Bastian Ellis

M, d. 29 November 1763
     Bastian Ellis Page 227.--In the name of God, Amen, March 25, 1760. I, BASTIAN ELLIS, of Staten Island, being now very sick. I direct all debts to be paid. I leave to my wife all my whole estate, real and personal, to support her so long as she remains my widow. "But if she shall marry again or come to die," then I leave the same to all my children, in the following manner: All my household goods and movables, to all my children, viz., Cornelius, Bastian, Catharine, Eagge, Anattie, Hendrica, and Mary. I leave to my son Cornelius 1/2 of all my lands and meadows. His share is to be the west side, and from his share he is to raise œ150 and pay 1/2 of the debts, and the rest to my three daughters, Catharine, Sarah, and Eagge. I leave to my son Bastian the other half of my lands on the east side, and he is to raise œ150 and pay 1/2 the debts, and the rest to my 3 daughters, Anattie, Hendrica, and Mary. I make my sons executors.

Witnesses, Richard Lawrence, Thomas Stephenson, Aaron Van Name. Proved, November 29, 1763, before Benjamin Seaman, Surrogate.
Bastian Ellis was also known as Bastiaan Ellis.1 He married Sarah Nevius, daughter of Cornelius Nevius and Agatha Bowman, in 1723 at Staten Island, NY.1 Bastian Ellis died on 29 November 1763 at Staten Island, NY. He was Record Change on 17 December 2000.1


Sarah Nevius b. c 1703, d. c 1789


  1. [S60] Unknown author,