1855

These are the Swedish immigrants who arrived in 1855 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), the passenger number, manifest entry including name, age and sex, and references to their immigration.

Immigrants shown in bold type had family members already in the area.


Immigrants arriving 27 July 1855 aboard the ship HERSCHEL in New York City departing from Hamburg.

Notes: Passengers were not numbered on this manifest, numbers have been assigned. Transport of 216 immigrants including 48 Swedes, 1 reported dead. This was one of the last ships to arrive directly in New York harbor -- Castle Garden Emigrant Landing Depot began operation four days later on August 1, 1855.
Database ReferenceManifest
No.Immigrant NameNo.Passenger NameReferences
1855.001H. Peter Lind25Hans Peter Johansson47M
Besked N:o 2, Modahl under Vallnäs, Hässleby Parish, Jönköping. Peter's brother, John Lind, emigrated to Warren County in 1850.
1855.002Mrs. Peter (Sarah M.) Lind26Sara Maria Johansson42F
1855.003Mrs. Charles (Mary Ann) Sandberg27Anna Johansson19F
1855.004Mrs. August (Christina) Neal28Stina Johansson17F
1855.005Peter J. Lind29Peter Joh. Johansson12M
1855.006Charles Lind30Carl Aug. Johansson11M
1855.007John Lind31Johannes Johansson8M
1855.008Andrew Frank Lind32Anders Fredric Johansson6M
1855.009Mrs. Delos F. (Caroline) Johnson34Carin Johansdotter25F
Besked N:o 3, Modahl under Vallnäs, Hässleby Parish
1855.010Mrs. John (Mary) Nelson35Maria Johansdotter29F
Besked N:o 5, Lökanäs, Hässleby Parish
1855.011Fredrika Samuelsdotter36Fredericka Samuelsdotter25F
Besked N:o 6, Sjövik, Hässleby Parish
1855.012Johanna Samuelsdotter37Johanna Samuelsdotter25F
Besked N:o 7, Hornsveds, Hässleby Parish
1855.013John Johnson38Hans Joh. Danielson25F
Besked N:o 4, Ingaryd, Hässleby Parish. Age is 35. Brother-in-law of Carolina Johansdotter and H. Peter Lind. His wife and family remain behind and emigrate in 1856.




Castle Garden Emigrant Landing Depot begins operation 1 August 1855. From this date onward all immigrants arriving in New York City enter Castle Garden first for processing (and protection).








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