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Alexander Ogilvie
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Alexander Ogilvie


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Alexander Ogilvie
  • Marriage (1): Deborah Cox

  Events in his life were:

  • He wrote his will on 4 May 1792 in New York City NY
    Alexander Ogilvie, New York, Ship Carpenter, to my wife, Deborah, all my estate, also the interest of a Bond for the payment of 400; during her natural life while she remains my widow, if my son, Gabriel, should be living and my wife should be disposed to assist him then I authorize her to receive payment of 50 parcel of the said 400 and to lend the same to him and to take his bond therefor payable with lawful interest, to take the interest thereof for her sole use; to my daughter Deborah wife of Daniel Coen, New York, Silversmith, from after the death of my wife or her remarriage, the said Bond of 400 to her and her heirs; my executors to dispose of my house situated in Rutgers Street, New York, wherein I now live if they can obtain 300 for the same, which sum to be put out at Interest on good security and to pay the income thereof unto my son, Gabriel, during his life and after his decease, to such of his children in equal proportion as shall survive him; but if my executors do not dispose of the same then I order that my son Gabriel (after the death or remarriage of my wife) shall be permitted to live in said house during his natural life and after his death my executors to rent out the same for the benefit of his lawful issue; if he should die without lawful issue, I give the same to my daughter her heirs forever. I appoint my wife, my son-in-law, Daniel Coen, executrix and executor.

    Witnesses, C. J. Richardson,
    Robert Watson, brush maker,
    James McDonald.
    Proved March 26, 1799.

Alexander married Deborah Cox.

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