New Website Features - 2005

Listed below are the most recent additions and changes to the People of Colonial Albany Live Here website. Included is the date each web page was activated or substantially revised. Click on the highlighted text to take you to the new feature.
Some/many of the new pages listed below items may appear to relate to lives of ordinary/average people and to things and issues of small significance. However, we consider each of them to be extremely important to the overall early Albany story and really do intend to illuminate/present every significant element in this format. Please remember that we consider every page to be "in-progress" and will be revised whenever necessary!
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300 new features activated during 2005!

Biographical sketch of Jan Van Ness (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit Luykasse Wyngaert (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Luykasse Wyngaert (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Frans S. Pruyn (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Alida Van Iveren Pruyn (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Bastian Harmense Visscher (12/30/05)
Baseline biographical sketch of Isaac Ouderkerk (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Abraham Tewisse Van Deusen (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacomyntie Van Schoonhoven Van Deusen (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Quackenbush (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Machtelt Post Quackenbush (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Lambert Van Valkenburgh (12/30/05)
Biographical sketch of William Benson (12/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Geertie Ten Eyck Pruyn (12/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Lassing (12/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacob Evertsen (12/20/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Anneke Jans (12/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Volkert Van Vechten (12/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Lydia Ten Broeck Van Vechten (12/10/05)
Biographical sketch of John F. Pruyn (12/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Anna Van Zandt Radcliff (12/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Lambert Radcliff (12/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Anneke Jans Roeloffs Bogardus (12/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Everhardus Bogardus (12/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Spencer Merchant (12/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Paul Hogstrasser (12/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Bogardus (12/5/05)

Biographical sketch of John Griffith (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Geesje Vanderheyden Kip (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Abraham Kip (11/25/05)
Linked entry page on the Abeel family (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Dirck Vanderheyden (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Rachel Ketelhuyn Vanderheyden (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Egbert Bradt (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Lansing Bradt (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Marselis Bradt (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Barent A. Bradt (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Van Woggelum (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacob Groesbeck, Jr. (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Van Rensselaer Ten Broeck (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Hendrick Evertsen (11/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Margarita Van Vechten Vandenbergh (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit C. Vandenbergh (11/20/05)
Linked entry page on the Van Ness family (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Van Ness (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of George Merchant (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Wendell Ten Broeck (11/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Hendrickie Hooghkerk Yates (11/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Wynant W. Vandenbergh (11/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Joseph Yates, Jr. (11/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Volkie Van Hoesen Vandenbergh (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Anna Marshall Abel (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Andrew Abel (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Van Ness (b. 1670) (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes E. Bradt (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Jan Thomase Mingael (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Andries Van Woert (11/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Abraham Wendell (1678-1734) (11/5/05)

Biographical sketch of Johannes Ten Broeck (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Magdalena Abeel Beekman (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Aaltje Everts Lubberts Oothout (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Oothout (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Andries Douw (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Van Deusen Wendell (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of William Groesbeck (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Abraham Wendell (b. 1670) (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Bethuel Washburn (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerritje Lansing Bradt Washburn (10/30/05)
Baseline biographical sketch of Maria Donchesen Loockermans (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Loockermans, Jr. (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Nicholas Van Schaick (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Loockermans, Sr. (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Willem C. Vandenbergh (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Jannetje Bradt Van Schaick (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Dorothea Witbeck Van Schaick (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Catherine Eights Van Woert (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Van Buren Ryckman (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Stephanus Van Schaick (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis W. Groesbeck (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Vandenbergh (b. 1707) (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Willemse Vandenbergh (10/30/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Cornelis W. Vandenbergh (10/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Wilhelmus Ryckman (b. 1699) (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Rutger Janse Van Woert (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Hendrick Van Woert (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacob Roseboom (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Geertruy Isabella Lydius Roseboom (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Claes Jacobse Groesbeck (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Harmanus J. Wendell (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Barbara Bradt Wendell (10/20/05)
Biographical sketch of John D. Groesbeck (10/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit Ryckman (10/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Willem Claese Groesbeck (10/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Loockermans Goewy (10/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Geertruy Schuyler Groesbeck (10/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Jan Salomonse Goewy (10/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes W. Quackenbush (10/10/05)

Baseline sketch of Adam Vandenbergh (9/30/05)
Baseline sketch of Catharina Vedder Groesbeck (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Abeel Duyckinck (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Helena Ryckman Ten Eyck (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Machtelt Ryckman Roseboom (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Harmanus Ryckman (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Winne Groesbeck (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Jannetje Bleecker Truax (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Ryckman Myndertse (Van Iveren) (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Susanna Ryckman (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Hester Ryckman (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Helena Beekman Ryckman (9/30/05)
Baseline sketch of James Cobham (9/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Helena Wendell Lansing (9/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Wilhelmus Ryckman (9/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Jeremiah Lansing (9/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Barent H. Ten Eyck (9/20/05)

Biographical sketch of Isaac Van Arnhem (8/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Ryckman (8/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Thomas Bisbrown (8/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Tobias Ryckman (8/30/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Tobias Ryckman (8/30/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Sybrant Van Schaick (8/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Lydia Vandenbergh Ryckman (8/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Isaac I. Truax (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Harmen Bastiaense Visscher (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of David Groesbeck, Jr. (1728-1795) (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Pieter Ryckman (1670s-1748) (8/20/05)
Linked entry page on the Glen family (8/20/05)
Linked entry page on the Vandenbergh family (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Hester Dircks Visscher (8/20/05)
Linked entry page on the Groesbeck family (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of David Groesbeck (1692-1763) (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Vanderpoel Groesbeck (8/20/05)
Linked letter used in response to inquiries addressed to the project (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit S. Van Schaick (8/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Goewy Van Schaick (8/20/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Jacob Sanderse Glen (8/20/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Cornelis Van Dyck (8/15/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Maria Winne Vandenbergh Gerritsen (8/10/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Elizabeth Vanderpoel Van Schaick Van Corlear (8/10/05)
Linked transcription of a list of "Associated Exempts" from 1778 (8/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Magdalena Quackenbush Douw (8/10/05)

Biographical sketch of Marte Myndertse Van Iveren (7/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Anna Pruyn Van Iveren (7/30/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Philip J. Schuyler (7/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis G. Vandenbergh (7/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Warner Carstens Van Iveren (7/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Maas Cornelise Van Buren (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Schermerhorn (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Willem Gysbertse Vandenbergh (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacomyntie Gardinier Van Buren (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Jonas V. Douw (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Vanderpoel Vandenbergh (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Anna Glen Wendell (7/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacob Sanderse Glen (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Abeel Bancker (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Neeltie Croon Abeel (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Stoffel Janse Abeel (7/10/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Stoffel and Neeltie Croon Abeel (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Elsie Van Rensselaer Lansing (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Witbeck Glen Douw (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of David Abeel (7/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Nanning H. Visscher (6/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Nanning Visscher (6/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Abraham A. Lansing (6/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Teunis C. Vanderpoel (6/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Evert Janse Wendell (6/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Glen (6/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Jannetje Beekman Lansing (6/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Nicoll Glen (6/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Van Schelluyne (6/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Lansing Bradt (6/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Johanna Bradt Ketelhuyn (6/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Van Curler Glandorf (6/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Van Dyck Wendell (6/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Bries Van Dyck (6/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Susanna Truax Wendell (6/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Benjamin Wallace (6/15/05)
Image map articulating houselots on North Market Street in 1790 (6/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Teunis C. Slingerland (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Isaac Verplanck (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Albert Slingerland (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Sybrant Van Schaick (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Isaac Wendell (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Debora Glen Sanders (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Philip Wendell (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Harmanus Wendell (6/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Engeltie Bradt Slingerland (6/10/05)

Biographical sketch of Jacobus Winne (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Van Dyck (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Glandorf (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Neeltie Abeel Van Schaick (5/30/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Johannes Abeel (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Benoni Van Curler (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Vanderpoel Van Schaick Van Curler (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Cornelis Slingerland (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Mees Pieterse Hoogeboom (5/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Van Benthuysen Turck (5/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Teller (5/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacobus Turck (5/25/05)
Biographical sketch of David Ketelhuyn (5/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Daniel B. Bradt (5/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Daniel Ketelhuyn (5/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Debora Viele Ketelhuyn (5/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Schuyler Cuyler (5/15/05)
Biographical sketch of William Hollie (5/5/05)
Biographical sketch of John Glen, Jr. (5/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Jannetje Bleecker Glen (5/5/05)

Biographical sketch of Francina Leisler Lewis Staats (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Alida Groesbeck Harsen (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Neal Shaw (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Hester Wendell Beekman (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Nicholas Cuyler (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Machtelt Lansing Visscher (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Teunis Visscher (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Hendrick Cuyler, Jr. (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Winne Vandenbergh Gerritsen (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Rynier Barentse Ryndertsen (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of John Carr (Kerr) (4/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Jonathan Broadhurst (4/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Bensen Schaets Broadhurst (4/20/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Goose Van Schaick (4/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Goose Van Schaick (1696-1736) (4/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Philip J. Schuyler (4/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Wendell Glen (4/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Rachel Vandenbergh Visscher (4/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Hendrick J. Wendell (4/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Lansing Wendell (4/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Alida Fonda Visscher (4/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Mattheus Abrahamse Van Deusen (4/10/05)
Baseline sketch of Anna Ryndersen Staats (4/10/05)

Partially linked transcription of a list of Albany freeholders from 1742 (3/25/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Johannes Schuyler (3/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Elsie Van Den Uythoff Lansing (3/25/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Abraham Cuyler (3/20/05)
Baseline sketch of Susanna Lansing Nack (3/20/05)
Information page on the Westenhook Patent (3/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Debora Van Schaick Beekman (3/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Adam Yates (3/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Dudley Walsh (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Sarah Stevenson Walsh (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit I. Lansing (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Isaac G. Lansing (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Anna Gerrits Yates (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Cuyler Beekman (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes J. Beekman (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Agnietie Schaets Nack (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Matthys Nack (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerritje Coster Roseboom (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Rev. Gideon Schaets (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Hilton Van Zandt (3/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Machtelt Schermerhorn Beekman (3/10/05)
Linked transcription of the will of Johannes Beekman, Jr. (3/5/05)

Biographical sketch of Anthony Bries (2/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Ryckman Bries (2/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Pruyn Harsen (2/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Ariaantie Schuyler Van Rensselaer (2/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Bernardus Harsen (2/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Beekman, Jr. (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Edward Carbet (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Killiaen Van Rensselaer (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Stephen Bell (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Isaac De Foreest (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Hendrick Graverat (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Christopher Abeel (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Margarita Bries Abeel (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Ariantie Beekman Lansing (2/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit T. Visscher (2/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacob Harsen (2/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Arent Bradt (2/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Jannetje Hogan Bradt (2/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Joachim Staats (2/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Mary Gale Willett (2/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Christopher A. Yates (2/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Waters Yates (2/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Susanna La Grange Clute (2/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Evertsen (2/5/05)
Biographical sketch of John Clute, Jr. (2/5/05)

Biographical sketch of Edward S. Willett (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Sarah Fryer Willett (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Ariaantie Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Sara Van Arnhem Clute (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Margarita Wendell Trotter (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Isaac Staats (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Post Bradt Corbett (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Wyngaert Truax (1/30/05)
Biographical sketch of Elizabeth Kidney Bell (1/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Jacob G. Lansing (1/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Helena Glen Lansing (1/25/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Abeel Willett (1/20/05)
Biographical sketch of Elbert Willett (1/15/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit J. Roseboom (1/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Jan Albertse Bradt (1/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Engeltie Burger Kidney (1/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Johannes Van Zandt, Jr. (1/10/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit Swart (1/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Magdalena Van Tricht Lansing (1/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Abraham Lansing (1/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Gosen S. Van Schaick (1/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Catharina Staats Van Schaick (1/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Gerrit Roseboom (1/5/05)
Biographical sketch of Maria Sanders Roseboom (1/5/05)

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