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New Amsterdam - Immigrants

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  • Neeltje Pawling (1653 - 1745)
  • Philip Smith (c.1650 - 1692)
    "Phillip Smith was a vintner. In 1679, he was half-owner of the sloop Rutter, which traded in the Caribbean. Phillip Smyth, and four others, were certified 9 Dec 1685 by Governor Thomas Dongan to colle...
  • Jeurian Blanck (c.1600 - c.1686)
    • signed the Petition to surrender New Netherland (1664) • the father of a 'wronged' daughter see: Province of New York Minutes apr. 22 1673
  • Janneken Hillebrants (c.1639 - d.)
    citation Jannetje "Jannatje" Telba formerly Hillebrants aka Hillibrans, Hillibrands, Tilba, D'Elba, D'Elva Born about 1639 in New Amsterdam, New Netherland Sister of Margariet Hendrickse (Westercamp) D...
  • François Le Sueur (deceased)
    marriage DRC New Amsterdam 1659 12 Jul; Francoys Le jere, van Scalmeny by Diepen in Vranckryck; Jannetje Hillebrants, van Amsterdam aka Francois Le Sueur: removal to Esopus Francois left Harlem...


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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