Thomas Stillwell Jr.: Birth: 1671. Death: 1703
Rachel Stillwell: Birth: ABT 1677.
Frances Stillwell: Birth: ABT 1682. Death: ABT 1748
Note: gill Hix, p 34. Thomas Stillwell, son of Capt Thomas and Martha (Billew) Stillwell, who died in 1703.
Stillwell, M.D., John E., The History of Lieutenant Nicholas Stillwell: Progenitor of the Stillwell Family in America with Some Notices of the Family in the Kingdon of Great Britain, New York City: 1929,p 87. Baptised at New Amsterdam, July 9, 1651; died 1704. His widow, Martha Billew married the Rev. David deBonrepos.
Rootsweb.com Dutch Colonies List 1999. Abstracts of Wills Vol II 1708-1728, New York Wills, page 1: Page 484.--Edward, Viscount Cornbury, Captin-General and Governor, etc. Whereas Thomas Stillwell, SR., lately died intestate, Letters of administration are granted to his wife Mary, April 10, 1708.
Ibid. Abstracts of New York Wills Vol I 1665-1707, page 404: Page 240. --Thomas Stillwell. In the name of God, Amen. I, Thomas Stillwell, of Staten Island, Esq., being sick and weak. I leave to Nicholas Stillwell, son of my son, Thomas Stillwell, deceased, all that Plantation or farm, commonly called Wallbours' farm, lying on the east side of the Old Town, and also one half of the meadow belonging to it; that is to say, that part of the meadow that lies next to the ditch. And the said Nicholas is to pay to his two sisters, Mary and Anne Stillwell,œ50 each, when they come to the age of eighteen. And he is to pa to Martha Brittan, daughter of Benjamin Brittan, œ--. If he dies under age, then the land is to go to his sisters Mary and Anne, and they are to pay to Martha Brittan œ100. I leave to my daughter Frances, wife of Nicholas Brittan, 60 acres of land joining to the land I now live on, as it is now in his possession, during her life, and then to her son Nicholas Brittan, and he is to pay to his sister, Mary Brittan œ25. I leave to my daughters, Anne and Rachel Stillwell, the messuage and tenement with all the housing and buildings and all the lot, and three quarters of a lot of land, with a lot of salt meadow at the Great Kill, marked No.2, which is the land I now live upon, after my wife's decease, and they are to pay to my daughter, Frances Brittan, œ50. I leave to my wife Martha, the use of all the estate I now live upon, for life, or during her widowhood, and make her sole executor, and my lovingfriends, John Stillwell and Abraham Taylor, Esq., and Richard Stillwell, Sr., overseers. Dated May 21, 1704. Witnesses, Nathaniel Whitman, Ellis Dusebury, Alex Stuart. Proved before Thomas Wenham, Esq., being duly authorized by Lord Cornbury, May 9, 1705.
Abstracts of Wills Vol II 1708-1728, page 77:Page 67.--Robert Hunter, Esq., Captain-General and Governor. WhereasTHOMAS STILLWELL, of Richmond County, died intestate, Letters ofadministration are granted to his mother, Martha, now wife of Daniel(David) De Bonrepos, In trust for Nicholas Stillwell, an infant son ofsaid Thomas Stillwell. October 25, 1711.
Note: NYG&B Record, Vol III, No 1, Jan 1980. the Crocheron family of Staten Island, by Charlotte Me
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