Jacobus Luycasse Wyngaert
In 1699, he joined his Albany neighbors in swearing allegiance to the king of England. After that, he signed a number of other community-based documents. In 1709, his third ward house was assessed modestly. In 1720, he was identified as a freeholder living in the third ward.
In 1716, he contracted with the city to "set up stockadoes."
Jacobus Luycasse Wyngaert died in September 1727 and was buried in the churchyard. Several of his children became Albany residents. His widow may have survived into the 1750s.
Sources: The life of Jacobus Luycasse Wyngaert is CAP biography number 6213. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 5/20/07