Extract from "Svenska adels ättar-taflor" by Gabriel Anrep


Noble family Leijel, No. 1531 †:

The Swedish Leijel family descend from Scotland, where the name was spelled Lyel or Lyell, and should be carefully distinguished from an ancient lineage Lyle or Le Isle, who had a completely different coat-of-arms and was renowned already in 1164, by William Le Isle.


TAB. 1.
Adam Lyell; Official in the market town Aberbrothock in Scotland.

Married to Bessie Braun; daughter of merchant Jacob Braun.

Son:
Patrik Lyell; Bailiff in Aberbrothock
Married to Euphemius Symson; daughter of Jacob Symson in Aberbrothock and Janetta Rynd.

Sons :
Jacob Leijel, born in 1612; Merchant and Works proprietor; † 1678. See Tab. 2.
David Leijel, born in 1621; Merchant and Works proprietorr; † 1676. See Tab. 3.
Henric Leijel, born in 1627; Merchant and Works proprietor; † 1710. See Tab. 5.


TAB. 2.
Jacob Leijel (son of Patrick Lyell , Table 1), born 1612 10/9 in Aberbrothock in Scotland;
Arrived in 1638, along with three brothers, in Sweden and became Merchant in Stockholm and Works proprietor at Elfkarleby and Härnäs ironworks; † 1678 11/7 in Stockholm.
He received in 1655 from Scotland a letter of lineage, which mentions his and his brothers' noble descent.

1st marriage 1644 1/1 with Margaretha Eden, born 1627 18/4 in Upsala, † 1653 13/12 in Stockholm; daughter of Alderman Claus Eden, Nobil. Edenberg, No. 617, in Kipplingeberg, Kättslinge and Brunby, with his 1st wife, Gertrude Sulchen.

2nd marriage 1655 11/3 with Barbara Martha Dress, born 1632 7/12 at Syttorp in Nora Parish
and mining district, † 1694 14/7 in Stockholm; daughter of leaseholder of Nora and Linde André Dress from France and Elisabeth Schaeij from Holland.

Son 2.
Adam Leijel, Natural. Leijel, born in 1658, † in 1729. See noble family Leijel, No. 1533.


TAB. 3.
David Leijel (son of Patrick Lyell , Tab. 1), born 1621 4/8 in Aberbrothock in Scotland;
Arrived in 1638, along with his brothers, in Sweden and became Merchant in Stockholm and Works proprietor at Elfkarleby and Harnäs ironworks; † 1676 26/3 in Stockholm and lies, along with his wife, buried in the family grave in Elfkarleby.

Married 1655 18/8 in Gävle with Catharina Honnon, b 1635 20/6, † 1670 18/8 in Stockholm; daughter of Hans Honnon, Merchant in Gävle, of Scottish descent, and Anna Grubb, of German descent.

Sons :
David Leijel , Natural Leijel, b 1660, † in 1727. See noble family Leijel, No. 1532, Tab. 1.
Johan Leijel, born in 1664; Mayor ; † 1744. See Tab. 4.


TAB. 4.
Johan Leijel (son of David Leijel . Tab. 3), born in 1664 1/1, in Stockholm; Alderman. 1706 ; Mayor and Director in Trade College in 1731; † 1744 24/11, in Stockholm, and was buried in Clara Church.

1st marriage 1696 to Catharina Ehrencrona, † 1711, daughter of Mine-inspector Eric Hammarin, Nobil Ehrencrona, No. 879, and Catharina Futtie:

2nd marriage 1711 to Margaretha Hising, born in 1688, † 1772 18/9; daughter of Justice - Mayor of Köping Carl Hising and Barbro Robertsdotter Petré and aunt to the Vice President Carl Hising, Nobil. and Adopt, Hisinger, No. 2002.

Son 2.
Carl Leijel, Natural. and Adopt. Leijel, born in 1718, † 1789. See Tab. 7.


TAB. 5.
Henrik Leijel (son of Patrick Lyell, Tab. 1), born 1627 in Aberbrothock in Scotland; Came in 1638, along with his brothers, to Sweden and became Merchant in Stockholm and Works proprietor at Elfkarleby and Härnäs ironworks; † 1710.

Married in 1663 28/12 with Juditha Rokes, † 1705; daughter of Merchant Baltzar Rokes in Lübeck.

Son:
Adam Leijel. Natural. Leijel, born 1669 8/12 in Stockholm; Auskultant in the "Bergs-kollegium"; Mine inspector in the East and the West Mining districts 1700; Deputy judge in the before mentioned utn. college in 1713; Enobled in 1717 23/4 (introd. 1719 at No. 1531); "Bergsråd" 1730; retired as County Governor 1744; † same year 30/10 in Stockholm.

Married 1713 12/6 at Biby Hedvig Lucia Lohe, born 1684 17/10 † 1770; daughter of Works proprietor and Director Johan Lohe, Enobled Lohe, No. 1389, and Anna Blume.

Children:
Anna, born 1714 12/9, † 1753 15/2 in Stockholm. Married in 1741 30/8 with County Governor Lars Jacob Adlerstedt, No. 1223, born 1699, † in 1756.
Hedwig, born 1715 6 /10. † 1716 9/1.
Henric, born in 1717 ; Esquire . See Tab. 6.
Hedwig, born in 1719 1/1. † 1763 5/12 at Hellefors works in Södermanland. Married 1745 to "Kammar-Rådet" Johan Wulfenstjerna, No. 1007, † in 1758.


TAB. 6.
Henric (son of Adam Leijel, Natural. Leijel, Tab. 5), Esquire at Bourn in Cambridgeshire in England; born 1717 4/7 in Stockholm; Auskultant in "Bergs-kollegium".
He inherited sizable Land and works estates from his mother, he sold them and moved to England, then he must pay "tionde penningen" of all his Swedish assets; was declared in England for universal heir of his two rich uncles Henric and Baltzar, who were directors of the English East India Company and died childless, and became naturalized in England, where he died without sons and concluded thus his branch of the noble dynasty Leijel, No. 1531.

Married in England with Catharina Allestrec

Daughter:
Catharina . Married 1783 22/4 with John Richard West, Fourth Earl of Delawarr, Viscount Cantalupe and Baron Delawarr in England, born 1758 28/7, † 1795 28 /7.


TAB. 7.
Carl Leijel, Natural. and Adopt. Leijel (son of Johan Leijel, Tab. 4), in Hvalstad in Gladhammar parish and Calmare county; born 1718, 5/10; Auskultant in "Bergs-kollegium" in 1736; E. o Clerk at the same place 1739; E. o Notary in 1740; Vice "Proberare" in 1744; Ordinary "Proberare" 1747; Acting Mine-inspector in Södermanland and Östergöthland 1752; Mine-inspector Proxy in 1759; Mine-inspector in Wermland 1764; Natural. Swedish Noble 1773 26/4 and adopt. in the noble dynasty Leijel, No. 1531 (introd. 1776 with the number mentioned); "BergsRåds" retired 1787; † 1789 12/7 at Hvalstad.

Married  there 1753 3/7 with Ulrica Ekenberg, born in 1722 5/12 , † 1764 10/8; daughter of Captain Lorentz Ekenberg, No. 476, to Hvalstad, with Juliana Elisabeth Königsheim, No. 1345.

Children:
Margaretha Juliana, born 1754 12/4, † unmarried 1777 12/11.
Johan Carl, born 1755 14/6 Auskultant in "Bergskollegium" 1773; † same year 16/5.
Ulrica Augusta, born 1756 16/6, † 1764 14/6.
Helena Regina, born 1757 20/6, † 1773 27/4.
Lorentz Wilhelm, born 1759; Clerk; † in 1785. See Tab. 8.
Ulric, born in 1761; Lieutenant; † 1795. See Tab. 9.


TAB. 8.
Lorentz Wilhelm (son of Carl Leijel, Natural. and Adopt. Leijel, Tab. 7), born 1759 32/5; Clerk in national Archives; † 1785 17/12.

Married same year 28/1, with Gustafva Ulrica Wrangel of Sag and Waschel, in her 1st marriage, born 1764 10/3. † 1808 13/1 in Sala; daughter of Colonel - Lieutenant Gustaf Ulric Wrangel af Sag and Waschel, No. 1850, and Christina Barbara von Stauden, No. 1869, and remarried in 1789 with her first husband's cousin's son, Assessor Johan af Bjerkén, No. 1995.

Daughter:
Ulrica Barbro, born 1785 11/11, † 1813 18/11 in Stockholm. Married to the Secretary Johan Gustaf Lemke.


TAB. 9.
Ulric (son of Carl Leijel, Natural. and Adopt. Leijel, Tab. 7), born 1761 19/7; Second Lieutenant in the King's regiment; Lieutenant; † 1795 25/7 at Hvalstad, then he made ​​a will to his wife.

Married 1784 10/4 with Mariana Ehrenmarck, born in 1756. † 1798 14/1 in Hvalstad; daughter of Lieutenant Joshua Edward Ehrenmarck, No. 1261, and Susanna Drangel.

Children:
Carl, born 1784 6/6; Sergeant; † 1799 16/5 at Hvalstad and closed both the adopted branch of the family in the male line, as also the entire family.
Ulrica Elisabeth, born 1786 13 /2. Married in 1804 14/7 at Hvalstad with later Captain in Russian 's service Claes Eric Lewin.
Susanna Helena, born in 1787 8/9, † 1826 4/1. Married in 1804 14/7 at Hvalstad with Captain Axel Wolfgang Löwenadler.
Mariana Margaretha, born 1788 30/10 , † child.
Johanna Regina, born 1790 22/8. Married to Farmer Rehnborg, separated.
Mariana, born 1792 18/8. Married to assistant parish minister Engstrand in Gladhammar.

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Noble family Leijel, No. 1532.

TAB. 1.
David Leijel, Natural. Leijel (son of David Leijel, see noble family Leijel, No. 1531, Tab. 3), born 1660 7/8 in Stockholm; Tenant farmer of Elfkarleby iron works in 1678 ; "Auskultant" in Svea Court of Appeal 1683 and the "Bergs-kollegium" in 1688; Mine-inspector in Roslagen and Westernorrland 1691; "Assessor" in named "kollegium". "BergsRåds" retired 1714; enobled in 1716 28/5 (introd. 1719 No. 1532); "BergsRåds" retired 1722; † 1727 9/9 at Elfkarleby.

Married in 1692 17/1 with Margaretha Lundia, called Mörling, born 1667 1/5. † 1737 14/2; daughter of Circuit court of appeal-Inspector Lars Svensson Lundius and Carin Wulf, who in her second marriage had Audit Secretary Lars Månsson Mörling, Enobled Mörling, No. 1130, in his second marriage.

Children:
David, born in 1693 15/5; Director at Elfkarleby works, † unmarried 1737 5/2 at Elfkarleö.
Catharina, born in 1694 of 10/12, † 1695 18/3.
Anna Elisabeth, born 1696 7/4 on Elfkarleby, † 1762 20/4. Married in 1721 21/1 with the Notary Eric Odelstjerna, No. 1362, born 1696, † 1730.
Lars, born 1698; Major; † in 1763. See Tab. 2.
Pehr, born 1700; Inspector at Avesta; †, 1765. See Tab. 6.
Jacob, born 1703 27/3; E. o Chamber Writer in "Kammar-kollegium"; Auskultantin "Kammar-revisionen"; † unmarried 1730 27/4.
Catharina Helena, born in 1704 24/12, † unmarried.
John, born 1706 9/6; lived unmarried and without office at Fläränge in Elfkarleby parish.
Carl, born 1707 11/11; Volunteer at the Admiralty and made several sea voyages; Died unmarried in 1735 in the spring on a trip from West India.
Eva, born 1709 29/11, † 1710 19/1.


TAB. 2.
Lars (son of David Leijel, Natural. Leijel, Tab. 1), born 1698 f 29/8 at Fläränge; Volunteer at Uplands "Stånds" Dragoons in 1717; Sergeant there same year; Second Lieutenant at Uplands infantry. 1718; Lieutenant there 1734; Captain 1743; Knight of the Sword - Orden 1751; Major 1758; † 1763 13/9 .
He attended, among others, the campaign in Norway 1718, and there the siege of Fredricshall.

Married in 1735 1/1, with Margaretha Wendelin, born 1712 6/8 in Norrbäck in Dalarna; daughter of the Merchant and Works proprietor Wendelin in Falun.

Children:
Carl Johan, born in 1735 7/11; Deputy Clerk of the "Bergskollegium"; † childless in 1817 14/11. He attended for his family parliament in Gävle in 1792. Married in 1768 with Inga Christina Tegman.
Wilhelm Lars, born in 1737 11/10, † 1740 8/3.
Margaretha Christina, born 1738 27/12, † 1740 8/3.
Pehr Gustaf, born in 1740; Captain; † in 1809. See Tab. 3.
Lars Fredric, born 1743; Lieutenant and Music Director; † 1808. See Tab. 4.
Eva Ulrica, b 1745 26/6, 1824 † 28/3 in Upsala. Married 1765 17/8 with Captain Alexander Magnus Hård af Segerstad, No. 17, b 1729, † in 1786.


TAB. 3.
Pehr Gustaf (son of Lars, Tab. 2), born 1740 15/9; Volunteer at Uplands regiment 1754; Second Lieutenant 1759; Lieutenant in 1771; Captain; † 1809 8/10 at Hanöberg in Enåkers parish and Westmanland.

Married 1776 23/6 with Sophia Gustafva Tigerhjelm, born 1759, † 1827 7/5; daughter of Court Forester Gustaf Tigerhjelm, No. 817, and his first wife, Elisabeth Charlotta Anckarström, No. 897.

Daughters:
Margaretha Sophia, born 1778 24/9 in Hagby, † 1830 21/6 in Enåkers village. Married in 1807 13/1, with the Rural Dean and Vicar of W. Löfsta af Westerås diocese, Mr Georg Fredric Fant, † 1823 5 /10.
Ulrica, born 1779, † 1789 23/6.
Johanna Gustafva, born 1784 23/6, † 1852 4/3 at Hanöberg, unmarried.
Lovisa Carolina, born 1790 11/3 † 1846 27/1 unmarried.


TAB. 4.
Lars Fredric (son of Lars, Tab. 2), born 1743 20/10 ; inscribed in war duty 1755; Seargeant at Uplands regiment 1760; Royal "Lifdrabant" 1765; Lieutenant in the army in 1769; Resignation; Music Director at Upsala Academy; † 1808, 9/5 in Upsala.

Married 1780 14/8 with Helena Dorothea Bratt, born in 1763 30/4, † 1832 12/10; daughter of Deputy Judge" and Works proprietor Henric Jonsson Bratt and Lena Cajsa Chenon.

Children:
Lars Henric, born 1781 Second Lieutenant; † 1844. See Tab.5. (Note: Designated Carl Henric in the original Anrep document)
Carolina Lovisa, born 1784 30/1, † young .
Henrietta, born 1786 15/6, † 1787 15/7.


TAB. 5.
Lars Henric (son of Lars Fredric, Tab. 4), born in 1781 19/9; Second Lieutenant at Dala regiment; Resignation 1809; † 1844 16/3 in Stockholm. (Note: Designated Carl Henric in the original Anrep document)

1st marriage 1813 to Abrahamina Frederica Löwenhjelm, separated, born in 1792 2/10, 1837 † 30/10 at Bynsberg in Wermland; daughter of Major Fredric Löwenhjelm, No. 1791, and Maria Hedvig Hülphers:

2nd marriage 1830 in Sollentuna with Frederica Lovisa Blomgren.

Children:
1. Fredric, born 1813 12/10; Pharmacist in Alingsås.

2. Henrica Lovisa, born 1830.
2. Henric Abraham, born in 1831 3/12, †.
2. Laura Abrahamina, born in 1833 15/2 in Sollentuna.
2. Frederica Georgina, born 1835 23/4 at Nytorp in Sollentuna. Married, 1859 26/9 in Stockholm with Lieutenant Casten Fredric Kligenstierna, No. 780, born in 1829.
2. Carl Fredric. born 1836 1/10.
2. Hildegard Augusta, born in 1838, †.


TAB. 6.
Pehr (son of David Leijel, Natural. Leijel, Tab. 1), born 1700 6/6; "Auskultant" in "Bergs-kollegium"; Juryman at Sala Silver mine; Inspector at Afesta Royal works; † 1765 6/11.

Married 1734 3/9 with Anna Catharina Barck born 1710 21/6 in Falun; daughter of Mine-imspector in Wermland Peter Larsson Barck and Anna Catharina Brandt Berg and nephew's daughter to the National - Council Samuel Larsson Barck, Enobled Baron and Count Barck, No. 81.

Children:
Margaretha Catharina, born 1735 5/8, † 1737 4/2.
Anna Elisabeth, born 1737 18/1, † 1739 17/4.
David, born in 1738 29/1. † same year 21/6.
Pehr, born 1739 8/3. † same year 19/12.
Eva Magdalena, born 1740 16/10, † enka 1825 1/8. Married to a Major Sjöborg.
Catharina Judith, born in 1741 24/11. Married in 1763 with the Notary in the "Bergs-kollegium" Daniel Johan Cederdahl.
Ulrica Maria, born in 1742 1/12, † widow 1805 14/4 at Olofsfors works in Westmanland. Married in 1763 22/8 with the Inspector Olof Hallström.
Anna Frederica, born 1744 4/2, † 1809 6/3 in Stockholm. Married in 1768 with "Banko - Referendarien" Lars Benzelstjerna, No. 1628, B, in his second marriage, born in 1735, † 1808.
Elisabeth Johanna, born 1745 23/3, † 1746 1/4.
Pehr, born 1746 21/6; "Auskultant"  in "Bergs-kollegium" in 1764; † unmarried.
Margaretha Elisabeth, born 1747 16/7, † 1751 22/5.
Johan Adam, born 1749 20/8; student in Upsala; † there 1761 31/10.
Helena Hedwig, born 1751 17/7, † 1829 6/9. Married 1776 3/6 with Second Lieutenant Jacob Kinberg.

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Noble family Leijel, No. 1533 †.

Adam Leijel, Natural. Leijel (son of Jacob Leijel, see noble family Leijel, No. 1531, Tab. 2), born in 1658 in Stockholm;
Works proprietor at Hammarby ironworks in Örebro County, Bröstorp and Norrby;
Enobled in 1717 28/5 (introduced 1719 No. 1533); † unmarried 1729 22/3 in Stockholm and closed himself his nobility family and is buried in the Storkyrkan.
He invented several good wrought iron and useful varieties of iron plates; gave additionally his funds to, among other things, Hellefors silver works, for which he became raised to nobility; founded additionally a scholarship at Upsala College.

 


Source:
Swedish nobility Ättar - taflor by Gabriel Anrep, pages: 618, 619, 620 and 621.
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Note:
Translation to English: Mats Eriksson and Peter Leyel