He was the husband of Geertruy Hieronimus (the widow of William Hoffmeyer). Their marriage produced at least three children. In 1657, he sued his stepson (William Hoffmeyer) for a house. He appeared frequently before the local courts! In 1658, he sold a house and lot in Beverwyck to Wouter Albertse - another baker.
In 1679, his home was included on a list of Albany householders.
Jochem Wessels filed a will in February 1681. He died later that year.
Sources: The life of Jochem Wessels is CAP biography number 6864. This profile is derived chiefly from family and community-based resources. He does not seem to have been related to the Ten Broecks - the descendants of Dirck Wesselse! The basic biographical sketch apprears in VRBM, 844. A colorful family history is available online.
first posted: 1/20/03