Johannes De Garmo
Johannes De Garmo was born
in April 1694. He was a middle child in the large family of Pierre
and Caatje Vanderheyden De Garmo. He
grew up in a fur trader's home in the third
In October 1719, he married Albany native Egbertie
Visscher at the Albany Dutch church.
By 1726, four children had been christened in Albany where he was a frequent
This De Garmo family also lived in the third ward on what became Steuben
Street where Johannes was an Albany mainstay for more than forty years.
He also bought and sold lots along Foxes
In 1718, he was appointed constable
in the third ward. In 1719, he was named high constable. In 1737, he was
appointed firemaster for the second ward.
In 1715, he was a member of
an Albany militia company. In 1720
and 1742, his name appeared
on lists of Albany freeholders. In 1756,
he was identified as a shoemaker
and an Albany householder.
Except for witnessing a will
in 1731 and in 1756, his
name thus far is otherwise missing from the community record.
Johannes De Garmo died in 1764 and was buried by his wife in the church
in June. He had just passed his seventieth birthday.
The life of Johannes De
is CAP biography number
is derived chiefly from family
and community-based resources
first posted: 5/25/07; updated 4/10/11