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*Johannes Wendel, Captain

Male 1649 - 1692  (43 years)


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  • Name *Johannes Wendel  [1
    Suffix Captain 
    Born 2 Feb 1648/49  New Amsterdam Province, Fort Orange Area, Patroon Estate Of Rensselaerswyck; Per Parents Residence Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Feb 1691/92  Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14298  My Genealogy

    Father *Evert Jansen Wendel,   b. 1615, Embden, East Friesland (Hanover), United Provinces Of Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1709, At Home-Junction Of James & State (Yonker) Streets, Youngers, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother *Susanna Du Trieux,   b. 1625, 3rd Daughter; New Amsterdam Province Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1660 and 1662, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 31 Jul 1644  Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, (New York) New Amsterdam Province, America, By The Dominie Everhardus Bogardus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 *Maritie Jillisse Meyer,   b. 21 Jan 1650/51, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1676  1st Marriage; Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elsie Wendell,   b. Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Maritie Wendell,   b. Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Staes,   b. Abt 1649, Only Daughter; Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1677  2ND Marriage; Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. *Abraham Wendell,   b. 27 Dec 1678, Heir-At-Law; Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1734, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Province Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Susanna Wendell,   b. Between 1676 and 1679, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Catalyntje Wendell,   b. Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Wendell,   b. Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Johannes Wendell,   b. 2 Mar 1683/84, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ephraim Wendell,   b. 3 Jun 1685, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Isaac Wendell,   b. 28 Jan 1686/87, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Wendell,   b. 11 Nov 1688, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. *Jacob Wendell, Honorable Colonel,   b. 5 Aug 1691, Albany, New York Province Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1). SOURCE: Book--THE DIRECT ANCESTRY OF THE LATE JACOB WENDELL OFPORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WITH A PREFATORY SKETCH OF THE EARLY DUTCHSETTLEMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW NETHERLAND, 1614--1664. BY JAMESRINDGE STANWOOD, OF BOSTON; COPYRIGHT, 1882, pages 17-34 & 47. Theentire book is 51 pages in length.
      www.neflin.org/srrl; Heritage Quest Online
      The genealogy lineage was obtained beginning with the ancestor fromthe Netherlands to America and the subsequent generations listed inthe book to c.1882 A.D. Even though the book is well over a hundredyears old and the copyright laws are now somewhat laxed with it'susage, only excerpts were noted in this work. The full lineage forthose that are interested is available on the Internet site listedabove.
      Start (Page. 21): " JOHANNES WENDEL, the fourth child of his father byhis first wife (Susanna Du Trieux), was the direct ancestor of thatbranch of the family which it is our purpose to trace. Born in NewAmsterdam in 1649, he was baptized in the Reformed Protestant DutchChurch there, upon February 2 of that year. he received sucheducational advantages as were attainable at that time, and at anearly period became a general trader in Albany. He was successful andprosperous in his affairs, becoming a wealthy merchant, and achievinga very considerable degree of prominence in the colony. He lived uponthe Yonker Straat (or present State Street), in that city, and wascalled repeatedly to positions of responsibility and station. He wasmagistrate in 1684, captain in the colonial services in 1685, aldermanof Albany in 1686, and in 1690 was empowered, in company with others,with discretionary (Page 22) authority to treat with the Five Nations(Iroquois Tribes) and to superintend affairs relating to the defenceof Albany. By matrimonial alliances which he formed, he addedmaterially to what was already a handsome estate of his own,controlling extensive tracts of country along the Mohawk Valley, alsoin the vicinity of the present Saratoga, and in other parts of theprovince. He died in 1691, leaving a will which was proved February 9of that year, of which we have appended a copy to this sketch. He wasmarried first to Maritie Jillisse, the daughter of Gillis Pieterse andhis wife Elsie Hendrikse Meyer, of Beverwyck, by whom he had issue twochildren, to wit:" As listed. "Upon the decease of his first wife,Johannes Wendel married Elizabeth, only daughter of Major Abraham andhis wife Katrina (Jochemse) Staes (Staets), of Rensselaerswyck, bywhom he had further issue, to wit:" (Page 23) As Listed.
      [Obtained: 05 January 2007, SLJuhl, compiler]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1280] Johannes Wendell of New Amsterdam, THE DIRECT ANCESTRY OF THE LATE JACOB WENDELL OF PORTSMOUTH, NEWHAMPSHIRE, WITH A PREFATORY SKETCH OF THE EARLY DUTCH SETTLEMENT OFTHE PROVINCE OF NEW NETHERLAND, 1614--1664. BY JAMES RINDGE STANWOOD,OF BOSTON; COPYRIGHT, 1882., (Name: www.neflin.org/srrl; Heritage Quest; THE DIRECT ANCESTRY OF THE LATE JACOB WENDELL OF PORTSMOUTH, NEWHAMPSHIRE, WITH A PREFATORY SKETCH OF THE EARLY DUTCH SETTLEMENT OFTHE PROVINCE OF NEW NETHERLAND, 1614--1664. BY JAMES RINDGE STANWOOD,OF BOSTON; COPYRIGHT, 1882., Johannes Wendell of New Amsterdam(www.neflin.org/srrl; Heritage Quest), Source Medium: Book .).