Will of Cornelis Van Dyck - 1747

In the name of God, Amen. “Know all men by these presents that on the 26 of March, 1747, I, Cornelius Van Dyck, of Albany.” I leave to my wife Maria the whole income of my estate during the time she remains my widow. And after her death or marriage, I give all my estate, real and personal, to my son Hendrick. The interest on two bonds, one for £80 and one for £50, to be for the use of my wife, and then to my son Hendrick. I make my wife and my cousin, John De Peyster executors. Witnesses, John Bealy, Ryer Gerritse, Barent H. Ten Eyck.


Will dated March 26, 1747. Proved, August 22, 1768. Maria Van Dyck was then dead, and John De Peyster resigned the executorship, and Letter of Administration were granted to Hendrick Van Dyck. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 31, p. 198.

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