FISTULATOR, BENEDICT [SSNE 6654]

Surname
FISTULATOR, FISTELATER
First name
BENEDICT, BENEDICTUS

Text source

Benedict Fistulator was a Scot who migrated to Sweden in the first half of the seventeenth century and settled in Gothenburg. On 5 October 1631 he married Catelena Josten in the town (she outlived him, and was buried on 7 August 1660). Their surviving children were Eugenius (d.1696), Gustav (d. 1718), Catharina and Maria (married Ratiche Seth 1 January 1655). Three other children died in 1635, 1640 and 1644. Benedict was noted as a councillor for Gothenburg from 1648-1651. He died in 1651 and was buried on 19 February that year.

 

Sources: H. Almquist, Göteborgs Historia (Gothenburg, 1929), p.369; W. Berg, Samlingar till Göteborgs Historia Christina Kyrkas böcker, (Gothenburg, 1890), vol.1, pp.3, 11, 438, 442, 444, 452, 461; C. Dalhede, Handelsfamiljer på Stormaktstidens Europamarknad, (3 vols, Partille, 2001), vol.3.

 

A Thomas Fistulator operated as a merchant towards the end of the 1600s and early 1700s. The relationship to Benetictus is unclear, nor is his nationality: See https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0069627_00362#?c=&m=&s=&cv=361&xywh=2331%2C2405%2C3878%2C2237

Service record

SWEDEN, GOTHENBURG
Departed 1651-02-19
Capacity COUNCILLOR, purpose CIVIC