Nils Larsson "Nils Larsson Frande" FRIEND, son of Nicholas Freinde and Anne Friende.
Born ± 1616 at Goteborg, Sweden, died 1687 at Upland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA, approximately 71 years
1) 1648 arrived in New Sweden on the Swan.
2) 17 Jul 1654 sent to NY to returnEnglish settlers as abailiff.
3) 1657 tobacco for Nils was attached by Isaac Allerton, A NYtrader to cover a debt that was 6 years outstanding,establishing Nils presence in the DE valley.
Will: 20 Dec 1689 Written (by Charles Springer)
Probate: 12 Jun 1689 Will Proved-Phila. Will Book A, 145
Married Nov 1656 at Chester Co., Pennsylvania (30 or 31 years married) to:
Anna Andersdotter ANDERSSON, daughter of Anders Andersson The Finn ANDERSSON and Christina GULBRANSDOTTER.
Born 1618 at Sweden, died 1724 at Upland, Chester, Pennsylvania
Son Gabriel stated in court, that his mother lived to be106-this was claimed while suing brothers John and Lawrence tobe paid back for caring for his bed-ridden mother all thoseyears.
1. Brigitta Friend
Born ± 1657 at Upland, Chester, Pennsylvania
2. Andrew Friend
Born 1659 at Upland, Chester, Pennsylvania, died 1748 at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, VA (Now WV), 88 or 89 years
3. Catherine Friend
Born 1661, died Apr 19, 1721 at Gloucester County, NJ, 59 or 60 years
4. Maria Nilsdotter Friend
Born 1663, died 1701, 37 or 38 years
5. John I FRIEND
Born ± 1666 at Upland County (later Chester Co.), Pennsylvania, died Mar 8, 1737 at Penns Neck, Salem Co., New Jersey, approximately 71 years
1) 1697 living at Crum Creek, Upland, Pennsylvania
2) 1707 living in Gloucester Co. New Jersey (nj deeds o:431)
3) 1714 overseer of roads, Greenwich Twsp. New Jersey.
4) 1716 Tax Collector
5) Between 1717-1718 justice on the Gloucester Co. Court
Event: Appointed 26 Jan 1716/17 NJ Commission as Justice of thePeace, Gloucester Co.
Event: Appointed 14 Mar 1720/21 NJ Commission as Justiceof thePeace, Gloucester Co.
Military Service: 1704 Member of Phila. Militia under Capt.John Finney's Co.
Event: Will dated 8 Mar 1737/38 Penn's Neck, Salem Co., NJ
Probate: 1 Feb 1737/38
From Calendar of JN Wills Vol. II, 1730-1750, p. 189: "JohannesFriend 08 Mar 1737 Penn's Neck, Salem Co. husbandmen; will of.Sons--Andrew and Charles, executors, and to have equally theplantation (330 acres) on which I live. In case Matias Skaagingdon't pay L 30. for the plantation he lives on, then said sonsshall enjoy the same; also 270 acres in the County of Gloster(sic), Greenwich township. Other sons--Neals, Ephraim and John.Daughters--Nanne, Mary, and Sary (who has a daughter).
Witnesses--Andrew Hallcop, Cristena Stallop, Sary Bilderback.Proved Feb.
6) 1737 Living atPenn's Neck, New Jersey
6. Susanna Friend
Born ± 1670 at Pennsylvania
7. Sarah Nilsdotter Friend
Born ± 1672
8. Gabriel Friend
Born ± 1674 at Pennsylvania
9. Lawrence Friend
Born ± 1676 at Pennsylvania
10. Barbara Friend
Born ± 1678 at Pennsylvania