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Charitas, Passengers 1641

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  • Lucas Peterson (b. - 1686)
    Lucas Petersson (#132) from Öland, Sweden, came to New Sweden in 1641. Around 1653 he fled the colony and moved to Dutch-controlled Fort Casimir. On 4 June 1658, Jacob Alrichs, Governor of New A...
  • Knut Mårtensson (b. - c.1677)
    1644: cultivating tobacco for the Company on the plantation at Christina ‧ 1648: a Freeman
  • Axel Stille (c.1612 - d.)
    After the 1653 “mutiny” against Governor Printz, Axel Stille and John Wheeler fled New Sweden and may have first taken refuge near Fort Casimir (later New Amstel and finally New Castle,...
  • Måns Svensson Lom (c.1580 - 1653)
    Although the surname of Lom died out by 1685, it is probable that Måns Svensson Lorn had more descendants than any other settler of New Sweden. He had nine children, fifty or more grandchildre...
  • Peter Kock (1610 - 1687)
    Peter Larsson was given his surname Kock "cook" in Swedish, because he served in this capacity in 1641 when he was sent to New Sweden (in America) on the ship "Charitas", which took him from Stockhol...

the Charitas ~ NL : Gecroonde Liefde ~ 1641-1642

A leased Dutch armed merchant ship Gecroonde Liefde/Charitas (van Rotterdam) i Femarn

  • Sailed from Stockholm May 3, 1641
  • Left Gothenburg July, 1641
  • Arrived at New Sweden November 7, 1641
  • Left New Sweden November 29, 1641 and set courcr on Rochell France
  • Arrived at Rochell March or earlier, 1642 then to Amsterdam
  • Arrived at Gothenburg April 15, 1642

Crew

  • Jan Jochimsen, Skipper
  • Jacob Evertsen Sandelin, Mate a sailor boy from Dublin

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Passengers and Soldiers

From Stockholm to Gothenburg : total 35 passengers

  • Anders Hansson
  • Axel Stille
  • Carl Johansson (Jansson)
  • Eskil Larson
  • Evert (Ivar) Hindricksson, a Finn
  • Gustaf Strahl
  • Hendrick Matson the Finn, a boy
  • Herr Christoffer, a priest
  • Jan (Johan) Ericksson, from Ångermanland
  • Johan Andersson from Strängnas
  • Jacob Sprint from Nyland
  • Lars Markusson
  • Mats Hansson from Borgå
  • Mats Hansson - with wife:
  • Måns Nilsson Kling - with wife:
  • Måns Svensson Lom ‧ c.1580-c.1653 ‧ freeman with:
  • his wife: Anna Petersdotter Stille ‧ SW c.1607-1703 USA ‧
  • his daughter: Margaret Monsdatter Lom ‧ SW-Roslagen c.1626-1703 Philadelphia-USA ‧
  • his daughter: Catherine Lom ‧ c.1628-c.1674 ‧
  • his son: Peter Månsson Lom ‧ 1638-c.1677 ‧
  • Michel Janson (Johansson), (Bolm), from Gefle
  • Olof Ericksson, a boy
  • Olof Pafvelsson (Palsson)
  • Olof Persson Stille with
  • his wife: wife and two children:
  • Per Johansson (Peter Joransson)
  • Powell Joensson (Pal Joransson, Johansson) from Jemtland
  • Peter Larson Kock ‧ SW-Stockholm 1610-1687 USA ‧
  • Pal Smaal (Pafvel Schal), a boy - from Norrmalm

AND

  • 8 hired soldiers
  • 2 soldier prisoners
  • 2 misdemeanants and 23 others, among which were some hired servants, a nobleman, a priest, and other adventurers and colonists

From Gothenburg to New Sweden in July, 1641

  • Claes CLAESSEN ‧ carpenter~timmerman ‧ NL ‧ Dutchman ‧ 1643: returned to Sweden ‧ 1644: residing on the island at Christina
  • Evert Sivertsson (Ifvar or Siwirt Siewertson), freeman ‧ 1648: still living in New Sweden ‧
  • Gotfriedt Harmer (Hermansson), from Worms-DE ‧ 1644: Cabin guard ‧ 1648: assistant to the Commissioner Huygen ‧
  • Hendrick Huygen, commissary, from Wesel-DE ‧
  • Knut Mårtensson , sailor, from Vasa, Finland ‧
  • Lars Thomson Bure from Veddinge ‧ 1644 & 1648: sailor on the sloop ‧
  • Lucas Persson ‧ 1644: sailor at Christina, making tobacco-casks, etc. ‧ 1648: sailor on the sloop at New Sweden ‧
  • Måns Nilsson Kling, lieutenant ‧ with wife, a servant girl & little child ‧ he is to recieve 40 R.D. a month, beginning May 1, 1641, granted 50 R. D. expectancy-money by Claes Fleming, as a present ‧ June 20, 1644: the officer on the Schuylkill ‧
  • Måns Svensson Lom ‧ c.1580-c.1653 ‧ freeman with:
  • his wife: Anna Petersdotter Stille ‧ SW c.1607-1703 USA ‧
  • his daughter: Margaret Monsdatter Lom ‧ SW-Roslagen c.1626-1703 Philadelphia-USA ‧
  • his daughter: Catherine Lom ‧ c.1628-c.1674 ‧
  • his son: Peter Månsson Lom ‧ 1638-c.1677 ‧
  • Matts Olofsson ‧ 1648: sailor ‧ a wood sawyer ‧

Cargo

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