Myndert Lansing was born in January 1722. His parents were Abraham and Magdalena Van Tricht Lansing. He was the youngest son in the large family of a second ward mainstay. Both of his parents died in 1745 when Myndert was but twenty-three.
But, by August 24, 1754, this Myndert Lansing was deceased as letters of administration were issued to his brother, Abraham Lansing of Albany. At that time, Myndert was a resident of Curacao. He had lived only thirty-two years.
Sources: The life of Myndert Lansing is CAP biography number 3634. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 6/30/08