Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 31

Collections of the New York Historical Society; The John Watts de Peyster Publication Fund Series Volume 31

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...and weak. I leave to my sons, Gilbert and Isaac, all my tenement and farm which I have in possession. And my son Isaac is to allow my wife Rebecca such privilege as she shall require in his half of the premises so long as she remains my widow. I leave to my wife Rebecca all my movable estate, and she is to pay to my eldest son J onathan'5 shillings, and one-half of the rent due on my farm, and the rest of my debts. I make my wife and sons, executors. WVitnesses, Ebenezer White, John Field, Nicholas Budd. Proved, November 4, 1769. Page 194.--" Know all men that I, GEORGE HUGHsoN, of Duchess County, being this 25 day of April. 1769, sick and weak." I direct all debts to be paid. I leave to my wife Susanah the use of all estate, houses, and lands during her widowhood to bring up my family. I leave to my son Robert 5. I make my wife and my sons, James and Joshua, executors. I leave to my son Robert 5. Witnesses, Thomas Hughson, Eborn Haight, Robert Weekes. Proved, December 8, 1769. Page 196.--In the name of God, Amen. I, CHARLES Dosns, of New York, yeoman. All debts to be paid. I leave to my wife Elizabeth the use of all my estate, houses, lots, and goods so long as she remains my widow. I leave to my son, Adam Dobbs, 10 and all my apparell, and my Large Family Bible, and one equal share with my other children. I leave to my daughter Mary 5; To my daughter Elizabeth 10, "and the bed she now occupieth." If my wife marries, she is to have a child's part. All the rest of my estate, houses and lots and goods, I leave to my wife Elizabeth and my children, Dorothy, Catharine, Mary, Adam, and Elizabeth. I make my wife and my brothers, Adam Dobbs and William Dobbs, executors. Dated March 2, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236788699
  • 9781236788696