It recently came to my attention that there was a glitch preventing members from posting in some of my Facebook Genealogy groups. I've fixed the problem so if you are a member of any of the groups below, please go back and share your genealogy with us!
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Van Alstyne Genealogy
Martense de Wever [the weaver] was the immigrant ancestor of the Van
Alstyne family in America. He and his wife, Dircken Hermanse Boertgen
and at least two children came to New York area from Drenthe Province,
Netherlands prior to 1655.
Descendants of Adriaen Crijnen Post
Dutchman Adriaen Crijnen Post and his wife Claartje (Clara) Moockers
are found in Recife Brazil in 1646. By the time Brazil fell to the
Portuguese in 1654 Adriaen and his femily had left for the Netherlands.
From there they sailed to New Netherland.
group focuses on Ancestors & Descendants of Salomon Abbelse &
Barber Philippse. The story of the Goeway family in New Netherland
begins with Salomon Abelse who was baptised in Amsterdam Holland in
1617, and his wife Barber (Barbara) Phillipse who was baptised in 1619
in Amsterdam. Salomon and Barber left Holland for New Netherland with
their children circa 1652, settling in New Amsterdam (present day New
Van Slyke Genealogy
anyone interested in the genealogy of Cornelis Antonissen Van Slyke and
his nephew Willem Pieterse Van Slyke aka Neef. Both settled in New Netherland (New York)
in the 1600s.
Straetsman sisters Barentje and Teuntje were from Culemborg
Netherlands. In 1630 the West India Company conquered part of Brazil and
the colony of New Holland (now present-day Recife) was founded. Dutch
troops were sent to Recife and Olinda in Pernambuco Brazil and no doubt
Barentje and Teuntje’s first husbands were among those sent to maintain
order. They settled first in Brazil before 1637 and then New Netherland
Pioneers of Arkell, Wellington County Ontario Canada
May 1831 a group of Englishmen set out from New York for what would
become Arkell Ontario. A list of men in the party includes Thomas and
John Arkell, for whom the settlement was named, Lewis King, Thomas King,
James Hewer, Frederick Stone, Thomas Stone, John Outin, James Carter,
Joseph Dory, Charles Willoughby and Peter Bell.