The Direct Ancestry of the Late Jacob Wendell

The Direct Ancestry of the Late Jacob Wendell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...(bora Nov. 29, 1811) is our present fellow citizen, Wendell Phillips, in whose possession is an admirable portrait, by Smibert, of the Hon. Jacob3 Wendell, his ancestor. In this generation the family changed the orthography of their name to Wendell. cities of Holland, and also with those of New England. Inheriting a large share of the handsome estate of his father, he increased his possessions very materially by marriage, and was an extensive land owner in the province. He was a merchant of liberality and generous character, and a worthy citizen. Retiring from business later in life, he removed to Boston, Mass., with his family, dying there (September 28, 1734), and was buried in the family tomb of his son, John4 Wendell, numbered 55 in the Granary Burial Ground on Tremont Street in that city. He married (May 15, 1702) Katarina, eldest daughter of Theunis and his wife Helena (Van Brugh)t De Key, t of New York, by whom he had issue of twelve children, to wit: 4. i. John,4 bapt. May 2, 1703, who m. (Nov. 10, 1724) Elizabeth, daughter of Hon. Edmund and his wife Dorothy (Flynt) Quincy, of Braintree, Mass. ii. Elizabeth,4 bapt. Aug. 20, 1704, who m. (April 15, 1725) Edmund Quincy, of Boston, and died there Nov. 7, 1769. iii. Abraham,4 bapt. March 3, 1706, who m. Jane Phillips, and died April 17, 1741. iv. Helena De Key,4 bapt. Sept. 21, 1707, who m. John Rogers, and died at Jamaica, West Indies. This branch of the Wendells may trace descent on the maternal side from Anneke Janse, through this marriage of Abraham3 Wendell with the great-granddaughter of that celebrated character. t The Hon. Johannes Pieterse Van Brugli, born in the city of Haerlem in Holland, in 1624, and prominently connected with the Dutch West India Company, lived in more

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  • English
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  • 9781236577474