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Kalmer Nyckel, Passengers 1641

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  • Mats Hansson (b. - c.1653)
    formerly Claus Fleming's servant Drawing no wages, only to be supplied with needful apparel because he committed an offense and must accompany the expeditioon for punishment; in 1644 a laboror, cultiva...
  • Bertil Eskilsson (c.1620 - c.1677)
    Bertil Eskilsson, the first husband of Elisabeth Johansdotter, was a Finn from Värmland who had been sent to New Sweden in 1641 as punishment for forest-burning. By his first wife, he had chil...
  • Eskil Larsson (c.1590 - d.)
    In 1641, the Third Expedition from Sweden included among passengers aboard the Charitas and Kalmar Nyckel my ancestors Eskil Larsson, one of the "forest destroying Finns," of the Parish of Lund in Verm...
  • Peter Larrson Cock (1610 - 1687)
    Peter Larsson was given his surname Cock "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...
  • Hans Mannson Månsson (1612 - 1691)
    Hans did come to New Sweden on the ship Charitas, arriving at Fort Christina, now Wilmington, Delaware on November 7, 1641 -------------------- Hans Månsson had arrived in New Sweden in 1641...

Kalmer Nyckel 1641-1642 (its third voyage to America)

Built in the Netherland 1625, bought by Södekompaniet in Sweden 1628

  • 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

  • Andrian Jansen, Skipper, from Saardam
  • Lambert Pietersen, Mate

Passengers and Soldiers

Those known to have arrived on the Kalmar Nyckel::

Hired by Kling in 1641 as a farm hand on the plantation at Upland. On October 1, 1646, he was hired by Printz to serve as a soldier. Returned to Sweden in 1648.

Lambert Pietersen, ship mate

  • Lauren Andriessen Cuyper, a Dutchman - the barman.

He returned to Sweden with Claus Clausen in 1643, and in 1644 at Christina, making tobacco-casks, etc.

  • Måns Jöransson (Jurrensson), a Finn By 1648 a freeman, laborer.
  • Måns Nilsson Kling, lieutenant - with wife, a servant girl and 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 he was the officer on the Schuylkill.

  • Mats Hansson, gunner his wife, Elizabeth
  • Matts Hansson (Janson), Constaple - and wife

Transferred to the Kalmer Nyckel in Gothenburg for the voyage to New Sweden Appointed gunner in 1641, at the same time to engage in the cultivation of tobacco, in which capacity he served until December 1, 1646, when he was made a freeman.

Mid-shipman In 1644 cultivating tobacco for the Company on the plantation at Christina, in 1648 still a laborer, sailor


NOTE: The following persons arrived in New Sweden November 7, on either the Charitas or Kalmar Nykel.

  • Anders Andersson
  • Anders Christiansson dreyer, miller from Gothenburg

In 1644, at Christina

  • Anders Hansson ,From Stockholm,

(brother of Måns Hansson the gunner who transferred to the Kalmer Nyckel) Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, also to serve as a soldier, to receive as yearly wages 20 R.D. and a coat; a freeman in 1648.

  • Andreas Classon Mink

Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, also to serve as a soldier, to receive 15 daler copper money at the start, a freeman in 1648. He was naturalized in 1661 in Maryland, but probably returned to the Delaware, since the name occurs amonth those of persons residing in Passyunk, in Philadelphia County, in 1683.

son of Eskil Larsson In 1644 he cultivated tobacco as a laborer on the Plantation at Upland. In 1648 a freeman.

  • Carl Johansson (Jansson), Formerly bookkeeper at Kexholm, Finland.

To accompany the expediion for punishment. Printz speaks of this person in his report to the West India Company, dated February 20, 1647, as follows: "The bookkeeper Carl Johanson, who chanced to get into a difficulty through some misdemeanor in Kiexholm (in Finland), and for that reason was sent over to New Sweden, has been here six years, and behaved very well the whole time. Three years ago I not only appointed him to take care of the storehouse, but also trusted him to receive and audit the Commissary's monthly accounts, giving him a salary of 10 R.D. per month (to be ratified graciously by the Right Honorable Company), which service he ever since has faithfully performed. Now he requests," proceeds the Governor, "by Her Royal Majesty's and the Right Honorable Company's favor to be allowed, with the next ship, to go home to the Kingdom for a while, so long as it may please Her Royal Majesty, to setle his affairs there. His purpose for the future is willingly to serve Her Royal Majesty and the Right Honorable Company tot the best of his judgement and ability, so long as he lives, either here in New Sweden, or whersoever else he may be ordered."

  • Carl Markusson
  • Clas Andersson Mink, son of Anders Mink
  • Clement Jöransson, a courier

A "forest-destroying Finn, From Sunne, in Värland, enlisted for punishment in the soldiery; permitted by a royal mandate to Governor Olof Stake, dated July 29, 1640, to emigrate to New Sweden, where in 1644 he cultivated tobacco as a laborer on the Plantation at Upland. In 1648 a freeman.

Finn from Sunne, a deserter from the army sent by the War Office for punishment. In 1644 he cultivated tobacco as a laborer on the Plantation at Upland. In 1648 a free laborer.

  • Evert (Ivar) Hindricksson,

a Finn Engaged by Mans Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, also to serve as a soldier, to receive 20 daler copper money at the start and a suit of clothes. On the plantation at Upland in 1644. In 1648 still a laborer. Banished from Upland in 1663, he settled afterwards at Crane Hook, and became captain of the company there. He was a participant in the insurrection of the "Long Finn" for which offence he was fined 300 guilders. For some reference to him see The Pennsylvania Magazine, vol. ii. pp. 329-30.

  • Gustaf Strahl, a young nobleman,

sailing on the recommendation of the Admiral for the experience, receiving nothing therefore, from the Company but maintenance.

from Skara In 1644 cultivated tobacco as a laborer on the Plantation at Upland. In 1648 a freeman.

  • Hendrick Matson the Finn, laborer,

a boy To receive 10 R.D. as yearly wages with 10 daler copper money at the start. In 1644 a laborer, cultivating tobacco at the plantation on the Schuylkill. Was hired as a soldier by Printz on October 1, 1646, served until March 1, 1648. In 1648 a freeman.

  • Herr Christoffer, a priest

Going on the recommendation of the Admiral, from whom he received a present of 100 daler, copper money, stipulating for nothing but maintenance, since he joins the expedition to gain experience.

  • Israel Helm Fluviander.
  • Ivert Hendricksson, laborer, Finn
  • Jacob Sprint, laborer from Nyland Finland,

Engaged by Mans Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, to receive 15 daler copper money at the start. On the plantation at Upland in 1644. A soldier in 1648.

  • Jan (Johan) Ericksson, laboror from Ångermanland

Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco to receive 20 daler copper money at the start. On the plantation at Upland in 1644. Became a soldier on October 1, 1646. Deserted in 1651, leaving a debt of 1,017 florins behind.

  • Jöns Pavelsson, laborer, Finn from Sunne
  • Jöran Olsson, provost
  • Lars Anderson Ulf, from Gothenburg

In 1644 cultivating tobacco for the Company on the plantation at Christina, in 1648 cook on the sloop.

  • Lars Björnsson, midshipman from Gothenburg

in 1644 he cultivated tobacco as a laborer on the Plantation at Upland. In 1648 still a laborer. He had a son Laurence born in New Sweden in August, 1648, who lived in Dublin Township, Philadelphia County, PA, and left issue known by the surname of Boore.

  • Lars Markusson

Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, to receive as yearly wages 20 R.D. Possibly the person called Carl Markusson, who died at Elfsborg July 10, 1643.

  • Måns Månsson
  • Martin Thomasson
  • Mats Hansson from Borgå, Finland
  • Michel Janson (Johansson, Bolm), Reval, Estonia,

the burgomaster's son, from Gefle An adventurer, receiving no compensation.

  • Olof Ericksson,

a boy To receive 10 R.D. as yearly wages with 10 daler copper money at the start. In 1644 a laborer at Tinicum, appointed to make hay for the cattle, and to accompany the Governor on the little yacht; still a laborer in 1648.

  • Olof Pafvelsson (Palsson)

Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, to receive 20 daler copper money at the start. Also to serve as a soldier.

To engange in agriculture, paid at the start 50 daler, copper money, drawing no additional wages, but to be paid for whatever work he does for, and for whatever he furnishes to, the Company. His place of residence is indicated on Lindsrom's Map. In 1658 he was one of the magistrates on the Delaware. He was still living in July, 1684, when he obtained confirmation of a grant of land in Passyunk, in Philadelpha County, PA (ceded to him June 3, 1664, by d'Hinojossa, the Dutch Governor, on "South River"), but died before May, 1693, leaving as heir an only son, John Stille, born in America in 1646, the ancestor of a well known Philadelphia family.

  • Pål Smaal (Pafvel Schal), a boy - son of a baker in Norrmalm (Stockholm),

Receiving no wages from the Company; served as a soldier, and set out from Christina for Sweden, on the Fama, June 20, 1644.

  • Paul Mink
  • Per Johansson (Peter Joransson), laborer,

Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, to receive 20 daler copper money at the start. Also to serve as soldier.

imprisoned soldier Out of Smedjegarden, to serve as punishment. For necessary food and clothes, paid at the start 2 daler copper money. In 1644 a laborer, cultivating tobacco at the plantation on the Schuylkill, in 1648 a freeman. He held several offices under the government of the colony. Died at Kipka, in Philadelphia County, PA. by March, 1688-89. He had at least six sons and as many daughters, and left numerous descendants.

  • Pål Jöransson (Powell Joensson, Johansson), laborer, from Jemtland

Engaged by Måns Kling as a servant of the Company to cultivate tobacco, to receive 15 daler copper money at the start. In 1644 a laborer, cultivating tobacco at the plantation on the Schuylkill. On October 1, 1646 Governor Printz hired him as a soldier for 4 R.D. a month. He returned to Sweden with Printz.

Cargo

Return voyage

  • William Laury, provost-marshal — It is not possible to determine with certainty whether Laury came here on the first expedition in 1638 or the second in 1640. He returned to Sweden on this voyage. He probably was an Englishman.

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