SPALDING, JOHAN [SSNE 6876]

Surname
SPALDING
First name
JOHAN

Text source

Johan Spalding was a son of Andrew Spalding [SSNE 6717], a Scottish merchant in Mecklenburg and was likely born in the 1620s. He had an important brother called Jacob [SSNE 4813] who moved to Sweden. Johan himself went on to become a consul in Plau and began a dynasty of merchants and diplomats. His children included Johan (a merchant in Malchin), Georg (consul in Plau) and Thomas a (senator in Güstrow)

Eduard Spalding, Geschichtliches, urkunnden, stamm-tafeln der Spalding in Schottland, Deutschland und Schweden: Während der letzten sechs jahrhunderte, speciell der Deutsche zweig der familie (Greifswald, 1898), Appendix IV, Family tree for George Spalding; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), pp.225-226.

Service record

MECKLENBURG, PLAU
Departed 1670-12-31
Capacity CONSUL, purpose DIPLOMACY MERCANTILE, TRADE