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Eagle (Orn), Passengers 1654

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  • Mårten Rosenmann (b. - 1677)
    Lastname Rosenmann or Roosemond came on the 1654 Eagle - New Sweden Immigrants
  • Jöns Månsson Skog (deceased)
    He was one of the settlers of New Sweden, in what is now Delaware. He appears as Jans Månsson Skog and Jonas Skog, a freeman, as a passenger on the Örn in 1654, commanded by Johan Rising .
  • Johan Thorsson Skagen (1620 - c.1658)
  • Nils "Nicholas" Mattson Utter (c.1636 - 1722)
    Notes for NICHOLAS MATTSON UTTER: Nils Matson Utter soldier and member of the tenth expedition to Delaware. Found on Parkhouse records from May and June 1655. from research in Sweden: Nils (Niels) Ma...
  • Johan Rising (1611 - 1672)
    Guvernör i Nya Sverige 1654; assessor i sjörätten 1660; adlad 1653 12/10 med namnet Rising; † 1672 28/4 i Stettin. Stamfader för adliga ätten Rising nr 600.

Örn (The Eagle) 1654-1654

Belonged to the Crown, wrested from Denmark in June 1644 120 feet long, 30 feet wide and with a crew of approx. 80 men.

  • Sailed from Gothenburg on February 2, 1654
  • Arrived at New Sweden May 22, 1654

A great many colonists went over with the expedition. Twelve boys from the Bilding College of Stockholm were also sent. About a hundred families were left behind on account of lack of room on the vessel. The roll list has been lost, so it is not possible to know the exact number.

The Gyllene Haj (Golden Shark) that was scheduled to leave with The Eagle (Örn) was badly damaged, so all the colonists had to squeeze into the Eagle. John Rising, Commander, reports the number of colonists swelled to 350 or more, upon the arrival of the Haj. According to Rising's journal, "On April 10, 130 persons were sick," many having died were thrown overboard. By April 16, 230 persons were sick, some being so affected with dysentery and fever, that they jumped into the sea. About 100 of the 350 passengers died from diseases and famin by the time it reached New Sweden.

Crew

  • Jan Jansson Bockhorn ‧ Captain

Passengers ‧ Soldiers

Officers

  • John Rising ‧ Commander
  • Anders Kämpe ‧ armorer
  • Anders Larson ‧ sergeant
  • Anders Olofsson (Olsson) ‧ corporal
  • Elias Gyllengren ‧ returning as Lieutenant
  • Hans Walter ‧ bookkeeper
  • Johan Schalbrick from Reval ‧ drummer
  • Lars Andersson ‧ muster clerk
  • Måns Stake ‧ provost-marshal
  • Nils Larson ‧ constaple
  • Peter Larson Hjort ‧ Reverend
  • Peter Mårtensson Lindeström ‧ engineer
  • Peter Peterson ‧ drummer
  • Peter Peterson ‧ trumpeter
  • Sven Svensson Skute ‧ 1635-1665 ‧ returning to New Sweden Appointed Captain of the lands people

Soldiers ‧ Servants ‧ Freeman

  • Håkan Persson Akerman ‧ soldier
  • Salungen Anders ‧ freeman
  • Benjamin Anderson ‧ freeman
  • Eric Andersson ‧ soldier ‧ with his wife ‧ died on the journey or in New Sweden before June 9, 1654
  • Hindrick Andersson ‧ freeman ‧ , Was ill on June 9, 1654.
  • Jöns Andersson, Smidt (blacksmith)
  • Lars Andersson ‧ (there are two or three with the same name)
  • Nils Andersson ‧ SW c.1614-1654 at sea ‧ miller ‧ with his wife
  • Olaf Andersson, Husgalen (housecrazy)
  • Måns Andriasson ‧ freeman
  • Isack Backare ‧ baker
  • Olof Bagge ‧ freeman ‧ with his wife ‧ died on the journey or in the colony before June 9, 1654
  • Erick Bengtson (Benckson) ‧ soldier
  • Israel Bengtson ‧ soldier
  • Mathias Bengtson ‧ freeman ‧ lived at Kingsessing, New Sweden.
  • Olof Bertilson Likagod (just as good) ‧ soldier
  • Hustru Agneta Braueversche ‧ it is difficult to see what the name is, but braueversche may mean that she brewed ale in the colony
  • Cornelius Burke
  • Lars Bus
  • Nils Carson, boy (jung oder pojke)
  • Abbe Clasen ‧ skipper
  • Anders Clementsson ‧ soldier
  • Lars Andersson Collinus ‧ ? ‧
  • Gösta (Josta) Danielson ‧ soldier ‧ 1653: hired at Stockholm 1653 for 4 R.D. a month
  • Gustaf Danielsson
  • Johan Danielson,Artilleri Mästare (gunner)
  • Jan Eckhoff ‧ freeman
  • Abraham Dricksson
  • Lars Ericksson ‧ freeman ‧ with his wife ‧ died in the colony before June 9, 1654. His widow took oath of allegiance to the Swedish Crown
  • Lars Esbjorsson ‧ soldie ‧ Skräddare ‧ tailor ‧ hired in Stockholm for 4 R.D. a month
  • Margareta Eskelsdotter ‧ daughter of Elskel
  • Abraham Eskelsson ‧ soldier
  • Mats Eskelsson ‧
  • Mathias Esselse ‧ freeman
  • Peter Evers ‧
  • Gabriel Samuelson Forsman ‧ soldier
  • Samuel Person ‧ c.1639-1689 USA ‧ Friland ‧ freeman
  • Hindrick Larson From (good, pious) ‧ soldier
  • Otto Grimm ‧
  • Anies Gustaffson ‧ freeman
  • Johan Gustaffson (Gostasson) ‧ gunner
  • Rolof de Haes's widow
  • Nils Håkansson ‧ freeman
  • Anders Hanson ‧ gunner ‧ Probably the same as Anders Hansson who was paid 15:18 R.D. in 1641 by the Admiralty ‧ he perhaps died on the journey ‧
  • Klas Hanson ‧ freeman
  • Olof Hanson, Friskebonde (fish-peasant)
  • Peter Hermers
  • Anders Hijden (Hiden)
  • Anders Hindricksson ‧ freeman
  • Hindrick Hindricksson ‧ soldier
  • Johan Hindricksson ‧ freeman ‧ he was ill June, 1654
  • Olof Isgra (Icegrey) ‧ c.1638-1685 ‧ soldier
  • Hindrick Jacobsson ‧ soldier
  • Johan Jacobsson ‧ mill-wright ‧ freeman
  • Johan Jacobsson ‧ freeman
  • Peter Jacobsson ‧ freeman
  • Anders (Andries) Janson ‧ freeman
  • Hans Janson, the Finn ‧ soldier
  • Girret Johansson
  • Herman (Harman) Johansson ‧ freeman
  • Henrick Johansson ‧ freeman
  • Karin Johansdotter ‧ daughter of Johan
  • Philip Johansson
  • Simon Johansson ‧ soldier
  • Thomas Johansson ‧ and his wife ‧ died during the journey or in the colony before June 9, 1654 ‧
  • Anders Jönson ‧ soldier
  • Bengt Jönson ‧ freeman
  • Jöran (George) Jönson ‧ freeman
  • Olof Jönson
  • Paul Jönson ‧ freeman
  • Nils Jöransson ‧ soldier
  • Jacob Junge, from Gothenburg
  • Jan Justen ‧ freeman
  • Anders Klemelson (Klementsson)
  • Mårten Krum ‧ soldier
  • Lukas Kypere ‧ barman
  • Karin Larsdotter ‧ daughter of Lars, Small maid-servant of the Company
  • Karin Larsdotter ‧ large maid servant of the Company
  • Anders Larson ‧ freeman, Was ill June 9, 1654.
  • Bärtil Larson ‧ freeman - and wife, He died on the voyage or before June 9, 1654.
  • Hindrick the Finn Larson ‧ soldier
  • Jöns Larson
  • Lars Larson, Freuwerbother
  • Markus Larsson
  • Mats Larson ‧ freeman - and wife, He died on the voyage or in the colony before June 9, 1654
  • Pawel Larson
  • Peder (Per) Larson ‧ soldier
  • Frans Lorensen (Lorans) ‧ probably Dutchman
  • Lukas Kruger, Sigesmundus (Cordewanbereiter, preparer of cordowan leather)
  • Lars Månsson Klockware ‧ parish clerk
  • Karin Matzdochter
  • Anders Matson Kjaring ‧ woman ‧
  • Hindrick the Finn Matson ‧ freeman
  • Johan Matson Skrika ‧ soldier
  • Martin Matson ‧ freeman
  • Mats Matson ‧ the blacksmith
  • Mathias (Mats) Matson ‧ lived at the Schuylkill, probably on Province Island.
  • Mårten (Martin) Matson
  • Nils Matson from Torshall, Sodermanland ‧ millwright
  • David Michelsson Fischer
  • Erick Michelsson ‧ soldier
  • Jacob Michelsson
  • Lambert Michelsson ‧ freeman
  • Nils Mjölnare ‧ the miller
  • Peter Mort ‧ Proviant-screiber
  • Mortin (Martin) Mortenson ‧ freeman
  • Börge Nilson Jute (Dane?)
  • Per (Peder) Nilson ‧ soldier
  • Torgel (Torkil) Nilson
  • Olof in Slobijen
  • Björn Olofsson ‧ freeman
  • Johan Olofsson
  • Lars Olofsson ‧ soldier
  • Nils Olofsson Raf
  • Måns Pålsson
  • Peter (Per, Peder) Pafvelsson ‧ soldier
  • Jon Persson
  • Johan Persson ‧ soldier
  • Samuel Persson i Bogen(at the Bog)
  • Samuel Peterson ‧ freeman
  • Hans Preutz (Pryss, Prentz) ‧ stone cutter ‧ soldier ‧ 1654: hired at Stockholm ‧
  • Pafvel Nilsson Quist ‧ soldier ‧ 1653: hired at Stockholm ‧
  • Olof Rase ‧ soldier
  • Mårten Rosenmann
  • Lars Jonson Rudenius ‧ soldier ‧ 1653: hired at Stockholm
  • Samuel i (at Frijandan)
  • Johan Schaggen
  • Peter Schal (Skall) ‧ tanner
  • Skate i (at the) Slobyen ‧ freeman
  • Jan Schoffel ‧ freeman
  • Jonas Skog ‧ freeman
  • Jan Månsson Skog
  • Johan Skute ‧ son of Captain Skute
  • Nicholas Smed ‧ the blacksmith
  • Lars Swartz (Black) ‧ may have been a negro or called Black (Swartz) on account of his complexion
  • Anders Svenson ‧ sailor
  • Claes (Klas) Thomasson ‧ freeman
  • Elin Thomasdochter ‧ maid servant
  • Anton Thorsson
  • Alexander (Sander) Thorsson ‧ hired in 1653, sword cutler, bladesmith, furbisher
  • Nils Matson Utter ‧ soldier ‧ 1653: hired at Stockholm
  • Peter Hanson Wendel, ensign
  • Anders Zakariasson ‧ soldier
  • Mårten Mårtensson

Provisions and supplies

• 12 barrels of butter • 20 barrels of bread • 136 barrels of beer • several hogsheads of wine • other foodstuffs • shoes, clothes, implements • sails and supplies • 1 large iron chain 6 fathoms long • 3 large saw blades • 1 large iron hammer or sledge • 100 plow shares • 5,000 small nails • 2 broad axes • 1 cross-cut saw • 2 drawing knives • 1 small saw • 1 line of 20 fathoms length • 1 saw crank • 1 adze • 1 ax • 1 hammer • 1 still • 1 salmon net •

Return voyage

The Orn departed July 15, carrying a cargo of tobacco, arriving in Gothenburg about September 24, 1654.

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