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List of Wealthier Citizens of New Amsterdam
1653


"A List of the persons who shall provisionally contribute the following sums
for the purpose of putting the city in a state of defense."

Name
*Occupation
guilders
Anthony, Allard Trader 100
Backer, Jacob Trader 150
Beekman, William
100
Blommaert, Adrian Ship Captain 100
Boodt, Nicholas Trader 100
Buijs, Pieter Trader 100
Claesen, Anthony Farmer 050
De Foreest, Isaac Brewer 100
De la Nooy (Delanoy), Abram
100
De Peyster, Johannes Trader 100
De Vos, Matewis Notary 100
Fijn, Francoijs Trader 100
Geel, Maximilyen
100
Geenes, Abram Trader 100
Genserdy (Geraerdy), Philip Trader 050
Jansen, Jan Jr. Builder 050
Joris, Borger Blacksmith 100
Keyser, Adriaen and Johannes Trader 100
Kip, Hendrick Tailor 050
Krigier, Marten
100
Leendersen, Paulus
100
Letschoet (Litschoe), Daniel Tavern-keeper 100
Loockermans, Govert Trader 150
Nefius, Johannes Trader 100
Prins, Pieter Trader 100
Schellinck, Jacob Trader 200
Schrick, Paulus Trader 100
Steendam, Jacob Trader 100
Stevensen, Olof
150
Strycker, Jacob G. Tailor 100
Tesselaers, Evert, Commisen
200
Van Beeck, Johannes Trader 200
Van Borsum, Egbert Tavern-keeper 100
Van Cowenhoven, Peter
100
Van Hardenburgh, Anthony Trader 200
Van Hattem, Arent Trader 100
Van Steenwyck, Cornelis Trader 200
Van Verbrugge, Johannes G.
100
Van Verbrugge, Johannes P
200
Vandergrist, Paulus Leendersen Trader 100
Vinje, Jan Brewer 050
Werekhoven, Mis Mightiness (Mynheer) Trader 200
Wys, Gulyan
200







*History of the City of New York by David T. Valentine, ©1853, pg 313-314.

Collections of the NY Historical Society, Second Series, Vol 1, ©1841, pg 386.







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