Will of John Cortland Schuyler - 1793

John Cortland Schuyler, Town of Water Vliet, County of Albany.

Executors authorized to sell real estate.

To wife Angelica, daughter of Henry Van Renssalaer Esq., 1400 money of State of New York in Bar of dower. To wife Angelica all household furniture and negro slaves. To mother Barbara Schuyler 500 ditto in bar of dower of estate from my Father Cortlandt Schuyler, deceased.

Residue of estate in Europe as well as in United States of America to my brothers and sisters, children of aforesaid Cortlandt Schuyler, deceased.

Executrix in Europe: Mother Barbara Schuyler. Executrix in United States of America: father in law Henry Van Rensaelaer and Uncle Stephen Schuyler, Esq.

Witnesses: Francis Nicoll, Osisa M. Huntington, County of Albany.

13 January, 1794, attestation of Philip Schuyler and Francis Nicoll that they saw the testator and Osias M. Huntington sign. Abraham G. Lansing, Surrogate. Administration of John Cortland Schuyler, Esq., late of Bethlehem in County of Albany in America, and a Lieutenant on half pay in H. M. Marine Force, &e., granted to Francis William Schuyler, brother and one of the residuary legatees, Barbara Schuyler, mother and executrix, dying in lifetime of testator.



Will dated 27 December, 1793; probated 2 August, 1797. Calendared in IW but dated January 14, 1794. Not printed in the more obvious probate resources.

Transformed from an online source by SB. Most spellings and usages have been preserved.

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