Ship Journey: 1650 - Falconer (Valckenier)

Ship Name
Falconer (Valckenier)
Departure Date
Arrival Date
Ship Journey Information

New Netherland 1621-1664
Immigrants to New Netherland

Sailed March/April, 1650
Skipper, Willem Thomassen
Arrived New Amsterdam June, 1650

    Jacob Wolphertson1

    Jan Adriessen,2 of Beren Bach

    Jan Evertsen Boudt3

    140 persons

" the ship de Valckenier now lies ready to sail on her departure for New Netherland, and full one hundred and forty persons have offered to emigrate to that country at their own expense, and have been accepted, and as still upwards of thirty persons additional have solicited and requested a passage in said ship, who must be refused, because there is not accommodation in the vessel for the, she being not more than a hundred and sixty lasts burthen or thereabouts.4

1,2,3Documents relating to the Colonial History of New York, B. Fernow, (c)1881, Vol XII, pg 66-67
4Documents relating to the Colonial History of New York, E. B. O'Callaghan, (c)1856, Vol I, pg 376-77. 

Van den Hout, Julie. "Voyages of New Netherland."