Among its first settlers were Hendrick Christiaensen (who could be considered as
a founder of New York City) and Jan ...
Find out more about the history of New York City, including videos, ... The first
native New Yorkers were the Lenape, an Algonquin people who ... Fewer than
300 people lived in New Amsterdam when the settlement moved to Manhattan.
A History of the Colony of New York, dating back to New Netherlands under ... to
whom the territory was granted on its conquest from its first settlers, the Dutch. ...
Small settlements, in addition to those at New Amsterdam and Albany, were ...
Possibly the first Europeans to visit New York Harbor were Vikings under Leif ...
The first attempt to settle came in 1624, when a group of settlers were sent by the
Jan 1, 2016 ... The first person to visit the area which is now known as New York City was ... The
discovery and first settlement of the area occurred in 1609 by ...
first settlements in the remarkable region which he made known to the world, and
which was ... told in the following pages from the historian of New York city.
Immigrants, First Settlers. Origin and Settlement of New York Families ... (the
orphan); born at Leeuwarden, Friesland, they were in Germantown, PA., in 1690.
Unlike New York City and Albany, however, where the traces of colonization can
be ... In 1609, two years after English settlers established the colony of
Jamestown in ... In the lower Hudson Valley, where more colonists were setting
up small farms, ... In the 1630s and early 1640s, the Dutch Director Generals
carried on a ...
The Dutch, Swedes, and Finns were the first European settlers in New Jersey.
Bergen ... For many years, New Jersey shared a royal governor with New York.
The arrival of European settlers would dramatically change the ... their power
after the Dutch, French and British came to New York. The Iroquois were able to
adopt the ...