Occupation: Tavernkeeper

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Tavernkeepers were often key figures in 17th Century life, as the tavern was a central part of social exchange.    

See Tapster.

Both men and women could be Tavernkeepers or Tapsters in New Amsterdam.

To see a list of biographies of Tavernkeepers of this era see:   http://www.flagonandtrencher.org/fandt_tocs.html


Maria Du Trieux and Lysbeth Bellier  are examples of women who had a taverns in New Amsterdam.