John Friend Family Sheets
This package includes all Peter Craig’s annotated family group sheets for the first three generations of the John Friend branch of the Nils Larsson Frände (Friend) family. It is 708 pages long and contains materials relating to Nicholas Friend (~1700-after 1737); his father John Friend (~1667-1738) m. Sarah Coleman (-1739); grandparents Nils Larsson Frände (after 1616-1686) m. Annica Andersdotter (~1638-1724) and Henrick Coleman (-by 1697) m. Anna Hendricksdotter; and great grandparents Anders Anderson the Finn and Christina Goolbrant. Also included is all relevant correspondence about John Friend, the founder of Friendsville, Maryland.
It also contains a Dictionary (MS Word doc) of the abbreviations used by Peter Craig for many of the references in his family group sheets.
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These packages were prepared by SCS Genealogist Ron Beatty for those who want to see all Peter Craig’s detail around their earliest Swedish colonial ancestors.