Will of Abraham Lyle - 1766

In the name of God, Amen. I, Abraham Lyle of Albany, merchant.

After payment of debts, I leave all the rest of my estate to my wife and two children [not named].

I make my wife, Jane, and my brother-in-law John van Alen, David Edger and Peter Silvester, executors, with full power to sell.

Dated November 8, 1766. Witnesses Joseph Young, doctor, David Bary, tobacconist, both of Albany, and Richard Rea.

Proved in Albany, December 2, 1766, before William Hanna, Surrogate.


Will dated November 8, 1766. Probated December 2, 1766. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 31, p. 41.

David Bary: Perhaps he meant Thomas Barry - an Albany resident and tobbacconist.

Transformed by JP

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first posted: 12/30/06