1844-1848

These are the Swedish immigrants who arrived between 1844 and 1848 and settled in Chautauqua or Warren county.  Each entry includes the reference number used in this database, the name used in this database (which will typically differ from their baptismal name in Sweden) and reference to them in the works of Olsson.


1844 

Immigrants arriving 24 March 1844 aboard the brig ARIEL in New York City, departure from Stockholm about 1 December 1843

Notes: Transit “115 days from Stockholm, via Fayal [Azores], with iron to Boorman Johnston & Co” New York Daily Tribune, March 26, 1844, p 4; 3 passengers total. Passengers were not numbered on this manifest, numbers have been assigned. This recently married couple settled near Findley Lake, Chautauqua County, New York.


Database ReferenceManifest
No.Immigrant NameNo.Passenger NameReferences
1844.001Isaac K. Been1I. BeenOlsson 1995: 213 (840); 1967: 56, 57 note 31
1844.002Christina Been2Lina JohannesdotterOlsson 1995: 213 (841); 1967: 56, 57 note 32



1846

Immigrants arriving 5 August 1846 aboard the barque VIRGINIA in New York City, departure from Göteborg about 16 June 1846

Notes: "Bark (SW) Virginia, Johnston, 50 ds fm Gottenburg, 300 tons iron, to C.E. Habicht ‒ 65 steerage passengers." New York Daily Tribune, August 5, 1846, p 3. Passengers were not numbered on this manifest, numbers have been assigned. Manifest lists 69 passengers, of whom 5 died on the passage, including Sven Johan, the toddler son of Frederick J. and Charlotta Johnson. This group was stranded in Buffalo for two years and then settled in 1848 in Chandlers Valley, Warren County, Pennsylvania.     

Database ReferenceManifest
No.Immigrant NameNo.Passenger NameReferences
1846.001Samuel Dahl9Samuel DahlOlsson 1995: 233 (1061); 1967: 72, 73 note 46
1846.002Mrs. Charles M. (Carolina Dahl) Johnson10Carolina Christina (Dahl)Olsson 1995: 233 (1062); 1967: 72, 73 note 47
i2727Anna Charlotta Carlsdotter11Anna Charlotta (Dahl)Olsson 1995: 46 (1063); 1967: 72. Very likely Anna Charlotta Carlsdotter b. 18 Feb 1821 Tiderserum who also emigrated from Lönneberga parish.
1846.003Frederick J. Johnson14Jonas Fredrik JohnssonOlsson 1995: 233 (1066); 1967: 72, 73 note 48
1846.004Mrs. Frederick J. (Charlotta) Johnson15Charlotte SvensdotterOlsson 1995: 233 (1067); 1967: 72
1846.005Frederica L. Johnson16Lovisa SvensdotterOlsson 1995: 233 (1068); 1967: 72
i0187Sven Johan Johnson17Sven Johan Svensson"died on the passage" Olsson 1995: 233 (1069); 1967: 72
1846.006Charles M. Johnson18Carl Magnus JohnssonOlsson 1995: 233 (1070); 1967: 72, 73 note 49
1846.007Germund Johnson32Germund JohnssonOlsson 1995: 234 (1084); 1967: 74, 75 note 53
1846.008Mrs. Germund (Catherine) Johnson33Inga Lovisa JohnssonOlsson 1995: 234 (1085); 1967: 74
1846.009Mrs. William S. (Louisa) Grow34Carin JohnsdotterOlsson 1995: 234 (1086); 1967: 74
1846.010Mrs. William G. (Josephine) Allen35Sara Sophia JohnsdotterOlsson 1995: 234 (1087); 1967: 74
1846.011Mrs. John C. (Charlotta) Sundell36Charlotta JohnsdotterOlsson 1995: 234 (1088); 1967: 74
i1533Magnus Johnson43Magnus JohnsonOlsson 1995: 234 (1085); 1967: 74.  Died in Buffalo or en route to Chicago, older brother of Germund Johnson.
i2160Andrew Norman50Anders Johansson NormanOlsson 1995: 235 (1102); 1967: 75 note 57.  He was the "old soldier Norman" included in local histories.
i2163Mrs. Andrew (Catherine) Norman51Ingrid Cath. ErlandsdotterOlsson 1995: 235 (1103); 1967: 75
i2162Carl Gustaf Anderson52Carl G. AnderssonOlsson 1995: 234 (1104); 1967: 75.  


Immigrants arriving 8 September 1846 aboard the barque MORGAN DIX in New York City, departing 10 July 1846 from Göteborg

Notes: "Bark Morgan Dix, Hamilton, fm Gottenburg, July 10, and Christian Sands 17th, to Foster & Nickerson; 160 tons iron 7 1/2 do steel Boorman Johnson & Co." New York Daily Tribune, September 9, 1846, p 4. Transport of only 13 Passengers. The passengers were not numbered on this manifest, numbers have been assigned. The Lindahl family was living in Black Rock (Buffalo) in 1850 and migrated to their farm near Mayville, Chautauqua township, Chautauqua County about 1853. 

Database ReferenceManifest
No.Immigrant NameNo.Passenger NameReferences
1846.012Sven Lindahl5Sven LindahlOlsson 1967: 86, 87 note 34
1846.013Mrs. Sven (Mary E.) Lindahl6Helene Catherine LindahlOlsson 1967: 86
1846.014Frederick A. Lindahl7Adolphous FredericOlsson 1967: 86
1846.015Peter S. Lindahl8Sven PeterOlsson 1967: 86
1846.016Charles Lindahl9Charles MagnusOlsson 1967: 86
1846.017Christina Lindahl10ChristinaOlsson 1967: 86


1847

Immigrants arriving 20 March 1847 aboard the barque NEW YORK in New York City from Gävle

Notes: Passengers were not numbered on this manifest, numbers have been assigned. Captain C.M. Brandt, 430 tons, transport of 206 passengers.

Database ReferenceManifest
No.Immigrant NameNo.Passenger NameReferences
1847.001Otto Stenberg196Otto W. Stenberg
Olsson 1967: 146, 147 n 14. This family lived in Sullivan County, New York before arriving in Chautauqua County in 1855.
1847.002Mrs. Otto (Christina) Stenberg197Chisten Dahlberg
I1780Karin Stenberg198Karin DahlbergOlsson 1967: 146 Olsson notes that this child is not in their passport application. She is also not in the Stenberg household in the two years previous to their emigration, nor later in the New York.


1848

Immigrants arriving 31 July 1848 aboard the ship THRACIAN in New York City from Göteborg

Notes: "Ship Thracian (of Plymouth,) Rogers, Gottenburg, 567 1/2 tons iron, to order, 1 bx 4 parcels B.H. Butenschon. Passengers ‒ L.S. Zelmane, and 90 in the steerage." New York Daily Tribune, July 31, 1848, p 3. See NARA Series M237, Roll 74, Frame 578. Passengers were numbered on this manifest. Transport of 79 Norwegians and 13 Swedes. Three of this group (shown in bold) had family connections to earlier immigrants. This group combined with those in Buffalo and settled in October 1848 in Chandlers Valley, Warren County, Pennsylvania.

Database ReferenceManifest
No.Immigrant NameNo.Passenger NameReferences
1848.001Peter Oberg81Peter AbergBesked N:o 4, Nöden, Oppeby Parish. Olsson 1967: 152, 153 note 49
1848.002Mrs. Peter (Margareta) Oberg82Margaret AbergOlsson 1967: 152
1848.003Pontius Oberg83Pontus AbergOlsson 1967: 152
1848.004Oscar Oburg84Ansgarius AbergOlsson 1967: 152
1848.005Frank Oburg85France AbergOlsson 1967: 152
1848.006Andrew P. Johnson86Andres J. JohnsonMarrianelund, Hässleby Parish.  Brother of Mrs. Frank A. Peterson, Frederick J. and Charles M. Johnson.  Likely in charge of minors, no known connection to the Oberg family.  Olsson 1967: 152; Olsson 1979: 96 note 49a
1848.007Mrs. Frank A. (Johanna Charlotta) Peterson87Johanna C. JohnsonBesked N:o 9, Överarps Boställe, Hässleby Parish. Sister of Johnson brothers. Olsson 1967: 152, 153 note 50
i0356Samuel Johan Kron88Samuel J. CeronBesked N:o 8, Påtorp, Hässleby parish, combined with next passengers in list of luggage, likely traveling together. His older brother emigrated in 1847, other siblings followed. This family settled in Brooklyn, New York and were part of the development of a Swedish community there.
1848.008Mrs. Eric M. (Lena Louisa) Anderson89Louisa PetersBesked N:o 1, Sjöarp, Lönneberga Parish. Olsson 1967: 152, 153 note 51, 273
1848.009Mrs. Otto (Lisa Lena) Peterson90Lisa H. AndresSaxemåla Säteri, Lönneberga Parish.  Sister of Anders J. Andersson, who may have emigrated aboard the VIRGINIA. Olsson 1967: 152, 153 note 52, 273