Olof Thorsson of New Sweden and his Tussey Descendants


This unmodifiable, read-only package by Peter Stebbins Craig, is 70 pages long and traces Olof Thorsson of New Sweden and his Tussey Descendants.

Whitepaper description from Dr. Peter Craig:

The 1648 roll of New Sweden settlers at the Riksarkivet [Swedish National Archives] in Stockholm reports that Olof Thorsson served as a sailor on the 1641 voyage of the Kalmar Nyckel to New Sweden. From later records it is learned that he was accompanied by his wife Elisa [Elisabeth], sons Olof and Lars and two known daughters, Elisabeth [?] and Maria. A third daughter (Petronella) was born in New Sweden …

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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.