Nathaniel's Will: "In the name of God, Amen. I, Nathaniel Denton, of Jamaica, in Queens CO, being very sick and weak. I leave to my son Nathaniel the house and lots, the home lot he now liveth on, and one half of the land in my neck below Jonathan Walters. Also one half of my lot of land at the end of the lane, lying at the rear of the Home lots. Also that piece of land lying by John Messengers. Also a piece of land lying between the Little Plains and the land that was Benjamin Dentons. Also all my meadow lying on the Long Neck and a 10 acre right of Commanage.Also a 10 acre right on the Plains, with all the appurtenances. I leave to my son James all my land lying in the Hollow near his house and all my meadow lying on the further East Neck and he shall pay to his brotherRobert 10 Pounds. I also give to my son James 25 acres right ofCommanage. Also 5 acres of right on the Plains, with all the privileges. I leave to my son Robert, the house he now lives in with the lot of landwhereon the house standeth. Also all the land I bought of Jonathan Whitehead, which is known by the name of Freeman's Farm. Also a lot of land lying on the Hills, which I had of Wait Smith and one half of the lot that was the widow Ashmuns, and all my right of parsonage lying in the town of Jamaica. Also five acres right of Commonage and a five acres right of Plains, with all the privileges. And he shall pay to my son Nehemiah 20 Pounds. I leave to my two sons Timothy and Nehemiah my house and land that I live in and also my lot lying at the rear of Thomas Smith's and Captain Carpenter's home lots. Also a lot of land on the Hills, lying on the east side Path. And also a piece of land lying on the west side of the said path. I also give to my son Timothy my shop and smith tools and 10 Pounds out of my book debts. I leave to my wife Elizabeth my best bed and furniture and my west room and the use of all the land that I have given to my youngest sons till my son Timothy comes of age. My daughter Deborah shall have the east room and the liberty of the cellar and well. I leave all the moveables to my wife and daughters Deborah and Martha. I leave to Samuel Deanny, my son-in-law 10 shillings. I leave to my five sons all my land lying in the Jerseys, each paying his share towards procuring a better title. I make my son Nathaniel executor, requesting my friends, brother Foster, and cousin Nehemiah Smith to be overseers. Dated May 29, 1719. Witnesses: Saul Smith, John Corman, Jeckoniah Denton. Proved before Peter Schuyler, Esq. March 16, 1719/1720.