Page 286.--"In the year of our Lord Christ 1774, the 31 day of March. I, JEREMIAH DODGE, of Cow Neck, in Queens County, do make this my last Will. All debts to be paid by my executors. I leave to my wife Elizabeth my best bed and furniture in my house, and all her wearing apparell, and all effects she had from her brother Robert Sutton's estate, and one-half of my movable estate upon condition that she stands to the will. I leave to my daughter, Phebe Underhill, 1/2 of my movable estate, on condition that Samuel Underhill first pays to my estate +5 which he oweth to me. And that +5 is to be paid to my grandson, Stephen Sands, when of age. I leave the rest of my movable estate to my daughter, Mary Davenport, to be kept by my executors and paid to her as they think she wants. My farm is to be sold by my executors. My three sons, Jeremiah, William, and Robert, are to pay to their mother +3 each yearly. I leave to my son Jeremiah my wearing apparell and 1/3 of the money from the sale of my farm. And he is to pay the bonds I am bound for him. My son Jeremiah is to have 20 shillings for his heirship. I leave to my son William 1/3 of the money from sale of farm, and he is to pay to the rest of his brothers +2 10s. for value he has received. I leave to
my son Robert 1/3. I make my trusty friends, Thomas Dodge, Petrus Onderdonk, and Adam
Mott, Jr., executors."