Dirkie Winne Van Antwerpen


Dirkie Winne was was born in May 1748. She was the first child born to the marriage of Willem and Maria De Wandelaer Winne. She grew up in a skipper's home in the third ward.

In December 1766, she was eighteen when she married Daniel Van Antwerpen at the Albany Dutch church. By 1770, two children had been christened in Albany.

They began to raise their budding family in Albany's third ward.

However, Dirkie Winne Van Antwerpen was dead by October 1772 when her husband re-married.

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the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Dirkie Winne Van Antwerpen is CAP biography number 2902. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

first posted: 7/30/07