Ship Journey: 1658 - Brownfish (Bruynvis)

Ship Name
Brownfish (Bruynvis)
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Ship Journey Information

New Netherland 1621-1664
Immigrants to New Netherland

In the Brownfish
Sailed from Amsterdam June 19, 1658
Captain Cornelis Maertsen, Factoor

    Adam Van Santen, wife and 2 children, 1 and 4 years old
    Had a permit to sail directly to New Amstel. See Ship The Golden Mill.
    [See Source #77, pg 428]

    Adriaen Jansen from Zeeland - fisherman

    Charles (Charel) Garet

    Claes Wolf from the Elbe - sailor

    Dirck Smith's Wife, Ensign in the Company's Service - and nursing child
    Served in the Esopus war with great credit; he died Anno 1660 to the regret of the Director General and council. His widow thereupon returned to Holland.

    Dingeman (Dorigeman) Jansen from Dordrecht - and his bride Catarina Douwers

    Douwe Harmensen from Friesland - and wife and three children ages 2 and 3 years and nursing child

    Francisco de Gordosa from Davingon

    Francois (Francoys) Abrahamsen from Vlissingen

    Harmen Dircksen from Norway -and wife and child 4 years of age
    [See Source #77, page 55]

    Huybert de Bruyn

    Jan Aerensen van Kampen - farmer

    Jan Isbrands - rope maker

    Jannetje Hermens - maiden, and her brother Jan Harmensen
    (Jannetie Hermans)

    Jannetje Volckertse - wife of Evert Luykese baker, and daughter 12 years of age
    (Jannetie Volckerse)

    Jean Lequie (Le Quie, Leynie) from Paris

    Joris Jansen from Hoorn - house carpenter

    Machteld Stoffelsen - widow, is acquainted with agriculture
    (Machelt Stoffelse)
    Fare paid for by Gerrit Jansen Van Campen, her husband, a soldier who lives in Esopus. (Three of his sons settled in the Delaware Valley Area [Source #83A])

    Maria Claes - maiden
    (from credit entry "By order of the Lords Mayores, for as much as Claes Haey (Hay), her present husband, has agreed to pay; and for this he has been debited, Feb 25, 1664 on the Book of the reciever Van Ruyven, Na K page A. [Source #83A])

    Michiel Ples from Holstein - wife and 2 children, one 4 years of age and one infant

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