Notes on the Ancestry of Major Wm. Roe Van Voorhis, of Fishkill, Duchess County, New York

Notes on the Ancestry of Major Wm. Roe Van Voorhis, of Fishkill, Duchess County, New York

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...County, in the State of New York, Farmer, being weak, Dun, Adrian in body, but of sound and perfect understanding, blessed be God, do make, constitute, and ordain this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say: First, I commit my soul in the hands of God who gave it me, and my body to be decently burried at discretion of my Executors hereafter named/with a sure and certain hope of.resurrection at the last day; and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with, I give and bequeath in manner following. Item: I give and bequeath unto my loving wife, Sarah Du Bois, One hundred and sixty pounds, to be paid out of my Estate, and one room in the house I now live in to her use as long as she lives. Item: I also give unto my loving wife, Sarah Du Bbis, Seventy pounds Continental moneyj-now in bank at Albany, which Seventy pounds, being her property from the estate of her first husband, but being put in bank togather with another sum of money of my own, the obligation being given in my name. Item: I give and bequeath unto my grandson, Elisha Du Bois, son of my late son John Du Bois, the house and farm I now live on, with all the outhouses and barns thereon erected, and also my negro man named King, he paying out of the same One hundred pounds to the children of my daughter Sarah, now the wife of Duncan Graham, and also One hundred pounds to the children of my daughter Barbara, now the wife of Adrian Couenhoven. Item: I give unto my daughter Barbara my negro girl named Peg. It is my will, and I do hereby order and direct, that all my just debts and funeral expenses shall first well and truly be paid out of my personal estate before any division shall be made. Item: It is my will, and I do hereby order...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236534743
  • 9781236534743