THOMAS WILLET, 1665, 1667—Born
at Bristol, England. Became a merchant
in New Amsterdam, and was married here
in 1643 to Sara Cornell. Resided in
the present Pearl street, near Hanover
square. Removed to Rhode Island, where
THOMAS DELAVALL, 1666, 1671,
1678—Born in England. Became a
merchant in this city in the times of
the Dutch. Resided at the present
corner of Broad and Exchange streets.
Died in 1682.
CORNELIS STEENWYCK, 1668 to
1671,1683,1683 — Born at Haarlem
(Holland). Became a merchant in New
Amsterdam. Residence, on the corner of
the present Whitehall and Bridge
streets. Married in this city to
Margrieta Riemers in 1658. Died here
MATTHIAS NICHOLS, 1672—Born at
Islip, England. By profession a
lawyer, was appointed Justice of the
Supreme Court of this province.
Removed to Islip, L. I. Died December,
JOHN LAWRENCE, 1673, 1691—Born
in England. Established himself as a
merchant in New Amsterdam in the times
of the Dutch. Resided on the present
Hanover square. Died in 1699, aged
over 90 years.
WILLIAM DERVALL, 1675—Born at
Amsterdam. Became a merchant in this
city. Married here a daughter of
Thomas Delavall. Resided in Whitehall
street, near State street.
NICHOLAS DE MEYER, 1676—Born at
Hamburg. Became a merchant in New
Amsterdam, where he married Lydia Van
Dyck in 1655. Resided on the present
Stone street, east of Broad street.
Died here in 1690.
STEPHEN VAN CORTLAND,
1677,1686,1687—Born in this city in
1643. Became a merchant. Resided on
Pearl, near Broad street. Married to
Gertrude Schuyler in 1671. Died in
this city in 1701.
FRANCOIS ROMBOUTS, 1679—Born at
Hasselt. Removed here in the times of
the Dutch, and became a merchant.
Married in 1665 to Aeltje Wessels ; in
1675 to widow Marschop; in 1683 to
widow Teller. Resided in Broadway,
south of Trinity church. Died in 1691.
DYRE, 1680—In early life a
resident of New England. Became a
merchant in New York. Resided in
Broadway, near the present Pine street
(then in the suburbs). Removed to
Jamaica, W. I., where he died about
the year 1685.
GABRIEL MINVIELLE, 1684—Born at
Bordeaux, France. Removed to this city
in the times of the Dutch. Married
here in 1674 to Judith Van Beeck.
Resided opposite the present Bowling
Green. Died here in 1702.
NICHOLAS BAYARD, 1685—Born at
Alphen (Holland). Removed to Amsterdam
in the Dutch period, and became a
merchant and brewer on the present
Stone street, near Hanover square.
Married in 1666 to Judith Verleth.
Died in 1711.
PIETER DELANOY, 1688, 1689—Born
at Haarlem (Holland). Became a
merchant in this city, where in 1680
he married the widow Bedlow. Was the
first mayor elected by the popular
voice, the city charter being
suspended at the time in consequence
of the Leislerian troubles.
ABRAHAM DE PEYSTER, 1691 to
1694 —Born in this city in 1657.
Became a merchant. Married at
Amsterdam in 1684 to Catherine De
Peyster. Died in this city in 1728.
CHARLES LODWICK, 1694—Of
English descent. Established himself
in this city, but subsequently removed
WILLIAM MERRITT, 1695 to
1698—Of English descent. Became a
merchant in this city about the year
1671. Subsequently removed from the
JOHANNES DE PEYSTER, 1698—Born
in this city in 1666. Became a
merchant. Married in 1688 to Anna
Bancker. Died about the year 1719.
DAVID PROVOOST, 1699—Born in
this city in the year 1645. Followed
mercantile pursuits. Married in 1668
to Tryntje Lawrens.
ISAAC DE RIEMER, 1700-Born in
this city in 1666. By occupation a
merchant. Married in 1689 to Aeltje
THOMAS NOELL, 1701—Of English
birth. Became a merchant, in this
city. Died on his estate at Bergen, N.
J., in 1702.
PHILIP FRENCH, 1702—Born at
Kelshall, England. Became a merchant
in New York. Married here in 1694 to
Anna Philipse. Resided on Broadway,
below Wall street. Died on ship-board
WILLIAM PEARTREE, 1703 to 1707
-Prior to his residence in New York
lived at Jamaica, W. I. Engaged in
mercantile pursuits in this city on
the present Beaver street, near New
street. Died in 1714.
EBENEZER WILSON, 1707 to
1710-Of English birth. Engaged in
mercantile business in this city in
Wall street, near Pearl.
JACOBUS VAN CORTLAND, 1710,
1719 -Born in this city in 1668.
Followed mercantile pursuits. Married
in 1691 to Eva Philipse. Died in 1739.
CALEB HEATHCOTE, 1711 to
1714—Born at Chester, England. Became
a merchant in this city. Married
Martha, daughter of Colonel Smith, of
Long Island. Removed to Mamaroneck.
Died in 1721.
JOHN JOHNSTON, 1714 to 1719—Of
English birth. Became a merchant in
this city. Resided on Broadway, below
Trinity Church. Subsequently removed
to New Jersey.
ROBERT WALTERS, 1720 to
1725—Born at Plymouth, England. Became
a merchant in this city. Married here
in 1685 to Catherine, daughter of
JOHANNES JANSEN, 1725—Born in
this city, and followed mercantile
business in the South Ward.
ROBERT LURTING, 1726 to 1735—Of
English descent. Became a merchant
here prior to the year 1700. Married
Dorcas, widow of Richard Jones. Died
in this city in 1735.
PAUL RlCHARD, 1735 to 1739—Born
in this city in 1667. Pursued business
as a merchant in the Dock Ward.
JOHN CRUGER, 1739 to 1744—Born
in England in 1677. Became a merchant
here about the commencement of the
last century. Resided in Broad street.
Married in 1703 to Maria Cuyler. Died
August, 1744,aged 67.
STEPHEN BAYARD, 1744 to 1747—
Born in this city. Followed the
business of sugar-refining in Wall
street. Married in 1725 to Alida
EDWARD HOLLAND, 1747 to 1756—Of
English birth. Engaged in mercantile
pursuits in this city. Died while
holding the mayoralty in 1750.
JOHN CRUGER, JR., 1750 to
1766—Born in this city. Was a merchant
in the Dock Ward.
WHITEHEAD HICKS, 1766 to
1777—Born in 1728. Followed the legal
profession. Married in this city the
daughter of John Brevoort. Died at Bay
side, L. I., 1780.
Interval Of The Revolution
DAVID MATTHEWS—By profession a
Under the State Government
JAMES DUANE, 1783 to 1789—Born
in this city in 1733. Followed the
legal profession. Married in 1759 to
Mary Livingston. Resided at his seat
near the present Gramercy Park. Died
at Duanesburg, N. Y., in 1797.
RICHARD VARICK, 1789 to
1801—Born in New York. By profession a
lawyer. Resided in Broadway, above
Wall street. Died in 1831.
EDWARD LIVINGSTON, 1801,
1802—Born at Livingston's Manor, in
1764.Followed the legal profession.
Removed to Louisiana. Subsequently
returned to Rhinebeck, where he died
DE WITT CLINTON, 1803 to 1807,
1808 to 1814—Born in Orange county, N.
Y. By profession a lawyer. Died, while
in office as Governor of New York, in
MARINUS WILLETT, 1807—Born at
New York about the year 1740. Became a
distinguished officer in the American
Revolution. Died on his estate at
Corlears' Hook in 1830.
JACOB RADCLIFF, 1810, 1815 to
1818—Born at Rhinebeck, N. Y. Became a
judge of the Supreme Court.
JOHN FERGUSON, 1815—Held the
mayoralty a few months.
CADWALLADER D. COLDEN, 1818 to
1821—Born at Springhill, near
Flushing, L. I., in 1769. A lawyer by
profession. Died in 1834.
STEPHEN ALLEN, 1821,1822—Born
in New York. A sail maker by trade,
but in subsequent years became
conspicuous in moneyed institutions.
Died in 1852, from the burning of a
WILLIAM PAULDING, 1823,1824,
1826,1827—Born at Tarrytown, about the
year 1780. Engaged in the legal
profession at New York. Married a
daughter of Philip Rhinelander. Died
at Tarrytown, aged about 80 years.
PHILIP HONE, 1825—Born in New
York. Followed business of a merchant
and auctioneer. Died in this city in
WALTER BOWNE, 1828 to 1833—Born
at Flushing, L. I., in 1770. Became a
hardware merchant in New York. Died in
GIDEON LEE, 1833—Born at
Amherst, Mass., in 1778. Engaged in
the leather business in New York. Died