Will of Gerrit Bancker - 1690
“In den naame Godes, Amen.” On the 25 November, 1690, at New Albany, the Honorable Mr. Geritt Bancker, merchant, being of sound mind.
My eldest son shall have £6 before any division, and each of my children shall have an equal proportion of my estate. Each of my married children shall have a dower of 300 Beavers the value in current silver money, which is a piece of 8 reckoned at 13 guilders sewant (wampum), and those who hereafter marry are to have a similar dowry, and each child is to have his share when of age.
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first posted: 4/20/06