Christopher Snyder
Last Will and Testament
Christopher Snyder of Greenbush


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The will of Christopher Snyder with property. Recorded 26th Sep 1821.

In the name of God, I, CHRISTOPHER SNYDER, of the town of Greenbush, County of Rensselaer & State of New York, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound & perfect mind & memory (Blessed be almighty God for the same), do make & publish this my last Will & Testament in manner & form following -

First - after death I recommend my soul unto the Lord Jesus to be received in His blessed mansion of Glory & this earthly tabernacle to be mingled with its fallow clay in a Christian-like manner -

Secondly - it is my request that my funeral charges shall be paid out of my estate

Thirdly - I do give & bequeath to my son JACOB SNYDER his heirs & assigns forever all my real property, my farm on which I now live situated & being in the town of Greenbush County of Rensselaer & State of New York. Also I give unto him the said Jacob Snyder my horses harness & wagon my sleighs excepting the pleasant sleigh two cows & a heifer & the cow which his wife Christina brought on the premises or one as good to be returned unto her again. Also six sheep three hogs to which I give him his choice likewise my [illegible word] mill & all other farming utensils of whatever name or nature to be to him, the said Jacob Snyder his heirs & assigns forever.

And thirdly [sic] I give and bequeath to my son CHRISTOPHER SNYDER one dollar to be paid one year after my decease to him his heirs & assigns forever.

I further give and bequeath unto my daughter SUSANNAH SNYDER (or WESTFALL) to her heirs and assigns forever the sum of four hundred twenty eight dollars to be paid two years after my decease.

And I hereby give and bequeath to my son NICHOLAS SNYDER one dollar to be paid one year after my decease.

I do also give & bequeath to my daughter JOANNAH SNYDER (or WESTFALL) to her, her heirs & assigns forever four hundred twenty eight dollars to be paid in two years after my decease.

Likewise I give & bequeath unto my daughter CATY SNYDER (or SNOOK) & to her heirs and assigns forever four hundred twenty eight dollars to be paid in two years after my decease.

I also give & bequeath to my son WILLIAM SNYDER to him his heirs & assigns forever one dollar to be paid in one year after my decease.

I do give & bequeath unto my son CHRISTOPHER SNYDER'S CHILDREN, their heirs & assigns forever four hundred twenty eight dollars to be paid to them, their heirs & assigns an equal share of the said sum of four hundred twenty eight dollars (viz)
I give & bequeath to my grandson CHRISTOPHER SNYDER, JUNR., to his heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid when he the said Christopher Snyder Junr becomes of lawful age.
I also give to my grandson PHILIP SNYDER to him his heirs & assigns sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid to him the said Philip Snyder when he becomes of lawful age.
I do give to my granddaughter MARY SNYDER to her heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid when she the said Mary Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I do hereby give & bequeath to my grandson ADAM SNYDER to him his heirs and assigns forever sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid to him the said Adam Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I also give and bequeath unto my granddaughter EVE SNYDER to her heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid to her when the said Eve Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I do give & bequeath to my grandson DANIEL SNYDER to his heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid to the said Daniel Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I do give & bequeath to my granddaughter CATY SNYDER to her heirs assigns forever sixty one dollars & fourteen cents to be paid when the said Caty Snyder becomes of lawful age.

I so hereby give & bequeath unto my son NICHOLAS SNYDER'S CHILDREN their heirs & assigns forever four hundred twenty eight dollars to them their heirs & assigns an equal share of the said sum of four hundred twenty eight dollars.
I do hereby give and bequeath to my granddaughter ANNA SNYDER (or TRAVER) to her heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars fourteen cents to be paid in two years after my decease
I also give & bequeath to my granddaughter ELIZABETH SNYDER (or GROESBECK) to her heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars fourteen cents to be paid in two years after my decease.
I do hereby bequeath to my granddaughter NAOMY SNYDER to her heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars fourteen cents to be paid whenever the said Naomy Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I do give and bequeath to my grandson CHRISTOPHER SNYDER THE THIRD to him, his heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars fourteen cents to be paid when the said Christopher Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I give & bequeath to my grandson HENRY SNYDER to him his heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars fourteen cents to be paid when the said Henry Snyder becomes of lawful age.
I likewise give & bequeath to my granddaughter CATY SNYDER THE THIRD to her heirs & assigns forever sixty one dollars fourteen cents to be paid when the said Caty Snyder becomes of lawful age.

I also give & bequeath to my several heirs to them their heirs & assigns forever all my personal property that has not been mentioned in the aforesaid will excepting wheat sufficient to pay & satisfy the rent that is then due on the farm aforementioned to the aforesaid (viz)
I give & bequeath unto CHRISTOPHER SNYDER an equal proportion of the aforesaid personal property to him, his heirs and assigns forever.
I also give & bequeath to my daughter SUSANNAH SNYDER (or WESTFALL) an equal proportion of the aforesaid personal property to her, her heirs & assigns forever.
I likewise give & grant to my son NICHOLAS SNYDER to him his heirs & assigns forever an equal portion of the aforesaid personal property.
I do give & bequeath to my daughter JOANNAH SNYDER (or WESTFALL) an equal proportion of the aforesaid personal property to her, her heirs & assigns forever.
I hereby give & bequeath to my daughter CATY SNYDER (or SNOOK) an equal proportion of the aforesaid personal property to her, her heirs assigns forever.
I further give & bequeath to my son JACOB SNYDER an equal proportion of the aforesaid personal property to him his heirs & assigns forever.

I furthermore appoint JACOB SNYDER, GILBERT WESTFALL & SIMON WESTFALL to be the executors of this my last will testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.

In witness whereof I have hereunto put my hand & seal the thirteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & eleven.

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Christopher + Snyder
Mark

Signed, Sealed and published by the above-named Christopher Snyder to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witness in presence of the testator and of each other -

Peter Myers
Hariss Miller
Nicholas Harris

[Alternative search values: CHRISTOPHER SNIDER, CHRISTOPHER SCHNEIDER, JACOB SNIDER, SUSANNAH SNYDER WESTFALL, SUSANNAH SNIDER WESTFALL, SUSANNAH WESTFALL, NICHOLAS SNIDER, JOANNA SNYDER WESTFALL, JOANNAH SNYDER WESTFALL, JOANNA SNIDER WESTFALL, JOANNAH SNIDER WESTFALL, JOANNA WESTFALL, JOANNAH WESTFALL, CATHARINE SNYDER SNOOK, CATHERINE SNYDER SNOOK, CATHARINE SNIDER SNOOK, CATHERINE SNIDER SNOOK, CATHARINE SNOOK, CATHERINE SNOOK, CATY SNYDER, CATY SNIDER, CATY SNOOK, WILLIAM SNIDER, PHILIP SNIDER, MARY SNIDER, ADAM SNIDER, EVE SNIDER, DANIEL SNIDER, ANNA SNYDER TRAVER, ANNA SNIDER TRAVER, ANNA TRAVER, ANNA TREBERIN, ELIZABETH SNYDER GROESBECK, ELIZABETH SNIDER GROESBECK, ELIZABETH GROESBECK, NAOMI SNYDER, NAOMI SNIDER, NAOMY SNIDER, HENRY SNIDER.]



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