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Geographical names in New Netherland (Dutch / English)

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Dutch & English geographical name-versions
in New Netherland
Dutch
English
't Lange Eylant
Long Island
Adriaen Blocks Eylant
Block Island
Visschers hoeck
Montauk Point
Visschers Eylant
Fishers island
Cromme Gouwe
-Peconic Bay
Oost Rivier
East River
Maniates ofte* Nieu Amsterdam
New York
Vlissinge
Flushing
Breuckelen
Brooklyn
C. de Baye
Cape Montauk
Pruym Eylant
Plum island
Nieuhaven of Roodenberg
Newhaven
Rodenberghs rivier
Quinnipiac River
Rooy Duyns
Sachem Head
Zeebroeck
Old Saybrook
Versse, Varsche Riv.
Connecticut River
Vriese Rivierken
Thames R
Sicanamos ofte Pequatos Riv
Mystic river
Rivier Nassou
Narraganset Bay
Bay Nassou
Mount Hope Bay
Rood Eylant
Rhode Island
Cabbeljous Eylant
Naushon Island/ Elisabeth islands
Texel of Elisabets Eylandt
Martha's Vineyard
Hendrick Cristianes Eylant
No Mans Land
Petockenock
Tuckernuck Island
Vlielandt of Natocke
Nantucket Island
Zuyder Zee
Nantucket Sound
Nieu Hollant Peninsula
Cape Cod
Vlacke Hoeck
C. Malabarra/ Monomio Point
Staten hoeck ofte Witten Hoeck
Cape James/ C.Cod
Fuyckbay Harbour
Provincetown
Noordzee
Stuarts' Bay/ Cape Cod Bay
Staten bay
Barnstable Harbour
Nieuw Nederlandt/ Novum Belgium
New York, Delaware, New Jersey
Staten Eylandt
Staten Island
Noort rivier ofte Maurits rivier
Hudson River
Sant punt of Godyns punt
Sandy Hook
Eyer Haven ofte Baye Haven
Little Egg Harbour
Barndegat
Barnegat Bay
Beeregat
Great Egg Harbour
C.de May
Cape May Point
Suydt Rivier
Delaware River
C.Henlopen, Hinlopen
C.Henlopen
 
* of, ofte = or, aka
 

Source:
"Caert-Thresoor." Tijdschrift voor de geschiedenis van de kartografie. 23ste jaargang 2004, nr.1

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Please do contact me if you're able to provide me of some more Dutch-English geographical name-variations to be found in the New Netherland area! (I know there are quite some more examples!)
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More Dutch/English versions of geographical names
in New Netherland

Dutch
English
Achter Col Colony
Bogota (NJ)
Amersfoort
Flatbush
Beverwijck  (Willemstad Aug.1673- Febr. 1674)
Albany
Boswyck
Bushwick
Corlaer
Schenectady
Gravesant
Gravesend (NY)
't Greenwyck, 't Greenwijck
Greenwich (NY)
Grenen bos, Greynenbos
Greenbush (NY)
Haverstroo
Haverstraw(NY)
Heemstede
Hempstead
Kreupelbosch
Krippelbush (NY)
Middelburg
Newtown
Mitwout, Midwout
Flatbush
Nieuw Amersfoort
Flatlands
Nieuw Orange (Aug.1673- Febr. 1674)
New York C.
Nieu Dorp, Nieuwdorp
Hurley
Nieuw Utrecht
New Utrecht (street)(N.Y.C)
Niew-Amstel
New Castle (DW)
Oostdorp, Oude Dorp
Westchester
Pavonia
Jersey City
Rustdorp
Jamaica
Schraalenburg
Bergen Fields > Bergenfield
Swaenenburgh (Aug.9,1673- Nov.11,1674)
Kingston
Swaenendael, Zwaanendael
Lewes
Walenbocht
Walabout (?)
Willemstad
Albany
(Esopus) > Wiltwyck
Kingston
 
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Nooten Eylant
Governors Island
  
  
  
Bossen Bouwery, Noortwyck
Greenwich Village (N.Y.C)*
de Bouwery
Bowery (N.Y.C)*
Handelaarsstraat
Broadway (Albany)
Heerestraat
Broadway (N.Y.C)*
Joden Steeg (Jew's lane,alley)
Mill Lane (N.Y.C)*
Jonkerstraat
State Street (Albany)
Brouwers Straat
Stone Street (N.Y.C)*
Kip's Bay
Murray Hill (N.Y.C)*
Nieuw Haarlem
Harlem (N.Y.C)*
Mill LaneOude Kill Straat
Gansevoort Street (N.Y.C)
Parel Straat
Pearl Street (N.Y.C)*
Patroonstraat
Clinton Street (Albany)
  
Achter Col
Hackensack River / Newark Bay
Helle Gadt
Hells Gate (NY)
Kijkuit
Kikeout (NJ)
Noordrivier,Rio de Montaignie,Manhattes rivier,Groote rivier,Groote Mourits rivier
Hudson

Oesterbaai

Oysterbay
Waal-Bocht/Walenbocht
Wallabout (now: United States Marine Hospital)
  
Fort Willem Hendrick (Aug.9,1673-Nov.11,1674)
Fort James
Middelburg
Fort Hamilton
Oude Dorp
Fort Wadsworth
  


Source for the deep yellow entries:
Coen Blaauw in the "De Nieu Nederlandse Marcurius" Vol.16, No.2, May 2000

 

Source for the * marked entries:
Lucas Ligtenberg, "De Nieuwe Wereld van Peter Stuyvesant. Nederlandse voetsporen in de Verenigde Staten", Uitgeverij Balans, Meppel, 1999. ISBN 90 5018 426 x

 
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