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Landowners and Settlers


    For the information of the reader and those who may become interested in genealogical research a list of the earliest and most prominent landowners and settlers of Bergen and Hudson Counties is hereto appended.



SURNAME OF SETTLER LINEAGE NAME AND DESCENT OF EUROPEAN ANCESTOR





ACKERMAN Dutch David Ackerman Berlikum Holland
ACKERSON Dutch Johannes Tomassen Oostenvelt Holland
ADRIANSE Dutch Maryn Andrianse Veere Holland
AERISON Dutch Cornelius Ariesen N. Brabant Holland
ALLEN (1) Dutch Pieter Van Hallen Utrecht Holland
ALLEN (2) Flemish Lorens Van Hallen Limbourg Flanders
ALYEA French John Alyea Artois France
ANDERSON Scotch John Anderson Inverness Scotland
ANTHONY Dutch Allerd Anthony Amsterdam Holland
ARENTS Dutch Johannes Arents Vanderbilt Holland
AURYANSE (1) Dutch Jan Auryanse New York United States
AURYANSE (2) Dutch Lambert Arianse Gelderland Holland
BACKER (1) Dutch Claes Jansen Backer Hertogenbosh Holland
BAcKER (2) English Richard Backer Barbadoes West Indies
BACKER (3) Dutch Jacobus Backer Amsterdam Holland
BANTA Dutch Epke Jacobse Harlengen Holland
BARENTSEN Dutch Dirk Barents Amsterdam Holland
BASTIENSEN Dutch Johannes Bastiansen Aernheim Holland
BAYARD (1) French Balthazar Bayard Daupheney France
BAYARD (2) French Nicholas Bayard Alphen France
BEDLOW Swedish Isaac Bedlow Stockholm Sweden
BEEDER Dutch Herman Beder Amsterdam Holland
BEEM German Anthony Beem Flammersvelt Germany
BELL (1) German Hermann bell Darmstadt Germany
BELL (2) English William Bell New York United States
BENSON Swedish Dirck Bensingh Gronengen Holland
BERDAN Dutch Jan Baerdan Amsterdam Holland
BERRY English John Berry Barbadoes West Indies
BERTHOLF Flemish Guillian Bertholf Slus Flanders
BILFIELD English John Bilfield Enfield England
BLACKLEDGE English Philip Blackleach London England
BLAGGE English Benjamin Blagge London England
BLANCH English Richard Blanch Bristol England
BLAWVELT Dutch Gerret Hendericksen Deventer Holland
BLAUW (1) Dutch Gerret Dircks Blauw Drenthe Holland
BLAUW (2) Dutch Herman Jansen Blauw Gronengen Holland
BOARD English Cornelius Board London England
BOGERT (1) Dutch Cornelius Jansen Schoendewoert Holland
BOGERT (2) Dutch John Lowe Schoendewoert Holland
BOGERT (3) Dutch Tunis Gysbertsen Heykoop Holland
BOUT Dutch Jan Evertsen Bout Barnevelt Holland
BRAECKE Dutch Dirk Claesen Braecke Amsterdam Holland
BRIGGS ENglish Walter Briggs Providence Rhode Island
BRINKERHOFF Dutch Joris Dircksen Drenthe Holland
BROCKHOLST Dutch Anthony Brockholst Amsterdam Holland
BROSS Dutch Hendrick Brass Albany New York
BROWER (1) Dutch Peter Clementsen Hoorn Holland
BROWER (2) Dutch Adam Brower Cologne France
BROWER (3) Danish Jacob Eldertsan Brower Holstein Denmark
BROWN English Thomas Brown London England
BURGER Dutch Burger Joris Hersburg Silesia
BUSH Dutch Hendrick Bosh Leyden Holland
BUYS Dutch Jan Cornelisen Buys Beest Holland
CADMUS Duth Dirck Fredricksen Friesland Holland
CAMPBELL (1) English Alexander Campbell North Britain England
CAMPBELL (2) Scotch James Campbell Aberdeen Scotland
CAMPBELL (3) English William Campbell Isle of Man England
CAMPBELL (4) Irish William Campbell
Ireland
CARSTENS Norwegian Claes Carstiaens Sant Norway
CHAMBERS Scotch John Chambers New York United States
CARSBOON Dutch Jan Elbertsen Carsboon Gelderland Holland
CHRISTIANSE (1) Danish Christiaen Pietersen Holstein Denmark
CHRISTIANSE (2) Danish Barent Christianse Holstein Denmark
CHRISTIE (1) Scotch James Christyn Edinburgh Scotland
CHRISTIE (2) Dutch John Christianse Amsterdam Holland
CLAESEN Dutch Gerbrand Claesen Hoorn Holland
CLARK Irish Robert Clark Cavan Co. Ireland
CLENDENNY Scotch Walter Clendenny
Scotland
COLE Dutch Barent Jacobsen Kool Amsterdam Holland
COLLERD English Jacobus Collerd London England
COMMEGAR Dutch Hendrick Jans Commegar Amsterdam Holland
COOPER (1) Dutch Claes Jansen Backer Purmerend Holland
COOPER (2) Danish Tennis Fredericks Oldenburg Denmark
CONKLIN (1) English Mattys Conkelin Philipsburg New York
CONKLIN (2) English John Cooklyne Not'ghamshire England
CONOVER Dutch Jacob Wolfortsen Amsterdam Holland
CORBETT English John Corbett London England
CORNELISEN Swedish Cornelius Mattys Stockholm Sweden
CORNELL French William Cornelise Kalbrist France
CORS Dutch Claes Petersen Cors Amsterdam Holland
CORTELYOU French Jacques Cortelyou Utrecht Holland
COX German Michael cox Hanover Germany
CUMMINGS English John C. Cummings
Scotland
DANIELSON Dutch James & Jacob Danielsen Amsterdam Holland
DAVIDSON Dutch John Davidsen Liveden Holland
DAVISON English Thomas Davison London England
DAVISON (2) Irish William Davison Dublin `Ireland
DAY (1) Dutch Tunis Dey Amsterdam Holland
DAY (2) English William Day New York United States
De BAUN Flemish Joost de Baen Amsterdam Holland
DEBOW Dutch Hendrick De Boog Amsterdam Holland
De CLARK Dutch Daniel de Clerq Amsterdam Holland
De GRAW Dutch Albert Leendertsen Amsterdam Holland
De GROOT (1) Dutch Dirk Jansen de Groot Rylevelt Holland
De GROOT (2) Dutch Staats Jansen de Groot Tricht Holland
De GROOT (3) Dutch Wm. Petersen de Groot Haarlem Holland
De HART Dutch Balthazar de Haert Utrecht Holland
De KAY Dutch Thennes de Kay Amsterdam Holland
De KLYN Dutch Hugh Barrents de Klyn Buren Holland
De KUYPER Danish Thomas Fred. De Kuyper Oldenburg Denmark
DELAMATER French Claude de la Maister Riechburg France
De La MONTAGNE French Jean de la Montague Saintong France
DEMAREST French David des Marets Beauchamp France
DEMEYR German Nicholas de Meyr Hamburg Germany
De Mont German Frederick Temont Darmstadt Germany
De MOTT Dutch Mattys de Mott Kingston New York
De REIMER French Petrus de Reimer Amsterdam Holland
De RONDE Dutch Jacob de Ronde Cortl'd Manor New York
De VOE (1) French Frederick de Voe Roehelle France
De VOE (2) French Nicholas de Voe Walslandt France
De VRIES (1) Dutch Jan Jacobs de Vries Vries Holland
De VRIES (2) Dutch Jan Garretsen de Vries Workum Holland
De VRIES (3) French Jan Petersen de Vries Amsterdam Holland
De WITT Dutch Dirk Claesen de Witt Zunderland Holland
DIEDRICKS Dutch Hans Diedricks Isleven Holland
DOREMUS Dutch Johannes Doremus Middleburgh Holland
DOUGLAS Scotch William Douglas Leith Scotland
DOW Dutch Douwe Jans Harlengen Holland
DOUW Dutch Volkert Jansen Lenwarden Holland
DUNCAN English George Duncan Bristol England
DURIE French Jan Durje Manheim Germany
EARLE English Edward Earle, Jr. Maryland United States
ECKERSON Dutch Jan Tomassen Oostenvelt Holland
EDSALL English Samuel Edsall Reading England
EDWARDS Welsh Harman Edwards New York City New York
ELBERTSEN Dutch Elbert Elbertsen Nieukerk Holland
ELY English Nathaniel Ely Hartford Connecticut
EVERTSEN Dutch John Everts Bout Barnevelt Holland
FELL French Symon Fell Dieppe France
FELTER German William Velta Hamburg Germany
FERDON French Thomas Verdon Amsterdam Holland
FEURST Flemish Bartholmew Feurst Bruges Flanders
FLIERBOOM Dutch Mattys Flierboom Albany New York
FRANCE Dutch Frans Jacobsen Beest Holland
FREDERICKSEN Dutch Dirk Fredericksen Friesland Holland
FRENCH English Phillip French London England
FOUNTAIN French Charel Fonteyn Brooklyn Long Island
GARRABRANTS Dutch Gerebrand Claesen Hoorn Holland
GARRISON Dutch Gerret Gerretsen Wageningen Holland
GARRETSON (1) Dutch Gerret Gerretsen Wageningen Holland
GARRETSON (2) Dutch Wouter Garretsen Workum Holland
GILBERTS Dutch Gysbert Lubberts Hilversam Holland
GISNER German Hendrick Geisener Westchester New York
GROOME English Samuel Groome Stepney - London England
GUEST Dutch John Guest Pennsylvania United States
HALMAGHS Dutch Peter Rolofsen Utrecht Holland
HARDING Swiss Hans Jacobsen Harding Berne Switzerland
HARING Dutch Jan Pietersen Hoorn Holland
HARRIS English Ezekiel Harris New England United States
HART English Thomas Hart Enfield England
HAWKINS English Richard Hawkins London England
HELMS Dutch Hendrick Tennis Hellinck Leyden Holland
HENNION Dutch Nath'l Pietersen Henyon New York United States
HERTIE Swiss Hans Jacob Hertie Berne Switzerland
HESSELS Dutch Peter Hessels New Utrecht Long Island
HOLDRUM Dutch William Holdrum Amsterdam Holland
HOOGLAND (1) Dutch Dirk Jansen de Groot Maarsendeen Holland
HOOGLAND (2) Dutch Cornelius Adriance Amsterdam Holland
HOPPER Dutch Andries Hoppe Amsterdam Holland
HOUSMAN Dutch Guert cornelius Huysman Amsterdam Holland
HUYLER Dutch Capt. John Huyler New York United States
JACOBS Dutch Peter Jacobs Beest Holland
JACOBUS Dutch Roloff Jacobus Amsterdam Holland
JANSEN (1) Norwegian Peter and Roloff Jansen Sant Norway
JANSEN (2) French Mattice Jansen Cologne France
JANSEN (3) Swedish Barant Jansen Stockholm Sweden
JAY French Peter Jay London England
JEROLEMON Dutch John Hans Jerolemon Albany New York
JOOSTEN Dutch Rutgert Joosten Amsterdam Holland
JURIANCE Dutch Andries Juriance Bergen op Zoom Holland
KIERSTED German Kier Wolters Magdeburg Germany
KINGSLAND English Nath'l & Isaac Kingsland Barbadoes West Indies
KIPP Dutch Hendrick de Kype Amsterdam Holland
KUYPER Dutch Claes Jansen Backer Purmerend Holland
LAMATER French Claude de Lamaister Riechbourg France
LAROE French Jaques Laroe
France
LAURENCE (1) English William Laurence St. Albans England
LAURENCE (2) Dutch Arent Laurens Ysselstein Holland
LAURENCE (3) Danish Serven Lorens Holstein Denmark
LAURENCE (4) Danish Laurens Andriesen Holstein Denmark
LEENDERTS Duth Paulus Leenderts Amsterdam Holland
LOCKHART English George Lockhart London England
LOOTS English John Loots Norwich England
LOZIER French Francois Luseur Colmenil France
LURY Dutch Jacob Luby Amsterdam Holland
LUDLOW ENglish Gabriel Ludlow London England
LYDECKER Dutch Ryck & Gerrit Lydecker Amsterdam Holland
LYN German Conrad and Abram Lyn Darmstadt Germany
MABIE Dutch Casparus Meebje Amsterdam Holland
MACLEAN Scotch Charles Maclean Leith Scotland
MANDEVILLE Dutch Gillis Jansen de Maandeville Garderen Holland
MARINUS Flemish Cornelius Jansen Marinus Oostberg Flanders
MARTIN English James Martin New York United States
MERSELIS Dutch Peter Merselles Beest Holland
MATTYS Swedish Cornelius Mattice Stocklhom Sweden
MEET (1) English Adam Meet Essex England
MEET (2) Dutch Pieter Jans Meet Amersfort Holland
MELLINOT Italian Michael Mellinot Savoy Italy
MERRITT English William Merritt London England
MEYER (1) German Adolph Meyer Ulsen Germany
MEYER (2) German Nicholas Meyer Hamburg Germany
MEYER (3) German Harmannus Meyer Bremen Germany
MILBURN English Jacob Milburn London England
MOORE (1) English Francis Moore Boston Massachusetts
MOORE (2) English Samuel Moore Barbadoes West Indies
MORGAN Welsh Carl Morgan Hamburg Germany
MORRIS (1) English Robert Morris Liverpool England
MORRIS (2) English Richard Morris London England
MORRIS (3) English Anthony Morris London England
MORRIS (4) English Jury Maris

NAUGLE Dutch Barnt Naugle Gronengen Holland
NEWKIRK Dutch Gerbrand Claesen Amsterdam Holland
NOBLE English Mark Noble New England United States
ONDERDONK Dutch Adrian Vandendonk Breda Holland
OUTWATER Dutch Frans Jacobs Outwater Oudewater Holland
PARCELLS French Thomas Parcells Huntington England
PAUW Dutch Michael Pauw Amsterdam Holland
PEACK English Johannes Peack Amsterdam Holland
PERRY French Jan Perie Pont-le-feekes France
PETERSEN (1) Dutch Gerret Petersen Friesland Holland
PETERSEN (2) Dutch Peter Rolofsen Utrecht Holland
PHILLIPS Dutch Frederick Phillipse Bolswaert Holland
PINHORNE English William Pinhorne London Holland
PLANCK Dutch Abram Isaacsen Planck Amsterdam Holland
POST (1) Dutch Jan Jansen Postmail Harlingen Holland
POST (2) Dutch Capt. Adrian Post Harlingen Holland
POWLESS Dutch Powles Pietersen Merven Holland
POWLESSEN  Dutch Powles Pietersen Merven Holland
POWLESSEN (2) Dutch Michael Powles Veendoren Holland
PRIOR Dutch Casparus Celissenorn Amsterdam Holland
PROVOST Dutch David Provost Connecticut United States
PULIS German John Pulisfelt Darmstadt Germany
QUAKENBUSH Dutch Petrus Quackenbus Oostergest Holland
QUIDORE French Petrus Quidore Havre France
RAMSAY English Samuel Ramsay
Scotland
REYSERICK Dutch Rynier Reyerick Amsterdam Holland
RIKER Dutch Abram Reyken Amsterdam Holland
ROMAINE Dutch Claes Jansen Romeyn Amsterdam Holland
ROY Dutch Jacob Jacobsen Roy Amsterdam Holland
RUTAN Dutch Daniel Rutan Esopus New York
RYERSON Dutch Adrian & Martin Ryerson Amsterdam Holland
RUYVEN Dutch Cornelius Ruyven Ruyven Holland
SANDFORD English William Sandford St. Marys, Barbadoes West Indies
SAUNIER French Paul Saunier Normandy France
SCHOONMAKER German Cornelius Jans Schoomaker Hamburg Germany
SCHUYLER Dutch David Pietersen and Philip Petersen Amsterdam Holland
SEGER Swedish Andries Seagard New Albany New York
SCHOENMAKER Dutch Jan Cornelius Crynnen Aernheim Holland
SHUART German James Shureg Darmstadt Germany
SICKLES Austrian Zacharias Sickels Vienna Austria
SIP Dutch Jan Adrianse Syp Amsterdam Holland
SIMMONS English George Simmons Philadelphia Pennsylvania
SIVERT German Adolph Sivert Pruynes Germany
SLINGERLAND Dutch Albert Slingerland Albany New York
SLOTE Danish Jan Pietersen Slott Holstein Denmark
SMEEMAN Dutch Herman Smeeman The Marsh Holland
SMITH (1) Irish Morgan Smith Co. Cavan Ireland
SMITH (2) English Matthew Smith London England
SMITH (3) English Michael and John smith London England
SMITH (4) Dutch Lambert Arianse Gelderland Holland
SMOCK Dutch Hendrick Mattice Smock Friesland Holland
SNEDEN Dutch Johannes Sneden Amsterdam Holland
SNYDER German Abram Snyder
Germany
SOMERINDYKE Dutch Necaseus de Stille Aernheim Holland
SONMANS Scotch Pieter Sonmans Wallingford Scotland
SPIER German Dirck Jansen Spier Bremen Germany
STAGG Dutch John and William Stagg Amsterdam Holland
STEENHUYSEN Dutch Egbert Steenhusen Soest Holland
STEVENSEN Dutch Oloff Stevensen
Holland
STEWART Scotch John Stewart Stirling  Scotland
STILLWELL (1) Dutch Alex. Stillwell Dunkirk Holland
STILLWELL (2) English Nicholas Stilwell Staten Island New York
STIMETS Dutch Caspar Stimets Zeeland Holland
STOFFELSEN Dutch Jacob Stoffelsen Zirrickzee Holland
STOOTHOFF Dutch Elbert Elbertsen Newkerk Holland
STORMS Dutch Dirk Storms Utrecht Holland
STRAATMAKER German Dirk Straatmaker Bremen Germany
STRAUT German Dirk Straatmaker Bremen Germany
STUYVESANT Dutch Petrus Stuyvesant Friesland Holland
SUFFERN Irish John Suffern Antrim Co. Ireland
SWAEN Swedish John Swaen Stockholm Sweden
SYCAN Danish Dirk Sycan Holstein Denmark
TALLMAN Dutch Douwe Harmensen Friesland Holland
TER BOSH German John Terbosh Delmanhorst Westphalia
TERHUNE French Albert Albertsen Terhune Hunen Holland
TIBOUT French Michael Jan Tibout Bruges France
TISE Dutch Thomas Parcells Gelderland Holland
TITSORT Dutch John Titsort Amsterdam Holland
VANDELINDA Flemish Joost Vanderlynden Belle Flanders
VANDERBEEK German Paulus Vanderbeek Hamburgh Germany
VANDERHOFF Dutch Cornelius Vandehoff Gelderland Holland
VANDERPOOL Dutch Myndert Gerritsen Amsterdam Holland
VARLET French Nicholas Varlet Amsterdam Holland
VARRICK Dutch Rudolphus Van Varrick Gelderland Holland
VAN ALLEN (1) Flemish Loreus Van Halen Limbourgh Flanders
VAN ALLEN (2) Dutch Petrus Van Halen Utrecht Holland
VAN BLARCOM Dutch Johannus Van Blarcom Blarcom Holland
VAN BUSKIRK Danish Lourens Andriesen Holstein Denmark
VAN BUSSUM Dutch Cornelius and Gerret Van Borsem Emden Holland
VAN CAMPEN Dutch Garret Jansen Campen Holland
VAN CORTLANDT Dutch Oloff Stevens Van cortlandt Wyck te dunnerstede Holland
VAN DAM Dutch Rip Van Dam Albany New York
VAN DINE (1) Dutch Gerret Cornelisse Van Dyne Niewkirk Holland
VAN DINE (2) Dutch Dirk Garretsen Tricht Holland
VAN DOLSEN (1) Dutch Jan Garreten Vries Workum Holland
VAN DOLSEN (2) Dutch Dirk Jan Van Dolsen Haarlem Holland
VAN DUSER Dutch Abram Pietersen Dursen Holland
VAN DYKE Dutch Jan Tomasse Van Dyke Amsterdam Holland
VAN EMBURG Dutch Gysbert Gysberts Van Imbrooch Amsterdam Holland
VAN ETTEN Flemish Jacob Jansen Van Etten Brabant Flanders
VAN GELDER Dutch Jacobus Evertse Van Gelder Gelderland Holland
VAN GIESEN Dutch Rynier Bastiause Giesen Holland
VAN HORN `Dutch Claes Jansen Hoorn Holland
VAN HOUTEN Dutch Peter Roelfsen Utrecht Holland
VAN IMMEN Dutch Dirk Garretsen Van Immin Bextel Holland
VAN NESS Dutch Hendrick Garretsen Van Ness Emberlandt Holland
VAN NOSTRAND Dutch Hans Hansen Zeeland Holland
VAN ORDEN (1) Dutch Claes Jansen Naerden Holland
VAN ORDEN (2) Dutch Dirk Jansen   Naerden Holland
VAN OSTUM Dutch Hendrick Van Ostum Amersfort Holland
VAN PUTTEN Dutch Aerent Teunesen Putten Holland
VAN REIPEN Danish Juriaen Tomassen Reipen Denmark
VAN SALLE Dutch Anthony Franzen Saale Holland
VAN SAUN Dutch Jacob Van Saun Zauwen Holland
VAN SCHALCKWYCK Dutch Henry Jans Van Schalekwyck Schalekwyck Holland
VAN SCIVER Dutch Petrus Van Schuyven Schuyven Holland
VAN TUYL Dutch Michael Abrams Van Tuyl Tuyl Holland
VAN VALEN Dutch Johannes Vervielle Amsterdam Holland
VAN VECHTEN Dutch Tunis Dircksen Van Vechten Noeg Holland
VAN VLECK German Tielman Van Vleck Bremen Germany
VAN VOORHIS Dutch Coert Albertsen Voorhuysen Holland
VAN VORST Dutch Cornelius Van Vorst Gelderland Holland
VAN WAGENEN Dutch Guert Gerretsen Wageningen Holland
VAN WART (1) Dutch Mattice Van Waert Utrecht Holland
VAN WART (2) Dutch Tunis Jacobsen Van Woert Schoendewoert Holland
VAN WINKLE Dutch Walling, Jacob and Simon Jacobsen Middleburg  Holland
VEDDER Dutch Harman Albertsen Vedder Gronengen Holland
VERBRUGGEN Dutch John Verbruggen Amsterdam Holland
VERBRYCK Dutch Jansen Verbryck Isveren Holland
VERWAY Dutch Cornelius Verway Amsterdam Holland
VINGE Flemish John Vinge Bruges Flanders
VREELAND Flemish Michael Jansen Brockhuysen Flanders
WALDRON Dutch Resolved Waldron Amsterdam Holland
WANNAMAKER German Peter Wannamaker Darmstadt Germany
WARREN English Peter Warren London England
WESTERVELT Dutch Lubbert Lubbertsen Meppel Holland
WHITE English Anthony White Boston Massachusetts
WILSON Scotch Peter Wilsey Leith Scotland
WINANS Dutch Cornelius Wynhard Gronengen Holland
WINNE Flemish Peter Winne Ghent Flanders
WORTENDYKE Dutch Nicaseus de Stille Aernheim Holland
WOUTERSON Dutch Egbert Wonterson Ysselstine Holland
YEREANSE Dutch Andries Jurianse Bergen op Zoom Holland
ZABRISKIE Polish Albrecht Sobeiski Zolkien Poland



Source: Genealogical History of Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey, Editor, Cornelius Burnham Harvey, The New Jersey Genealogical Publishing Company, 1900, pages 41-48.

Transcribed by Denise W.
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