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United States Matthiesen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Matthiesen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Christopher Matthiesen, who landed in New York, NY in 1750 [1]
  • Nicholas Matthiesen, who landed in New York, NY in 1750 [1]
  • Henrich Matthiesen, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1793 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Matthiesen (post 1700) +

  • Erica Luisa Matthiesen (1913-2007), birth name of Erica Deichmann Gregg CM, an American -born, Canadian studio potter, co-founder of Deichmann pottery, Canada's first studio pottery in 1935
  • Richard G. Matthiesen, American namesake of the USNS Richard G. Matthiesen (T-AOT-1124)
  • Mark Matthiesen, American politician, Member of the Missouri House of Representatives (2023-), (2017-2019)
  • Leroy Matthiesen (1921-2010), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, 6th Bishop of the Diocese of Amarillo in Texas from 1980 to 1997
  • Christof Matthiesen, Danish producer, known for Cypress Hill: Live at Hurricane Festival 2004 (2004) and Hurricane Festival 2004 (2004)
  • Christoph Matthiesen, Danish special effects specialist, known for Man of Steel (2013), Jumper (2008) and Total Recall (2012)
  • Mads Matthiesen (b. 1976), Danish director from Copenhagen, Denmark, known for Teddy Bear (2012), Dennis (2007) and Cathrine (2008)
  • Anni Holm Kirkegaard Matthiesen (b. 1964), Danish politician, Member of the Folketing for the Venstre political party
  • Patrick Matthiesen, British founder of the Matthiesen Gallery, St James, London, son of Francis Matthiesen, an art dealer of Berlin and London
  • Heike Matthiesen (1964-2023), German classical guitarist from Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, West Germany


  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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