Will of Pieter Bogardus - 1702

I, Peter Bogardus, of Kingston, in Ulster County. The eldest son of my youngest son is to have a double share of my goods, etc.

I leave to my wife, Wyntie, all estate during widow hood. If she marries, then the land that was bought of Thomas Janse and Jacob Solomons, lying at the place called the Beaver Kill, shall go to my sons, Anthony, Ephraim, and Peter. And my land that was bought of John Thomas shall be for Ephraim Bogardus and Peter Bogardus.

Done in Kingston, February 3, 1702. Proved, May 8, 1714.

[this passage followed the printed abstract]     Whereas, in the said will no executor was appointed, and the will was some short time after his decease proved before the Judge and Justices of the inferior Court of Common Pleas of Ulster County, pursuant to an Act of Assembly of this Province. And whereas, Wyntie Bogardus, the widow, died with out taking Letters of administration, They are granted to his son, Evert Bogardus, May 8, 1714.



Will dated February 3, 1701/2 [read 1702]. Final disposition made in May 1714. Printed in Abstracts of Wills, vol. 26 (Collections of the N-YHS for 1893), pp. 66-67.

Transformed from an online resource by SB. The will named three living sons but made no mention of the three daughters who were referenced elsewhere.

"Beaver Kill" This may not refer to a Beaverkill location in early Albany of the same name although the testator lived in that general part of Albany for most of his life.

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