Pieter Meyer (1657 - d.)

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Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Occupation: Shoemaker
Managed by: David Prins
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About Pieter Meyer

PIETER MEYER (234) Pieter Meyer married Batje Jans (235) on January 16, 1678. She was from Heart in Gelderland, Holland. She joined the THE MEYER LINE 425 Dutch Church in New York on February 26, 1673. Their children were all baptized in the Dutch Church in New York on the dates following their names. They were:

1. Catharine, November 8, 1678.

2. Marritie, January 20, 1680, died young.

3. Cornelia, October 6, 1681, died young. baptized: "1681 Oct 06; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Cornelia; Thymen Van Borsum (witness)"

4. Cornelia, December 10, 1682. (married "Cornelius Timmer". He and wife Cornelia witnessed the baptism of Maryken's son Pieter.. source is list of baptisms) => ""1709 Sep 18; Jan Van Beuren, Marytje Myers; Pieter(child); Cornelius Timmer & wife Cornelia [Meyer] (witnesses)"

5. Maryken (117), February 13, 1687. (aka Maria who married the immigrant Dr. Johannes van Beuren) baptized: "1687 Feb 13; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Maryken; Jan Meyer, Marritie Jans (witnesses)"

6. Lysbeth, September 28, 1690. baptized: "1690 Sep 28; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Lysbeth; Gerrit Hellaken, Susanna Thomas (witnesses)"

7. Barentje, October 26, 1692. bapized: "1692 Oct 26; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Barentje; Susanna de Puy (witness)"

8. Johannes, February 4, 1694. baptized: "1694 Feb 04; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Johannes; Aert Elbertszen, Vrouwtje Meyers (witnesses)

Records show that Peter and Baetje were either married in Holland and emigrated to New Amsterdam or married in Kings County (Breukelen). A listing of their congregation by Rev. Henricus Selyns has them living on "Marckvelt Straat" in 1686. "Marketfield Street Until 1830 or so, Marketfield Street extended west to the Hudson River, but the section west of Bowling Green was renamed Battery Place. In the past it has been named Exchange Street, Field Street, Fieldmarket Street and Oblique Road and most infamously, Petticoat Lane, possibly for the prostitutes that frequented it."

see map: http://www.ekamper.net/gr-misc.htm This is interactive: If you place the cursor over the lot off the lower left point of the fort, you will see Jan Meyers four contiguous lots.

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Pieter Meyer's Timeline

1657
March 25, 1657
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
March 25, 1657
1672
September 8, 1672
Age 15
1678
January 16, 1678
Age 20
New York, New York, New York, United States
1682
1682
Age 24
1687
February 13, 1687
Age 29
New York
1694
1694
Age 36
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