Solomon Du Bois (1669 - 1759)

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Nicknames: "Soloman /Du Bois/"
Birthplace: Hurley, Ulster, New York, United States
Death: Died in New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States
Managed by: Susie Cunningham
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About Solomon Du Bois

SOURCE:

Mary Coates Martin, 350 Years of American Ancestors (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1989), p 132, 188-189.

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In the name of God, Amen. I, SOLOMON DUBOIS, of Ulster County,, yeoman. I leave to my 4 grand daughters, Catharine, Margaret, Rebecca, and Elizabeth, the children of my eldest son, Isaac Dubois, all my land at Perkieana, in Pennsylvania, late in the possession of my eldest son, Isaac Dubois. But my three youngest grand daughters shall pay to their oldest sister Catharine œ10. I leave to my son, Benjamin Dubois, all my land at Catskill, in Albany County,, and now in his possession, and he is to pay œ100 to my daughters, Sarah, wife of Simon Van Wagenen, Helena, wife of Josiah Eltinge, and to the children of my deceased daughter Catharine, late wife of Peter Low, œ100. I leave to my son Cornelius all my farm, messuages, and lands in Ulster County,, in the Patent granted to my father, Lewis Dubois, being that part adjoining to the New Paltz, and now in his occupation, with the wood land adjoining, bounded north east by the New Paltz, southwest by Jonathan Dubois, deceased, Also 1/2 of all my right in the Patent of New Paltz, and he shall pay œ100 to my daughters and grand children above named. I leave to my son Hendricus all my farm, messuages, and lands in Ulster County, in the Patent granted to my father, Lewis Dubois, commonly called the Ganse plaats [Goose flats], as now in his possession, with the woodland adjoining, bounded northeast by Jonathan Dubois, deceased, southwest by Joseph Hasbrouck, deceased, and by a lot of my son, Harmanus Dubois, and purchased by him from Joseph Dubois, Also 1/2 of my right in the Patent of New Paltz, and he shall pay œ100 to my daughters and grand children mentioned above. I leave to my children and grand children all my part of a parcel of marsh and woodland adjoining in Kingston and Ulster County,. My executors are to sell the same and divide the money among them, to Benjamin, Sarah, and Janetye, widow of Barent Dubois, children of my son, Isaac Dubois, and to the child of my daughter Catharine, deceased, and my sons Cornelius, Hendricus, and my daughter Helena. "My son Cornelius is to pay to my daughters the number of 8 Black cattle, 3 years old, and 8 sheep." All the rest to my children and grand children. "Whereas my daughter Jacomyntie has received from the widow and children of my son Isaac œ100, I make mention of this that they may not seem to be wronged." It is my will that my children and grand children shall remain wholly satisfied with this will. I make my sons Benjamin and Hendricus, and John Eltinge, of Kingston, executors.

Dated June 26, 1756. Witnesses, Noah Eltinge, Lewis J. Dubois, Andries Dubois.

Proved, February 15, 1759.

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Solomon Du Bois's Timeline

1669
February 3, 1669
Hurley, Ulster, New York, United States
1691
September 25, 1691
Age 22
Kingston,Ulster,New York
1692
1692
Age 22
Ulster County, N.Y.
1693
October 30, 1693
Age 24
New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY
1695
1695
Age 25
New Paltz, Ulster, NY, USA
1697
May 16, 1697
Age 28
Kingston,Ulster,New York
1699
December 28, 1699
Age 30
New Paltz,Ulster Co.,NY
1705
April 15, 1705
Age 36
New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY
1707
December 9, 1707
Age 38
Esopus (formed from Kingston), Ulster County, New York
1708
1708
Age 38
Ulster Co., NY