Will of Johannes Schuyler, Jr. - 1741

In the name of God, Amen, October 28, 1741. I, JOHN SCHUYLER, JR., of Albany, being sick, I leave to my eldest son, John, 30. I leave to my wife Cornelia all the lands and estate bequeathed to her by her father, Colonel Stephen Van Cortlandt, of New York. I also leave to her during her widowhood my house and lot in Albany where I now dwell ; Also the use of all my real and personal estate, for the advancement and education of my children.

After my wife's death, all estate is to go to my children, Gertruy, John, Philip, Cortlandt, and Stephen.

Witnesses, Ph. Livingston, John DePeyster, Jacob Roseboom.

Proved before Myndert Schuyler, Esq., May 11, 1743.


Will dated October 28, 1741. Probated May 11, 1743. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 27, p. 387. Transformed by SB from an online presentation.

Either aged Myndert Schuyler or his nephew.

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first posted: 8/30/07