Will of Philip J. Schuyler - 1739

In the name of God, Amen, June 13, 1739. I, Philip Johanes Schuyler, of Saratoga, being very sick.

I leave to my wife Margaret a Negro wench “Belle,” and 300 pounds. I leave to my brother-in-law, Isaac Wendell, a Negro wench. To my nephew John, eldest son of my brother, John Schuyler, Jr., my riding horse. I leave to my nephews, John and Philip Schuyler, sons of my brother John Schuyler, Jr., ½ of my estate real and personal. To my nephews Johanes Cuyler and Philip Cuyler, sons of my brother-in-law, Cornelius Cuyler, the other ½ of my estate.

I make my brother John Schuyler, and my brother-in-law, Cornelius Cuyler, executors.

Witnesses: Hans Hansen, Gulien ver Planck, John Stevenson. Proved, August 11, 1747.


Will dated June 13, 1739. Probated August 10, 1747. Printed in Abstract of Wills volume 28, pp. 135-36. Some spelling and punctuation adjusted and paragraphing supplied.

We seek information on the wife identified in this will!

Probably not John Stevenson born in 1734!

Transformed by JP

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first posted: 7/30/05; revised 12/9/10