The Last Will And Testament of Angus McLean (1798-1882, Point Prim)
The Church of the LDS micro no. 0864639 Prince Edward Island Probate Court Will Books Liber 10 Folio 450
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN.
I, Angus McLean of Point Prim in Queens County Prince Edward Island, farmer, declare this to be my last will and testament.
I do hereby give and devise to my son John McLean and his heirs the farm on which he now resides containing fifty acres of land, more or less.
I give and bequeath to my son Alexander McLean and his heirs the parcel of land now in his possession, bounded in the East by land owned by John Gillis and on the West by land owned by Ewen Cameron and on the South by the South Shore of Point Prim, and to run North from said Shore a sufficient distance to give him fifty acres of land.
I give and devise to my son Murdoch McLean during his natural life the fifty acres of land on which he now resides to the Eastward of the farm hereinafter devised to my son Samuel McLean, and after his death to his wife Catherine McLean during her natural life, and after the death of the survivor of them the said Murdoch McLean and Catherine McLean, his wife, I devise the said fifty acres of land to my son Samuel McLean and his heirs.
I give and bequeath to my son William McLean the sum of three hundred dollars to be paid to him by my son Samuel McLean within five years after my son Samuel shall get full possession of the property hereinafter bequeathed to him.
I give and devise to my son Donald McLean, now in Australia, the sum of twenty pounds the same to be paid to him by my son Samuel; also should my son Donald return to this Island destitute, and require a home, he is to have a home with my son Samuel.
I give and bequeath to my daughter Jessie the sum of thirty-two dollars, and to my daughter Mary thirty-two dollars, and to my daughter Ann thirty-two dollars, the last three legacies to be paid to my said daughters by my said son Samuel, after he comes into full possession of the property hereinafter devised to him. Also my last mentioned daughter Ann, as long as she remains single, is to have a home on the farm devised to my son Samuel and he shall provide her with all suitable dress and wearing apparel, and in the event of her marrying she is to receive from my son Samuel from the stock or issue of stock devised to him three cows, or a sum of money of equal value, at the option of my said son Samuel.
I give and bequeath to my said son Samuel McLean his heirs, Executors, Administrators and assigns, the remainder of my real estate containing about 110 acres of land with buildings thereon and all my personal property whatsoever and wheresoever situate. And my will is, and I hereby direct that the said one hundred and ten acres of land devised to my said son Samuel shall be changed with said legacies to my sons William and Donald, and my daughters, Jessie, Mary, and Ann, in case my said son Samuel shall be unable or unwilling to pay same out of personal property hereby devised to him. And I hereby appoint my son William McLean, and John Murchison(Neilís son)Executors of this my Will, at the same time revoking all former and other wills, codicils, and testamentary dispositions whatsoever by me at anytime heretofore made.
In witness whereof, I have hereunder set my hand, the eighth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Seventy-Eight.
(Signed) ANGUS (X, his mark) MCLEAN
Signed by the said testator making his mark thereto, as his last will and testament, in the presence of us, present at the same time, who, at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses.
(Signed) Ewen MacLean
This will was proved on the 29th of December, 1882, on the oath of Ewen MacLean, a subscribing witness. Charles Young- Probate Judge.