"I have finished up the Manatus Map. I am now going to start on the 1660 map of Manhattan, this one will contain a lot more information than the 1639 map. I have noticed that there doesn't seem to be to much interest in what I am doing, but I…"
"I am going to try and put up one entry per day, it can be tough sometimes to research everything. I have been looking into this stuff for quite a while so I have a good number of resources, it can just be tedious to go through all the information to…"
" I will see what I can do to fix the problem. I am pretty new to this blogging thing. It may take a while before I get to mention of your family. As you can see I am working through the 1639 map first, then I am on to a 1660 map, we will…"
I look forward to reading your blog.
Personally I am interested in Douwe Harmens Talma and his family and descendants, who came from The Netherlands on the Bruynvis in 1658.
I can't yet seem to add the rss feed of your blog to my…"
I have just started a blog that is going to deal with early settlers on Manhattan Island. I will be including a vast amount of information not only of interest to the genealogist but for the early New York historian as well.You can follow me at: http://earlymanhattan.tumblr.com/I hope you all enjoy it. John WinnerSee More
"John, even though the parentage of Clement Briggs is accepted online within several family trees in ancestry.com as being John Bigge and Rachel Marten (or Martin), I don't trust that data. My reasons:
- John and Rachel were based in Cranbrook,…"
"I don't have much info on Juriaen Thomassen. What I have is:
1664 - He was part of a syndicate which secures the Acquackanock Patent. He did not settle there permanently. Source: Edward Van Winkle, Recording Secretary, Year Book of the…"
"My Jan Arianse Sip (sometimes called Johannes) married Joanna Idens van Voorst 23 APR 1684 in New York, New York. The marriage is recorded as: Met attestatie Van Bergen. Johannes Adriaenszen Sips, j. m. en Johanna Idens Van de Voorst, j. d. 23…"