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Pieter Meyer

Birthplace: New Amsterdam, New Netherland
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Dircksen Meyer and Tryntje Grevenraet
Husband of Baetje Jans (van Hartenvelt)
Father of Marritie Meyer, (d.y.); Cornelia Meyer, (d.y.); Cornelia Timmer; Lysbeth Meyer; Barentje Meyer and 2 others
Brother of Andries Jansen Meyer; Johannes Jansen Meyer; Dircksje Frederica Vreeland; Lysbeth Meyer and Elsje Meyer

Occupation: Shoemaker
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About Pieter Meyer

PIETER MEYER Pieter Meyer married Batje Jans on January 16, 1678. went by various names: Denys Isaacszen van Hartevelt, van Wyck te Duurstede might have confused her name. This leads us now to think that Batje, following the customs of the days, should really have been known as Batje Isaacs).

She joined the Dutch Church in New York on February 26, 1673.

Their children were all baptized in the Dutch Church in New York on the dates following their names. They were:

  1. Catharine, November 8, 1678. icn_check.gif
  2. Marritie, January 20, 1680, died young.
  3. Cornelia, October 6, 1681, died young. baptized: "1681 Oct 06; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Cornelia; Thymen Van Borsum (witness)"
  4. Cornelia, December 10, 1682. (married "Cornelius Timmer". Cornelia witnessed the baptism of Maryken's son Pieter.. source is list of baptisms) => ""1709 Sep 18; Jan Van Beuren, Marytje Myers; Pieter(child); Cornelius Timmer & wife Cornelia [Meyer] (witnesses)"
  5. Maryken (117), February 13, 1687. (aka Maria who married the immigrant Dr. Johannes van Beuren) baptized: "1687 Feb 13; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Maryken; Jan Meyer, Marritie Jans (witnesses)"
  6. Lysbeth, September 28, 1690. baptized: "1690 Sep 28; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Lysbeth; Gerrit Hellaken, Susanna Thomas (witnesses)"
  7. Barentje, October 26, 1692. baptized: "1692 Oct 26; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Barentje; Susanna de Puy (witness)"
  8. Johannes, February 4, 1694. baptized: "1694 Feb 04; Pieter Meyer, Baetje Jans; Johannes; Aert Elbertszen, Vrouwtje Meyers (witnesses)

Records show that Peter and Baetje were either married in Holland or married in Kings County (Breukelen). A listing of their congregation by Rev. Henricus Selyns has them living on "Marckvelt Straat" in 1686.

Marketfield Street

Until 1830 or so, Marketfield Street extended west to the Hudson River, but the section west of Bowling Green was renamed Battery Place. In the past it has been named Exchange Street, Field Street, Fieldmarket Street and Oblique Road and most infamously, Petticoat Lane, possibly for the prostitutes that frequented it."

see map: Kamper Map This is interactive: If you place the cursor over the lot off the lower left point of the fort, you will see Jan Meyer's (Pieter's father) four contiguous lots.

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Pieter Meyer's Timeline

March 25, 1657
New Amsterdam, New Netherland
March 25, 1657
New Amsterdam

1657 Mar 25; Jan Dirckszen de Meyer, Tryntie Grevenraets; Pieter; Grietie de Riemer

January 20, 1680
Age 22
New York, New York
October 6, 1681
Age 24
New York, New York
Age 24
February 13, 1687
Age 29
New York
September 28, 1690
Age 33
New York, New York
October 26, 1692
Age 35
New York, New York
Age 36