Johannes de Peyster (1666 - 1711)

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Birthplace: Albany, Albany County, NY, USA
Death: Died in New York, New York County, NY, USA
Managed by: Wm. Heyward Messer Cantrell
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About Johannes de Peyster

Johannes de Peyster (1666–1719) was the 23rd Mayor of New York City between 1698 and 1699.

Johannes was born in New York City in 1666 to Johannes and Cornelia Lubberts de Peyster. Johannes married Albany, New York, native Anna Bancker (sister of Evert Bancker). In addition to his stint as mayor, he served in the colonial assembly.[4] Johannes's brother Abraham de Peyster served as mayor from 1691 to 1694. Johannes was succeeded as mayor by David Provost, their brother-in law.[5] Johannes's son, also Johannes, served as mayor of Albany. According to some sources, Johannes was known as "Johannes de Peyster II" and his son as "III"

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Johannes de Peyster's Timeline

September 21, 1666
Albany, Albany County, NY, USA
September 21, 1688
Age 22
Albany, New York
Age 27
New Amsterdam, New York
July 22, 1711
Age 44
September 25, 1711
Age 45
New York, New York County, NY, USA