MANHATTAN by Gloria Waldron Hukle
Seeds of the Big Apple

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Book Review August 2009-Manhattan Seeds of the Big Apple “A wonderful glimpse into the l7th century Dutch and Native Americans” " Saturday afternoon I began reading Manhattan Seeds of the Big Apple and finished the next evening! I couldn't put it down! It moves swiftly, is humorous (those pigs), is frightening (the Indian attack),is timely (moral issues, women issues & concerns with Tennake Waldron wisely planning how to adjust to governmental changes), has well developed, intriguing characters, and gives wonderful glimpse into not only the lives of Resolve and Tennake's and other Dutch and Native Americans, but also into my own French Huguenot ancestors. My ancestors, Jean Bodin and his wife, were first recorded as baptism witnesses at a Dutch Reformed Church, New York in 1677. He owned land on Statan Island and died there in 1694. Thank you for writing such a fascinating family. I can't wait to read the next books you have written! Keep writing! " Bonnie Shufelt -New YorkMore information at In 1653, lower Manhattan was a Dutch community of about 120 houses, its people protected by a fort and a log wall which stood as a defense against Indian attacks. Today’s Wall Street follows the line of that ancient plank wall. Sheriff Resolved Waldron, his wife, Tennake, and their three children lived at the present day crossing of Wall Street and Broadway. There along with them on Block B, across the street from the Dutch West India Company’s enormous garden, resided Augustine Herrman, Peter Schaefbanck, the jailor, Hendrick Hendricksen, and Domine (clergy) Samuel Drisius. These were but a few of America's first immigrants. This is their story.More information go to News December 2009 Manhattan Seeds of the Big Apple available in soft and hard cover and soon to be available as ebook

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Published June 29, 2006 by AuthorHouse. 268 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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In the first quarter of the book alone Resolved marries leaves his birth family in Holland for the New World gets a new job as sheriff confronts Mohawks (who turn out to be friendly) then leaves his wife at home so he can patrol against hostile Swedes.

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