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New Amsterdam - Lost Traces

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  • Jan de Wit, SV/PROG (c.1677 - 1755)
    Biography Events 30 December 1685: Baptism of Cape-born castiça Maria [Adriaans(z):] voorkind of the mestiça Anna "Liberta" aka Anna Pieters: van Juff. Coon [Alexandrina (Sandrina) Maxw...
  • Abigael Bele (deceased)
    From: Gerda To: Mike Rushby Date: Tuesday, 2 April 2002 6:57 PM Subject: Re: A Letter from Eleanor Dear Mike, What we know about Jan de Wit already is that he was most likely born in 1677, ...
  • Pieter de Wit (deceased)
    From: Gerda To: Mike Rushby Date: Tuesday, 2 April 2002 6:57 PM Subject: Re: A Letter from Eleanor Dear Mike, What we know about Jan de Wit already is that he was most likely born in 1677, ...
  • Willem de Wit, I (deceased)
    From: Gerda To: Mike Rushby Date: Tuesday, 2 April 2002 6:57 PM Subject: Re: A Letter from Eleanor Dear Mike, What we know about Jan de Wit already is that he was most likely born in 1677, ...
  • Sarah Pieters Outen (1638 - d.)
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Objective

The objective of this project is to serve as a repository for all Americans whose genealogical traces end in New Amsterdam and the Dutch province of New Netherland in the 17th century.

Please add all your New Amsterdam profiles for which you don't find any antecedents

This project is promoted through the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen project, which acts as a portal for Dutch speakers who are mostly residing in The Netherlands and Flanders. There, Dutch and Flemish Geni-users may help you find the 'missing link'. Please remind that quite a few early settlers actually had a Walloon background - which explains the appearance of 'French-looking names' in New Amsterdam; however, many of these Walloon ancestors may have fled to the North of reasons of religious persecution - hence, the Dutch sources can offer many clues.

(Have a look at the International Dutch Portal: you will find links to online civil records across the Netherlands and Belgium that may be very helpful in your quest).