Mayor 1694-1695, 1709-1710
John Abeel, second Mayor of Albany, was appointed by Governor Fletcher for one year, from October 14, 1694, and served another term in 1709-10. He was Alderman and Justice before he was Mayor, and also Sheriff of the county. He is named as Recorder in 1702. He was a merchant in New York in 1796, but returned to Albany two years later.
From The History of the County of Albany, by George Howell, (c)1886, pg 658.