Dirckie Van Ness Winne


Dirckie Van Ness was born before 1680. She was the daughter of Jan and Aalite Van Ness. She grew up in a mid-sized family in North Albany near the north gate of the city. Her father also owned properties in greater Albany County.

In March 1698, she married Daniel Winne at the Albany Dutch church. By 1726, ten children had been christened in Albany where both parents were members.

In March 1708, she was named with her mother, brother, and two sisters in the will filed by her father.

Following their marriage these Winnes made their home in Rensselaerswyck where Daniel engaged in farm-related activities.

Dirckie Winne was identifed with her eight living children as the heir in the will filed by her husband in 1757.

She died sometime thereafter.

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the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Dirckie Van Ness Winne is CAP biography number 895. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

first posted: 10/5/07; updated 5/30/10