.
He said, a fellow named Thomsen came back from the 100 year war - and he
had a motor bike.
C J Edwards
29 Shenton Road
Perth, Western Australia.
Anglen 1760-> Wifes Maternal Grandparents
Hansen, Henningsen, Petersen, Jessen, Matzen, Cordtzen, Boysen, Paulsen,
Lorenzen, Moller & Thomsen.
Koln, Liegnitz, Berlin 1803-> Wifes Paternal Grandparents.
Locher, Koch, Durst, Benecke, Netzband, Schwintzer, Wolter.
Cornwall 1504 -> Fathers Grandparents.
Edwards, Brown, Keam, Phillips, Strout /e, Webber, Skelton, Peter, Daw,
Stanton, Harvey, Chilly, Stacey, Lang & Nottage.
Other common names on kinship report:-
Butson, Dingle, Hender, Holman, Thomas, Trindall, Walton et al.
Ireland 1800-> Mothers & Fathers Grandparents
Co. Clare - O'Connor, O'Dea, Quinn, McMahon.
Co Meath - Marmion, Gaham.
Co Tyrone - O'Brien, McLoughlin, Scott, Moss.
Co Down - Moss, Scott, McCaffrey, McNally.
Co Tipp & Kerry - Quinn, Reardon, Riordon (Variations), Sughrue, Hannon,
Lahey, Lehey, Leahy (+Var), Merrigan, O'Brien, Hogan.
7200+ cousins and counting.