Burhans Genealogy: Descendants from the First Ancestor in America, Jacob Burhans, 1660, and His Son, Jan Burhans, 1663, to 1893, Page 1, Issue 346

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Samuel Burhans, 1894 - Kingston (N.Y.) - 799 pages
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Page 12 - Mind the Mortality of My body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be Buried in Decent Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executors nothing Doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God...
Page 12 - Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give...
Page 12 - County, being very sick and weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God for the same and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament...
Page 6 - Item — It is my will and desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid by my Executors hereafter named, who are desired to bury my body in a decent Christian like manner.
Page 6 - God that gave it, and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent, Christianlike manner...
Page 6 - Maryland being sick and weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs...
Page iii - ... pioneer work." During the last few years the founding of various societies dependent on a knowledge of family history has led to a wider opening of facilities to such an end; local histories, numerous copies of church records, etc., have smoothed the paths of research. But few such aids were attainable when this work was mainly accomplished, and especially was this the case in regard to Holland families settled in Ulster County, NY, where we find the Burhans ancestors early made their home. The...
Page iii - When this genealogy was begun," he says, " it was truly pioneer work." During the last few years the founding of various societies dependent on a knowledge of family history has led to a wider opening of facilities to such an end ; local histories, numerous copies of church records, etc., have smoothed the paths of research. But few such aids were attainable when this work was mainly accomplished, and especially was this the case in regard to Holland families settled in Ulster County, NY, where we...
Page 8 - Burhans, in the full and net sum of five hundred pounds, current money of the Colony of New York, to be paid to...
Page 321 - Malcolm's regiment. This will be incorporated with Col. Spencer's, and as you are the only major in the two regiments, of course you will be continued. " After considering the just claims which the country has on good officers, I am persuaded you will suspend your application. " I am, sir, " Your most humble serv't, "GEo: WASHINGTON."

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