Elsie Wendell Schuyler
Elsie Wendell was born in April 1689. She was the the last child born to the marriage of Albany mainstays Jeronimus and Ariantie Visscher Wendell. Her father died during the 1690s and her mother raised a family in their upper State Street home.
By 1720, this Schuyler family was living in Schenectady where Nicholas was known as a surveyor and Indian trader who was elected to the provincial Assembly in 1727.
After a one-day illness, Elsie Wendell Schuyler died in April 1744. Her husband re-married and lived until 1748.
Sources: The life of Elsie Wendell Schuyler is CAP biography number 2799. This sketch is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources.
first posted: 9/25/06