New Netherland Settlers

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Lorine McGinnis Schulze is a Canadian author and genealogist who has been involved in the fields of genealogy and history for more than thirty years. Her author site is found at

Her Olive Tree Genealogy website is found at which has been online since 1996.

Lorine is the author of many published genealogical and historical articles and books. Her list of published works is available at

New Netherland Settlers

Captain Adriaen Crijnen Post & Claartje Moockers

Authored by Lorine McGinnis Schulze

The 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.

As a representative of Baron van der Capellan, Adriaen established a thriving colony on Staten Island. The colony was burned to the ground in the Peach Tree War in 1655 and 23 colonists were killed by Indians. Adriaen, his wife, 5 children and 2 servants were among the 67 colonists taken prisoner.

This book follows Adriaen and Clara in New Netherland and also provides information on their children and grandchildren.

Publication Date:
1987938208 / 9781987938203
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Reference / Genealogy

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