Category: New Netherland Settler Ships

Categories: New Netherland Settlers Project | New Netherland Genealogy Resources | Immigrant Ships | New Netherland | 17th Century | New Netherland Immigration

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Several excellent online sources for passenger lists exist, such as Olive Tree Genealogy and ISTG. The New Netherland Settlers project is indebted to the folks who have done transcription and translation work that they've generously shared with the world through the Internet:


  • Dobson, D. (2008) Transatlantic Voyages, 1600-1699. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Google Books.
  • Van Laer, Arnold J. F., translator and editor. Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts. New York State Library. Albany: University of the State of New York, 1908.

Source Abbreviations

Source abbreviations used by Olive Tree Genealogy that may be encountered on WikiTree profiles and elsewhere:
  • NNC: Abstracts from Notarial Documents in the Amsterdam Archives by Pim Nieuwenhuis published in New Netherland Connections in series Vol. 4:3,4; Vol. 5:1-3
  • EINN: Early Immigrants to New Netherland 1657-1664 from The Documentary History of New York
  • VRB: Settlers of Rensselaerswyck 1630-1658 in Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts
  • CHM: E. B. O'Callaghan's Calendar of Historical Manuscripts in the Office of the Secretary of State, Albany NY
  • NWI: New World Immigrants: List of Passengers 1654 to 1664 edited by Michael Tepper
  • ENN: Emigrants to New Netherland by Rosalie Fellows Bailey, , NYGBR; vol 94 no 4 pp 193-200
  • JJ: De Scheepvaart en handel van de Nederlandse Republiek op Nieuw-Nederland 1609-1675, unpublished thesis by Jaap Jacobs, posted on Olive Tree Genealogy website
  • RNA: The records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 [an online book from]
  • NYGBR: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record

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This category is managed by the New Netherland Project in association with the Categorization Project. For assistance with this or related categories ask in G2G making sure to tag your question with both categorization and New Netherland.

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