The story of the Albany Vanderpoel family begins with the marriage and emigration of Wynant Gerritse and Tryntie Melchoirs to New Netherland about 1640.
Within a decade, they had settled in Beverwyck.
1697: Melgert Melgerts, Melgert Wynantse,
In 1720, Wynant Vanderpoel was counted among the freeholders of the first ward.
Sources: The CAP exposition of the Albany Vanderpoel family isderived chiefly from family and community-based resources. Online resources: Donn C. Neal;
first posted: 4/15/07