MENTZ, ANDREAS [SSNE 1203]

Surname
MENTZ, MENZIES?
First name
ANDREAS

Text source

Andreas Mentz is possibly a Scot or of Scottish origin, the name Menzies often being truncated to Mentz in Scandinavia (ie. Captain Thomas Menzies aka Mentz in Norway in 1679-1680). Andreas is listed as a 'fyrvaerk' in Paterson's Skanske squadron in 1657-8.

J.C.W. Hirsch and K. Hirsch (eds.), 'Fortegnelse over Dansk og Norske officerer med flere fra 1648 til 1814 (12 vols. compiled 1888-1907), VII, vol. 2.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, PATERSON'S SKANSKE SQUADRON
Departed 1658-12-31, as FYRVAERK
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY