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New Amsterdam - Immigrants

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  • Lucas Pieterse Coeyman (1628 - 1715)
    Settled in Albany area in 1639. Mentioned in Albany court records, 1650-1686. Lucas and Jan Cornelis Vyselaer in 1675 bought a sawmill called the poesten. The mill is located on now what is called poes...
  • Thymen Jans Lymen (c.1599 - c.1646)
  • Evert Evertszen Pels (1616 - 1686)
    Baptism In the paperwork of their wedding Evert is recorded as being 25 years old from Statijn. This is interpreted as making his birth 1616 in Stettin, Pomerania (modern day Szczecin, West Pomerania...
  • Johannes de Hulter (b. - bef.1655)
    Marriage Bruidegom:Johan de Hulter Woonplaats:'s Hartogenbosch Bruid:Johanna de Laet Geboorteplaats:Leyden Woonplaats:Rapenburch Eerdere vrouw:Alida Kuijste Gebeurtenis:Trouwen Datum:...


Only add people within the 1621-1674 date limits

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This project functions as a 'repository' for the immigrants arriving in New Amsterdam between 1609 and 1674. Click the profiles attached to this project and you will see all the New Amsterdam immigrants that are thus far identified on Geni.

Many analyses have been made of the make-up of these immigrants.

This project is closely associated with the New Amsterdam - Immigrant Ships project, an inventory of ships that arrived in New Netherland in that same period.

Chronology of immigration

In the list below, we try to offer an overview of the families that immigrated into New Netherland - in chronological order. This is an ongoing project. Please feel free to add or suggest names.

One of the objectives should be to make Master Profiles for the progenitors of these families. We invite direct descendants to become the primary managers for these progenitor profiles and to document them.

The list shows the oldest known year of immigration of these families through their immigrant progenitor.


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