James Menzie


Referred to variously, James Menzie was an Albany resident in during the latter decades of the eighteenth century.

His wife was Catherine Mc Glashon. They were members of the Albany Presbyterian church in 1790 and afterwards. Their daughter was christened there in March 1790. Church records identified him as a tinsmith.

In 1790, his first ward household included three members. John Menzie also was listed as a head of household in the first ward.

In October 1794, he was the partner of Spencer Stafford at 45 Court Street and also with a branch in Schenectady.

Additional information on James Menzie has been eluded us so far.

biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of James Menzie has not been assigned a CAP biography number. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

silently posted: 1/25/11