Johannes de Peyster

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Johannes de Peyster

Also Known As: "“Peijster", "” “Peister", "” “Pester.”"
Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
Death: 1685 (61-69)
New York, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Johannes de Peyster and Josyne Martsens
Husband of Cornelia Lubbertse van Elburch
Father of Johannes de Peyster; Abraham de Peyster; Maria Jans de Peyster; Isaac de Peyster; Johannes de Peyster and 2 others
Brother of Abraham de Peyster; Joanna Bruynsteen and Isaac de Peyster

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About Johannes de Peyster

• with 92 others, one who co-signed the Remonstrance that convinced Stuyvesant to surrender New Netherland to the British in 1664.

  • During the brief period in 1673'4 in which the Dutch regained possession of New Netherland, he took a prominent part in the conduct of public affairs, and he was one of the last to take the oath of allegiance to the British crown on the final cession of the province to that power.

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Johannes de Peyster's Timeline

Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
August 3, 1653
Age 33
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
July 8, 1657
Age 37
Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Nederland
September 7, 1659
Age 39
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
April 16, 1662
Age 42
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, NY, America
December 21, 1666
Age 46
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
October 4, 1673
Age 53
New Amsterdam, New Netherlands
Age 65
New York, New York