FEARN, ALEXANDER [SSNE 6731]

Surname
FEARN, SKOTT, SCOTT
First name
ALEXANDER

Text source

Alexander Fearn (aka Skott), lived in the Trondheim area around 1670. On 13 May 1671 he married a daughter of Tronheim's mayor, Lars Bastiansen Stabel. He lived on a farm named after himself, no 342b, in Trondheim, but had to pawn it several times due to debt towards the end of the decade. After that he and his family had to move away from the area. He is last recorded in Trondheim on 17 October 1677 where he acted as a translator of English in the town council. A Thomas Mathiesen once rented the farm

Henry Berg, 'Trondheim før Cicignon: Gater og Gårder før reguleringen 1681' (Trondheim, 1951), pp.338-339; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), pp.195-201.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, TRONDHEIM, NORWAY
Departed 1679-12-31
Capacity UNKNOWN, purpose MISC.