Big Manuel

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About Big Manuel

marriage in DRC New Amsterdam

1644 27 Nov; Emanuel de Angola; Christina de Angola

baptism of "Big" Manuel's son

1645 Jul 09; Groot Emanuel, neger; Philip; Sebastiaen

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.

• granted land by Peter Stuyvesant

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Big Manuel's Timeline

July 9, 1645
New Amsterdam, New Netherland

Governor Richard Nicolls in 1667 confirmed all the house-and-garden patents (previously granted) to the (black) freedmen.
Big Manuel’s went to his widow Christina de Angola