Manuel de Gerrit de Reus, "swager van Angola"

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Manuel de Gerrit de Reus

Also Known As: "Emanuel Swarger"
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Husband of N.N. van Angola
Father of Dominicus de Reus; Barber Manuels de Reus; Michiel de Reus and Elisabeth de Reus
Brother of Simon Congo; Peter Santomee; Jan Fort Orangien; Paulo Angola; Big Manuel and 5 others

Occupation: Servant of William Kieft
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Manuel de Gerrit de Reus, "swager van Angola"

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The brothers of this profile are not necessarily family. This 'artifical affiliation' was created to support the research into the particularly challenging genealogy of African immigration into New Netherland between 1609-1674.

For an explanation about the purpose of this artificial affiliation, please check the New Amsterdam - Origins: African Immigrants project.

Please also check the New Amsterdam master project for the dimension on the settlement and development of New Amsterdam and the Dutch province of New Netherland.

• granted land by Peter Stuyvesant

• convicted by lot for killing Jan Primero; reprieve came after the rope for two nooses broke

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Manuel de Gerrit de Reus, "swager van Angola"'s Timeline

January 27, 1641
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, NY, America

** ** Eight slaves are accused of murdering a ninth. One, Manuel, belonging to Gerrit de Reus, is chosen by lot to hang. The rope breaks and spectators successfully plead for his life. The others - Big Manuel, Little Manuel, Paulo d'Angola, Simon Congo, and Anthony Portuguese - are pardoned.

September 28, 1642
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, NY, Americ
August 28, 1644
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, NY, America