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JOHN ANDERSON STALLCOP, was born about 1627 at Strangnas, Sweden.; He arrived at Fort Christina (New Sweden and present Delaware) in 1641 aboard the Charitas from Sweden. He married Christina Johnson about 1656. She was the daughter or Carl Johnson, who arrived at Fort Christina in 1656 on the Mercurius. She was probably of Finnish descent since the passengers on the Mercurius were Finns. It is thought that she married soon after her arriving at Fort Christina. John Anderson Stallcop died about 1684 and his wife, Christina died before 1697 in Delaware. Dates of birth of their children have not been documented for lack of recorded dates of the early colonists. Dates of birth have been estimated from information concerning their activities in later life, such as tax lists, oaths of allegiance, land transactions, census lists and other public records. Information from a land transaction dated 1677 reveals that there were eight children at that time. We have found names of only six and a reference to a seventh, a daughter, whose husband\'s name is revealed in John Anderson Stalcop\'s will, written in 1679. Therefore we have assumed that the eighth child was deceased by 1679 when the will was written.
Children: 2 Andrew Stallcop b. ca. 1657
3 Carols~(Charles) Stallcop ca. 1658
4 John Stallcop ca. 1660
5 (Daughter) Stallcop ca. 1661
6 Peter Stallcop ca. 1663
7 Mary Stallcop ca. 1664
8 Jonas Stallcop ca. 1666
6 PETER STALLCOP, son of John Andesson Stalcop (1) and Christina Johnson, was born about 1663 in Delaware colony. He died before May 1710 in New Castle County, Delaware. He married Catharine Peterson about 1685. She was the daughter of Samuel Peterson and Brita ____. After Peter Stallcop\'s death she married Lucas Stidham, Sr. a son of Dr. Tymen Stidham. Lucas died on 8 December 1726.
Peter Stallcop was listed as a tithable living on the north side of Chnistina Creek in 1687. He had in his possession some 100 acres of land, At the court of Quarter Sessions held at New Castle the month of March 1689, a John Anderson acknowledged a deed of enforcement for 390 acres of land to Peter Stallcop.
Peter Stallcop made contributions to the Old Swedes\' Church. He gave 7 pounds of first subscription money, 14 days work, 5000 lathes for plastering, 5 shillings (for lega1 expenses) 100 feet sawed wood (for minister\'s home), 5 pounds in 1699 (settlements of accounts). He furnished 1/2 sheep for the entertainment held at John Stallcop\'s house following Dedication of the Church in 1699. Names of his children were obtained from his will and from records of Old Swedes\' Church.
20 Christina Stallcop b. 19 April 1686
21 Brita Stallcop ca.1687-89
22 John Stallcop ca. 1692
23 Maria Stallcop February 1696
24 Andrew Stallcop
25 Masgaretta Stallcop 1706
JOHN STALLCOP, son of Peter Stallcop (6) and Catherine Peterson, was born about 1692 in Red Clay Creek, New Castle County, Delaware. He married Maria Morton about 1710. She was the daughter of Mathias Morton and Annika Justis. She was born about 1695 in Ridley, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Date of her death is not known. John died 24 June 1751 and is buried at Old Swedes Church in Wi1mington. John was a witness to a will written by Thomas Bird on November 20, 1726 at New Castle Co. DE. The following is from Rodney\'s diary and other Delaware records By Daniel Rodney, Charles Henry Black Turner ----- 1689 July 3. Deed of gift. John Erickson of Lucas Point., Salem Tenth, W. C., husbandman, to his son-in-1aw John Stalcop of Christiana. Creek, New Castle Co. (Penna), and wife Annake, grantor\'s daughter, for 183 acres at said Lucas Point, part of a 401 a. granted by Wm. Penn in two lots February 10, 1644-45.
1691 July 28. Deed. John Stalcop of Christian Creek, Co. of New
CastIe, Penna., yeoman, to John Minch of Penn\'s Neck, Salem Co.,
husbandman, for 183 acres near Lucas Point, Penn`s Neck
67 Peter Stallcop b. 1712
68 Christina Stallc0p 20 Oct. 1714
69 Matthias Stallcop 26 Sept. 1716
70 Tobias Stallcop 29 Sept. 1718
71 Catharine Stallcop 28 Mar. 1721
72 Ericus Stallcop 15 Aug. 1723
73 Israe1Stallcop 24 Dec. 1725
74 Annika Stallcop 12 April 1729
75 Johan Stallcop 19 Deo. 1733
76 Andreas Stallcop 27 Jan. 1737
PETER "Pietter" STALCOP, son of John Stallcop (22) and Maria Morton, was born in 1712 in New Castle County, Delaware. He married Susannah Paulson at Old Swedes Church on 15 December 1737. She was the daughter of Woola (William) Paulson and Elizabeth (Anderson) Colesburg. She was born March 1716 in New Castle County, Delaware. Peter and Susannah raised their family in New Castle County. Peter\'s Bible record gives July 19, 1768 as date of his death. Date of Susannah\'s death is not known. At least five of Peter\'s children went to Orange County, North Carolina in the 1760\'s.
126 John Stalcop b. 22 April 1739
127 William Stalcop 27 May 1741
128 Tobias Stalcop 1 August 1743
129 Swithin Stalcop 1745
130 Rachel Stalcop 1 August 1749
131 Lydia Stalcop 11 June 1752
132 Susanna Stalcop 10 August 1754
134 Peter Stalcop 21 January 1757