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Peter Stalcop

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Fort Amstel, Nieuw-Nederland
Death: Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
Immediate Family:

Son of Johan Andersson // Stålkofta (Steelcoat) // Stalcop and Kerstin / Christina Karlsdotter
Husband of Catharina Samuelsdotter Stedham
Father of Brita Justis; Christina Björk; Johan Stalcop; Maria Smith; Andrew Stalcop and 1 other
Brother of Anders Stalcop; Charles Johansson Stalcop; Mary Stedham; John Stalcop; Maria Stalcop and 1 other

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About Peter Stalcop

Also called Pietter Stalcop. Peter Johansson Stalcop was born circa 1664 at Christiana Creek, New Castle County, Delaware.3,4,2 He was the son of Gunner Johan Andersson Stalcop and Christina Carlsdotter. Peter Johansson Stalcop witnessed the will of Gunner Johan Andersson Stalcop on 29 August 1679; His will made bequests to his wife, Christina Carlsdotter, and seven children.5 Peter Johansson Stalcop married Catharina Samuelsdotter, daughter of Samuel Petersson and Brita Jönsdotter, circa 1683 at Fort Christina, New Castle County, Delaware; Her 1st.4 Peter Johansson Stalcop settled on the east side of Red Clay Creek between 1683 and 1693 at Christina Hundred, Delaware.

In 1693, Peter Johansson Stalcop was Head of Household on the census at Red Clay Creek, Christina Hundred, Delaware, Details provided: A member of the Crane Hook Congregation. Property valued at £100..2

He was assigned a pew, and recognized as a founding member, at the Holy Trinity Church, with his wife Catharina and noted as from West of Brandywine Creek, on 24 June 1699 at Fort Christina (now Wilmington), Delaware.6 He left a will on 3 September 1709.2 He operated a large plantation on Red Clay Creek before 1710.4 He died on 10 April 1710 at New Castle County, Delaware. Survived by six children.4 His estate was probated on 16 May 1710.2


1. [S41] ., Jones, E. E., pg. 18.

2. [S428] J.D. Peter Stebbins Craig, Census 1693 (of Swedes), #150.

3. [S229] International Genealogical Index (IGI), batch # 8113801, source call # 1260891, sheet # 4.

4. [S339] Larry S. Stallcup, "J. A. Stålcop".

5. [S428] J.D. Peter Stebbins Craig, Census 1693 (of Swedes), pg. 91.

6. [S1201] Dr. Peter S. Craig, "Founding Members".

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Peter Stalcop's Timeline

Fort Amstel, Nieuw-Nederland
Age 21
April 19, 1686
Age 22
Age 28
New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
March 15, 1697
Age 33
Wilmington, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware
Age 36
Age 39
April 10, 1710
Age 46
New Castle, New Castle County, Lower Counties on the Delaware