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RYERSE / SCHENCK

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RYERSE / SCHENCK

Wayne L McKean (View posts)
Posted: 27 Jan 1999 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Will
Surnames: RYERSE, SCHENCK
Abstracts of Wills Vol VI 1760-1766, New York, page 140:
Page 274.--In the name of God, Amen. I, MARTIN SCHENCK, of Kings County,farmer, being sick in body. I order all just debts to be paid. I leave to my wife Antie, so long as she remains my widow, the rents and profits of all my estate, besides her maintenance, and that of my children until they are of age. I leave to my daughter Antie *40. After the death or marriage of my wife, I leave to my son Martin my Large Family Bible and silver tankard. I leave to my son Johanes my clock. I leave all my real estate to my sons Martin and Johanes, And they shall pay to my two daughters Killitie, wife of Jacob RYERSE, and Antie, each *300. "In case my wife thinks proper to marry again, I give her my large cupboard and the linnens there in." All the rest of my
estate I leave to my two sons. If the personal estate is not sufficient to pay debts, my executors may sell my two wood lots lying in the Hills in the township of Brookland, Bounded west by the land of Jeronimus Rapalye, east by
Hendrick Sedam (Suydam?). I make my wife and my son-in-law, Jacob RYRSEN, and my friend, Simon Boerum, Esq., executors. Dated September 28, 1761.

Witnesses, Jeronimus Remsen, Jeremiah Williamson, Thomas Smith, of New York.
Proved, March 13, 1762.

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