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upland, the said upland, meadow and swamp to be taken off the east end of my farm whereon I now live, beginning with the meadow and swamp on the bank of the Fish Kill, on the line of Johannes Rosekrance's farm, from thence running down along the said Fish Kill till it meets with Dr. Van Wyck's swamp, thence westerly along his line so far as to make twenty acres and no more square off to the upland; also beginning with the ten acres of upland at the northeast corner of my said farm, thence running westerly on the line of said farm two chains, thence southerly, slanting off to the said meadow and swamp so far west as to leave a passage down to said meadow on the west side of a point of rocks. Also I give him one hundred and thirteen acres of woodland off the north end of a lot of land which.my fatherin-law, Johannes Van Voorhis, gave me, lying in Middlebush. I also give him twenty-five acres of Woodland in said Middlebush, joining on Guysbert Schenck's land, near his meadow, which my father, Dirck Brinkerhoff, gave me. I also give him the one full half of a mountain farm, in quantity and quality, which I bought of Benjamin List. I: also give him the one full half of all my lands in the Township of Berlin. Furthermore it is my will and pleasure that my said grandson, Adrian Brinkerhoff, shall enjoy and possess the above said farm, with all the buildings thereon, .together with the above described pieces and parcels of land, during his natural life ; and, furthermore, it is my will and pleasure that after the decease of my said grandson, Adrian, that the above described farm, together with the said pieces and parcels of land, shall be possessed by the widow of my said grandson, to maintain, feed, clothe, and educate all the children of my said grandson till they arrive at lawful age or marriage, and if the widow of my said grandson should die or marry again, then I give and be

queath unto all the children of my said grandson, Adrian Brinkerhoff, the above said farm, with the buildings thereon, together with the above-described pieces and parcels thereof, to them and to each of them, their heirs and assigns, forever, in quantity and quality share and share alike. Item: I give and bequeath unto my grandson, John Brinkerhoff Van Wyck, the farm which I now live on-the thirty acres of upland, meadow and swamp on the east end of my farm given to my grandson Adrian, and the one hundred acres of land, hereafter mentioned, on the west side of my farm, given to my grandson, Dirck Van Wyck, only exceptedtogether with my dwelling-house, barn and out-houses, &c. appertaining thereto. I also give him the one full half of a mountain farm, in quantity and quality, which I bought of Benjamin List, to have and to hold the said farm and buildings thereof, together with the said half of the said mountain farm, to him and his heirs and assigns forever. Provided he shall pay unto my grandchildren born of the body of my daughter Altje, late wife of Dr. Theodorus Van Wyck, viz.: Elizabeth, Altje, 'Theodorus, Jannetje, William, and Abraham, the sum of fifty pounds, New York currency, to each of them and their heirs, twelve months after the decease of my loving wife Jannetje; and in case my said grandson neglects or refuses to pay the said legacies to my said grandchildren or their heirs at the period aforesaid, then on such neglect or refusal I order my Executors to sell so much off my said farm as will pay off the several legacies given to my said grandchildren; and in case either the said Elizabeth, Altje, Theodorus, Jannetje, William, and Abraham, or any one of them, should die before age or marriage, then I will, order, and direct my said grandson, John Brinkerhoff Van Wyck, to pay their and each of their respective legacies, sum and sums of fifty pounds aforesaid (so dying)

to the survivor or survivors at the time aforesaid. I also give and bequeath unto my said grandson John the one full half of all my right, title, and interest in Frankfort storehouse, lands and appurtenances thereunto belonging, to him and his heirs and assigns forever. I also give him the one full quarter part of all my lands in the Township of Berlin, to him and his heirs and assigns forever. Item : I give and bequeath unto my grandson, Dirck Van Wyck, one hundred acres of land on the west end of the farm whereon I now live, in two pieces, on the north and south sides of the road leading down from Hopewell, beginning, at the south lot, at the blacksmith's shop, thence southerly along the road leading from the new bridge to the Fish Kill, thence up the said Fish Kill till it meets with Dr. Van Wyck's land, thence along said Van Wyck's land northerly till it meets with the said road leading from Hopewell, thence westerly along the said road to the place of beginning, containing fifty acres more or less; also beginning, with the north lot, at the corner of Col. Dirck Brinkerhoff's orchard on the said road, thence running northerly along said Brinkerhoff's line till it meets with Godfrey Hayne's land, thence easterly along said Hayne's line till it meets with Dr. Van Wyck's land, thence southerly along said Van Wyck's line till it meets with the said road, thence westerly along said road to the place of beginning, containing fifty acres more or less. Also I give him one hundred and sixty acres of land lying in Middlebush, being in two pieces--one of the pieces containing twenty-five acres was given me by my Father, Mr. Dirck Brinkerhoff, lying southerly from the twenty-five acres given to my grandson Adrian, and the other piece of land, containing one hundred and thirtyseven acres, was given me by my father-in-law, Mr. Johannes Van Voorhis, lying southerly of the one hundred and thirteen acres given to my grandson Adrian-it being the farm that William Vantine at present possesses. I also give him the one full half of all my right, title, and interest in Frankfort storehouse, lands and appurtenances thereunto belonging. I also give him one full quarter part of all my land in the Township of Berlin; the above said pieces and parcels of land, togather with the houses and outhouses, I give to my grandson Dirck Van Wyck, to him and his heirs and assigns forever, provided he lives to the age of twenty-one years, or marriage; and if he should die before age or marriage, then I give and bequeath the said pieces or parcels of land, together with the houses and outhouses thereon, to my grandchildren hereafter mentioned, born of the body of my daughter Altje, dec", viz.: Elizabeth, Altje, John Brinkerhoff, Theodorus, Jannetje, William, and Abraham, to be divided equally in quantity and quality to them and to each of them, their heirs and assigns, forever. But in case any one of my above mentioned grandchildren should die before age or marriage, then he, she, or they so dying before age or marriage as aforesaid, that the survivor or survivors of my said grandchildren shall inherit the said estate, share and share alike, to them, their heirs and assigns forever-and I do hereby authorize and direct my Executors immediately after my decease to sell all my real estate which lies in Phillips Precinct, and also a lot of land which I bought of Thomas Woodward, lying on the mountains in Rombout Precinct, and also my share in the mines at Kent, Connecticut, and the moneys arising from the sale thereof I dispose of in manner following: that is to say, the one full half thereof I give and bequeath unto all the children now born, or may be born, of my said grandson Adrian, to be put out at interest for the said children by my Executors till each of them arrive at full age or marriage, and the re

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maining full half of the moneys arising from the sale of said lands I give and bequeath unto my grandchildren, viz.: Elizabeth, Altje, Theodorus, Jannetje, William, and Abraham; but in case any of my said grandchildren should die before age or marriage, that then the survivor or survivors of him, her, or them so deceased shall enjoy the full half of all the moneys arising from the sale of the said lands, to them and their heirs, share and share alike. Item: I give unto .my well beloved wife, Jannetje Brinkerhoff, the sole and entire management of all my estate, both real and personal whatever (excepting the land in Phillips Precinct, and the lot of land which I bought of Thomas Woodward, and my share in the mines of Kent) for and during her natural life; and after the decease of my said wife I order and direct my Executors, or the survivor or survivors of them, to sell the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, of what nature or kind soever, at Public Vendue, and the moneys arising from the sale thereof I dispose of in the following manner, viz. : Item: I give and bequeath to the Elders and their successors (in trust) for the Reformed Dutch Church at Fishkill Town, the sum of One hundred pounds New York currency, and the interest money arising therefrom annually to be disposed of by the said Elders and their successors for the benefit of the said Church, and that no part of the principal thereof to be taken for any use whatsoever. Item: I give and bequeath unto my granddaughter Jannetje the sum of Fifty pounds New York currency when she shall attain the age of twenty-one years, or at her marriage ; and in case she should die before age or marriage then I give the said Fifty pounds unto my grandchildren, Elizabeth, Altje, Theodorus, William, and Abraham, to be divided equally between them or their heirs. Item: I give and bequeath unto all the children who are born and who may be born of

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