Will of Tobias Ten Eyck - 1774

In the name of God, Amen. I, Tobias Ten Eyck, of Schenectady, Albany County, Merchant, [dated] August 29, 1774.

I leave to my oldest son, Myndert Schuyler Ten Eyck, ten shillings for his birthright.

To my six sons, Myndert Schuyler, Henry, John Depeyster, Jacob, Tobias and Barent, all estate equally divided.

To dear beloved wife Rachel all estate so long as my widow or till death.

Executors, wife and six sons.

[signed] Tobias Ten Eyck.

Witnesses, Christopher Yates, Abraham Fonda, Esq., of Schenectady, and John Degraef.

Proved, Albany County, April 16, 1785. Confirmed, New York, May 24, 1785, when administration granted to all the executors except Tobias and Barent Ten Eyck.

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Will dated August 29, 1774. Probated April 16, 1785. Printed in Abstract of Wills, vol 37 (1904), pp. 157-58. Some paragraphing, spelling, and other editorial enhancements supplied.

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