John Dye

Male 1711 - Bef 1776

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  • Born  1711 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Before Oct 1776  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Early NJ Wills, Vol 18, pages 40-43
      FHC microfilm 0522722

      In the name of God Amen this sixteenth day of February Anno Dom One thousand seven hundred and seventy I John Dy of the South Ward of Pearth Amboy in the County of Middlesex and Province of New Jersey Yeoman being now in sound mind and memory but calling to mind the Mortality of the Body do make and ordain this to be my last will and Testament, and do hereby revoke, disanal, and make void all other Wills and Testaments. By me heretofore made allowing and confessing this and no Other to be my last Will and Testament AND in the first place I give and reccomend my Soul to God AND touching such worldly estate which God has given me in this Life I give and disperse of it all, in the following manner. & form With all the Exceptions therein mentioned. And in the first place here I give & bequeath unto my well-beloved wife Mary Thirty pounds worth out of any part of my personal estate at her choice when appraised at the real value to her her heirs & assigns forever. Also I give unto my said wife Mary as long as she remains my widow the use of any one room in my now dwelling house, garden room ready fenced, firewood cut short at her door, fruit for her use of every kind that my plantation produces with Liberty of water & to come & go as she pleases all which said Profits and privileges I give to her or any under her. Also ten pounds proclamation Money per year to be paid unto her yearly and every year by my executors hereafter named all to be taken outof the profits of my land. Again I order all my just debts and funeral charges to be paid or some loan con.... with out of my moveable estates or lands. AGAIN after my wifes dower of thirty pounds & other debts and charges are fully paid THEN the residue and remainder of my whole estate real & personal I give & dispose of it all unto my six children & one grandson NAMELY unto my sons John Dy Thomas Dy Wm Dy Ezekial Dy and Amos Dy & my daughter Patience Mount to each of them one equal share and unto my grandson Ezekial Rogers one quarter or fourth part as much, as one of my said children which I give respectively to them to each of their heirs and assigns forever (excepting what is herein excepted) only always allowing that my sd son William and my sd daughter Patience shall each of them pay out of their share or legacie ten pounds twenty in all unto my said son Ezekial when he shall be twenty one years old. Again I order all my plantations and other estate to be sold or otherwise divided as all my said children can or shall conclude on But do advise that two of my said sons may keep all my lands and possessions, at a price that men indifferently chosed by my said children shall set & pay of the others shares and legacies. Again I order that my Executors shall act for my legaties whilst in NonAge & hold their legacies until that ..... arrive to fill age. AGAIN I order my son Ezekial to serve his mother until of full age but leave it to the discretion of my sd wife & execuotrs wether to bind him out to a trade and AGAIN I give to my son Ezekial a colt called his colt and my hunting gun. Again I order and my will is that if either one or more of my Legaties Dies with Issue then their portion to be Equally divided amongst the surviving of my sd children. AGAIN I order & my Will is that if my said Wife dies without Will her portion to be equally divided amongst all my said children. LASTLY I Ordain and Appoint my three sons John Dy Junr & Thomas Dy & Amos Dy Execrs of this my last will and Testament. Signed Sealed Published and pronounced by the said John Dy to be his last will and Testament. In prescence of sd John Dy

      Peter Perrine, Isaac Perrine, Nat.l Fitzrandolph.

      Be it remembered that on the first day of Octbr 1776 personally appeared Peter Perrine and Nathaniel Fitzrandolph two of the Witnesses to the within Will who being respectively sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God did Severally declare and say that they and each of them were personally presnt and did see John Dy the testator within named Sign and Seal the same and heard him Publish pronounce & declare it to be his last Will and Testament. That at the doing thereof the said Testator was of sound Mind & Memory so far as these Deponents know and as they verily Believe and that Isaac Perrine the other subscribing witness was present at the same time and Subscribed his Name as a Witness to the said Will together with these Deponents in the presence of the said Testator Peter Perriene hisXmark; Natl Fitz Randolph Sworn the day abovesaid before me Cha: Pettit Surrogate.

      The foregoing Will being Prov'd and Probate was granted by His Excellency Govr Livingston unto John Dy & Thomas Dy Executors in the said Will Named being first sworn truly to perform the same witness a true Inventory & render a true Acct when thereto lawfully required. Given under the Prorogative Seal the day & year aforesaid. Cha: Pettit Regr
    Person ID  I5361  Benbow Family and Allied Lines
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2010 

    Father  John Laurens Duyts (Dye),   b. About 1680, Staten Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 8 Mar 1751, Middlesex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ann Moore,   b. About 1690,   d. About Dec 1763, Middlesex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1710 
    Family ID  F1853  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Applegate 
    Married  1730  Middlesex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • This wife's surname may or may not be Applegate.
     1. John Dye,   b. 1732,   d. 1822, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Dye,   b. 1738,   d. 1821
     3. Amos Dye,   b. 1749,   d. 1797, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Dye,   b. 1750,   d. After 1772
     5. Ezekiel Dye,   b. 01 Jul 1750, Middlesex County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jul 1830, Renrock, Noble County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Patience Dye
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2010 
    Family ID  F1852  Group Sheet

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