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  • Phillip Pieterse Schuyler (1628 - 1683)
    Birth: Feb. 8, 1628, Netherlands Death: May 9, 1683 Albany Albany County New York, USA Husband of Margaretta Van Slichtenhorst, parents of Arent Van Schuyler. Last known residence Beaverwyck, New...
  • Warner Vanyveren (1663 - 1743)
  • Christian Shelp (1730 - 1761)
  • Maria Elisabeth Shelp (1731 - 1761)
  • Willem Usselincx (1567 - 1647)
    Willem Usselincx (1567–1647) was a Flemish merchant, investor and diplomat who was instrumental in drawing both Dutch and Swedish attention to the importance of the New World. Usselincx was one ...

New Netherland, or Nieuw-Nederland in Dutch, was the 17th-century colonial province of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands on the East Coast of North America. The claimed territories were the lands from the Delmarva Peninsula to extreme southwestern Cape Cod. The settled areas are now part of the Mid-Atlantic States of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut, with small outposts in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. The provincial capital, New Amsterdam, was located at the southern tip of the island of Manhattan on upper New York Bay.

Governors of New Netherland

Notable people

See also: Dutch West India Company

Nieuw-Nederland (Engels: New Netherland; Latijn: Nova Belgica of Novum Belgium), is de naam van het voormalige Nederlandse gebied tussen de 38e en 45e breedtegraad aan de oostkust van de huidige Verenigde Staten van Amerika. Het bevat nu de stad New York – vroeger Nieuw-Amsterdam geheten – en werd gesticht in 1625. Nieuw-Nederland als provincie werd gesticht in 1624 en opgeëist als het gebied tussen de 38e en 42e breedtegraad.

Gouverneurs van Nieuw-Nederland

Opmerkelijke mensen

Zie ook: Dutch West India Company