Note: Named in father's will. Dutch Colonies, Dec 2000. Abstracts of Wills Vol VI 1760-1766. Page 230. In the name of god, Amen. I, Cornelius Ellis, of richmond County, weaver. I leave to my wife Magdalen, after all debts are paid, all the remainder of my estate for her maintainance and that of the children so long as she remains my widow. If she marries I leave all my estate to my executors for the support and maintainance of my children. I bequeath the reversion and fee simple of the real estate I possess, left to me by my father, Bastian Ellis, after my mother's death, to my son Gerritt Ellis and he is to pay to my daughter Srah oe80 when he is 21. I also leave him all my wearing apparell. I make my wife and my brother Bastian and my friend Lawrence Roome executors. Dated August 1, 1763. witnesses, Richard Lawrence, ship carpenter, Abraham Swaim, Henry Holland. Proved, November 26, 1763.
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