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Cape May County Will Extracts


Calendar of New Jersey Wills and Administrations 1730-1750

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey

Archives of the State of New Jersey First Series Volume XXX; Vol II of Calendar of Wills, Administrations, Etc. 1730 - 1750

Published 1918 Somerville, NJ

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Will of Cornelius Schillinks

1746, April 14 Page 418   Will of Cornelius Schillinks, Yeoman of Cape May County.

Wife Mary: 1/2 of moveable estate, 1/2 of the mill and privilege of 1/2 of the home planation,(it being the half which I give unto my son Henry Schillinks) during widowhood.

Son Cornelius: 1/2of the plantation whereon I live, it being the west side joining William Schillinks' and 1/4 of the mill.

Son Henry: The easternmost 1/2 joining Elijah Hughes.

Son Enos: 1/2 of my plantation at Dividing Creek, Salem County,it being the westernmost half joining Nicholas Crosen.

Son Daniel: the other 1/2 of my plantation at Dividing Creek, Salem County, it being the easternmost joining Charles Fox.

Daughters: Mary Stillwell, Lydia and Hannah Schillinks 1/2 of my moveable estate.

Executors: Wife Mary and son Cornelius

Witnesses: William Schillinks, Abraham Schillinks, May Taylor, Elijah Hughes

Proved 21 May 1746

Cape May Wills 127 E

1746, May29 Inventory of Personal estate of Cornelius Schillinks ƒ96.19.3

Appraisers: Elisha Hand, Elisha Crowell