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  • ID: I519
  • Name: Johan GUSTAFSSON
  • Given Name: Johan
  • Surname: GUSTAFSSON
  • Sex: M
  • Note:
    Kinnekulle is a large wooded hill or plateau, nine miles long and fourmiles across, rising 860 feet above Lake Vanern in Skaraborg Lan incentral Sweden.

    "jan JUSTEN" on 13 Feb 1655/56 (English Calendar), requested he beallowed to make a plantation on the Christina Kill.

    By 1669 he was at Kingsessing/West Philadelphia, PA; on the banks ofSchuulkill and was granted a patent there as John EUSTA, dated 16 May1669.

    In the first English census of the Delaware, taken in 1671, Johangustafsson was listed as "John Eustace." The Nov 1677 tax list forthe Upland couourt jurisdiction showed a slight improvement in nameing"Jan Justa & 2 sons" as taxable (i.e., over 16 years of age).

    After the surrender of New Sweden to the Dutch, John Gustafsson movednorthward to Kingsessing where he died c. 1682, leaving a widow and atleast eleven children. They kept Gustafsson as their surname, but itwas heard and written by the English and Eustason, Justison, etc.Justis, Justus or Justice finally evolved as the family surname.
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  • Birth: 1618 in Kinnekulle, Skaraborg lan, Sweden 4
  • Death: 1682 in Philadelphia, PA
  • Note: Place of death possibly Upland Court District.
  • Emigration: 1 NOV 1642 Sweden
  • Note:
    Johan Gustafsson (1618-1682) sailed from Gottenburg November 1, 1642,on the "Swan" with Governor Printz in the Fifth Swedish Expedition andarrived on the Delaware below the present site of Philadelphia, Feb15, 1643. Johan was one of the twelve soldiers in Fort Elfborg belowthe present city of Philadelphia on the east side of the Delaware from1644 to 1653.

    He came as a soldier under Governor Printz. Printz' successor,Governor Rising, promoted him to the position of a gunner and , assuch, he was stationed at fort trinity(New castle) in 1655 whenCaptain Sven Skute surrendered the fort to the Dutch.
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  • Immigration: 15 FEB 1643 Fort Trinity, New Castle Co., DE
  • Note:
    Came on the SWAN to the colony of New Sweden, on the Delaware River on1 Nov 1642. Landed at Fort Christina (now Wilmington), DE), 15 Feb1643.
    Later stationed at Fort Elfsborg, and then to Fort Trinity.
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  • Endowment: status: SUBMITTED
  • Sealing Child: status: SUBMITTED
  • LDS Baptism: 17 MAR 1981 7

    Father: GUSTAVUS

    Marriage 1 Brita MADSDOTTER(MOUNCEDOTTER) b: 1625 in Philadelphia, PA
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    • Married: ABT 1654 in Fort Trinity, New Castle Co., DE
    • Sealing Spouse:
    1. Has Children Gustaf (Justa) GUSTAFSSON (JUSTIS) b: 1655 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    2. Has Children Mans (Mounce) GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1658 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    3. Has Children Carl (Charles) GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1660 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    4. Has Children HANS (Hance) GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1662 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    5. Has Children Annika (Anna) GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1670 in Philadelphia, PA
    6. Has No Children Johan (John) GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1666 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    7. Has Children Peter GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1670 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    8. Has No Children Jacob GUSTAFSSON b: 1673 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    9. Has No Children Elizabeth GUSTAFSSON (JUSTIS) b: 1675 in
    10. Has Children Sven (Swan) GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1677 in Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA
    11. Has Children Anders GUSTAFSSON(JUSTIS) b: 1681 in Philadelphia, PA

    1. Abbrev: SOURCE #2
      Title: Bruce A. Johnson
      #109-9312-104 Ave.
      Edmonton, AB, T5H 4G7
      (403) 429-5696
    2. Abbrev: SOURCE #5
      Title: Stephen L. Butler
      3414 - 137 St. NW
      Gig Harbor, WA 98332
      (206) 858-8647
    3. Abbrev: SOURCE #35
      Title: "The Swedish Ancestry of Moses Justus of Schuyler County, IL"
      Author: Peter Stebbins Craig, J.D.
      Publication: Washington, D.C. 1990
    4. Abbrev: SOURCE #36
      Title: "JUSTIS, JUSTUS, JUSTICE FOR ALL; A Compilation of Early AmericanFamily Records"
      Author: Joyce Justus Parris
      Publication: 220 Northwest Avenue
      Swannanoa, NC 28778
      Page: pg 8
    5. Abbrev: SOURCE #37
      Title: "the 1693 Census of the Swedes on the Delaware"
      Author: Peter Stebbins Craig
      Publication: SAG Publications
      Winter Park, Florida
      Page: p 36
    6. Abbrev: SOURCE #36
      Title: "JUSTIS, JUSTUS, JUSTICE FOR ALL; A Compilation of Early AmericanFamily Records"
      Author: Joyce Justus Parris
      Publication: 220 Northwest Avenue
      Swannanoa, NC 28778
    7. Abbrev: SOURCE #91
      Title: Susie Lewis Struckhoff

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