Ship Journey: 1656 - Beaver, bound for South River

Ship Name
Beaver
Departure Location
Departure Date
1656-12-25
Arrival Date
1657-03-19
Ship Journey Information

New Netherland 1621-1664
Immigrants to New Netherland

1656
In The Beaver
Sailed from Amsterdam December 20, 1656
Left Texel December 25, 1656
Arrived in New Amsterdam March 19, 1657


    Carsten Jansen and wife

    Jan Gillesen Kock from Utrecht - and wife and three children

    Lyntie Brouwers

    Lysbet Van Hooghvelt
    (this person might have been on ship De Beer (The Bear) which sailed and arrived approximately the same times, [Source #83A])

    Maritie Jeuriaens

125 persons to the South River:1
The Beaver set sail from New Amsterdam on April 16 to the South River, arriving at New Amstel, April 25th, with about 125 persons for the Colonie from the Prince Mauritz, wrecked at Long Island, including 50 persons who arrived on other ships.


1Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York, E. B. O'Callaghan, Albany Weed Parsons and Co., 1858, Holland Documents II, p 8-10.
Source: #83, 83A