DRUMMOND, JOHAN [SSNE 2410]

Surname
DRUMMOND, DROMOND
First name
JOHAN
Title/rank
CAPTAIN
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
NOBLE
Education
UNIVERSITY

Text source

Johan Drummond was the son of James Drummond [SSNE 1622] and Elizabeth Clerck [SSNE 2836]. He was ennobled, along with his sisters, in 1649 due to his father's military merits. Johan became a student at Uppsala in 1657 before serving as a lieutenant in Kronoborg's regiment in 1669. In 1676 he became a captain in an Uppland's regiment. The following year he was quartermaster general and was to serve in Livonia, but he never went. In 1684 he was discharged (for some alleged offence), but he was reprieved in 1687. In 1691 he became a fortifications major in Bremen and Verden. In 1697 he was quartermaster general lieutenant. He died in 1706. This is possibly the same man referred to as John Drummond, 3rd son of the 2nd Lord Maderty who is said to have been ennobled in Swedish service, though his link to James Drummond is more plausable.

 

Sources: Swedish Riksarkiv, Eric Dahlbergs Arkiv, vol. XXIV, Stade, 27/03/1693; Swedish Riksarkiv, P. Sondén, Militärachefer i svenska arméen och deras skrivelser; Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage (8 vols., Edinburgh, 1904-1911), VIII, p.217; Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, KRIGSKOLL FULLMAKT 1669 20/12/REGISTRATUR. 1670/5; 1671/1; 1672/6,10; 1674/5 [he took leave in this year]; 1676/8; Svenska Adelns Attartavlor, vol. 2, p.328; Andersson et al, Uppsala Universitets Matrikel, (Uppsala, 1900-1911); T. Fischer, The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907), pp.215-267.

 

Correspondence to and about this man can be found here: Riksarkivets ämnessamlingar. Personhistoria https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0069580_00165#?c=&m=&s=&cv=164&xywh=1049%2C220%2C9278%2C5351

Service record

SWEDEN, UPPSALA
Arrived 1657-01-01
Departed 1657-12-31
Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC
SWEDEN, KRONOBERG
Arrived 1669-01-01, as LIEUTENANT
Departed 1697-12-31, as GEN.QUARTERMAST
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY