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Roelof Hendricks

Birthplace: Meppel, Drenthe, Nederland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Hendrick Hendricksen van den Oever and Lysbet Jan Voet
Husband of Aeltje Hendricks
Brother of Maijken van den Oever; Femmetje Hendrickse van den Oever; Grietje Hendrickse and Hilletjen Hendricks

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About Roelof Hendricks

ID: I19361

Name: Roelof Hendrickse

Sex: M

Birth: C 1640 in Meppel, Province of Drenth, The Netherlands 1

Immigration: 22 DEC 1659 New Amsterdam, the Dutch Colony (colony renamed in 1664 to New York)

Father: Hendrickse

Marriage 1 Aeltje Lubbers b: in Elburg, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Married: 30 NOV 1664 in Kingston (formerly Wildwijk & Esopus), Ulster County, New York 1

Marriage Bann: HOES 15


Hendrick Hendricksen b: 1665 in Kingston (formerly Wildwijk & Esopus), Ulster County, New York
Albert Hendricksen b: 1667 in Kingston (formerly Wildwijk & Esopus), Ulster County, New York


Author: West India Company

Title: Account Book in New Netherland Colonial Mss, vol. 14, Book KK.

Abbrev: Ship Passengers

Publication: Holland Society of New Netherland 1902

Text: All "passenger lists" for travel from The Netherlands to New Netherland 1654-1664 came from information on the debit side of the West India Company Account Book in New Netherland Colonial Mss, vol. 14, Book KK. This account book is the source fo r the lists of Passengers to New Netherland in the Year Book of the Holland Society of New Netherland 1902:1-37 FN 1,2.

Additional resources cited:

[1]. Abstracts from Notarial Documents in the Amsterdam Archives by Pim Nieuwenhuis published in New Netherland Connections in series Vol. 4:3,4; Vol. 5:1-3

[2]. Early Immigrants to New Netherland 1657-1664 from The Documentary History of New York

[3]. Settlers of Rensselaerswyck 1630-1658 in Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts

[4]. E. B. O'Callaghan's Calendar of Historical Manuscripts in the Office of the Secretary of State, Albany NY

[5]. New World Immigrants: List of Passengers 1654 to 1664 edited by Michael Tepper

[6]. Emigrants to New Netherland by Rosalie Fellows Bailey, , NYGBR; vol 94 no 4 pp 193-200

[7]. De Scheepvaart en handel van de Nederlandse Republiek op Nieuw-Nederland 1609-1675 unpublished thesis by Jaap Jacobs


Typical fare was 36 florins; half that for young children; and nothing for nursing infants. FN 1

These accounts that they were made up from the records of the West India Company, by order of the English rulers after the confiscation of the Company's property in New Netherland, and as assets of or debts due the Company, and to be collecte d by the English. The list seems to stop with the Eendracht which arrived on 19 July 1664. (The English took over in Sept 1664 so that may have been the last passenger ship to arrive before that date.)

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