The first message in 2000 by Larry Miller suggests that the Tanis family arrived in the 1860s. A family (5 people) n on 18 January 1861,
3 youngsters on 30 May 1866,
a family of 3 on 16 June 1866 from Oudorp,
and a young couple on 14 June 1869.
Do you want information about their dutch origin or about decendants in Paterson? I am able to do research in the Netherlands if you give me arrivaldate in the USA