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Bill de Blasio MP

Bill de Blasio is the 109th Mayor of New York City. He served in the New York City Council (2001-09) and as the Public Advocate of New York City (2010-13). Bill de Blasio was born Warren Wilhelm, J...

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Isaac Leggett Varian (1793 - 1864)

Varian was a prominent Democrat and led Tammany Hall from 1835 until 1842. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co.) in 1831, 1832 and 1833; Mayor of New York City from 1839 to 1841...

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Caleb Smith Woodhull (1792 - 1866)

Caleb Smith Woodhull served as the Mayor of New York from May 1849 to January 1851. From Woodhull Genealogy, page 324: Caleb Smith Woodhull, (Hon.), sixth generation from Richard Wodhull I., Pate...

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Robert Hunter Morris (1808 - 1855)

Robert Hunter Morris (February 15, 1808 in New York – October 24, 1855 in New York City) was an attorney and Mayor of New York. He was elected to the Supreme Court of New York in 1852. As Po...

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Ambrose Cornelius Kingsland (1804 - 1878)

Ambrose Cornelius Kingsland (May 24, 1804 – October 13, 1878) was a wealthy sperm oil merchant who served as mayor of New York from 1851 to 1853. In 1851 he initiated the legislation that even...

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Charles Godfrey Gunther (1822 - 1885)

Charles Godfrey Gunther (April 7 or February 7, 1822 - January 22, 1885) was a Democratic Mayor of New York from 1864 until 1866. Harper's Weekly, December 19, 1863: HON. CHARLES GODFREY GUNTHER ...

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Thomas Coman (1836 - 1909)

Thomas Coman (1836 – October 22, 1909) was President of the New York City Board of Aldermen from 1868 to 1871. He became Acting Mayor of New York when the resignation of Mayor John Thompson ...

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Abraham Oakey Hall (1826 - 1898)

Abraham Oakey Hall (July 26, 1826 – October 7, 1898) was an American politician, lawyer, and writer. He served as Mayor of New York from 1869 to 1872. He has been identified as part of the "Twee...

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Andrew Hutchins Mickle (1805 - 1863)

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Walter Bowne (1770 - 1846)

Walter Bowne (26 September 1770 – 31 August 1846) was the four term Mayor of New York from 1829 to 1833. Walter Bowne was born on Flushing, Long Island, the son of James Bowne and his wife Car...

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Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence (1791 - 1861)

Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence (February 28, 1791 – February 20, 1861) was a politician from New York. He became the first popularly elected Mayor of New York City after the law was changed in 18...

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John Cruger (1678 - 1744)

John Cruger (1678 – August 13, 1744) was an immigrant to colonial New York with an uncertain place of birth, but his family was originally Danish. In New York from at least 1696, he became a pro...

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John Cruger (1710 - 1791)

John Cruger, Jr. (July 18, 1710 – December 27, 1791) was the speaker of the Province of New York assembly and the Mayor of New York City. He was born July 18, 1710 the son of John Cruger and M...

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William Vermilye Brady (1811 - 1870)

New York City Mayor. He was a silversmith and jeweler when he became active in politics. A fiscally conservative Whig opposed to the Tammany Hall Democratic organization, from 1842 to 1847 Brady served...

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William Hull Wickham (1832 - 1893)

William H. Wickham (July 30, 1832 – January 13, 1893) was a New York mayor and anti-Ring Democrat who helped to topple corrupt politician Boss Tweed. Wickham was born in Smithtown on Long Isla...

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Smith Ely, Jr. (1825 - 1911)

Smith Ely, Jr. (April 17, 1825 – July 1, 1911) was a Mayor of New York City and member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Born in Hanover Township, Morris County, New...

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Franklin Edson, Mayor of New York (1832 - 1909)

Franklin Edson (April 5, 1832 – September 24, 1904) was the Mayor of New York from 1883 to 1884. Edson was a grain commission merchant, first in Albany, and then in New York City. He became a ...

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Samuel B H Vance (1814 - 1890)

Samuel B. H. Vance, (1814 – August 10, 1890) as a Republican President of the New York City Board of Aldermen in 1873-74, briefly became Acting Mayor of New York City between the death of the el...

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William Lafayette Strong (1827 - 1900)

William Lafayette Strong (March 22, 1827 – November 2, 1900)[1] was the Mayor of New York from 1895 to 1897. He was the last mayor of New York before the Consolidation of the City of New York on...

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Joseph V McKee (1889 - 1956)

Joseph V. McKee, Sr. (August 8, 1889 – January 28, 1956) was originally a teacher at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York, but later became a politically active Democrat and briefly...

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John Patrick O'Brien (1873 - 1951)

John Patrick O'Brien served as the Mayor of New York City from January 1 to December 31, 1933. O'Brien was born on February 1, 1873 to Mary and Patrick O'Brien. He received his B.A. from College of t...

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Edward Holland (1702 - 1756)

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Thomas Francis Gilroy (1840 - 1911)

Thomas F. Gilroy was the mayor of New York City. Gilroy was born in Ireland and came to America with his parents at the age of seven. He received a larger majority when chosen mayor in 1892 than any Ta...

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James John Walker (1881 - 1946)

James John Walker, often known as Jimmy Walker and colloquially as Beau James was the mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932.

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Ardolph Loges Kline (1858 - 1930)

Ardolph Loges Kline was a senior officer of the New York National Guard and a Republican politician who became acting Mayor of New York City on September 10, 1913 upon the death of Mayor William Jay Ga...

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Vincent Richard Impellitteri (1900 - 1987)

Vincent R. Impellitteri was born in Isnello, Sicily, and moved with his family to the United States as an infant in 1901. They settled in Ansonia, Connecticut, where Impellitteri spent most of his yout...

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Abraham David Beame MP (1906 - 2001)

Abraham David "Abe" Beame was mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977. As such, he presided over the city during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s, during which the city was almost forced to declare ...

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John Purroy Mitchel (1879 - 1918)

John Purroy Mitchel was the mayor of New York from 1914 to 1917. At age 34 he was the second-youngest ever; he is sometimes referred to as "The Boy Mayor of New York." Mayor Mitchel is remembered for h...

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Daniel Fawcett Tiemann (1805 - 1899)

Daniel Fawcett Tiemann was the mayor of New York from 1858 to 1860. He was a founding trustee of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Tiemann was an industrialist, who lived in Manh...

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Fernando Wood MP (1812 - 1881)

Fernando Wood (June 14, 1812 – February 14, 1881) was an American politician of the Democratic Party and mayor of New York City; he also served as a United States Representative (1841–184...

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Seth Low (1850 - 1916)

Seth Low was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the United States, and as Mayor of New York ...

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Robert Anderson Van Wyck (1849 - 1918)

Robert Anderson Van Wyck, (pronounced Van Wike) (July 20, 1849 – November 14, 1918) was the first mayor of New York City after the consolidation of the five boroughs into the City of New York ...

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John Lindsay, Mayor of New York City (1921 - 2000)

John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster who was a U.S. Congressman, Mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. President a...

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Robert F. Wagner, Jr., Mayor of New York City (1910 - 1991)

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. Life and e...

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John Francis Hylan (1868 - 1936)

John Francis Hylan served as the Mayor of New York City (1918-1925). Hylan was born in Hunter, New York a town in upstate Greene County where his family owned a farm. Hylan married young, became diss...

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Fiorello Henry LaGuardia MP (1882 - 1947)

Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1945 as a liberal Republican. Previously he was elected to Congress in 1916 and 1918, and ag...

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William O'Dwyer (1890 - 1964)

William O'Dwyer (July 11, 1890 – November 24, 1964) was the 100th Mayor of New York City, holding that office from 1946 to 1950. William O'Dwyer was born in County Mayo, Ireland and migrated t...

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William Dervall (b. - c.1712)

William Dervall was a colonial merchant and was appointed the eighth mayor of New York City on October 17, 1675. He was the first mayor of New York City after it was returned to English rule. He was an...

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Captain Thomas Delavall (c.1620 - 1682)

Thomas Delavall (also spelled Delaval or DeLavall) was a British-born American official and businessman. He was appointed the Mayor of New York City on three separate occasions, in 1664, 1665 and 1673 ...

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William Dyre (1639 - 1688)

MAJOR WILLIAM DYRE, OF NEW YORK. BY COLONEL J. GRANVILLE LEACH, LL. B. Major William Dyre was the son of Captain William and Mary Dyre. Captain William Dyre, a London milliner, emigrated to Boston,...

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William Jay Gaynor (1848 - 1913)

William Jay Gaynor was an American politician from New York City, associated with the Tammany Hall political machine. He served as mayor of the City of New York from 1910 to 1913, as well as stints as ...

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Rudy Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City MP

Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani (play /ˈruːdi ˌdʒuːliˈɑːni/;[1] born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer, businessman, and politician from ...

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New York, NY, USA

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Edward Irving Koch MP (1924 - 2013)

Edward Irving Koch served three terms as Mayor of New York (1978-1989) and served in the United States House of Representatives (1969-1977). Edward I. Koch was elected the 105th Mayor of New York Cit...

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William Peartree (1642 - 1714)

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Oloff Stevense van Cortlandt MP (c.1617 - 1684)

Oloff Stevense van Cortlandt - Ancestry library edition Oloff Stevense VAN CORTLANDT (Steven Cornelissen VAN CORTLANDT, Cornelis Jansen VAN CORTLANDT, Jan ALARDTS, Alardt ADRIAENS) was born Abt 161...

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James Duane (1733 - 1797)

James Duane was an American lawyer, jurist, and Revolutionary leader from New York. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, New York state senator, Mayor of New York. President George Wash...

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John Thompson Hoffman (1828 - 1888)

New York City Mayor, New York Governor. Served as Mayor of New York City, New York from 1866 to 1868. Served as Governor of New York from 1869 to 1873. He was one of only two New York City Mayors to ...

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Col. Caleb Heathcote (1665 - 1721)

Caleb Heathcote (March 6, 1665 – February 28, 1721) was a Mayor of New York (1711–1713). His estate in Westchester County, New York is the site the present-day town of Scarsdale and was...

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Phillip French (c.1667 - c.1707)

Philip French, described as "Philip French Van London," was a native of Kelshall, Suffolk County', England, born in 1667, and came to New York in June, 1689. He was a prosperous merchant, and an active...

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Steven Bayard (1700 - 1757)

39th mayor of New York.

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David Provoost (1642 - 1720)

New York's 24th mayor (1699-1700)

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George Opdyke (1805 - 1880)

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George Brinton McClellan, Jr. (1865 - 1940)

Mayor of New York and member of the US House Of Representatives. See Wikipedia: .

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William Russell Grace MP (1832 - 1904)

William Russell Grace (May 10, 1832 – March 21, 1904) was the first Roman Catholic mayor of New York City and the founder of W. R. Grace and Company. Biography He was born on May 10, 1832 ...

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Edward Cooper, Mayor of New York City (1824 - 1905)

) Edward Cooper (October 26, 1824 – February 25, 1905) was the Mayor of New York City from 1879 to 1880, serving as a Democrat. He was the only son of industrialist Peter Cooper. Edward Cooper...

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Abram Stevens Hewitt MP (1822 - 1903)

Met Edward Cooper at Columbia College. They became friends and traveled together before going into business together. HE met and married Edward Cooper's sister. Hewitt was elected to Congress in 1874...

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Nicholas Bayard (c.1644 - 1707)

Nicholas Bayard was the 16th Mayor of New York from 1685-1686.

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Nicholas de Meyer MP (1635 - 1691)

Nicolas's son Wilhelmus was born in 1657 in New Amsterdam. He was the 9th Mayor ( 1676-1677) of New York during the English period

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Gabriel Minvielle, 15th Mayor of New York (c.1644 - 1702)

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François Rombouts (1631 - 1691)

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Isaac de Riemer (1666 - d.)

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Colonel Marinus Willett (Continental Army) (1740 - 1830)

Marinus Willett (July 31, 1740 – August 22, 1830) was an American soldier and political leader from New York. He was characterized by historian Mark M. Boatner as "one of the truly outstanding...

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Richard Varick (1753 - 1831)

Richard Varick, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, March 23, 1753, served as captain, deputy muster-master-general, and George Washington's secretary during the Revolutionary war. He served as Speaker of ...

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DeWitt Clinton, Governor, U.S. Senator (1769 - 1828)

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and the sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity he was largely...

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William Frederick Havemeyer (1804 - 1874)

William Frederick Havemeyer served as Mayor of the City of New York for three terms, 1845-46, 1849-50 and 1873-74. He died at his desk in City Hall during his final term in office. William F. Havemey...

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Peter Delanoy (c.1650 - 1689)

18th mayor of New York from 1688-1691. Peter Delanoy was the first directly elected mayor in New York City history--and the only one to hold that distinction until 1834 when the City Charter was change...

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Jacobus Van Cortlandt (1658 - 1739)

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Hugh J Grant (1858 - 1910)

Hugh J. Grant (1857-1910) served as mayor of New York City for two terms from 1889-1892. He remains the youngest mayor in the city's history. He is also one of the youngest big city mayors in United St...

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John Lawrence, Maj. (1618 - 1699)

The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the de...

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Jacob Aaron Westervelt (1800 - 1879)

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Stephanus van Cortlandt, Mayor of New York City MP (1643 - 1700)

Mayor of New York from 1677-1678 --------- Van Cortlandt held many public offices including that of mayor of New York City. He also acquired extensive acreage in Westchester County that became known as...

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Abraham de Peyster (1657 - 1728)

•~ After the Glorious Revolution in which WIlliam of Orange deposed James II of England, New York's Lieutenant Governor Nicholson ill-advisedly attempted to rally pro-James II sentiments. Abraha...

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Michael Rubens Bloomberg MP

New York, NY, USA

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, politician and philanthropist. Since 2002, he has been the Mayor of New York City and, with a net worth of $18.1 billion in...

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Wilhelmus Hendrickse Beekman (1623 - 1707)

Wilhelmus Beekman was the founder of the Beekman family in America. He came to New Amsterdam, now New York, from Holland on the ship Princess, on May 27, 1647, with Director-General, and later the firs...

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Johannes Pieterse van Brugh (c.1624 - 1699)

Johannes Van Brugh and his wife, Tryntje, the daughter of of Roeloff Jansen and Anneke Jans, lived in a stone house near Haunover Square, in front of which several large trees cast their shadow over th...

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Johannes de Peyster (1666 - 1711)

Johannes de Peyster (1666–1719) was the 23rd Mayor of New York City between 1698 and 1699. Johannes was born in New York City in 1666 to Johannes and Cornelia Lubberts de Peyster. Johannes mar...

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Paulus Leendertsz Vandergrift (Signatory of treaty transferring New York to the English) (c.1613 - 1670)

Paulus immigrated to America in 1644, settling at New Amsterdam (Manhattan), NY. An an employee of the West India Company, he was Captain of the ship 'Neptune' until 1645 and then the 'Grest Garritt'...

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Arent van Hattem (deceased)

First burgomaster of New Amsterdam.

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Capt. Matthias Nicoll, Jr. MP (1626 - 1687)

Secretary of Duke of York's commissioners, First secretary of the English province of NY, mayor of NYC, speaker of the General Assembly Part of the expedition of Governor Richard Nicolls, probably a ...

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Capt. Thomas Willett MP (1605 - 1674)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Willett (1611-1674) was a British merchant, Plymouth Colony trader and sea-captain, Commissioner of New Netherlands, a magistrate of Plymouth Colony, and C...

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Cornelius Jacobsz van Steenwyck MP (1626 - 1684)

Cornelis Steenwyck arrived in New Netherland in 1652. A prominent citizen, he was - successively - alderman, mayor, and acting lieutenant-governor. This profile is in progress

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Allard Burgtem Antonides, AKA Allard Anthony (1620 - 1685)

Profile on Wikipedia

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Captain Martin (Marten) Cregier (1617 - c.1703)

Marten's children were born in New Netherlands. He was a French Huguenot. See Wikipedia Captain Martin Cregier came to New Amsterdam for the West India Company. He was a soldier, a trader and had one...

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