3 edition of Swedes and Finns in New Jersey... found in the catalog.
Swedes and Finns in New Jersey...
Federal Writers" Project.
|Statement||written and illustrated by the Federal Writers" Project of the Works Progress Administration, State of New Jersey; with an introd. by Amandus Johnson...sponsored by the New Jersey commission to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the settlement by the Swedes and Finns on the Delaware, D. Stewart Craven, chairman.|
|Series||American guide series|
|LC Classifications||F137 .F32|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||6 p., l., 165 p.|
|Number of Pages||165|
|LC Control Number||38025885|
"The first permanent settlement of the South River began in with the founding of New Sweden at Fort Christina (now Wilmington), a colony that spread northward to the Schuylkill and southward to Sand Hook (New Castle) by In that year, New Sweden surrendered to New Netherland and remained under Dutch rule until , when the Dutch surrendered the river to the forces of the Duke of s: 2. The settlers derived from New Sweden displayed no determination to isolate themselves or to marry within their group Early records reveal marriages of Delaware Valley Swedes or Finns to English settlers as early as , to Dutch by , Welsh by , Scots by .
Over the next two decades, the farms and villages of New Sweden spread out along both banks of the Delaware River, well into present-day New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, as more immigrants, mostly Swedes, arrived from Scandinavia. By , though, the small colony was swallowed up by the. For some of these unfortunates, however, Sweden's decision to establish a colony on the Delaware River would provide Finns with a haven from their mistreatment at the hands of their adopted country. In this pioneering work, E. A. Louhi recounts the various expeditions of Finns to Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and, to a lesser extent, the.
The Swedes and Dutch also had a great interest, and one of the earliest settlements in the New World was New Sweden. On this day March 29 th, in , New Sweden is established by Swedish colonists. New Sweden consisted of parts of modern-day Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Swedes, Finns, some Germans and Dutch flocked to this colony. Up until this book, I had been confused by the inter-mixing of Swedes and Finns in the area. I knew of the New Sweden colony, but what about the Finns. Well, the About I purchased this book at the New Sweden Farmstead in Bridgeton, NJ/5(3).
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New Sweden (Swedish: Nya Sverige; Finnish: Uusi Ruotsi; Latin: Nova Svecia) was a Swedish colony along the lower reaches of the Delaware River in America from toestablished during the Thirty Years' War when Sweden was a great military power. New Sweden was part of Swedish colonization efforts in the ments were established on both sides of the Delaware Capital: Fort Christina.
"This book tells for the first time the story of the migration of Swedes and Finns in the seventeenth century from Pennsylvania and Delaware to the creek lands of southern New Jersey.
It describes fully their efforts to preserve their native ways of life and emphasizes the groth of the important Swedish Lutheran Churches at Raccoon and Penns.
"Sponsored by the New Jersey Commission to Commemorate the th Anniversary of the Settlement by the Swedes and Finns on the Delaware." Description: , pages illustrations 23 cm: Series Title: American guide series.
Responsibility: Written and illustrated by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration, State of New. The New Sweden and New Netherland colonies continued to grow, and several small illegal English colonies sprang up near Salem, New Jersey and along the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania.
These illicit settlements threw the Dutch and Swedes together to drive the English out, but Fort Casimir pressed too close to the Swedish domain and, in For nearly 20 years in the 17th century, Sweden had a little-known colony that spanned parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
[ End of article] First Finnish Settlement in America Delaware Colony of Swedes and Finns Has Left Heritage to America. Because the colony of New Sweden retained that name for only eighteen years many students of American history are but slightly familiar with the Finnish and Swedish settlements which grew up in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey several decades before the coming of.
New Sweden was a Swedish colonizing effort that began in along the Delaware River in the Mid-Atlantic states of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Along with other Nordic immigrants, Finns were a healthy percentage of these intrepid settlers. While Swedes and Finns continued to settle in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania, they did not begin to arrive in the United States in large numbers until the 19th century. Swedish immigration was highest between and due to poor local economic conditions in Sweden and the availability of cheap land in the American west.
Finns were identified for the first time in the U.S. census, which counted ab persons born in Finland. Of these, ab lived in Michigan, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and California. Almost a. Sweden's American Mission, - King Charles XI of Sweden names three ministers to travel to the Delaware to serve the Swedes and also sends Swedish Bibles, hymnals and other religious books, and directs that the American Mission be.
The Sweden and Finns in New Jersey / introd. by Amandus Johnson. ; sponsored by the New Jersey Commission to Commemorate the th Anniversary of the Settlement by the Swedes and Finns on the Delaware Jersey Printing Co.] [Bayonne, N.J The Swedes and Finns, yielding generally to the condition of things around them, and avoiding as much as possible any quarrels between the Dutch and English, soon made a settlement on the eastern or New Jersey side of the Delaware river; most of which can be traced with some degree of accuracy.
[ End of article] The Finnish Language on the Delaware A. Dunlap & E. Moyne. Even though Finland and Sweden were politically united in the seventeenth century, the common people of Finland maintained their own language, and this was true, to some extent, of the nobility as well.
1 Thus, when groups of Swedes and Finns migrated to America, both Swedish and Finnish were spoken in the. Because the Finns and Swedes had lived in the heavily wooded northern forests, much of what they encountered in North America was familiar. Lorraine E.
Williams, the author of The New Sweden Colony () is an archaeologist and former curator of archaeology at the New Jersey. The New Sweden Farmstead Museum was an open-air museum in Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States.A recreation of a 17th-century Swedish farmstead, it was located in City Park, and served as a historical remembrance of the history of the Swedish and Finnish people who arrived as part of the colony of New Sweden in early America.
Originally opened init operated as a living museum. Original data: The Swedes and Finns in New e, N.J.: Jersey Printing Co., Also known for farming and, later, egg production, the Finns' nation would gain independence from Sweden in and, although they were Swedes at the time of.
This Southern New Jersey town was settled by a small group of Swedes and Finns in the mids. Mostly hunters and fishermen, the settlers began farming the area, rich with wood supply and fertile soil, and befriended the Native Leni Lenape as they expanded into New Jersey creeks.
This cabin, one of the few extant Swedish log cabins in the United States, stands on a plot of ground bought by Marten Martensson on March 9,some years after New Sweden had been conquered by the Dutch and then by the English.
It was built in the 's. Description This booklet on the founding of New Sweden (now the present-day New Jersey area) was prepared for use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New Jersey. It discusses later (lateth centuryth century) Swedish immigration patterns in New Jersey.
It also identifies Swedish influences on place names, customs, language, and New. Description This booklet on the founding of New Sweden (now the present-day New Jersey area) was prepared for use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New Jersey.
It provides a history of Swedish religion throughout the ss, including notable pastors, construction of churches, and periods of disillusionment.“New Sweden: The th Anniversary of the Settlement of the Swedes and Finns in Delaware,” an exhibition of books, pamphlets and maps relating to the Swedish-Finnish colonization on the Delaware River inwas on view from March 1 to Jin the Special Collections Department Gallery in the Hugh M.
Morris Library.The first Finns in North America came as colonists to New Sweden, a colony founded along the Delaware River in The colony was abandoned to the Dutch inbut the Finns remained, working the forest in a slash-and-burn-style settlement pattern.