Unknown Friend Family Male

Nils LARSSON FRIENDAge: 66 years16201686

Given names
Birth about 1620
MarriageAnna ANDERSDOTTERView this family
about November 1656 (Age 36 years)
Source: Genealogy.com - Genealogy Report: Descendants of Nils Larsson Friend
Birth of a son
Gabriel FRIEND
about 1674 (Age 54 years)
Death December 1686 (Age 66 years)
Family with Anna ANDERSDOTTER - View this family
Marriage: about November 1656Upland, Delaware Co, Pennsylvania
18 years

MarriageGenealogy.com - Genealogy Report: Descendants of Nils Larsson Friend

Notes for NILS LARSSON FRIEND: Nils Larsson arrived in New Sweden on the "Swan" in 1648 and, during Rising's administration, served as 'gevaldiger' (warden). Jean Paul Jaquet reported in a letter dated 9 August 1656 to Governor Peter Stuyvesant in New Amsterdam that Niles Larsen's intended marriage was being postponed for three months by pastor Lars Carlson Lock in order to investigate the charges (which Jacquet presumed to be false) by a woman of ill repute in Manhattan.(Gehring, "New York Historical Manuscripts (Delaware Papers-Dutch", 68)From this record, it may reasonably be inferred that Nils Larsson was married about November 1656. Source - "The Family of Nils Larsson Frande (Friend)" by Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, 1988.(See pg. 2) By 1668 Nils Larson had adopted the name Frande, meaning "kinsman" or "blood relative" in Swedish. Nils Larsson played a very prominent role in the Swedish community until his death at Upland in the winter of 1686-87.He became known as Nils Larsson Frande, meaning "kinsman" or "blood relative" in Swedish, possibly because of his influence among the Indians