The first emigrant bearing this name from Holland - and, so far as known, the only one - was Jacob J anse1 Schermerhooren, who left the Fatherland on the ship Rensselaerwyck, on October 1, 1636, and came to Beverwyeke (albany). On the ship's list of colonists he is designated as Jacob J anse van Amsterdam, age 14 years 2 he was therefore born in the year 1622. In the early records of the Colony he is sometimes referred to as Jacob J anse van Schermer hooren. In a State document of Holland published at The Hague in relating to Governor Stuyvesant's conduct in the at? Airs of the Colony, Schermerhooren is referred to as Jacob J anse van Scher merhooren, formerly a citizen of Waterland, Holland. This locality included the village of Schermerhorn, and the areas formerly covered by De Scher Mer, De Wur Mer, De Pur Mer, and De Beemster.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Louis Younglove Schermerhorn
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9781528272018
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 0.5 cm
Page Count - 27
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