Jacob J. Schermerhorn, Jr.
Even before his marriage, he held property in Albany and was assessed in the first ward in 1709. He also was paid for work on the city stockade in 1716.
In 1765, he was deposed for a hearing regarding a will that his father may have witnessed many decades earlier. He testified that his father had been a doctor. At that time, Jacob J. Schermerhorn, Jr. was said to have been about eighty-two years old.
Sources: The life of Jacob J. Schermerhorn, Jr. is CAP biography number 5468. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 12/30/06