Jannetje Van Vechten Lansing
Stefan Bielinski

Jannetje Van Vechten was born in February 1698. She was the daughter of Cornelis and Maria Lucase Van Vechten.

In May 1729, Jannetie was thirty-one when she became the second wife of Johannes G. Lansing. Despite being a decade older than most early Albany brides, she gave birth to four Lansing children.

Jannetje Van Vechten Lansing died in March 1752 and was buried from the Dutch church. She had just passed her fifty-second birthday

biography in-progress


the people of colonial Albany Sources: The life of Jannetje Van Vechten Lansing is CAP biography number 2526. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.

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first posted: 3/20/04