Thomas Wendell was born in
September 1645. He was the son of New Netherland
pioneers Evert Janse and Susanna
Du Trieux Wendell. He lived in New Amsterdam until his father's death.
In 1699, he was in the Albany
area when he signed an oath pledging allegience to the king of England.
Over the next decades he signed other community-based
In 1709, he was the co-owner
of first ward property that was valued
modestly on an Albany assessment roll.
In March 1714 and again in 1717, the city records reported that his street
was out of repair. In 1715, his name appeared on the roster of an Albany
In 1720, he was included
among the freeholders living in the first ward.
Thomas Wendell died in September 1730 and was buried from the church.
The life of Thomas Wendell
is CAP biography number
2729. This sketch
is derived chiefly from family
and community-based resources
first posted: 2/20/07; revised 2/2/12