Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Project Tags

view all


  • Phillip Pieterse Schuyler (1628 - 1683)
    Philips Pieterse Schuyler New Amsterdam - Immigrants New Amsterdam - Notable Citizens Philipse Pieterse Schuyler was the first outstanding member of early Albany's most important New Netherland...
  • Warner Vanyveren (1663 - 1743)
  • Christian Shelp (1730 - 1761)
  • Maria Elisabeth Shelp (1731 - 1761)
  • Cornelis Luycasz van Tienhoven (1611 - 1656)
    From the English Wikipedia page on Cornelis van Tienhoven: Cornelis van Tienhoven (ca. 1601 Utrecht- November 1656 ?, Manhattan ?) was secretary of the New Netherlands from 1638 to 1656 and as such...

New Netherland, or Nieuw-Nederland in Dutch, was the 17th-century colonial province of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands on the East Coast of North America. The claimed territories were the lands from the Delmarva Peninsula to extreme southwestern Cape Cod. The settled areas are now part of the Mid-Atlantic States of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut, with small outposts in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The provincial capital, New Amsterdam, was located at the southern tip of the island of Manhattan on upper New York Bay.

Governors of New Netherlands

Notable people

Also see: Dutch West India Company