Maria Vanderwerken probabaly was born during the 1670s. She was the daughter of Albany residents Roeloff Gerritse and Jeertruy Jacobs Vanderwerken.
Her husband had died by 1722, when she received letters of administration on his estate. She also received a monetary bequest in the will of Jan Rosie filed in 1737.
Maria Vanderwerken Kidney may have lived until November 1760 when her son, Roeloff Kidney, paid for a pall to bury his mother!
Sources: The life of Maria Vanderwerken Kidney is CAP biography number 6678. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 11/5/04