1645 - 1692
||Captain Cornelius Corssen  |
||, , France
||23 Apr 1645
||New Amsterdam, New Netherland
||Dec 1692 
Last Will and Testament of Cornelius Corssen.
Registered for Maritie Corsson Widow Relic & Executrix to Cornelius Corssen ded'd.
In the name of God Amen! I Cornelius Corssen of Staten Island within the county of Richmont in the province of New Yorke in America yeoman being sick in the body but of sound and perfect minde and memory praise be therefore Given to Almighty God doe make and ardaine this my Present Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first and principally I commend my Soule into the hands of Almighty God hoping through th emerrits Death and Passion of Jesus Christ my Savior and have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit Everlasting life and my body I commit to The Earth to be decently buryed at the discretion fo my Executrix hereafter named and Touching the disposition of all such Temporall Estate as itt hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as followeth:
First I will that my debts and funerall charges shall be paid and Discharged.
Item all the Rest residue of my Reall and personall Estate watsoever Lands and Tenements goods and chattels I doe give and bequeath unto my Loving and Deare wife Maritie Corsson for and dureing her naturall Live and after her decease the same Lands, Tenements Good and chattels shall be Equally Divided between all my children. Each child to have an equall portion or share but if my said wife Maritie Corssen shall happen to marry then my will and meaning is that the one halfe of all my Estate both Goods & chattls Lands and Tenements at the time of such her marriage shall be equally Divided between my children sufficient security being given by my said wife That the younges childrens parte adnportion of the same or soe many of my child as att the time of her marriage are not of the age of twenty-one years and that the same shall be apyd faithfully to each of them when they shall attain or come to the age of Twenty one yeares as aforesaid Dureing which age of twenty one yeares my will & meaning is that shuch young childes portion ofr parte shall be and Remaine in the hands of my said wife Maritie Corssen for such young child or childrens Education , She giveing security for due payment of the same as afosd. adn if any of my children shall hapen to dye before they come or attain to the age of twenty one yeares that then such childe or childrens part shall be equally divided amongst such of my children as shall happen to survive and I doe hereby make my Loveling and deare wife Maritie Dorssen before menconde full sole Executrixe of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking & making void all former Wills & Testament by me heretofore made.
In Wittness shwreof I the said Cornelius Corssen to this my last Will & Testament have sett my hand & seale the nineth day of December in the year of our Lord Christe 1692
Signed Corn. Corssen [SEALE]
||9 Dec 1692
||Staten Island, Richmond, New York
||14 Sep 2006 |
||Cornelius Coursen Pieterszen Vroom, b. 1611-1612, Langeraer, Z-H, Holland, (France) , d. Bef 3 Aug 1657, New Amsterdam, New Netherland |
||Tryntje Hendrickse, b. Abt 1612, Of New Amsterdam, New Netherlands, New York , d. Yes, date unknown |
||Marritje Jacobs Vandergrift, b. Abt 1642, New Amsterdam, New Netherland , d. Staten Island, Richmond, New York |
||11 Mar 1666
||, , New Amsterdam
|>||1. Catharina Corssen, b. 1669, Staten Island, Richmond, New York , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||2. Jacob Corssen, b. New Amsterdam, New Netherland , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||3. Christian Corssen (Corsen), b. 1676, New Amsterdam, New Netherland , d. Staten Island, Richmond, New York |
| ||4. Cornelia Corssen (Corsen), b. 24 Jul 1681, New Amsterdam, New Netherland , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||5. Benjamin Corssen, b. Abt 1671, New Amsterdam, New Netherland , d. Yes, date unknown|
| ||6. Daniel Corssen, b. 1688, New Amsterdam, New Netherland , d. Yes, date unknown|
||14 Sep 2006 |
- [S7625] Corson family, Hiram Corson, (Philadelphia, Henry Lawrence Everett, Publisher, 217 South State Street, private publication. FHL Film # 897111 Item 2), Film # 897111 Item 2., 9: «b»Cornelius Corssen«/b» was on a vessel bound for South Carolina from France. He was escaping the French government as a Hugenot - French Protestant refugee. The ship landed on Staten Island, New York to avoid a storm. (Reliability: 3).
- [S7625] Corson family, Hiram Corson, (Philadelphia, Henry Lawrence Everett, Publisher, 217 South State Street, private publication. FHL Film # 897111 Item 2), Film # 897111 Item 2., 11 (Reliability: 3).