New Netherland and Beyond
New Sweden Immigrants
In the Katt
Left Stockholm July 3, 1649
Captain Cornelius Lucifer
Never reached New Sweden
This ship was damaged off the Coast of Porto Rico, captured by Spaniards and then burned. The colonists were taken to the island. Many Women and children died in captivity. In all, nineteen of the
colonists besides some soldiers and sailors who were able to escape from Porto Rico, returned to Sweden.
Commander Hans Amundson Besk - and wife and children, in all 7
All escaped and returned to Sweden
Reverend Matthias Nertunius
Escaped and returned to Sweden. Eventually returned to the New Sweden colony, probably on the Mercurius 1655, listed as Reverend Mathias.
Joachim Lycke, bookeeper
Escaped and returned to Sweden
Johan Jonson Rudberus - with wife
Johan escaped and returned to Sweden
Timon Stidden, barber-surgeon - with wife and two* children
All escaped and returned to Sweden.
[*Some Sources report 5 children.] He returned to the colony, probably on the Orn, 1654 as he is listed with others receiving new wages.
Per Larsson Bryggiare, brewer - born in Reduegs district
Escaped and returned to Sweden
Swen Hackeson Brad - born in Iland
[Probably the same person as Sven Hakansson Brodd who returned on the Haj in 1654]
Jan Jansson Bockhorn, mate
Joran Duffua, gunner - with wife and two children; a boy and a little daughter
Hans Parson - with wife
Guune Turckelson Timmerman, carpenter - with wife and 2 children, born in Sivedaheiat.
Olufson Roth, gunner - born in Gioteborg
Tolle Anderson Kiempe - born in Uddewal
Par Anderson Snickare, jr - born in Gioteborg
Par Johanson Rutare (trooper) - born in Kynna district
Oluf Benckson Hiort - born in Swedish "hysing"
Oll Hakeson Buur - born in Mandaal
Olff Swensson Repslagare, ropemaker - born in Uddewal
Mans Josephson Falcke - born in Angermanland
Beria Parson Ugla - born in Tesberg parish
Haken Larson Skoster - born in Kynna district
Erik Andersson Drake - born in Angar parish
Gosta Parsson Krabbe - born Angar parish
Anders Carlson Gedda - born in Gioteborg
Lars Olofsson - with wife and a daughter and two boys - born in Nerikie
Jon Olofsson - born in Wermerland
Anders Parson Kiarma - born in Vesberg parish
Daniel Olufson Buurman - born in Stockholm
Bjorn Toolfson Flygare - born in Vesberg parish
Borje Hakensen Rennare - born in Vesberg parish
Oluf Tjorberson Sachtmodig - born in Sio parish
Hendrich Benckson Buller - born in Danish "hysing"
Printe Nielson Jeagare - born in Gioteborg
Ingrij Par's daughter - born in Lundby parish
Sigrij Oluff's daughter - born in Borg parish
Britha Oluff's daughter - born in Borg parish
Karin Par's daughter - born in Osterbatn in Vass
Sigri Niels's daughter - born in Langland parish
Margareth Hans's daughter - born in Bolnes parish
Annika Hans's daughter - born in Finland
Maria Benck's daughter - born in Arbaga
Margaretha Niels's daughter - born in Vesberg parish
Karin Niels's daughter - born in Vesberg Parish
Cristin Jons's daughter - born Bongsund
Ingrij Lars's daughter - born Bongsund
Brita Swen's daughter - born in Mariestadh
Anna Lars's daughter - born in Sioo parish
Wife Elie Oluff's daughter, with a little child born in Skara
Ingebar Banc's daughter - born "pa hysing"
Swedish Settlements on the Delaware, Amandus Johnson, ©1911.
and Source: #194