Van Ruyven
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Van Ruyven, Cornelis (16xx-16xx), born manor of Ruyven, Holland; moved to Amsterdam; West India Company secretary for New Netherland, 1653-1664; married Hillegond Megapolensis, June 25, 1654; member of board to control money raised from merchants, 1654; commissioner to investigate accounts of Cornelis Van Tienhoven, 1656; New Amsterdam Great Burgher, April 1657; bookkeeper and cashier of treasury, 1658; councilor, 1658-1664; auctioneer of real estate, 1659; commissioner to Hartford on boundary question, 1663;  governor’s council, 1665-1673; New York City alderman, 1665, 1669, 1671, 1672; collector of customs, 1668; tax commissioner, 1673; returned to Holland

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