In the name of God, Amen. I, Johanes Van Der Heyden, Esq., of Albany, being sick and weak.
I order all debts to be paid. I leave to my son John my Large Dutch Bible, in Right Primogeniture; Also the house and lot in which my son-in-law Ogden now dwells. I leave to my daughter Jane My Entire Library, and large Books Plate and the Block I leave to my daughters, Mary and Jane, all the residue of my furniture, and my Pew in the Presbyterian Meeting House. I leave to my daughters, Mary, Rachel, and Jane, the house and lot whereon I now dwell. All the rest of personal property to be sold. The mortgage given to Harme Gansevoort, to be paid.
I make my daughter Jane, and Harme Gansevoort, Volckert Douw, and Gerret Van Sante, executors.
Proved, August 5, 1771, before Stephen DeLancey.
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first posted: 9/10/06