Will of Silvester Salisbury - 1679

Capt. Silvester Salisbury. This 26 day of August, 1679. Leaves to his well beloved wife Elizabeth, who is made executor, and she is to hold in possession all lands and property, with this proviso and restriction, viz. to bring up the three children namely, Francis Salisbury, aged 9 years, Silvester Salisbury, aged 6 years and Mary Salisbury, aged about 13 months, in good education and learning, and further to do what is fitting for good and Religious Parents to do for their children, and when each comes of age, then each to have his just one third.

Appoints as Assistants to his wife, the Rt. Hon. Edmund Andross and my well beloved, brother Peter Jacobs Marius, and my loving friend Jacob Tunison Kay, to look after the education of my children and the management of my estate.

    Witnesses, Johanes Wendell, Robert Livingston, Sec.


Will dated August 26, 1679. Confirmed March 24, 1680. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 25, p. 66.

Transformed from an online printing by JP

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