Ship Journey: 1657 - St. John Baptist (St. Jan Baptist)

Ship Name
St. John Baptist (St. Jan Baptist)
Departure Location
Departure Date
Arrival Date
Ship Journey Information

New Netherland 1621-1664
Immigrants to New Netherland

St. John Baptist
(St. Jan Baptist)
Sailed from Amsterdam December 23, 1657
Captain Symon Claesen
Arrived at New Amsterdam June, 1658

    Adam Breemen (Bremen) from Aachen
    [See Source #77, page 403]

    Claes Snedich (Sudeich, Snedick)

    Cornelis Barentsen Vande Kuyl (Van der Kuyl)
    [see note at ship The Beer]

    Douwe Claessen (Claesen) from Medemblick - mason
    [Source #84 lists this person as Claesen Douwe]

    Johann De Decker (de Deckere),
    "Appointed Councilor and Superintendent of the Finances, sail with his wife, lately married here", [in Amsterdam]."1

    Jan Snedich (Sudeich, Snedick) - and wife, Grietie Jans and two children, Carste and Grietie

    Johannes Verveelen2

    Kier Wolters2

    Thys Jacobsen 

1Documents relating to the Colonial History of New York, B. Fernow, (c)1883, vol XIV, pg 401. See biographical sketch in O'Callaghan's History of New Netherland, Vol II, pg 304-305.
2 See Revised History of Harlem, James Riker, (c) 1904, page 95.

Source: #77, #83, #83A, 84, #86