Swedish American: New Jersey History

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Early history of Swedes in New Jersey

In 1638, the Swedes landed at Wilmington, Delaware and established the colony of New Sweden.  By 1841 some of these Swedes moved up into New Jersey.  For a brief history of the early Swedes in New Jersey see http://www.nj.searchroots.com/Gloucesterco/swedesboro.htm

Swedes in New Jersey

Article in the New Jersey Journal http://www.nytimes.com/1987/04/19/nyregion/new-jersey-journal-swedes-in-new-jersey.html

A brief History of Swedesboro, New Jersey

See:  http://nynjctbotany.org/njoptofc/swedesbo.html