Will of Margarita Schuyler - 1782

In the name of God, Amen. I, Margaret Schuyler, widow of Coll. Philip Schuyler, late of the Flatts, County of Albany, deceased; being of good health of body. All my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid.

I leave all my real and personal estate, or otherwise, unto Geertruy, wife of Doctor John Cochran, Philip Schuyler, Stephen I. Schuyler, to the children of Cortlandt Schuyler, deceased, Henry Cuyler, Philip Cuyler, Cornelius Cuyler, Abraham C. Cuyler, Elizabeth Van Cortlandt, widow of James Van Cortlandt, deceased, and Margaret Low, wife of Isaac Low, a tenth part to each legatee or the children of such legatees as are now deceased.

I make Philip Cuyler and Stephen [J.] Schuyler, executors.


Will dated February 12, 1782. Probated January 26, 1783. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 36, pp. 80-81. Paragraphing supplied.

Transformed from an online printing by JP

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