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  • Elizabeth Hallett (1610 - 1673)
    Elizabeth Fones (21 January 1610 - 1668) was an early settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony where her uncle John Winthrop served as Governor. Her subsequent behaviour would scandalize the Puritan col...
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  • Abraham B Rutan (1658 - 1713)
    CHRISTENING: An extract from the register of infant baptisms in the Reformed Church of Metz reads: "June 10, 1658. Abraham, son of Daniel Rutan and of Anne de Bize, his wife. Godfathers Abraham Boudat ...
  • Willem / William Paulus Rutan (1710 - 1794)
    Willem Rutan was bp. on Nov 08, 1710 at Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York; sponsors were: Herman Montras & wife[3] Parents Father: Poulus Rutan Mother: Engeltje Davidse Marriage Willem was marri...

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