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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
Ships to New Netherland (New York): Blauwe Duiff 1656
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]
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
5-Step Search for Your Immigrant Ancestor in North AmericaStep 1: First search for your immigrant ancestor in the five major ports of arrival - New York New York, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Baltimore Maryland, Boston Massachusetts and New Orleans Louisiana
Step 2: If you don't find your immigrant ancestor in a large port city, try smaller ports of arrival - Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maine, Rhode Island, Florida, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Michigan, Alaska, California, Hawaii and Washington
Step 4: If you still can't find your ancestor in free ships passenger lists, try ships passenger lists and naturalization records on a pay site. See the Immigration Comparison Chart to help you decide which of the fee-based sites has the passenger lists you need to find your immigrant ancestor
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