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From: "Howard Swain" <>
Subject: Re: [D-Col] Jan Cornelisse DAMEN First Generation in America
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 18:30:23 -0800
From: "Lorine McGinnis Schulze" <>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 11:22 AM
> On 11 Nov 2003 at 13:00, wrote:
> > Jan Cornelisse DAMEN owned a tavern in "Brookland" in 1677.
> > Does anyone know the name of his establishment or the
> > location? Or any other details?
> That's a really good question. I don't have the answer, but
> there is a published list of tavernkeepers, both English
> and Dutch.
> I can't find my copy, nor can I recall the exact title but
> I think it was published in series in the NYGBS.
Perhaps you were thinking of this article in De Halve Maen
by Kenneth Scott shown on this web page:
But that is New Amsterdam.
I've never seen any map or indication of where individual
buildings were in the village of Brooklyn at that time.
In O'Callaghan's Calendar of Historical Mss.: Dutch, p. 58,
is a short item about a 29 Apr 1655 deed from
"Cornelis van Tienhoven to Jan Cornelissen Damen, of Buninck,
of a house and parcel of land in the village of Breuckelen,
situate between Joris Dircksen and black Hans."
The full item is in the Register of the Provincial Secretary, vol III,
original page 130. This has been published as part of the
New York Historical Mss. series. It might or might not give
And you'ld have to then find find where the other guys'
land was. And this would assume Jan stayed in the same
spot for 22 years.
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