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In the possession of Mr. William Henry Van Voorhis, of Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, are the following deeds, which have never been recorded : '?
CATHERINE FILKIN, widow and sole Ex
ecutor of HENRY FILKIN, late of Flat-
his wife, one of the daughters of said
Deed of the division of land at Fishkill.
JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES) Deed dated Nov. 14, 1733.
To ' COERT VAN. VOORHEES. Conveys: Land at Fishkill.
Deed Dated Dec. 29, 1767.
Conveys Land at Fishkill.
The following memoranda are contained in an old ledger, once the property of Henry Van Voorhis, son of Coert Van
Voorhees, and now in the possession of Mr. William Henry Van Voorhis, of Fishkill-on-the-Hudson :
Coert Van Voorhees received the apparel of his sister-in
law, Jane, in the year 1759. Francis Filkin took £300 from Henry Van Beuren, for the
maintenance of Jane Filkin, in the year 1760, in May. Jane Filkin departed this life June 1, 1775. Catherina Van Voorhees departed this life the 22d of Janu
ary, 1777. Zachariah Van Voorhees departed this life the 20th of Janu
ary, 1784 Coert Van Voorhees departed this life the 19th of March,
In the County Clerk's office of Duchess County are recorded the following deeds:
JACOB FILKIN, of Flatbush, L. I.,
and ALLETTA FILKIN, of Flatbush, L. I.,
Deed dated May 26, To
1738. CATHERINE FILKIN, of Kings Co.; Recorded Liber 2, ABRAHAM FILKIN, of New York
p. 129. City ;--FRANCIS FILKIN, FRANCIS Conveys land
in HEGAMAN and ANTIE his wife ; Duchess County, . COERT VAN VOORHEES and CATHERINE his wife, of Duchess Co.
HENRY FILKIN, of Duchess County,
Το CATHERINE FILKIN, of Flatbush, Quit-claim deed dated L. I., widow; JANE FILKIN, of
May 28, 1736. Flatbush, L.I.; ABRAHAM FILKIN, Conveys all his right, of New York City; ISAAC FILKIN, title, and interest to FRANCIS FILKIN, KATHERINE, to his father's house wife of KOERT VAN VOORHEES, of
at Flatbush, L. I. Duchess Co.; JACOB FILKIN, ALLETTA FILKIN, and ANTIE HEGAMAN, wife of FRANCIS HEGAMAN.
COERT VAN VOORHEES, of Rom
bout Precinct, Duchess Co., and MARY VAN VOORHEES, late wife of PETER J. DUBOIS, now wife of THEODORUS VAN WYCK,
Deed dated Dec. 1,
COURT DUBOIS, HENRY DUBOIS,
and CORNELIUS DUBOIS, JR.
Deed recites : “ Coert Van Voorhees, in consideration of the love and affection he bears his daughter Mary and his grandsons Court, Henry, and Cornelius Dubois, Jr., grants, etc.”
In the Records of the Dutch Church, Fishkill Village, is a list of the members made September 2, 1744-before referred to-in which appears the names of
JOHANNES VAN VOORHEES.
· In the same Records is a call to the Rev. Jacobus Van Nist, dated November 28, 1758, with thirty-six signatures, among which is that of
COERT VAN VOORHEES.
In the Records of Baptism of the Dutch Church, Fishkill Village, are the following:
JOHANNIS VAN VOORHEES
and BARBARA VAN DYCK.
COERT VAN VOORHEES
and CATHERINE FILKIN.
and MARYA VAN VOORHEES.
KOERT VAN VOORHEES
and CATHERINE FILKIN.
JOHANNIS VAN VOORHEES
and SARA VLEIT.
The will of Coert Van Voorhees is recorded in the office of the Surrogate of Duchess County :
Coert VAN VOORHEES, of? Will dated Dec. 26, 1782.
Rombout Precinct, Duchess Co., N. Y.
Recorded Liber I, p. 92.
In the name of God, Amen! I, Court Van Voorhees, of Rumbout Precinct, in Duchess County, State of New York, being, through the abundant mercy and goodness, though weak in body yet of sound mind and perfect understanding and memory, do constitute this my last Will and Testament, and desire it may be received by all as such. Imprimis : I most humbly bequeath my soul to God my maker, beseaching his most gracious acceptance of it through the all-sufficient merits of my most compassionate Redeemer, Jesus Christ, who gave himself to be an atonement for my sins, and is able to save to the uttermost all that come unto God by him, seeing he liveth to make intercession for them, and who, I trust, will not reject me, a returning penitent sinner, when I come to him for mercy. In this hope and confidence I render up my soul with humble beseeching the most blessed and glorious Trinity-one God most holy, most merciful and gracious—to prepare me for the time of my dissolution, and then to take me to himself unto that peace and rest and incomparable felicity which he has prepared for all that love and fear his holy name. Amen; blessed be God. Imprimis: I give my body to the earth from whence it was taken, in full assurance of its resurrection from thence at the last day; as for my burial, I desire it may be decent, at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named, who, I doubt not, will manage it with all requisite prudence. As to my worldly wealth, I will and