- "Jochem Kaller/Caljer/Colyer: His Place of Origin Identified," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 121, Number 1, pp. 36-37, January, 1990.
Immigrated on the ship De Brand van Troyen ("The Burning of Troy"), sailing from Hoorn, The Netherlands to Manhattan in 1639. While on board ship, he became involved with Magdalena Michiels Waele (who was in the service of Andries Hudde). Jochem paid Hudde to release Magdalena from her contract. Jochem Colyer was in the service of Jonas Bronck.
Baptisms of New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church 1639-1730
1642 Mar 09; Jochem Kayker; Jacob; Burger Joriszen, Jorge Roelofs, Teuntje Broecks
1644 Mar 13; Jochem Colart; Jeurgie; Jeurgie Blanck, Albert Jochemszen, Hester Jans wife of Jacob Wolfertszen
1646 Mar 11; Jochem Carels; Annetje; Jan Nagel - Engelmans, Styntje Pieters
1650 Jun 05; Jochem Kier; Dorothe (twin); Dirck de Noorman & wife Chrystyn, Pieter Andrieszen, Daniel Sergiant, Elisabeth Cregiers, Claertie Ebels
1650 Jun 05; Jochem Kier; Michiel (twin); Dirck de Noorman & wife Chrystyn, Pieter Andrieszen, Daniel Sergiant, Elisabeth Cregiers, Claertie Ebels
1653 Feb 09; Jochem Callaer; Jacobus; Marten Cregier, Albert Janszen, Heyltje Pieters