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Andries Jansen Meyer

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Death: after 1701
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Dircksen Meyer and Tryntje Grevenraet
Husband of Vrouwtje Meyer (Van Vorst)
Father of Catryntie Van Horn; Annetie Meyer; Iden Meyer; Andries Meyer; Cornelis Meyer and 1 other
Brother of Johannes Jansen Meyer; Dircksje Frederica Vreeland; Pieter Meyer; Lysbeth Meyer and Elsje Meyer

Occupation: carpenter, painter
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About Andries Jansen Meyer

Andries Meyer

  • married - Vrouwtje Van Vorst - 5 nov 1671, New Amsterdam, NY

1671 05 Nov; Andries Meyer, jm van Amsterdam; Vrouwtje Idens vander Vorst, jd van Jarzey

  • New Amsterdam Immigrant

"Andries," born in Amsterdam ; joined the Dutch Church in New York Aug. 4, 1669. His name appears sometimes in the records Andries Janszen. In 1674 he resided near his father in Bridge Street, and followed the trade of house-carpenter. {although he was also known as a schilder (painter)} He married, Nov. 5, 1671, Vrouwtje Iden Van der Vorst or Van Vorst, dau. of Ide Corneliszen Van Vorst and Hilletje Jans. She was bap. Aug. 24, 1653, and joined the Dutch Church in New York July 28, 1670. Her father resided at Ahasimus, now within the corporate limits of Jersey City.

They had issue bap. in the Dutch Church in New York :

  1. Catryntie, bap. Sept. 8, 1672; m. March 20, 1693, Johannes, son of Cornells Janszen and Anna Maria (Jans), Van Horne.
  2. Annetie, bap. Feb. 21, 1677; m. July 29, 1702, James Sebren [Cebra?].
  3. Aefje,3 bap. June 4, 1679.
  4. Johannes, bap. May 14, 1681 ; m. Sept. 22, 1704, Sara, dau. of Isaac and Lysbeth (Van der Spiegel, De Foreest; she was bap. March 10, 1686. They had 12 children bap. in the Dutch Church in New York.
  5. Andries, bap. Nov. 24, 1686 ; m. Feb. 23, 1708, Geertie Wessels, dau. of Laurens Wessels and Aeltje Jans Hendrickse Van Bommel, alias Aeltje Splinters. Andries Meyer ' was a Cordwainer in New York, and died early in the spring of 1767, leaving his wife Geertie surviving, and naming in his will only beside her his eldest son Andries. They had 10 children bap. in the Dutch Church in New York.
  6. Cornells,* bap. April 12, 1689, of whom we have no further account.

It is probable that Andries Meyer and his wife Vroutje Van Vorst had beside the children above named the following, viz.: I. Hillegond.^ who m. July 12, 1696, Johannes Hardenburg, who settled in New York from Albany; 2. Elsje,' who m. Feb. 3, 1704, P^VERT Duyckinck ; and 3. Ide,* born about 1674; m. Oct. 25, 1704, Annatje, dau. of Claes Gerrilszen Ravesteyn or Ravenstein and Maria Jans Van Rollegom ; she was bap. June 3, 1687. They had 10 children bap. in the Dutch Church in New York. " (from:

• perhaps the individual who owned property at Maruelt St & Winkle st (on the 1667 tax list) Andriess Jonson Mayr

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Andries Jansen Meyer's Timeline

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
September 8, 1672
Age 22
New York, New York
February 21, 1677
Age 27
New York, New York
May 1681
Age 31
January 2, 1684
Age 34
New York, New York
November 24, 1686
Age 36
New York
April 12, 1689
Age 39
New York
Age 51