In the name of God, Amen. I, Luykes Johanise Wyngaard, of Albany, merchant, being very sick.
After the payment of debts and funeral charges. I leave to my cousin, Luyhes Gerittse Wyngaard, 40 shillings in full of all claim as heir at law.
I leave to Hendrick Wemp, of Schenectady, blacksmith, for the favor and friendship he hath shown to me, £12, and I leave to Milbarn Van Hoesen, for favor and friendship shown, £4. I leave to Abraham Van Urnen, for the friendship he and his family hath shown to me, all the money that he owes me by account in my book. I leave to Catharine, wife of Volkert Oothout, for the kindness she and her husband have shown me in my sickness, £20. I leave to Jacobus Sharpe, son of Thomas Sharpe, of Albany, wig maker, for help and attendance about my affairs and assistance in my sickness, £500, to be paid out of the bonds due to me from Helmer Veeder and his sons, Hendrick and Helmer Veeder, and from John Van Sice, Jr., all of Schenectady. I leave to my loving cousin and step brother, Simon Veeder, of Normans Kill, in the Manor of Rensselaerwyck, all the rest of my estate, real and personal, for the constant love and affection that he has by all manner of ways testified to me.
I make Simon Veeder, Jacobus Sharpe, and James Stevenson executors.
Possibly Luykas G. Wyngaert.
first posted: 7/30/09