|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1796|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 1884|
Nicholas Amberman was born April 9, 1796 to Jan "John" Amberman (1759-1813) and Antje "Ann" Hendrick Brinkerhoff (1750-unknown) in Jamaica, New York. He was baptized on May 8, 1796 at the Jamaica Dutch Reformed Church. He married Sarah "Sally" Golder in 1820; she was born April 16, 1796. She was the daughter of Isaac and Phoebe Golder. Nicholas and Sarah had five children: John, Isaac, Cornelius, Nicholas, and Sarah Jane. She died when she was 35 years, 9 month, and 8 days old on January 25, 1832 and was buried in the Springfield Cemetery, Jamaica, Queens, New York.
Nicholas and Sarah's first child John was born on February 26, 1821. Isaac was born March 8, 1823. Cornelius was born January 14, 1825. Nicholas was born December 7, 1828. And Sarah Jane, their youngest child, was born July 4, 1830.
Nicholas Amberman's second wife was Mary Smith, who was born September 14, 1793 and died on September 9, 1866. She was 73 years old when she died and Nicholas was 86 years old when he died; they were both buried at the Springfield Cemetery, Queens, New York.
Nicholas Amberman's Will is as follows:
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In the name of God Amen.
I, Nicholas Amberman of Springfield in the town of Jamaica, County of Queens and State of New York do make this my last will and testament as follows:
1st I order all my just debts and funeral charges paid out of my estate.
2nd I order my Executor hereinafter appointed to retain in their hands money out of my estate sufficient to pay to my widow the sum of two hundred dollars per annum as long as she shall remain my widow, said sum to be paid in semi-annual installments, this in lieu of her dower, or right of dower, as provided by obligation heretofore made.
3rd I give and bequeath to my two sons Isaac and Cornelius Amberman the sum of three thousand dollars each to them, or their heirs.
4th I also give to my granddaughter Sarah Emma Stothoff, the interest of one thousand dollars during her life and at her death, the $1,000 to her children, if any-if not, to revert to my estate.
5th I further give and bequeath to Nicholas A. Mills the sum of eleven hundred dollars; to Catherine A. Mills the sum of one thousand dollars (these last three the children of my daughter Sarah Jane) if either of the children die leaving no issue, then the money to come back to my estate.
6th I give and bequeath to my grandson Nicholas G. Amberman the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid when he shall be twenty one years old.
7th I further order my executors hereinafter appointed to pay to Mary, widow of my son John, the interest of one thousand dollars so long as she remains his widow and then the $1,000 to go to her two children, Elisabeth A. and Benjamin C. the sum of one thousand dollars each to be paid when they shall become twenty one years of age; if they, or either of them should die before arriving at that age leaving no issue as lawful heirs, then in that case, the money so given, to revert to my estate.
8th I also give to John and William P., Charles D., Alice A., Phebe Eliza, and Mary Hester, children of Cornelius Amberman, each the sum of fifty dollars to be paid on their becoming of age; if any die before that time leaving no issue, then the money given to the person so dying to revert to my estate. Also, my silver watch I give to John, son of Cornelius above named. All the remainder of my estate I give to my two sons Isaac and Cornelius to share equally between them-to them or their heirs forever---
And I hereby nominate and appoint my two sons Isaac and Cornelius Executors of this my last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have herewith set my hand and seal this nineth day of February one thousand eight hundred and seventy one---
Signed: Nicholas Amberman
Jan Amberman (1759 - 1813)
Antje Hendrick Brinkerhoff Amberman (1750 - 1796)
Mary Smith Amberman (1793 - 1866)
Sarah Golder Amberman (1796 - 1832)
John Amberman (1821 - 1870)*
Cornelius Amberman (1825 - 1893)*
Old Springfield Cemetery
New York, USA
Maintained by: Shirley Guenette
Originally Created by: Dyane
Record added: Apr 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109152628
Dear great, great, great grandfather, Nicholas Amberman. Thank you for your legacy of a great family! I love you! RIP|
Shirley Amberman Guenette
Added: Jun. 11, 2013