Will of Petrus Ryckman - 1749

[Written in Dutch language] In den Namen des Heeren, Amen. Know all men by these presents, August 20, 1749, I, the underwritten PETRUS RYCKMAN, of Kingston, in Ulster County, being sick and weak in body.

I leave to my son Harmanus Ryckman " voor syn. erste geboorte regth " (for his first born right), my wearing apparell.

To my wife Catharine the use and improvement of all my estate during her widowhood.

Leaves all his real estate to his son Harmanus, and legacy to his daughter Cornelia.

I make my wife and my good friend, Isaac Bogart, executors, with power to sell my house and lot in Albany.

Witnesses, Christofel Kierstede, Jan Eltinge, William Eltinge.

Proved, before John Crooke, Esq., in Ulster County, October 23, 1750.

Dutch language version of document transcribed online.


Will dated August 24, 1749. Probated October 23, 1750 [?]. Printed in Abstract of Wills, volume 29, p.308. Paragraphing and some punction supplied.

Perhaps this individual was Isaac Bogert of Albany.

Transformed by SB from an online resource.

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first posted: 5/17/08