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Andries Jansen Meyers

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Dircksen Meyer and Tryntje Andriesse Grevenraet
Husband of Vrouwtje Idens Van Vorst
Brother of Dircksje Frederica Vreeland; Johannes Jansen Meyer; Pieter Meyer; Lysbeth Meyer and Elsje Meyer

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Andries Meyer

  • married - Vrouwtje Van Vorst - 5 nov 1671, New Amsterdam, NY
  • New Amsterdam Immigrant

"Andries," born in Amsterdam ; joined the Dutch Church in New York Aug. 4, 1669. His name appears sometimes in the records Andries Janszen. In 1674 he resided near his father in Bridge Street, and followed the trade of house-carpenter. He married, Nov. 5, 1671, Vrouwtje Iden Van der Vorst or Van Vorst, dau. of Ide Corneliszen Van Vorst and Hilletje Jans. She was bap. Aug. 24, 1653, and joined the Dutch Church in New York July 28, 1670. Her father resided at Ahasimus, now within the corporate limits of Jersey City.

They had issue bap. in 

the Dutch Church in New York : i. Catryntie,' bap. Sept. 8, 1672; m. March 20, 1693, Johannes, son of Cornells Janszen and Anna Maria (Jans), Van Horne. 2. Annetie,^ bap. Feb. 21, 1677; m. July 29, 1702, James Sebren [Cebra?]. 3. Aefje,3 bap. June 4, 1679. 4- Johannes,^ bap. May 14, 1681 ; m. Sept. 22, 1704, Sara, dau. of Isaac and Lysbeth (Van der Spiegel, De Foreest; she was bap. March 10, 1686. They had 12 children bap. in the Dutch Church in New York. 5. Andries,' bap. Nov. 24, 1686 ; m. Feb. 23, 1708, Geertie Wessels, dau. of Laurens Wessels and Aeltje Jans Hendrickse Van Bommel, alias Aeltje Splinters. Andries Meyer ' was a Cordwainer in New York, and died early in the spring of 1767, leaving his wife Geertie surviving, and naming in his will only beside her his eldest son Andries. They had 10 children bap. in the Dutch Church in New York. 6. Cornells,* bap. April 12, 1689, of whom we have no further account. It is probable that Andries Meyer and his wife Vroutje Van Vorst had beside the children above named the follow- ing, viz.: I. Hillegond.^ who m. July 12, 1696, Johannes Hardenburg, who settled in New York from Albany; 2. Elsje,' who m. Feb. 3, 1704, P^VERT Duyckinck ; and 3. Ide,* born about 1674; m. Oct. 25, 1704, Annatje, dau. of Claes Gerrilszen Ravesteyn or Ravenstein and Maria Jans Van Rollegom ; she was bap. June 3, 1687. They had 10 children bap. in the Dutch Church in New York. " (from:

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November 5, 1571
New Amsterdam, NY
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Age 51