Will of Evert Bancker - 1734

In the name of God, Amen. I, Evert Bancker, of the manor of Rensselaerwyck, this 30 of March, 1734.

I leave to my son Christofell, 5, in right of primogeniture. I leave to my son Johanes, 50, besides what is hereinafter bequeathed, on condition that he continues to live with me according to agreement, until my decease, or until such time as I shall dispose of my farm where I now live.

I leave all the rest of my estate to my children, Elizabeth, wife of Gerritt Lansing, Christofell, William, Jannettie, wife of Harmanus Schuyler, Adrian, Gerardus, and Johanes. My executors may sell real estate, and give good title.

I make my sons Christofell, William, Adrian, and Gerardus, executors.

Witnesses, Anthony Bogardus, John De Peyster, Rutgert Bleecker.

Proved in Albany, before Myndert Schuyler, Esq., July 31, 1734.


Will printed in Abstract of Wills volume 27, p. 153. Paragraphing and some punctuation supplied.

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