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Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
Chapter XXIV: Genealogy of the Mynderse Family

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[This information is from pp. 259-261 of Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century by Austin A. Yates (New York: New York History Co., 1902). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 Yat, and copies are also available for borrowing. Thanks to Carol Di Crosta for data entry help with this page.]

The decendants of the famous Johannes Mynderse are as follows:

Myndert, his oldest son, born January 29th, 1706, married, January 15th, 1736, Maria, daughter of Jan Barentse Wemp. He inherited from his father, the premises now 93 State Street, and land east of it. He died in 1763.

Barent, son of Myndert, born February 6th, 1747, married December 2d, 1770, Jannetje Van Vranken. He died August 30th, 1815.

Colonel Johannes, son of Myndert, born October 18th, 1741, married Annatje, daughter of Simon Vedder. He died October 29th, 1815, aged seventy-four years and four days. She died March 9th, 1825. He left surviving him, Simon, a son, born June 10th, 1787. He died unmarried.

Barent, another son, (physician), born July 17th, 1790, married, first, Catharine Douw Ten Eyck of Albany; secondly, Sarah, daughter of Jacob Kip, leaving surviving him one son, named Aaron. Dr. Mynderse died March 8th, 1860.

Aaron, also a son, born September 3d, 1793, married Anna M., daughter of Rev. Herman Vedder, of Gallatin, Columbia County. He died September 24th, 1834, leaving one son and three daughters.

Gertrude, a daughter of Myndert, born July 11th, 1736, married Peter Van Der Volgen.

Margaret, another daughter, born May 24th, 1744, married Teunis A. Swart.

Margaret, daughter of John, the first settler, born September 28th, 1740, married Pieter Groenendyk.

Rynier (merchant) son of John, born October 6th, 1710, married, March 25th, 1743, Catharina, daughter of Lourens Class Van Volgen. His father gave him a house and lot on State Street, next east of his brother Myndert's lot; also a lot on the west corner of State Street and Mill Lane, on which stood his dwelling house in 1781. He made his will April 7th, 1784, and died soon afterwards.

John, son of Rynier, born December 25th, 1743, married Catharina, daughter of Joseph R. Yates, March 18th, 1758. He died September 6th, 1819, aged nearly seventy-six years, leaving surviving him, one son, Joseph, born September 23d, 1770, who died September 17th, 1830, aged sixty years, and unmarried; also one daughter, Catharina, born September 6th, 1772, married to Hon. Henry Yates. She was the mother of our late deceased citizen, Stephen Yates, Esq.

Susanna, a daughter of Rynier, married April 18, 1746, Volekert Veeder.

Gertrude, also a daughter, married, November 27th, 1748, William Mead, M. D.

Lawrence, another son of Rynier, born October 12th, 1751, married, December 8th, 1785, Christina, daughter of Nicholas DeGraff. He died August 10th, 1789, leaving two daughters surviving him, named Margaretta and Catalyje.

Jacobus (James), the third son of Johannes, born April 22d, 1709, married, April 22d, 1743, Sarah, daughter of Robert Yates. He was a citizen much esteemed, and a member of the provincial assembly in the years 1752, 1768 and 1769. He owned the lot next west of his brother Rynier's, corner of State Street and Mill Lane, being the property lately owned by G. Q. Carley, deceased, and now partly occupied by Church Street continued. He also owned the lot opposite the court house, on Union Street, probably inherited by his wife from her father, Robert Yates. He left surviving him two children.

Gertrude, his daughter, born September 8th, 1745, married Myndert Wemple.

Margaret, another daughter, born May 24th, 1759, married John C. Yates.

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