Will of James Stevenson - 1763

In the name of God, Amen. I, James Stevenson, of Albany, being sick. I leave to my daughter Sara, wife of Col. Gabriel Christie, a Negro wench, “Dian,” in full of her part, she having already received her portion. I leave to my son James £2,000, to be paid in six months. All the rest of my estate, real and personal, I leave to my eldest son John, and make him executor.


Will dated November 9, 1763. Probated March 29, 1769. Witnesses, John Mc Crea, James Van Rensselaer, Henry B. Ten Eyck. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 31, p. 252. A Codicil dated December 6, 1764 made superficial changes.

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