Peter Andersson "Långåker"

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Peter Andersson

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Sweden
Death: 1678 (54-62)
Kingsessen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Anders Olsson and N.N.
Husband of Gunnilla Andersson
Father of Andreas Petersson Longacre

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About Peter Andersson "Långåker"

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 Castle, New Castle Co., Del.) 13 Mar. 1656, settling in Kingsessing , New Sweden in present day S. Phil. Their only know child is Anders b. 1657 . Anders adopted the name Langaker (Longacre) by 1684; possibly based on the surname of his wife's English brother-in-law Robert Longshore Peter died prob. 1678. His widow Gunnila remar. Henry Jones, a Welsh hatter who d. in 1683.

Check out the Swedish Colonial Society website for info on the Longacre (Langaker) family.

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Peter Andersson "Långåker"'s Timeline

Age 37
Kingsessing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 58
Kingsessen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States