Will of Hitchen Holland - 1761

In the name of God, Amen. I, Kitchin Holland, of Rensselaerswyck, Albany County, being in good health. "I leave to my eldest son, John Collins Holland, my negro boy, 'Job,' 11 years old, for his Primogeniture, alias Birthright." I leave my son Philip a negro boy. To my daughter Margaret a negro girl. I leave all my real estate, and the remainder of my personal estate, for the use of my 4 children, Jane VanSchaick, wife of Henry Van Schaick, Margaret, John Collins, and Philip. I make my son-in-law, Henry Van Schaick, and Jane, his wife, and my friend, Volkert P. Dowe, executors.


Will dated February 6, 1761. Witness, Bernards Brat, Jr., John Rastine, and John Vanderheyden. Proved in Albany, before John De Peyseter, Esq., July 31, 1762. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 30, p. 168.


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