Many of the early colonists (who were converts to the Dutch Reformed Church, “Calvinists” and whose parents or grandparents had been Jews from the Inquisition) continued to conceal their Jewish origins. Since the New York area was such a birthplace for America, if the colonists who came from Holland were not Christians but Jews, who cultivated huge families and partook of the building of a nation, it’s fair to say that America was built on a much stronger Jewish foundation than what was originally thought by historians.
Suellen Ocean is the author of Secret Genealogy – A How-to for Tracing Ancient Jewish Ancestry, Secret Genealogy II – Uncovering the Jewish Roots of Our Christian Ancestors and Secret Genealogy III – From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians. Available here:
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Secret Genealogy III: https://www.createspace.com/4239009
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