Will of Isaac Fryor - 1753

In the name of God, Amen, December 15, 1753. I, Isaac Fryor, of Albany. I leave to my son John 20 shillings “on account of his birth right, in full bar as eldest son and heir at law.

I leave to my wife Elizabeth the use of all estate, movable and immovable, for her maintainance and support so long as she remains my widow.

After the death or marriage of my wife, I leave to my son John £60. To my daughter Catharine “my Great Cupboard or Kass” after my wife’s decease, “or sooner if my wife [re-marries] my weaver’s loom. I leave to my sons William and Isaac and my daughter Catherine all my now dwelling house in Albany, in the First Ward and all the rest of my estate. It is my will that my son Isaac and my daughter Catharine shall dwell in the house until married.

I make my wife and my friend, Jacobus Hilton, Executors.

Witnesses, Jacobus Hilton, Luycas Witbeck, Richard Cortwright.

Proved in Albany, before Goldsbrow Banyer, October 30, 1755.


Will dated December 15, 1753. Probated October 30, 1755. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 29, pp. 87-88.

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