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About Peter Santomee

  • manumitted slave: see I.N. Phelps-Stokes page 75 for land grant by Kieft... He had the south end of the old Wouter Van Twiller grant... along with other former slaves

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. search on " Santome "

Santomee/Santome is mentioned in Black & White in Manhattan Thelma Wills Foote (2004) Oxford ISBN 0-19-508809-3 0-19-516357-3 (PBK.)

one citation: "..“in 1683, some free black landowners sold their land holdings on Manhattan Island to white settlers-for example the Tucker, Dyckman, Bleeker, and Hertzing families148 – departed the island with the outmigration of some colonial Netherlanders and settled in Brooklyn, New Utrecht, and New Jersey. Through the practice of intermarriage, godparenting, and the adoption of orphans from their free-black community, the remaining black landowners on Manhattan Island managed to transmit their land to their heirs, who held on o the landholdings until the 1710s and 1720s. At the time of his death in 1694, Salomon Pet

There is an early baptism: 1643 Mar 01; Pieter Portugies-Neger; Elisabeth; Sebastiaen-Neger, Pallas-Negrinne Van Angola for whom we don't have a profile on Geni. Might this Pieter be Peter Santome?

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Peter Santomee's Timeline

New Amsterdam, New Netherland
March 10, 1641
New Amsterdam
November 30, 1642
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
February 12, 1645
New Amsterdam, New Netherland, NY, America