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Torkillus, Reorus

(1599–September 7, 1643). First Luth. pastor of a parish in the US; b. Fässberg, Östergötland, Swed.; to New Swed. on the Delaware with the 2d expedition from Swed. ca. 1639/40; served Fort Christina colonists, Wilmington, Delaware; replaced by J. Campanius.* See also United States, Religious History of the, 6.

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