Thomsen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


United States Thomsen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thomsen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomsen, aged 22, who immigrated to the United States from Southampton, in 1892
  • Agnes Thomsen, aged 8, who immigrated to the United States, in 1892
Thomsen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Aarariel Thomsen, aged 0, who immigrated to the United States from Aashad, Denmark, in 1907
  • Aage Thomsen, aged 11, who landed in America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1909
  • Alagne Thomsen, aged 16, who immigrated to the United States from Aastrug, Denmark, in 1909
  • Albert Thomsen, aged 9, who landed in America from Strandesburg, Denmark, in 1909
  • Abbe Thomsen, aged 20, who landed in America from Hvorup, Denmark, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

New Zealand Thomsen migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Thomsen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Peter Thomsen, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
  • Maria Thomsen, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
  • Anna Thomsen, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863

Contemporary Notables of the name Thomsen (post 1700) +

  • Cecilie Thomsen (b. 1974), Danish actress and model internationally best known for playing professor Inga Bergstrom opposite Pierce Brosnan in the 1997 James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies
  • Vilhelm Ludwig Peter Thomsen (1842-1927), Danish linguist
  • Christian Jürgensen Thomsen (1788-1865), Danish archaeologist best known for suggesting the Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages divisions

Bismarck
  • Heinz Thomsen (1921-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [1]


Suggested Readings for the name Thomsen +

  • 4080 "Descendants of Hans Jorgen Thomsen and Ane Kjerstine Ditlevsen of Kleis, Denmark" by Frances Hansen Ehrig.

  1. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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