Will of Myndert Van Iveren - 1760

In the name of God, Amen. I, Mindert Van Jeveren, of Albany, blacksmith, being sick. I leave to my wife Ariantie all my real and personal estate, so long as she remains my widow.

I leave to my eldest son, Ryneer Van Jevren, the house and lot where I now dwell, in the Second Ward of Albany, between the houses and lots of Frans Pruyn and Robert Sanders. And he is to pay to my youngest son, Gerrett, 120. I also leave to my son Ryneer my Negro slaves.

I also leave to my two daughters, Hannah and Santie, each 30. All the rest to my daughters, Hester, Hannah, and Santie, and my granddaughter, Hittie Williams. I make my two sons-in-law, Harme Visgher and Peter Williams, executors.

Dated September 14, 1760. Witnesses, Robert Sanders, Frans Pruyn, Richard Cortwright, vintner. Proved, April 5, 1773. before Peter Lansingh, Esq.


Will printed in Abstract of Wills volume 32, p. 125. Some paragraphing and spelling supplied.

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