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Էջ 1 - Same and calling to mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and Testament; that is to say principally and first of all...
Էջ 248 - That the lands given and granted to the governors of the college of the province of New York in the city of New York in America...
Էջ 247 - The rector and inhabitants of the city of New- York, in communion of the Church of England, as by law established...
Էջ 235 - In case of his death the £5 are to be paid to his heirs, who will be my heir at law. I leave to my granddaughter, Catharine Teller, daughter of my son, Peter, deceased, £15, when of age. I leave to my wife Alche the use of all my estate, real and personal, during her natural life. After her decease 1 leave all my estate to my children. To my sons, Isaac, John, James, Luke, and Abraham, each £. To my daughter Catharine £ and a negro wench whose value is to be included in her share ; also ^ of...
Էջ 150 - I leave to my brother, John Hedger, and his wife Hannah, the 8 acres of salt meadow above mentioned. I leave to my wife, Elizabeth, all household goods. All the rest of my goods and chattels I leave to my four sisters, Elizabeth Hunt, Margaret Hadden, Mercy Oakley, and Hannah Hedger. I leave to my two cousins, Elizabeth Dickman and Sarah Hedley, a heifer. I make my wife executor. Witnesses, John Bartow, Cicely Le^gett, Daniel Clarke.
Էջ 160 - Aryantie, all my real and personal estate during her life, and after her death I leave to my son John all my lands where I now live at Schenectady. And he is to convey and confirm unto John Wemp's three children, viz., Myndert, Ryert, and Ariantie, "procreated on the body of my deceased daughter, Catalina, late wife of John Wemps...
Էջ 102 - County, January 4, 1773, being very sick. My executors are to pay all debts. I leave to my wife Rachel my dwelling house, and all the land on that side of the road, " except that I give to my son William liberty to come to the cyder mill, not doing her any other damage." I also give her 7 bushels of wheat, 5 of corn, and 5 of buckwheat, yearly, so long as she remains my widow ; Also a cow, to be kept summer and winter on my son William's farm ; Also 5 pounds of fine sheep's wool and 10 pounds of...
Էջ 166 - a mortgage given to me and Jesse Lyon by Nehemiah Gregory." Witnesses, Samuel Sherwood, Zebulon Crane, Cornelius Miller. Proved, January 18, 1774. Page 73. — In the name of God, Amen. I, JOHN RIDER, of Duchess County, February 21, 1774. I direct all debts to be paid. I leave to my wife Mary one good cow, and a case of drawers, a table, 2 chairs, one iron pot, 1 warming pan, a bed, and £5. I leave all the rest of my estate to my children, Ebenezer, Reuben, Zadoc, John, Christopher, Patience, Mary,...
Էջ 127 - In the name of God, Amen. I, JACOB WALTON, of New York, merchant, being at this time afflicted in Body. I direct all debts to be paid. I leave to my wife Mary, the dwelling house and part of the lot where we now live, except the store house on the rear of the lot, and the ground whereon it stands.
Էջ 126 - In the name of God, Amen. I, ELIAS VAN ALBARY, of New York, being in health. I leave to my wife Mary, all my real and personal estate, except my negro boy "Cesar," while she lives and remains my widow, and no longer.

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