New Netherland and Beyond
Immigrants to New Sweden
In the Fama
Sailed from Gothenburg December 29, 1643
Skipper Peter Pawelsson Kabeliaw
Arrived in New Sweden March 11, 1644
Jacob Cornelisen, mate, carpenter
Skipper on the sloop in the river, was taken into the company's service in New Sweden on August 10, 1646. He died about 1650 (before 1652).
Hans Janeke, barber-surgeon from Konigsbergh
Was engaged on December 1, 1643 by the nobleman Johan Papegoja. Served as soldier until August 1653. He was executed on August 1, 1653 on a charge of treachery.
Brother of Per. Engaged as a soldier and served for four years. He returned to Sweden in the Swan, 1648
Appointed commander at Upland with a salary of 25 florins a month. On May 1, 1646 he left his post and is heard of no more in connection with the colony. He probably left and returned to Sweden. It
is possible that he settled in some of the neighboring colonies or died before reaching Stockholm.
Wolle Lohe (Walle Looer)
Was engaged by Johan Papegoja on December 1, 1643 to serve as soldier. Seems to have left the service in 1653 and returned to Sweden.
Jan Matzon (Johan Mattson)
Gunner at Fort Elsfsborg. Engaged as constaple on April 1, 1644 at 6 R.D. a month. On December 1, 1646, his wage was raised to 8 R.D. a month. He served as constaple until Spetember 1, 1650, when he
was engaged as skipper on the sloop at 25 florins a month. From August 15, 1651, until September 1, 1653, he served again as constaple. He returned to Sweden with Governor Printz.
Hendrick Olofsson, the Finn
Was taken into the govenment's service in New Sweden as a soldier on September 1, 1646. He owed the company 28:32 R.D. in September 1653.
Sven Svensson, a boy
Cargo: 6000 bricks
A ton of lime
Cloth, ready made clothing, shoes, stockings,
axes, saws, mill stones.
Return voyage, departed June 20, 1644:
Pal Smaal (Pafvel Smal) returns who previously arrived on the Charitas in 1641.
Captain Christer Boije
Timon Stidden, barber-surgeon
Esbjorn Martensson originally from Stockholm
Swedish Settlements on the Delaware, Amandus Johnson, ©1911.