Will of Cornelius Maase - 1761



In the name of God, Amen. I, Cornelius Maase, of Albany, brazier, being weak in body, I leave to Maas Bloomendall and Albertus Bloomendall, sons of my brother Jacob, the house and lot and improvements which they now occupy in Albany. I leave to Maas and Cornelius Bloomendall, sons of my brother Jan, all my right to the house, shop, and stables and lot, which I now live in and occupy, with my brother Jan in Albany.

I leave to my nieces, Leah, wife of Cornelius Van Deusen, and Jacomynite, wife of Jacob Ostrander, both daughters of my sister Gertruy, 50 each. All the rest of my estate I leave to the children of my brother Jacob and to the children of my brother Jan, and to the children of my sister Gertury, viz., Leah, wife of Cornelius Van Deusen, Jacomyntie, wife of Jacob Ostrander, Cornelius Ostrander, and Jacobus Ostrander.

I make Mass Bloomendall, son of my brother Jan, and Cornelius Van Deusen, executors.

notes

Will dated March 28, 1761. . Probated on 1/5/1770. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 31, pp. 302-303. Note how carefully differentiated are the two Maas's (sons of his two brothers) represented in the document.

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