HACKER, THOMAS [SSNE 6242]

Surname
HACKER
First name
THOMAS
Title/rank
REVEREND
Nationality
ENGLISH
Region
WISMAR
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Thomas Hacker was an English preacher born in Wismar in 1615, who had moved to Goteborg by 1642 and married firstly on 8 September 1644 Catherine/Christina Spalding [SSNE 6243], daughter of Hans Spalding [SSNE 4677], and secondly in 1667 Anna Wiesenhoff. His son, Thomas jr. [SSNE 4785] was born in Gothenburg and worked as a superintendent at Aker's foundry and all the powder mills of Sweden in 1682. He was ennobled in 1686 and introduced the same year.

G. Elgenstierna, Svenska Adelns Ättartavlor, vol. 3; H. Marryat, One Year in Sweden, including a visit to the isle of Gotland (London, 1862), p.490; W. Berg, Samlingar till Göteborgs Historia Christina Kyrkas böcker, (Gothenburg, 1890), vol.1, p.7.

Service record

SWEDEN, GOTHENBURG
Arrived 1642-01-01
Capacity PREACHER, purpose ECCLESIASTICAL
ENGLAND, WISMAR
Departed 1641-12-31
Capacity PREACHER, purpose ECCLESIASTICAL