CHAPMAN, JAN [SSNE 5517]

Surname
CHAPMAN
First name
JAN, JOHN
Title/rank
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Jan Chapman was listed as a Scottish shopkeeper living in Kedany, Lithuania in 1636-1637. He was one of 22 Scots who sponsored the Reformed church in Kedany.

Collecta Zboru Kiejdanskiego: To jest rachunek wszystkich recept i expens zborowych zaczety roku 1628 dnu 20 novembra - Lietuvos Mikslu Akademijos centrine biblioteka. Rankrasciu skyrius, F.9-3040; L. Eriksonas, "The Lost Colony of Scots: unravelling overseas connections in a Lithuanian town" in Ships, Guns and Bibles in the North Sea and the Baltic States, c.1350-c.1700, eds. A.I. Macinnnes, T. Riis, F. Pedersen, (Tuckwell, 2000) p.176.

Service record

LITHUANIA, KEDANY
Arrived 1636-01-01
Capacity MERCHANT, purpose MERCANTILE