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Thomas Flewellyn (deceased)

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Mårten Garretsson MP (1642 - 1680)

Mårtens Famely tree on rootsweb Mårten Gertsson of Christina Creek married Christina Lom c. 1663. he drowned out of his canoe in 1680, Lars Andersson Collinus and Sven Månsson Lo...

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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...

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Robert Ashman (1605 - 1685)

"1671 Census of the Delaware"

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Olof "Olle" Ollesson Thorsson (c.1633 - 1686)

Olle Ollesson Toarson, born in Sweden c. 1633, married Anna Hendricksdotter, of Finnish descent, c. 1658 and lived at Bochten (also known as Verdrietige Hook, now Edgemoor, DE) in Brandywine Hundred. H...

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Jacob Clementsson (deceased)

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Olof Clementsson (deceased)

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Lars Ollesson Thorsson (1637 - 1685)

Lars Ollesson Thorsson (#117), son of Olof Thorsson (#133), came to New Sweden with his father in 1640 and married Annika Clementsdotter, sister of Jacob Clementsson (#49) and Olle Clementsson (#99). B...

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Armegot Papegoja (1625 - 1695)

I litteratur går hon emellanåt under namnet "Armegot Papegoja" eller "Armegard Papegoja".

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Captain John Carr (deceased)

Captain John Carr (#138), the chief political and military officer on the Delaware, acquired from Anthony Bryant about 100 acres on the north side of the fort, extending to Swanwyck, for which he recei...

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Carl Jönsson (1610 - c.1683)

A Finn from Letstigen, Värmland, arrived in New Sweden (on the Delaware River) aboard the Mercurius in 1656, accompanied by his wife, a maid-servant, and three children. He lived at Marcus Hook....

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Anders Jönsson Ekoren (b. - c.1683)

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Olle Klocker Paulsson (1621 - c.1696)

From : Olle Paulson and his wife Kerstin, who were Mary Anderson's paternal grandmother's parents, were born in Sweden; however it is uncertain when Olle arrived on the Delaware and whether he was th...

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Hon. James Sanderlain (1646 - 1692)

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Thomas the Finn Jacobsson (b. - 1679)

Among the many Finns arriving in former New Sweden on the Mercurius in 1656 was the family of Thomas Jacobsson from Let­stigen, Värmland, which included his wife, three children and a m...

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Peter Nilsson Lyckan MP (c.1640 - 1693)

Neither Peter nor Michel could write. They signed documents with a “P” or an “M.” Among literate Swedes their surname was spelled Laijkan, Laican, Leikan and Laikan. In deed...

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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...

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Peter Gunnarson Rambo MP (1611 - 1698)

Rambo Family Tree Peter Gunnarsson chose the distinctive surname of Rambo from his place of origin, Hisingen, the northwestern section of Gothenburg, which is dominated by Ramberget (meaning, raven...

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Peter Andersson "Långåker" (c.1620 - 1678)

He came to New Sweden in the Fall 1639 on "Kalmar Nyckel", returned to Sweden, married and returned to New Sweden with his wife Gunnila on the "Mercurius", landing at Fort Christina ( later New Castl...

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Otto Ernest Cock (b. - 1720)

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Olof Persson Stille (c.1610 - c.1684)

Wikipedia biography Olof Persson Stille & Hans Månsson To engange in agriculture, paid at the start 50 daler, copper money, drawing no additional wages, but to be paid for whatever work ...

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Olof "Rawson" Rase (1669 - 1754)

Olof Rase, more commonly known as Olle or Wolla Rawson and finally as William Rawson. He had arrived in New Sweden as a soldier on the Eagle in 1654 and, together with Nils Larsson Frände had ...

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Olof Gästenberg // Olof Nilsson (1640 - 1692)

“A few years before the Dutch wrested the authority from the Swedes on the Delaware, Queen Christiana, of Sweden, was graciously pleased to grant a large tract of land in the colony to Capt....

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Nils Larsson Frände MP (1620 - 1689)

Nils Larsson arrived in "New Sweden", a "Swedish Settlement" in Upland, Delaware Co. (in what is now Chester Co., Pennslyvania), aboard the ship "Swan" in either 1647 - 1648. "...By 1668 Nils Larss...

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Mårten Mårtensson, Sr. (1610 - 1706)

Mårten Mårtensson was swedish citizen born about 1610 in Finland. He emigrated in 1654 and arrived to America on the ship Örnen ("The Eagle") on 22 May 1654 at Fort Christina, Dela...

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Lars Carlsson Lock (c.1624 - 1688)

Buried at Old Swedes Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Wilmington, DE. Pastor Lars Carlsson Lock, as was typical among Swedish ministers, generally used a Latinized version of his name Laurentius Caro...

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Lars Andersson Collinus (b. - 1689)

Arriving on the Eagle with Governor Rising, was Lars Andersson Collinus, a "münster" (minister's) scribe, who soon married Måns Lom's widow. In 1664, Olof Stille's family and the Lom fami...

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Jürgen "Jöran" "Schneeweiss = white as snow" Kyn MP (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 ...

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Johan Hendrickson (1654 - d.)

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Johan Gustafsson (1618 - 1682)

Johan married Brita Mansdotter (1639-1724) about 1655, probably at Fort Trinity in New Sweden. Brita is believed to be the daughter of Mans Andersson and wife Brita. Mans and Brita came to New Sweden i...

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Johan Grelsson // Johan Cornelius (1625 - 1683)

Johan Grelsson, his wife Helena and their three children arrived in New Sweden on the ship Mercurius in 1656. He was described as a Finn from Fryksdalen, the valley of the Fryken Lakes in Värm...

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Måns Pålsson (c.1610 - 1680)

He was also a Finn arriving on the Eagle in that year and initially settled in "Finland," the area just north of Naa-man's Creek in present Delaware County, This family is documented by Peter Craig...

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Michael Nilsson Laican (c.1644 - 1703)

born c. 1644 in Sweden, married Helena Lom in 1670. She was the daughter of Måns Svensson Lom and step-daughter of Lars Andersson Collinus of Moyamensing. Michel moved with his brother Peter to ...

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Matthias Eskilsson (b. - 1677)

Matthias Eskilsson(#131) was a freeman in the New Sweden colony as early as 1654. His prior grant from d'Hinojossa was confirmed by Governor Nicolls, 3 August 1668, adjoining Jöran Johansson. In...

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Matthias Claesson Holstein (1642 - 1708)

Matthias "Matts" Classen Holstein was born June 01, 1642 in Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein Sweden. and died April 09, 1708 in Pennsylvania.   He married: Helena Cook 1672 in Passyunk, daug...

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Simon Johnson (b. - c.1700)

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Sinnick Broer the Finn (c.1606 - 1672)

Orginal name is Sinikka Sinnick Broer, a Finn, arrived on the Delaware with his family during the period of Dutch rule, 1655-6 se Page 98 Among the 92 Finns aboard the Mercurius when the ship arriv...

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Walraven Jansen de Voss (c.1635 - 1679)

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Timothy Stidden (c.1610 - c.1686)

Dr Timothy Stidham / Timem Stiddem - rootsweb.ancestry.com Dr. Timen Stiddem was probably born at Hammel in Medelpad, Sweden. He was living in Gothenburg, Sweden in the 1630s. He was no doubt anxio...

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Johan Andersson // Stålkofta (Steelcoat) // Stalcop (1627 - 1685)

Progenitor of the Stalcup line in America. A qualifying New Sweden Forefather.3 Also called Johan Andersson von Strengnis. Gunner Johan Andersson Stalcop was born in 1627 at Strängnäs, ...

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Jacob Van Der Veer (1625 - 1699)

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Henrick Johansson (1654 - c.1655)

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Israel Helm // Israel Åkesson (1630 - 1701)

Was a relative of Printz. In March 1643 he was stationed at Fort Elfsborg (during its erection) and conducted religious services for seven months. He was appointed by Printz as a regular preacher i...

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Hendrick Jacobsson (c.1630 - 1704)

120. Hendrick Jacobsson (Brandywine Creek, Christiana hundred, 238 acres) arrived in New Sweden as a soldier in 1654 and was stationed at Fort Christina in 1655. He married about this time and sett...

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Hans Mannson Månsson MP (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...

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Hans Hoffman (1630 - 1693)

Hans Hopman, a resident of New Sweden as early as 1656, was one of the s ix Swedes and Finns who obtained the Patent dated March 28, 1676 from Gove rnor Andros for the thousand acre tract of Marretie...

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Hans "Urian" Geörgen (b. - 1713)

Hans Geörgen from Brandenburg, Germany, came to the Delaware under Dutch rule, in 1662-1663. In 1674 he acquired a quarter interest in Calcon Hook and in 1678 married Bärtil's widow Elisa...

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Hans Block (1639 - 1676)

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Gustaf Giosta Danielsson (1624 - 1681)

Arrived in New Sweden in 1654 on the "Eagle"; a tailor and a solder.

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Eric Paullson Mullica (c.1636 - 1704)

Eric Pålsson Mullica, born c. 1637 in Hälsingland, Sweden, moved as an adult to live among the up-river Swedes, where he married Ingrid, daughter of Olof Philipsson, a Finn who arrived ...

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Elizabeth Mattsson MP (1622 - 1705)

By her two husbands, Elisabeth had four sons and, through them, 25 grand-children, two of whom became wives of Gloria Dei's first pastors - Andreas Rudman and Andreas Sandel. Alternate name given b...

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Bärtil Hendricksson (b. - 1684)

Bärtil Hendricksson and moved with her parents to Maryland. On the division of Pål Jönsson Mulli-ca's estate, it was agreed that she and her husband would receive 150 acres of "Non...

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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...

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Anders Svensson Bonde (1620 - 1694)

Bonde (pronounced Boon-de in Swedish) means "farmer" and was adopted as a surname by Anders Svensson, born in 1620, one of the farmers hired by Cornelius Van Vliet of Gothenburg in 1639 to work in th...

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Olle (Woola) Svensson (1640 - 1692)

Born at sea on the way from Sweden to America, aboard the Kalmar Nyckel. Also named as Olof.

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Sven Svensson (1636 - 1720)

Sven Svensson (Swan Swanson), born in Sweden by 1636, married about 1658 Catharina (Carin) Larsdotter, the daughter of Lasse Svensson the Finn. Sven was a justice on the Upland Court, 1681-1682 and ser...

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Anders Svensson (c.1642 - 1696)

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Anders "Anderson" Jöransson (1614 - c.1675)

See "Anders Joransson and His Anderson Family of New Castle County 1664-1787", Peter Stebbins Craig, privately printed,1998 Reference: Anders Joransson and His Anderson Family of New Castle County 16...

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Anders Bengtsson (1640 - 1705)

Anders Bengtsson, born in 1640 near Gothenburg, was a lad of 16 when he arrived in former New Sweden on the Mercurius in 1656. On 22 November 1668, he married Gertrude Rambo, the 18-year-old daughter...

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Anders Andersson Finne (1555 - 1673)

Anders Andersson married Christina Goolbrant. This family were members of the crane hook Congregation Church. Anders Andersson, better known as Anders the Finn, was sent to New Sweden from the fort...

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Anders Andersson Homman (1620 - c.1700)

THE HOMMAN OR HOMAN FAMILY 66 Anders Andersson Homman (Repaupo Creek, 450 acres): Born December 1620 in Sollentuna Parish, Stockholm lan, Anders Andersson Homman came to New Sweden on the "Swan...

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Annetje van Couwenhoven (1644 - 1673)

pos Annetje Peterson was the daughter of Lt. Pieter Wolphertse Van Kouwenhoven. I came across this item in the Fall 1997 Swedish Colonial News. It has a Couwenhoven reference which may be of interest t...

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