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.


biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The CAP exposition of the Albany Vanderpoel family isderived chiefly from family and community-based resources. Online resources: Donn C. Neal;
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first posted: 4/15/07