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Fama, Passengers 1642

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  • Christer Eriksson Boije af Gennäs (b. - 1679)
    His first wife was Christina Sabelhjerta, not Christina Sabelstjerna as said in Elgenstierna. Visited New Sweden during a 3 year period. Arrived 1642 with Fama and returned 1644 with Fama...
  • Jürgen "Jöran" "Schneeweiss = white as snow" Kyn (1620 - 1690)
    The Descendants of Jöran Kyn, the Founder of Upland The history of Jürgen Schneeweiss prior to 1642 is unknown other than the fact that he came from Saxony. Undoubtedly, he was among ...
  • Peter Hollender Ridder (1608 - 1692)
    Peter Hollander Ridder (1608-1692) was the governor of the Swedish colony of New Sweden in Delaware (1640-1643). Peter Hollander Ridder's father was a Dutchman living in Ekenäs, Finland. Pet...
  • Johan Papegoja (c.1610 - 1667)
    Fourth Governor of New Sweden -------------------- Född under 1610-talet.
  • Johan Björnsson Printz (1592 - 1663)
    Johan Printz, född 1592 som Johan Björnsson, i Bottnaryd, Småland, död 1663. Överstelöjtnant, guvernör över Nya Sverige 1642-1653 och landsh&#x...

Fram 1642-1643

was purchased 1738 hade 32 cannons

  • Sailed from Stockholm August 16, 1642
  • Sailed from Gothenburg November 1, 1642
  • Arrived at New Sweden February 15, 1643
  • departed from about April 14 and
  • arrived in Gothenburg about the end of July, 1643

Crew

  • Thering Hindricksen, Captain

Passengers and Soldiers

  • John Printz ‧ new Governor of New Sweden until 1652, relieving Peter Hollander Ridder who returned1 upon the arrival of Printz. He received 400 R.D. for traveling expenses and as compensation for his lost time in waiting for the expedition to begin. He left New Sweden in 1653
  • John Campanius Holm, Reverend ‧ Magister (chaplain)
  • Christer Boije af Gennäs
  • Gregorius Van Dyck, Dutchman - returning
  • Hans Janeke, barber-surgeon from Koningsburgh ‧ He returned to Sweden at some point as he returned to New Sweden on the Mercurius in 1656.
  • Hans Luneburger, soldier from Stralsund ‧ at that time Stralsund was a part of Sweden ‧ he died in New Sweden about the middle of June, 1650.
  • Johan Fransson from Viborg, bookkeeper
  • Johan Olofsson ‧ was hired in 1642 to serve as provost-marshal. Returned with Governor Printz ‧
  • Sven Skute, lieutenant ‧
  • Peter Jochimson
  • Jürgen Kyn (Kühn)

Cargo

Return voyage

Also returning with Peter Ridder were :

  • Rasmussen
  • Johan Hanssen the sailmaker
  • Rev. Christopher
  • Per Andersson
  • Bengt Thomasson
  • Johan Hindricksson
  • Olof Svensson
  • Claes Claessen
  • Lauren Andriessen Cuyper
  • Joran Olsson, provost-marshal
  • Johan Matson
  • Johan Papegoja
  • and others.

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