Death Finds a Way: A Janie Riley Mystery
by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca
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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
Ships to New Netherland (New York): Blauwe Duiff 1656
|New Netherland Ships Passenger Lists Project
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Lorine's Research Notes With Sources: I reconstructed the names of those sailing on various ships from the following sources. Please note that not every source was used to reconstruct every ship. I have indicated which sources were used for each individual:
- Abstracts from Notarial Documents in the Amsterdam Archives by Pim Nieuwenhuis published in New Netherland Connections in series Vol. 4:3,4; Vol. 5:1-3 (hereafter NNC)
- Early Immigrants to New Netherland 1657-1664 from The Documentary History of New York (hereafter EINN)
- Settlers of Rensselaerswyck 1630-1658 in Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts (hereafter VRB)
- E. B. O'Callaghan's Calendar of Historical Manuscripts in the Office of the Secretary of State, Albany NY (hereafter CHM)
- New World Immigrants: List of Passengers 1654 to 1664 edited by Michael Tepper (hereafter NWI)
- Emigrants to New Netherland by Rosalie Fellows Bailey, , NYGBR;
vol 94 no 4 pp 193-200 (hereafter ENN)
- De Scheepvaart en handel van de Nederlandse
Republiek op Nieuw-Nederland 1609-1675 unpublished thesis by Jaap Jacobs [hereafter JJ][Olive Tree Genealogy database]
- The records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 [hereafter RNA] [an online book from Ancestry.com]
Blauwe Duiff (Blue Dove)
Skipper Jan Jansz. Bestevaer, sailed from Texel about 14 June 1656 arrived New Amsterdam 5 Sept. 1656
Thomas Lodewicksen [DCHNY XIV-352 1]
Willem Doeckes (aka Dunckles) [ 2 The Records of New Amsterdam : From 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini
by Berthold Fernow vol. 5 p 190added March 2007]
1 Letter from the Directors of the West India Company to Stuyvesant, dated 16 June 1656 includes the following
"In the ship Blauwe Duiff goes also over Thomas Lodewicksen, carpenter, for whom the Company too paid the fare, on condition of his remaining in New Netherland for three years or if he lave before he must refund the passage money to you in Holland coin or its equivalent"
Lorine's note: See also The Lewis Family of New York and Poughkeepsie in NYGBR Vol. 60 April 1929 p 132. Thanks to Barbara Rogers for telling me this source was available for Thomas' arrival on Blauwe Duiff
2Lorine's Note: I found the following record for Willem Doeckes (Dunckles) in The records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 . 18 July 1658. Willem Doeckes says he came in The Dove (de Duyff) and was here 1 year 6 weeks before the Burgher Right was established .....
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