KENNEDY, ANTHONY [SSNE 6959]

Surname
KENNEDY, KENNEDI
First name
ANTHONY, ANTHONIUS
Title/rank
Nationality
SCOT? IRISH?
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Anthony Kennedy was probably a Scottish merchant who settled in Gothenburg. He is named as amongst the first burgesses of the town, along with George Ogilvie [SSNE 4837], John Fife [SSNE 7184] , James [SSNE 4838] and John Lindsay [SSNE 4685]and Alexander Murray [SSNE 7183]. He married Margreta de Sorte at Christina Church in Gothenburg on 22 November 1629.

W. Berg, Samlingar till Göteborgs Historia, Christina Kyrkas böcker, (Gothenburg, 1890), vol.1, p.2; T. Fischer, The Scots in Sweden, (Edinburgh, 1907), p.12; E-B. Grage, 'Scottish merchants in Gothenburgh, 1621-1850' in T.C. Smout, ed. Scotland and Europe, 1200-1850, (Edinburgh, 1986 )p.113.

Service record

SWEDEN, GOTHENBURG
Arrived 1629-11-22
Capacity MISC, purpose MISC