Category Archives: Immigrant – Continent

From Holland, Germany, Belgium, France and Norway

Mathijs Jansen Van Keulen

Mathijs Jansen Van KEULEN (1602 -1648) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Mathijs  (Matthys) Jansen Van Keulen (Ceulen) was born  during a family trip to London and was baptized on 2 Feb 1601/02 … Continue reading

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Gerrit Frederickse Lansing

Gerrit Frederickse LANSING (1610 – c. 1655) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Gerrit Frederickse Lansing  may have been born about 1610 in  Hasselt, Overijssel, the Netherlands.   He was the father of the … Continue reading

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Barent Van Rotmers

Barent Van ROTMERS (1595 – 1632) was Alex’s 11th Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Shaw line. Barent Van Rotmers (Röttmer) was born in 1591 or 1595 in Osterbruch, Hannover, Preußen, Germany or Otterndorf (about five miles from … Continue reading

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Albert Andriessen Bradt

Albert Andriessen BRADT (1607 – 1686) was one of the earliest Norwegian settlers in New Netherland.   Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Albert Andriese Bradt was born 26 August 1607 in Fredrikstad, Smaalenenes … Continue reading

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Storm Albertse Van Der Zee (BRADT)

Storm Albertse Van Der ZEE (Bradt) (1663 – 1712) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Storm Albertse Van Der Zee was born 2 Nov 1636 at Sea lattitude 41 degrees 50 minutes … Continue reading

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Jan Juriaensen Becker

Jan Juriaensen BECKER (c. 1630 – 1697) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. Jan Juriaensen Becker was born about 1630 in Amsterdam Holland,  His father was  Jurrian (Jeuriaen , George) BEKKER.  He … Continue reading

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Hendrick Gerritse Van Wie

Hendrick Gerritse Van WIE (1650 -1691) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Hendrick Gerritse Van Wie was born about 1646 in Netherlands; His father was Gerrit Van WIE.  He came to New … Continue reading

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(Johann) Friedrich Merkle

(Johann) Friedrich MERKLE (1669 – 1735) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. (Johann) Friedrich Markle was born in 1669 in Bayern, Pfalz, Germany. The southern part of what is today the German … Continue reading

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Arent Teunisse Pier

Arent Teunisse PIER (1639 – 1703) was Alex’s 10th Grandfather; one of 2,048  in this generation of the Shaw line. Arent Teunisse Pier was born 27 Dec 1637 in Reusel-de Mierden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. His parents were Teunis Jansz PIER and … Continue reading

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Adrianus Franciscusz De Langet

Adrianus Franciscusz De LANGET (1653 – 1699) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Adrianus Franciscusz  De Langet was born about 1653 at Noord, Sint Anthonis, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.  He was also known as … Continue reading

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