Category: Van Matre

New Netherlands

New Netherlands Colony Jan Joost Van Meteren and his family arrived in the “New Amsterdam, New Netherlands” in 1662. They traveled up the Hudson River to Wiltwick (now

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The Crom Children

The Crom Children Jan Joosten and wife, Macyke Hendricks immigrated to America on the ship “de Vos”. leaving Amsterdam, Netherlands. “D’Vos sailed on 31 August 1662 and arrived

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The Netherlands

The Netherlands This post is about The Netherlands and includes a map to give you a visual look at where our Van Meteren ancestors are from.  I’ve edited

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