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DE PEREBOOM (THE PEAR TREE)
Sailed from Amsterdam July 1654, arrived New Amsterdam 17 Dec. 1654
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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Republiek op Nieuw-Nederland 1609-1675 unpublished thesis by Jaap Jacobs [hereafter JJ][Olive Tree Genealogy database]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]
- Jacob Aboaf, Jew – did not continue to New Netherland, stayed in England [NWI]
- Jacob Barsimson, Jew [NWI]
- Jurriaan Probatski adelborst (Soldier) from Breslau [NNC. 5:52]
- Willem Willemsz soldier from Amsterdam [NNC. 5:52]
- Hendrick Claesz. [see note F1 below]
F1From research of Cor Snabel:
In 1654 about 27 or 28 children
arrived on the "Peereboom". Only one name is known that of
sixteen year old Hendrick Claesz. was assigned to Lodewijck
Jongh on 16 Nov. 1654.
FOONTNOTE: Email from Nora Probasco June 2011
I have located the date De Pereboom arrived in New Netherland per the info below:
The Early History of the Jews in New York, 1654-1664, Vol. 2, pp. 3-4
[Footnote 4] N. Y. Colonial MSS., Vol. XIV, p. 83, in N. Y. State Library... Mr. A. J. F. van Laer, the archivist in charge of manuscript records at the New York State Library, to whom thanks are due for many courtesies in the preparation of this paper, in a letter to the writer in reference to the date of sailing of the Peartree, wrote as follows:
"The date, July 8, 1654, in the entries of which I sent you copies in my letter... refers to the time when the ship de Pereboom left Holland...
...Barsimson apparently arrived here [New Amsterdam] August 22, 1654, when it appears that his passage money of thirty-six guilders were paid...
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