In June 1688, he married Albany native Maria Visscher at the Albany Dutch church. By 1708, their ten children had been christened at the Albany church where he was a member and occasional baptism sponsor.
These Wendells set up their home in Albany's second ward. As early as 1689, he name was included on community-based assessment rolls. In 1697, his household was configured on the Albany census. Two years later, he joined his Albany neighbors in swearing allegiance to the king of England.
Philip Wendell lost his wife in 1735. He died in February 1743 and was buried from the Albany church.
first posted: 6/10/05