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Antonio Cleyn

Also Known As: "Little Anthony", "Cleyn Anthony Van Angola"
Death: circa 1648
Immediate Family:

Husband of Catalina van Angola and Lucie d'Angola
Father of Antonio D'Angola
Brother of Simon Congo, immigrant slave; Peter Santomee; Jan Fort Orangien; Paulo Angola; Big Manuel and 7 others

Managed by: George J. Homs
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: The brothers of this profile are not necessarily family. This 'artifical affiliation' was created to support the research into the particularly challenging genealogy of African immigration into New Netherland between 1609-1674.

For an explanation about the purpose of this artificial affiliation, please check the New Amsterdam - Origins: African Immigrants project.

Please also check the New Amsterdam master project for the dimension on the settlement and development of New Amsterdam and the Dutch province of New Netherland.

1641 Jul 07; Jacom Anthoney van Angola; Catharina; (witness) Cleyn Anthony Van Angola, Susanna Van Angola < This baptism presents a puzzle: "Jacom Anthoney van Angola", father of Catharina seems to be old enough to be among the first slaves but is not prominent as such on any lists... (???)

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August 30, 1643
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, NY, America

Upon the death of Antonio Cleyn and his wife, the 4 year old son was adopted by his god mother Dorothy [ Dorothy Creole]