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  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • 1820 Settlers - Calton's Party

    Calton's Party Main reference The Settler Handbook by MD Nash Additional information from South African Settlers The aim of this project is to link profiles on Geni to the names in the list, and to expand notes about individuals - mostly on the Profile page in the "About Me" field, or here if no profile exists. To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - s...

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  • Migranten uit Nederland

    Medewerkers welkom, zowel voor vertalingen als zoeken naar bestemmingen. Later eventueel sub-project-pagina's voor b.v. verdeling naar TIJD, FAMILIENAAM, stad, provincie, land of werelddeel van BESTEMMING of HERKOMST, afhankelijk van type groei van deze pagina. DOEL is het zoeken en vinden elders te vergemakkelijken door o.a. samenwerkingen met Geni-gebruikers in betreffende land met daar...

  • Passengers of the ship “John and Sara”: Scots Prisoners of War, 1651

    Join us and add your "Scots Prisoner of War" ancestors to the project. Profiles must be set to "public." from The Ship “John and Sara” Prisoners of War, 1651 In 1650 the Scots sided with the monarchy in the English Civil War, and fought against the Puritans in the Battle of Worcester.  Thousands were captured as prisoners of war, and forced to march to London.�...

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Defence (Defiance), 1635

    Come bring your ancestors on over to this project. The Ship Defence of London, 1635 Edward Bostock, Master. She sailed from London about the last of July (1635) and arrived at Boston October 8, 1635, with about one hundred passengers. Passengers: Dorothy Adams, aged 24 Martha Banes, aged 20 Mary Bentley, aged 20 Thomas Boylston, aged 20 John Burtes, aged 29 Edward Colbor...

  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

    This is sub-project of the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica Out Of many, One People"' . In 1700, there were more Jews in Spanish Town than in all of North America, and by 1730, Jews represented 12 percent of the white population of Jamaica. In the 18th century, Ashkenazi Jews began arriving from England and Germany, joining the Sephardi Jews who had begun to arrive a century earlier. I...

  • Norwegian American

    Emigration from Norway to the United States of America. This project is about emigrants from Norway to USA. Index Links Norwegian-American Settlements in The US From which county in Norway was the emigrants born? Østfold Akershus Oslo Hedmark Oppland Buskerud Vestfold Telemark Aust Agder Vest Agder Rogaland Hordaland Sogn og Fjordane Møre ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Elizabeth, 1634 & 1635

    THE GREAT MIGRATION: SHIPS TO NEW ENGLAND 1633-35 It an amazing story of Providence and the skill of English seamen that dozens of Atlantic ocean passages were made in little wooden ships bringing our Puritan ancestors to America almost without mishap in the 1630's; the unhappy exception being the harrowing story of the Angel Gabriel , 1635, which met a terrible storm and cast up on the coast...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Handmaid, 1630

    Arrival of the Handmaid , 29 Oct. 1630 After twelve weeks at sea, the Handmaid docked at Plymouth on 29 Oct. 1630 with about 60 passengers. [1] They were the last group from Leiden. [2] The brethren described these arrivals as the "weakest and poorest", which may account for why none of their names were preserved. This was the last of the Pilgrim ships, although a few more brethren strayed ...

  • "Western Finnmark in Norway pre - 1720. Domiciliation. Komsa civilization. Rockcarvings in Alta. Birkarler from Sweden / Finland".

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Stories about Norwegian immigrants to USA and other Norwegian stories, (goldmining in Alaska etc.) Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - Alta - Norway . ...

  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but was used primarily as a hunting ground by Indian tribes living along the tributaries north of the Ohio River and by the southern Cherokee tribes. Negotiations with the Indians for white settlement...

  • Eagle (Orn), Passengers 1654

    Örn (The Eagle) 1654-1654 Belonged to the Crown, wrested from Denmark in June 1644 120 feet long, 30 feet wide and with a crew of approx. 80 men. Sailed from Gothenburg on February 2, 1654 Arrived at New Sweden May 22, 1654 A great many colonists went over with the expedition. Twelve boys from the Bilding College of Stockholm were also sent. About a hundred families were left...

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  • New Sweden, Passenger Lists Index 1637-1655 (Alphabetical )

    This list is a Work in Progress SHIPS : info about passengers in linked sub-project-pages Bird-Griffin-Vogel-Grip 1637 Cat 1649 Charitas 1641 Eagle-Orn 1654 Fama — voyages: 1642 — 1643 — Freedenburg 1640 Gyllene-Haj — voyages: 1646 — 1653 — 1654 —

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Abigail, 1635

    The Abigail of London (Master: Richard Hackwell) sailed from foreign ports, the last being Plymouth, England on June 4, 1635. She sailed with about 220 passengers aboard along with livestock. She arrived in Boston about October 8, 1635 with smallpox aboard. Passengers Alphabetical by family with age and roll number Abdy Matthew 15, #134 (From Wantage, Berkshire, bound for Boston. Ref: P...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Lyon, 1631 & 1632

    In The Planters of the Commonwealth, Banks introduces his passenger list: LYON, William Peirce, Master, sailed from London June 22 [1632] and arrived September 16 [1632] at Boston. 'He brought one hundred and twenty three passengers, whereof fifty children, all in health. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End.' Excerpt from Essex and the Lyon–The peopl...

  • Quakers of New Jersey: "Kent" Passengers (1677)

    Quakers of New Jersey: "Kent" Passengers (1677) Scope of Project To build single, validated and documented Master Profiles for passengers of The Kent , which sailed from London, England to Chygoes Island, now Burlington, New Jersey in Dec. 1677. Many of the passengers were Quakers (members of the Society of Friends). Related Projects Overview from: Fall, 1677— The ship ...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hopewell, 1635

    The purpose of this project is to compile and expand the profiles of passengers on the Hopewell in May-June 1635. The majority of Hopewell passengers went on to settle in Dorchester, Hingham, and Salem, Massachusetts. PLEASE NOTE: If someone is not listed below as one of the passengers, they should not be added to the project. You may want to check your records to see if they came on a differ...

  • The Latin American Jewish Odyssey

    The Latin American Jewish Odyssey History of the Jews in Latin America The history of the Jews in Latin America dates, according to some interpretations, back to Christopher Columbus and his first cross-Atlantic voyage on August 3, 1 492, when he left Spain and eventually discovered the New World. His date of departure was also the day on which the Catholic Monarchs Isabella I of Castile and ...

  • Ships and Owners

    We have decided to make this project a sub-project of the Americas Immigration Master Project, as well as the African, Afro-Americans throughout the Americas / Black History Master Project. Name of ship - Owners (Ethnicity: Jews) Abigail - Aaron Lopez, Moses Levy, Jacob Franks Crown - Issac Levy and Nathan Simpson Nassau - Moses Levy Four Sisters - Moses Levy Anne & Eliza - Ju...

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  • Americas Immigration

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK . Colonial Port Settlements in the Americas . Spanish Empire Viceroyalty of New Spain (1535 - 1821) Spanish West Indies Hispaniola (1492, now Haiti and the Dominican Republic ): La Navidad (1492 - 1493), La Isabela (1493 - 1496), Santo Domingo (1496) Isla Juana (1492 - 1898, now Cuba): Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Baracoa (1511 - 1...

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  • 1820 Settlers - Mahony's Party

    Mahony's Party Main References - The Settler Handbook by MD Nash and 1820 Settlers.com The aim of this project is to link profiles on Geni to the names in the list, and to expand notes about individuals - mostly on the Profile page in the "About Me" field, or here if no profile exists. To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project. See the ...

  • British Migration - Main Page

    British Migration - Main Page The object of this project is to provide an index to the numerous projects dealing with this subject and also to give an overview of migration to and from Britain. The aim is also to provide links to resources and further reading available to researchers; contributions are very welcome! Please add projects to the relevant Sections and help researchers by adding l...

  • Native American Diaspora

    Overview American Indians were sent all over the world, including Bermuda, Bahamas, the Caribbean, Europe and Northwest Africa. The Native Americans were not just pushed westward across North America, they were exiled to the West Indies, and even the Southwest Pacific (New Guinea). Native American Diaspora Blog Please follow the format of the project, and add people to the body. Also ...

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  • Old Three Hundred

    A collection of the earliest Colonists to settle in Texas while it was under the authority of Mexico. This happened during the 1820's & about 300 individuals/ families migrated to Texas. The name "Old Three Hundred" refers to the settlers who received land grants in Stephen F. Austin's first colony in Mexico. Austin traveled to New Orleans to seek colonists. By Summer 1824 most of the Old Thr...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Arbella, 1630

    Note from the Chase Chronicles - July - October, 1930 "John Winthrop begins his journal of the voyage of the Arbella on March 29, 1630: "Riding at the Cowes, near the Isle of Wight, in the Arbella , the ship three hundred and fifty tons whereof Capt. Peter Milbourne was master, being manned with fifty-two seamen and twenty-eight pieces of ordnance..... upon conference it was agreed that (...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Angel Gabriel, 1635

    from The Angel Gabriel was a 240 ton English passenger galleon. She was commissioned for Sir Walter Raleigh's last expedition to America in 1617. She sank in a storm off Pemaquid Point, near the newly established town of Bristol, Maine, on August 15, 1635. The sinking occurred during the middle of the Great Migration. From England to Massachusetts in a fleet of five ships, the Angel Gabri...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Recovery 1633/1634

    Great Migration: Ships to New England 1633-1635 There were perhaps 30,000 emigrants from England to New England before the English Civil War. These folks were mainly from the English middle-class, self-reliant and motivated to find a place where they might live, worship, and raise their families without government harassment. This movement of people is called The Great Migration. Passengers...

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  • Where are The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel?

    Where are The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel? This project hopes to explore academic studies, and historical sources regarding the quest to find the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel. Please feel free to add any information you may have. These are the 12 israeli tribes (sons of Jacob): Reuben Shimon Levites Judah Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Issacher

  • Quakers of New Jersey: "Shield" Passengers (1678)

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented for passengers of "The Shield," which sailed from Stockton, England to Burlington, New Jersey in Dec. 1677. Many of the passengers were Quakers (members of the Society of Friends). Related Projects Overview from: The favorable accounts written home by the first settlers in West Jersey stimulated immigration and soon th...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Sparrow, 1622

    from May, 1622 The Sparrow, at Maine from England, sent passengers in a boat to Plymouth, New England. Fishing vessel, Master Rogers. A boat arrived at the Plymouth Plantation from the Sparrow (fishing vessel at Maine, hired and sent out by Thomas Weston and John Beauchamp, salter of London, for their personal profit) with 7 men passengers sent by Weston to work for him in New England. Th...

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  • Kalmer Nyckel, Passengers 1641

    Kalmer Nyckel 1641-1642 (its third voyage to America) Built in the Netherland 1625, bought by Södekompaniet in Sweden 1628 Left Gothenburg July, 1641 Arrived at New Sweden November 7, 1641 Left New Sweden November 29, 1641 and set courcr on Rochell France Arrived at Rochell March or earlier, 1642 then to Amsterdam Arrived at Gothenburg April 15, 1642 Crew Andrian Ja...

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  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Hector, 1637 & 1638

    Hector , England to Massachussets 1637 From Ship Passenger Lists by Carl Boyer referencing a previous work by Isabel MacBeath Calder entitled Passengers on the Hector, 1637-38, The New Haven Colony pp. 29-31. The following is the passenger list for the vessel Hector, which brought the passengers accompanying John Davenport and Theophilus Eaton to Connecticut in 1637. There is another ship c...

  • One species, many dia‧sporae

    One Species, Many Dia‧spora-ta What good did H'omo Sapiens to chase them around this global territory? Maybe God gave it language to argue, dis‧cuss & agree… to be able to be friends, collegues, co-operators, collaborators, neighbours & family-members in democratical administrated & religonal free countries? DUTCH DIA-SPORA & ODYSSEY Dutch in EUROPE Germany - Unit...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1846 ship Brooklyn

    1846 Ship Brooklyn. New York harbor--Cape Horn South America--Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) to Yerba Buena (San Francisco) This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1846 on the Ship Brooklyn only. This dangerous trek of nearly 24,000 miles (39,000 km) would claim 10 lives of the ship's 238 passengers, nine of which we...

  • Mormon Pioneer Company Leaders

    This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This project covers all company commanders of the Mormon Pioneer migrations from 1847-1868) Finding Aids Alphabetical Company List Chronological Company List Alphabetical List of all Company Commander Names and Year of Departure Horace M. Alexander (1847) Isaac Allred (1855) [Fred C. Anderson] (186...

  • Irish emigrants - ports of emigration, ships and passengerlists

    Queenstown ,county Cork (now Cobh) From 1848 - 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland - over 2.5 million departed from Cobh county Cork Ireland , making it the single most important port of emigration. Cork was the major emigration port, although every port in Ireland was used as a point of emigration at some stage. Liverpool The port city of Liverpool, with a curr...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Lyon's Whelp, 1629

    The Higginson Fleet The Lyon's Whelp left the Thames, Gravesend, England April 5, 1629 along with five other ships, George Bonaventure, Four Sisters, Lyon, the Mayflower and the Talbot, arriving  in Salem June 1629. “Now in this year 1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, and with six good ships ...

  • Primeros Ingleses en Chile

    To edit the profiles of the first English immigrants who came to Chile and also of the english men who happened for Chile on board of his ships from the XVth to XIXth century Ingleses en Peru :

  • Kalmar Nyckel Swedish armed merchant ship

    THIS IS A TEST-PROJECT-PAGE-under construction- to find out using the EVENT-geni-feature for voyages of migrations between EUR-Sweden & New Sweden-USA Kalmar Nyckel ~ CALMER SLEUTEL ~ Key of Kalmar owner - compagnie - build - wrecked when? - etc. First Expedition nov 1637-1638 mrt ‧ route : Gothenburg -- Texel -- New Amsterdam -- New Sweden-south river Kalmer Nyckel ...

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  • Mercurius, Passengers 1655

    Mercurius 1655-1656 Purchased in Holland Sailed from Gothenburg November 25, 1655 Arrived in New Sweden March 14, 1656 Mercurius arrives from Sweden in March, carrying 14 Swedes and 92 Finns. After Dutch refuse to allow ship to pass Fort Casimir, the Indians climb aboard and usher the ship to Tinicum Island, where the passengers land. The ship, including its commander (Johan Papegoj...

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  • Gyllene Haj, Passengers 1654

    Gyllene Haj (Golden Shark) 1654-1654 Left Gothenburg April 15, 1654 Missed the entrance to the South River and Arrived at New Amsterdam September 12, 1654 Some of the families who could not find room on the Orn, went on this ship, and a few soldiers and servants also came on this expediton, but the exact number is not known. On the way, many people became sick. They arrived at Porto...

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  • Cat, Passengers 1649

    Katten (the Cat) 1649 - Belonged to the Crown. She brought about. 20 guns and had a crew of approx. 50 men. Left Stockholm July 3, 1649 Never reached New Sweden This ship was damaged off the Coast of Porto Rico, captured by Spaniards and then burned. The colonists were taken to the island. Many women and children died in captivity. In all, nineteen of the colonists besides some sold...

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  • Fama, Passengers 1643

    Fama 1643 - 1644 Sailed from Gothenburg December 29, 1643 Arrived in New Sweden March 11, 1644 Crew Pawelsson Kabeliaw, Skipper Passengers and Soldiers Johan Papegoja Jacob Cornelisen, mate, carpenter Bengt Hindersson Dirck (Diedrick)Jacobsson Skipper on the sloop in the river, was taken into the company's service in New Sweden on August 10, 1646. He died about...

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  • Swan, Passengers 1642

    Svanen (Swan) 1642 - 1643 Left Stockholm August 16, 1642 Sailed from Gothenburg November 1, 1642 Arrived at New Sweden February 15, 1643 Crew Lambert Pietersen, Skipper Passengers and Soldiers Anders Andersson Homman from Saltuna socken Served as soldier until March 1, 1648, from which time until 1653 he served as trumpeter. Johan Gustaffson from Kinekulle, S...

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  • Fama, Passengers 1642

    Fram 1642-1643 was purchased 1738 hade 32 cannons Sailed from Stockholm August 16, 1642 Sailed from Gothenburg November 1, 1642 Arrived at New Sweden February 15, 1643 departed from about April 14 and arrived in Gothenburg about the end of July, 1643 Crew Thering Hindricksen, Captain Passengers and Soldiers John Printz ‧ new Governor of New Sweden until 1652...

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  • Charitas, Passengers 1641

    the Charitas ~ NL : Gecroonde Liefde ~ 1641-1642 A leased Dutch armed merchant ship Gecroonde Liefde/Charitas (van Rotterdam) i Femarn Sailed from Stockholm May 3, 1641 Left Gothenburg July, 1641 Arrived at New Sweden November 7, 1641 Left New Sweden November 29, 1641 and set courcr on Rochell France Arrived at Rochell March or earlier, 1642 then to Amsterdam Arrived at Gothenbu...

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  • Kalmer Nyckel, Passengers 1639

    Kalmar Nyckel 1639-1640 Sailed from Göteborg September 1639 Arrived to Nya Sverige 17 april, 1640 Sailed from Nya Sverige 14 maj 1640 Arrived to Göteborg Juli, 1640 Crew Cornelius Van Vliet, Captain Sailed from Göteborg September 1639, Change of capten in Amsterdam Pouwell Jansen, Captain Arrived in New Sweden 17 April 1640 Herman Willemsen, shipmate (...

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  • Bleeding Kansas: New England Emigrant Aid Company

    In 1854 and 1855, a group of businessmen and clergymen from New England arranged a company to transport more than 2,000 Yankees to the disputed Kansas Territory, in hopes that they would be able to win the upcoming vote on whether to have Kansas become a free or slave state. The overall movement that inspired this idea was known as the "Kansas Crusade." Although they were relatively small in ...

  • Ancient Planters: Passengers of the Mary and Margaret 1608

    The following entiries were obtained from my Hotten book 8a from the Musters of the Inhabitants in Virginia 1624/1625 chapters, pages 201 thru 265, which liss the muster captain, and what ship the individual arrived on. Ellis, David, at muster at Pasbehaighs, James City, wife Margaret on the Margaret & John. Graves, Capt. Thomas, 1607 voyage, muster at Eastern Shore. Laydon, Elizabeth, ...

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  • Migrations: Emigration from Europe

    WORK IN PROGRESS < BACK . Motives Colonizing Powers Colonization of the Americas Colonization of Asia Colonization of Africa Merchant Companies British East India Company Dutch East India Company Dutch West India Company Swedish East India Company Compagnie des Moluques

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  • Adelsverein Colony

    The Mainzer Adelsverein at Biebrich am Rhein (Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas), better known as Adelsverein (German pronunciation: [ˈaːdəlsfɐˌʔaɪn], "Nobility Society"), organized on April 20, 1842, was a colonial attempt to establish a new Germany[1] within the borders of Texas. History Adelsverein was organized on...

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Higginson Fleet, 1629

    The fourteenth trip of the Mayflower was part of the Higginson Fleet, leaving England Apr 24, 1629 for the Massachusetts Bay with MasterWilliam Pierce. Six ships: George Bonaventure , Lyon , Lyon's Whelp , Four Sisters , Mayflower (14) , Pilgrim (4) “Now in this year1629, a great company of people (The Higginson Fleet) of good rank, zeal, means and quality have made a great stock, an...

  • Swan, Passengers 1647

    Svanen (Swan) 1647-1648 Sailed from Gothenburg September 25, 1647 Arrived in New Sweden January 2, 1648 Crew Steffen Willemsen, Captain Nils Sifvertson,Skipper Jan Jansson Bockhorn,Mate Passengers and Soldiers Johan Papegoja Anders Jonson, Lieutenant Jan Jansson Bockhorn, ship mate Lars Carlsson Lock , Reverend Returned to Sweden on the return voyage. ...

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  • Gyllene Haj, Passengers 1653

    Gyllene Haj (Golden Shark) 1653-1654 Sailed from Stockholm November 23, 1653 Arrived in Gothenburg January 17, 1654 The Gyllene Haj Left Stockholm with 41 persons, including sailors. On December 17 the ship had only come as far as Dalarön, a place near Stockholm. On the 30th she was in the sound, where six sailors with a servant and prisonor deserted. Four new sailors having be...

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  • Gyllene Haj, Passengers 1646

    Gyllene Haj (Golden Shark) 1646-1647 Sailed from Stockholm in May, 1646 Arrived in New Sweden October 1, 1646 Crew Jan Jochimsen, from Cappel, Captain Jacob Albrechtsen, Mate Passengers and Soldiers Peer Olofsson, prisoner at Smedjegården in Stockholm No special efforts seem to have been made to obtain colonists for this voyage, although some new settlers and ...

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  • Freedenburg, Passengers 1640

    The Freedenburg 1640-1641 Sailed from Holland July /August 1640 Arrived to Nya Sverige 2 November 1640 Sailed from Nya Sverige 3 december 1640 Arrived to Holland 1641 This ship was employed by an agent for families from Utrech, in Holland, who may have been recruited by Peter Minuit before he died. The ship, with about twenty families, set sail from Holland, not Sweden, and only a...

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  • Bird Griffin (Vogel Grip), Passengers 1637

    Vogel Grip (The Bird Griffin) 1637 - 1638 Left Gothenburg beginning of November Sailed from the Texel December 29, 1637 Arrived March, 1638 Destination: South River, New Sweden Crew Andrian Joransen, Skipper Anthony, a slave — A Morian or Angoler, from Angola, the Portuguese colony in West Africa near the river Kunene Passengers and Soldiers Cargo ...

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  • Kalmer Nyckel, Passengers 1637

    Kalmer Nyckel 1637-1638 (Calmer Sleutel-Dutch, Key of Kalmar-English) Left Gothenburg beginning of November Sailed from the Texel December 29, 1637 Arrived at New Amsterdam March, 1638 Destination: South River, New Sweden Crew Jan Hendrixsz van der WATER ‧ Captain Michel SYMONSSEN ‧ first mate ‧ Jacob Evertssen SANDELIN ‧ second mate Peter J...

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  • New Sweden, Immigrant Ships

    Immigrant Ships Chronology of Colonial Swedes Kalmar Nyckel Passenger Lists Index1637-1655 (Alphabetical ) The First Expedition (1637 - 1638) Kalmer Nyckel Fogel Grip (Bird Griffin) The Second Expedition (1639 - 1640) Kalmer Nyckel The Third Expedition (1640 - 1641) Freedenburg Fourth expedition (1641 -1642)

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  • New Sweden, Upland Court, Immigrant Ships

    Upland Court, Immigrant Ships 1656 Beaver Sailed from Amsterdam December 20, 1656 Left Texel December 25, 1656 Arrived in New Amsterdam March 19, 1657 1656 Prince Maurice Sailed from Amsterdam December 21, 1656 Left Texel December 25, 1656 Arrived at Long Island March 8, 1657; wrecked 1658 Golden Mill (Gulde Meulen) Sailed June, 1658. Arrived September 27, 1658 at the South River 1659 N...

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  • Purmerland Church, Passengers 1663

    1663 Purmerland Church Departed Amsterdam September, 1663 Arrived South River December 3rd, 1663 Alexander D'Hinoyossa, (d'Hinojossa) Peter Alrichs Israel Miss Printz 150 Persons

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  • St. Jacob, Passengers 1663

    1663 In the St. Jacob Sailed from Amsterdam June, 1663 Captain Pieter Lucasz van der Goes Arrived at New Amstel (South River) July 28, 1663 Destination: New Amsterdam Annetje Jacobs from Gorchem (Gorckum, Gornichem) Geertje Huyberts from Marken - wife of Jan Gerritsen, and nephew 12 years old (Geertjen) Peter Cornelissen Plockhooy and family; takes along for himself and his family all k...

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  • Golden Eagle (De Gulden Arent), Passengers 1662

    1662 In the Golden Eagle (De Gulden Arent) Sailed from Amsterdam January 28th, 1662 Left Texel February 5th, 1662 Captain Pieter Claesz Deugt Arrived at New Amsterdam May 2, 1662 Destination: South River, New Amstel Joost de la Grange - and wife and three children, six servants and two maids [Source #196] Peter Jansen Cuyck (Van Kuyck), from Heusden, agriculturist (Pieter Jansz) Peter J...

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  • Purmerland Church, Passengers 1661

    1661 In the Purmerland Church Sailed from Amsterdam November 17, 1661 Left Texel November 27, 1661 Captain Dirck Jacobsz de Vries Arrived South River (New Amstel) February 3, 1662 Arrived at New Amsterdam March 29, 1662 Destination: South River, New Amstel Barent Cornelissen Slecht Claes Verbrack - with wife Cornelis Aertsen and man servant Gerrit de Groott of Ryntsterwoude and boy ...

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  • New Amstel, Passengers 1659

    1659 In the New Amstel, galiot Skipper Jacob Jansen Huys and Skipper Jan Dircksen Bergen Arrived in New Asmterdam November, 1659 Destination: South River, New Amstel Andries Andriesssen, carpenter of the galiot Arent Korsen, sailor, died before December 17, 1660 Cornelis Harperson de Jager, died December, 1659. Jacob Gerbrantsen, sailor Jan Broers, cook of the galiot, died before De...

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  • Golden Mill (Gulde Meulen), Passengers 1658

    1658 In the Golden Mill (Gulde Meulen) Sailed June, 1658 Captain Barent Jochems Arrived September 27, 1658 at the South River see Adam Van Santen, and wife and two children, ages 1 and 4 years (Had permit to sail directly to New Amsterdam William Van Rasenberg,1 Surgeon 100 passengers After a voyage of 13 weeks and experiencing great want of water, to such a degree, that for some days...

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  • Prince Maurice, Passengers 1656

    1656 In The Prince Maurice Sailed from Amsterdam December 21, 1656 Left Texel December 25, 1656 Arrived at Long Island March 8, 1657; wrecked Destination of Colonists: South River, New Amstel Jacob Alrichs, director Alexander D'Hinoyossa, Lieutenant Evert Pietersen, comforter of the sick Gerrit van Schweringen, Supercargo Jan Barents, (Barentsen), chief boatswain Jan Gerritsen, sa...

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  • Beaver, Passengers 1656

    1656 In The Beaver Sailed from Amsterdam December 20, 1656 Left Texel December 25, 1656 Arrived in New Amsterdam March 19, 1657 Carsten Jansen and wife Jan Gillesen Kock from Utrecht - and wife and three children Lyntie Brouwers Lysbet Van Hooghvelt (this person might have been on ship De Beer (The Bear) which sailed and arrived approximately the same times.) Maritie Jeuriaens 125 p...

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  • Landmarks Immigration History in the United States

    Landmarks in Immigration History *1795 Naturalization Act restricts citizenship to "free white persons" who reside in the United States for five years and renounce their allegiance to their former country. *1798 The Alien and Sedition Acts permit the President to deport any foreigner deemed to be dangerous. A revised Naturalization Act imposes a 14-year residency requirement for prospec...

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  • SS Walnut Passengers, 1948

    On November 17th, 1948, the SS Walnut, a 164' x 28' cargo ship designed for a crew of 18 left Sweden. Aboard were 347 Estonian refugees, ages ranging from 9 months to 80 years, chancing the perilous journey and illegal entry into Canada. The ship travelled via Sligo, Ireland to Canada, arriving at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia on December 13, 1948. One immigration officer welcomed the passe...

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