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Pieter Meyer

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Dircksen Meyer and Tryntje Andriesse Grevenraet
Husband of Baetje Jans Van Haert
Father of Marytje Meyer; Catherine Van Horne; Cornelia Timmer and Johannes Meyer
Brother of Dircksje Frederica Vreeland; Andries Jansen Meyers; Johannes Jansen Meyer; Lysbeth Meyer and Elsje Meyer

Occupation: Shoemaker
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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: 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

March 25, 1657
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
March 25, 1657
Age 14
January 16, 1678
Age 20
New York, New York, New York, United States
Age 24
February 13, 1687
Age 29
New York
Age 36