Maycke Van Ness Wendell


Maycke Van Ness was born during the 1670s. She probably was the daughter of one branch of the Van Ness family.

In April 1698, she married Abraham Wendell. By 1716, eight or nine children had been christened at the Albany Dutch church where she was a member.

These Wendells lived in Albany's first ward but were rather insonspicuous Albany residents.

Abraham Wendell died in 1755. Maycke Van Ness Wendell was last heard from in 1716.

biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Maycke Van Ness Wendell is CAP biography number 992. This baseline sketch is conservatively crafted and is derived chiefly from community-based resources.

first posted: 1/15/06