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Mayors of Albany

Johannes Bleecker, Jr.
Mayor 1701-1702
Johannes Bleecker, Jr., Mayor in 1701-02; was born in 1668. In 1686 he was carried captive to Canada and returned the next year. He served as Indian interpreter; was Recorder in 1700; Member of General Assembly 1701-02.

He married Anna, daughter of Hendrick Coster, October 29, 1693, and had nine children. His death occurred December 20, 1738; he was buried in the church. His house lot was on the northwest corner of North Pearl and Maiden lane, running through to Chapel.

The History of the County of Albany, by George Howell, (c)1886, p 659.

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