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.
first posted: 7/30/13