Will of Volkert Vandenbergh - 1766
I leave to my son, Wynant Van Den bergh, " my gun which is now in my possession, as his birthright, being in lue of anything he might claim as his birthright.
I leave to my son Burger all my goods and chattels except household stuff, which I give to my daughters, Mayeke, Valhie, Christantye, and Catharina.
I leave to my son Burger my house and lot where I now dwell, in the Colony of Rensselaerwyck; and my daughter Mayeke shall have a free room in the house, with liberty of the yard, during her widowhood.
I leave to my son Wynant, and my daughters, Mayeke, Christantye, and Catharina, all my right and property at Claverack, in Albany County.
I make my son Burger, and my son-in-law, Lewis Van Wort, executors.
Witnesses, Walter Quackenbos, John J. Ouderkirk, carpenter, Johanes Grasbeck, blacksmith.
Proved, July 16, 1767
first posted: 7/30/08