In 1718, he was apprenticed to a well-known New York City silversmith. He established himself in that trade in New York.
In January 1729, he married Elizabeth Van Taerling in New York. They may have had nine children - none of whom became Albany esidents.
In 1734, he was named co-executor and an heir of his father's estate.
He was a New York City alderman during the 1730s and 40s and Commissioner of Fortifications in New York in 1755 and 1756.
Adrian Bancker is said to have died in Albany in August 1772.
Sources: The life of Adrian Bancker is CAP biography number 6458. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources. Examples of his work are readily available on the Internet.
first posted: 3/20/07