Willem Bancker


Willem Bancker was born in October 1699. He was a son in the large family of Evert and Elizabeth Abeel Bancker. He grew up in a prominent businessman's homes in Albany and Manhattan.

In December 1726, he married Anna Veeder at the Schenectady Dutch church. By 1746, the marriage may have produced eight children - most of whom were christened in Schenectady. His daughter was the mother of William B. Winne.

In 1734, he was named co-executor and an heir of his father's estate.

A Willem Bancker filed a will in 1770. If so, then he then was of Staten Island. He died in February 1772. That will passed probate in April 1772.

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the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Willem Bancker is CAP biography number 6471. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

first posted: 3/20/07