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Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York, Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801

By: Samuel S. Purple

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0795


In 1609, Hendrick Hudson discovered the river which now bears his name, and introduced the Dutch to North America. As early as 1614, the area was known as New Netherland. Serious colonization by the Dutch began in 1623. By 1626, the Dutch had bought Manhattan Island from the resident Indians and described themselves as prosperous. In April of 1628, Dom. Jonas Michaelius organized, and presided over, the first church. This collection of marriage records gives: the names o... View more info