HAIJOCK, ESTER [SSNE 6240]

Surname
HAIJOCK, HAJOCK, CUNNINGHAM
First name
ESTER
Nationality
SCOT
Region
STOCKHOLM

Text source

Ester Haijock Cunningham was the daughter of Alexander Haijock [SSNE 3024], a Scottish burgess of Stockholm and Anna Cathrina Stromberg (nr. 365). Ester was born on 12 February 1654, and later married the Scottish burgess in Stockholm, Thomas Cunningham [SSNE 1620] on 30 March 1680. Thomas and Ester had a son, Thomas, who was born in 1691 in Stockholm. Thomas jnr. served in the army as Master of the Ordinance in Finland in 1742. He was ennobled in 1747 and became Colonel of artillery 10 years later. Thomas jnr. died by 1759. Ester had sisters, Catharina [SSNE 6420] and Anna [SSNE 101].

Svenska Män och Kvinnor (8 vols., 1942-1955), II, p.152; Svenska Adelns Ättartavlor, vol. 2, p.134; Otto Donner, A brief sketch of the Scottish families in Finland and Sweden (Helsingfors, 1884), p.23. Female.

Service record

SWEDEN, STOCKHOLM
Arrived 1654-02-12
Departed 1699-12-31
Purpose MISC.