This Abraham Wendell was born about 1670. He was the son of New Netherland pioneer Evert Janse and his second wife, the widow Maria Mingael Wendell. He grew up in a large and prominent combined family with multiple residences in Albany and its hinterland.
In 1697, he emerged in Albany annals when he was counted alone in a house next to his father in the center of the city. In 1709, his first ward house was accorded a substantial assessment. However, for the most part, his name is conspicuously missing from Albany rolls.
Abraham Wendell died in January 1755 and was buried from the Albany church.
life of Abraham Wendell is CAP biography
number 2653. This sketch is derived
chiefly from family and
community-based resources. Care must be taken
not to confuse this individual with other, more prominent kinsmen of the
first posted: 11/10/05; last revised 1/18/13