Abstracted by Wayne L McKean
Abstracts of Wills Vol IX 1777-1783, page 93 & 94:
Page 196.--"In the name of God, Amen. I, ADRIAN RYERSE, of Richmond County, farmer, being in perfect health, February 16, 1773. I leave to my wife Esther the use of one-third of all my estate during her life, and all the rest to my
three sons, Gozen, Lewis, and Auris, only Gozen is to have *50 of New York money more than the rest. And they are to pay to their sister Fametye *150 per annum for three years, and they are also to support her for one year after my
decease. I make my three sons, executors." Witnesses, Johanes Simonson, Cornelius Cortelyou, Joana Simonson. Proved, February 22, 1780. Witnesses, Samuel Burling, Quaker, Nicholas Stuby, James Brevoort. Dated
October 3, 1779. Proved, October 25, 1779.