Hendrick
van Dyck
Alternate Last Name(s)
Dijck, Dijk
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ID
432
Gender
Male
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Birth Date
1610-00-00
Birth Date Notes
(circa)
Birth Location
Death Date
1688-03-20
Death Dates Notes
On or before March 20, 1688
Death Location
Ancestor Notes

Hendrick Van Dycke arrived aboard the Waterhoundt May  of 1640 with his wife and a child.   He returned to the Netherlands in 1644 but was back in New Netherland by 1647.  He was named Schout Fiscal at one point.  He was suspended from office in 1652 https://encyclopedia.nahc-mapping.org/document/minute-appearance-hendrick-van-dyck-council

Hendrick is accused of having killed a Native American woman for stealing peaches in his orchard, thus beginning the 'Peach War'https://encyclopedia.nahc-mapping.org/document/letter-directors-director-general-and-council