Will of Cornelis Cuyler - 1765
In the name of God, Amen. I, Cornelius Cuyler, of Albany, merchant, being in reasonable health. I leave to my son, Philip Cuyler, £50, in bar to all claim as heir at law. To my son Henry £1,000. To my son Cornelius £500. I leave to my son Abraham the dwelling house and lot where I now live in the Second Ward in Albany. Also the storehouse and lot situated between the houses of David Groesbeck and Johanes De Garmo.
All the rest of estate real and personal, of every kind, I leave to my 5 children, Henry, Cornelius, Abraham, Elizabeth, wife of Colonel James Van Cortlandt, and Margaret, wife of Isaac Low, and each of them is to pay £10 annually toward the support of my son Peter during his life.
I make my three sons, Henry, Cornelius, and Abraham, executors.
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first posted: 3/5/04