Ship Journey: 1657 - Wire Cask (Draetvat)

Ship Name
Wire Cask (Dretvat)
Departure Location
Departure Date
Arrival Date
Ship Journey Information

New Netherland 1621-1664
Immigrants to New Netherland

In the Wire Cask
Sailed from Amsterdam April 2, 1657
Captain Jan Jansen Bestevaer

    Adriaen Vincent

    Arent Janssen (Jansen), house carpenter, and wife and daughter 16 years of age

    Hertwick (Heinrich, Hartwick) Stoeff from Lubeck
    [See Source #77, pg 431]

    Jacob Hendricksen (Hendrics) Haen, painter
    (A small burgher of New Amsterdam in 1659)

    Marcus de Chousoy - and wife, two workmen, and two boys over 12 years of age. All six charged at the full rate, 36 florins each. (Settled in Harlem, ancestor of the Disosway families of Staten Island. See Riker's Harlem. [Source #83A])

        Johannes Smedtes (Smetdes), who accepted, paid f 36

        Dirck Buyskes, paid f 36

        Peter Boutyn

        Jean Guion (Jan Guenon) from Leyden
        (Settled in Flushing. ancester of the Genung family. See Riker's Harlem, p. 110, 216. [Source #83A])

    Teunis Craey (Kray) from Venlo - and wife and four children, two of whom are under ten years of age; and two servants, 1 male and 1 female.
    (Cray) was in New Amsterdam in 1639. This 1657 voyage was his third known trip; J H. Innes' New Amsterdam and its People, 82; Calendar of Dutch Historical Mss, p 19 [July 2, 1642], p 162 [March 14, 1656]. [Source #83A])

Source: #83, #83A, #86