Jacob Maas Bloomendal


Jacob Maas Bloomendal probably was born during the l690s or just after. He was the son of Maas C. and Jacomyntie Gardinier. He was the brother of Cornelis Maas. He was known as "Jacob Maase" or Bloomendal.

In February 1731, he married Sara Gardinier at the Albany Dutch church. By 1741, four children had been christened in Albany where he was a regular baptism sponsor.

In 1734, he was appointed firemaster for the first ward.

Jacob Maas Bloomendal died in June 1755 and was buried in the churchyard. In 1761, he was noted in the will filed by his brother.

biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Jacob Maas Bloomendal is CAP biography number 1479. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

first posted: 12/30/06