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Matthys Janse Laenen van Pelt (Laenen), Colonist

Also Known As: "Thys Jansen Van Pelt"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Liege, Liege, Walloon Region, Belgium
Death: Died in New Utrecht, Kings, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Johannes Jans Lanen and Catharina Henricusse Bakelmans
Husband of (prob) Teuntje Laenen; Maryken van Pelt and Adriaentje Hendricks
Father of Teuntje Laenan Van Dyck; Gijsbert Thyssen Laenen; Jannetje Thyssen Laenen van Pelt; Hendrick Thyssen Laenen; Annetje Thysen Laenen and 6 others
Brother of Bartholomeus Laenen; Henricus Laenen; Theunis Janse van Pelt; Balthus Laenen; Jacobus Laenen and 5 others

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About Matthys Janse Laenen van Pelt, Colonist

The Laenens were at one time traders who traveled with the famous Flemish cloth to Holland, Germany, and Lorraine. While staying in these places, they were referred to as "van pelt" (of pelt).

Matthys and Marijken sailed in 1663 on the ship "Rosetta", but Marijken died on the voyage and was buried at sea. -------------------- http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tullis/VanDyke/VanDycks-Cook.pdf

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Matthys Janse Laenen van Pelt, Colonist's Timeline

1618
April 12, 1618
Liege, Liege, Walloon Region, Belgium
April 12, 1618
Overpelt, Flemish Region, Belgium
1640
November 1, 1640
Age 22
Tuil, Gelderland, Netherlands
1646
December 2, 1646
Age 28
Liege, Liege, Walloon Region, Belgium
1648
1648
Age 29
Buren, Gelderland, Netherlands
1648
Age 29
Gelderland, Netherlands
1650
1650
Age 31
Buren, Gelderland, Netherlands
1662
March 15, 1662
Age 43
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Dutch name of the ship was Rooseboom; they went from Amsterdam to New Amsterdam.

1663
1663
Age 44
New Utrecht, New Netherlands
1663
- 1663
Age 44
New Netherlands