Will of Alexander McIntyre of Prince Edward Island (-1895, Lot 14)


The Last Will and Testament of Alexander McIntyre (-1895, Lot 14)

P.E.I. Index of Wills before 1901, Book 14, Page 89

In the name of God Amen

I Alexander McIntyre of Township No 14 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Farmer, being in ill health but of sound ad disposing mind and memory wishing to regulate my worldly affairs do devise, bequeath and dispose of my property real and personal or mixed in the manner following.

I will all my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid out of my estate as soon as convenient after my death. I will and bequeath to my wife Christy McIntyre my farm consisting of 73 acres of land, all my stock consisting of cows, sheep, pigs, poultry and horses except two horses which I will to my son Dan Aeneas. I also will to my wife Christy McIntyre all my household furniture and clothing, my farm implements consisting of wagons, carts, plows, harrows, sleighs, forks, shovels, harnesses and other farming implements except one Threshing Mill, which I will to my son Dan Aeneas.

I will that at the death of my wife the above mentioned property, 73 acres of land, all the stock, farming implements and furniture, then in her possession will become the property of my son Dan Aeneas providing that he maintains my wife in a respectable manner, but should he fail to do so he will forfeit his claim to this property real or personal and it will then become the property of my son William, he to comply with the conditions of this will as required by my son Dan Aeneas.

I will to my four daughters two sheep, each said sheep to be delivered as soon as convenient after their marriage.

Witness Frank Gillis
Emmanuel McLellan

Signed Alex McIntyre

I will that a horse and carriage be provided for the use of my family at reasonable times when the horses are not otherwise engaged.

I will that my son Dan Aeneas shall provide a home and maintain for my two sons Willie and Frank and give them a good common school education and that at the age of eighteen years they should be sent to a trade to be chosen by themselves.

I will that four Masses shall be offered for my soul every year for four years after my death. Also I will that after the death of my wife, four masses every year for four years.

I will that the sum of Twenty five dollars be paid to each of my four daughters as follows: Twenty-five dollars be paid to my eldest daughter Annie not within two years after my death, Twenty-five dollars to be paid to my daughter Ellen at the expiration of five years after my death, Twenty-five dollars to be paid to my daughter Gertrude at the expiration of eight years after my death, Twenty-five dollars to be paid to my daughter Margaret at the expiration of eleven years after my death.

I will that a two year old colt be given to my son Alexander. Said colt to be delivered within eight years after my death.

I will that a home be provided at the homestead for my four daughters now living with me so long as they remain single.

I will that my daughter Mary now residing with Mr. Roderick Gillis two sheep to be delivered when she is twenty years of age.

Witness Frank Gillis
Emmanuel McLellan

Signed Alex McIntyre

I nominate and appoint Emmanuel McLellan and James McIntyre both of Lot 14 to be my executors to my last will and testament

In witness where of I have subscribed my name and affixed my seal this twenty-seventy day of March 1894.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Frank Gillis and Emmanuel McLellan.

This will was proved on the 25th day of February 1895 on the oath of Frank Gillis one of the subscribing witnesses thereto before Commissioner Donald McDougal and was filed and registered on the 20th day of May 1895.


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