Will of Anna Van Schaack - 1702

In the name of God, Amen. Know all men by these presents that I, Anna Van Schayk, of New York widow, being distempered in body, but of sound mind, on this 27 day of April, 1702, make this my last will.

I leave to my son, Levinus Van Schayk, the Wey or Pasture, lying or being at Albany, next to Casperís orchard. All the rest of my estate I leave to my children and grand children hereinafter named, viz. Levinus, Geritye Droyer, Catharine, wife Matthew Clarkson, and Margaretta Van Schayk, and to my grand daughter Margaret, wife of Robert Livingston, Jr., and to the children of my daughter Anna Maria, wife of Johnes Van Cortlandt, my house and lands, to be divided equally, as my executors shall judge most effectual.

I make my children, Levinus Van Schayk, Matthew Clarkson, Robert Livingston, Jr., Geritye Droyer and Margaretta Van Schayk, executors.

Witnesses, Peter De Reiner, Richard Stokes, Wm. Sharpe.



Will dated April 27, 1702. Probated June 30, 1702, before Lord Cornbury. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 25, pp. 348-49.

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