Gilbert Livingston Will
December 12, 1745
Page 623.--In the name of God, Amen. I, GILBERT LIVINGSTON, of Kingston, in
Ulster County, being sick and weak. Whereas there is to be raised out of the land given
by my father-in-law Colonel Henry Beekman, to my beloved spouse Cornelia Livingston,
deceased, the sum of œ3,000, for my 10 younger children, Henry, Gilbert, Philip, James,
Samuel, Cornelius, Alida, wife of Captain Jacob Rutson, Joana, Catharine, and
Margaret, The said sum shall be equally divided among them. And whereas there is to
be raised the sum of œ1,000 for me and my heirs and assigns, I give the same and all
my lands and estate to my eldest son, Robert Livingston, and my other 10 children. My
executors have full power to sell all lands to pay debts. I make my sons Robert and
Henry, and my son-in-law, Captain Jacob Rutsen, and my beloved nephew, Robert
Livingston, son of my brother, Robert Livingston, executors.
December 12, 1745. Witnesses, Thomas Beekman, Jacobus De Lameter, Job Viele.
Proved, August 29, 1746.
End of Liber 15.
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