KENNEDY, JOHN [SSNE 7]
- KENNEDY, O'KINIDI, OCHENEDI
- First name
- JOHN, IAN, JAN, JOHAN
- Social status
Text sourceJohan/Ian Kennedy is listed as a lieutenant in Captain Frantz Horne's Eidsbergske company in the Smålenske infantry regiment in 1657 who was recruited in Holland. He is noted as a Dutchman, but his name implies an Irish connection. He was paid off after the end of the war with Sweden in 1658.
O. Ovenstad, Militaerbiografier Den Norske Haers Officerer (Oslo 1949), vol. II, p.226; G. Lind, Danish Data Archive 1573; J.C.W. Hirsch and K. Hirsch (eds.), 'Fortegnelse over Dansk og Norske officerer med flere fra 1648 til 1814 (12 vols. compiled 1888-1907), VI, vol.1.
- DENMARK-NORWAY, SMÅLENSKE REGIMENTS, NORWAY
- Arrived 1657-07-06, as LIEUTENANT
- Departed 1658-07-31, as LIEUTENANT
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY