BORDON, JOHAN [SSNE 1983]

Surname
BORDON, BURDON
First name
JOHAN

Text source

Captain Johan Bordon was the son of John Bordon [SSNE 4345] and Regina Sinclair [SSNE 6266]. Johan was born in Stockholm in 1655. He was first a sergeant in the lifeguard and then an ensign in the Kalmar regiment. Bordon was promoted to lieutenant in 1677, and then captain by 1681. He died in 1701. He married Magdelena Rosenbjelke of the Swedish nobility in her second marriage (her first had been to Alexander Lagergren]. His brother Gustav [SSNE 1835] was also in the Swedish army

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1674/6 (RECRUITED 73); 1678/5; 1679/5,10,15; 1682/3; 1683/8,11,19; 1684/1; 1686/8; 1688/5,8; 1690/1; 1692/8; 1694/1;A. Lewenhaupt, Karl XII:s Officerare Biografiska anteckningar (2 vols., Stockholm, 1920), I, p.72; G. Elgenstierna, Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 1, p.536; H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862), p.486; F. Rudelius, 'Kalmar Regementes Personhistoria 1623-1927 (2 vols., Norrköping, 1952) I, p.142.

Service record

SWEDEN, STOCKHOLM
Departed 1701-12-31
Purpose MISC.
SWEDEN, KALMAR REGIMENT
Departed 1694-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY