The Conover family

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Martin & Allardice, 1912 - 77 pages
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Page 50 - Testament, in witness whereof I, the said Maurice Baum Senr, have to this my last Will and Testament Set my hand and Seal the Day and Year above written.
Page 51 - The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the said AB, administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of JK, deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits...
Page 49 - Merchant, being of sound mind, memory, and understanding, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, in manner following: that is to say— I. I give and bequeath unto " The Contributors to the Pennsylvania Hospital...
Page 51 - Chattels and Credits in the said Inventory set down and specified were by him appraised according to their just and true respective rates and values after the best of his...
Page 49 - Sick and Weak in Body But of perfect mind and Memory Blessed be God for the Same...
Page 10 - It may be possible that Wolfert Gerritse, the ancestor of the Couwenhovens of this country, was of noble origin, but if he was, it is certain that he, like most of his companions, had not much of this world's goods to boast of, or he would not have taken the situation of Overseer or Superintendent of the Patroon's farms at Rensselaerwyck.
Page 51 - Moore the other appraiser, and whose name is thereto subscribed, was present at the same time, and consented in all things to the doing thereof, and that they appraised all things that were brought to their view for Appraisement.
Page 9 - Westernmost of the three flats named Kaskuteuw, lying on the island named by the Indians Suanhachy, between the Bay of the North River and the East River; in breadth from a certain meadow, or valley, and stretching about westerly to, and into the woods ; which lands were patented to them by Governor Wouter Van Twiller, 16th of June, 1636, and by a confirmatory Patent of 22nd of August, 1658, granted by Governor Stuyvesant to said Wolfert Gerretsen Van Couwenhoven.
Page 8 - July 9th, 1638, and testified on the 22nd of March, 1639, by Gillis Pietersen Van de Gouw to have been built by himself and the Company's carpenters, were of the following dimensions: the house 26 feet long, 22 feet wide, 40 feet deep, including a small chamber at the side, with the roof covered above and around with plank, and having two lofts above one another, and also being set around with long palisades; the barn 40 feet long, 18 feet wide, and 24 feet deep, all Dutch measure; a bergh with five...
Page 10 - ... acres of upland in Flatlands, being the largest landholder in the place." "There is no Patent for land on Long Island of an earlier date than that to Andries Hudden and Wolfert...

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