The Last Will and Testament of Cornelius Donahoe, (-1905, Roseneath)
Know all men by these presents that I Cornelius Donahoe of Roseneath in King's County, Prince Edward Island, farmer, being of sound and disposing mind do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament at the same time revoking any and all other wills by me at any time made and which are not of this tenor and date.
My will is that all my just debts and legal obligations be paid by my son John as soon after my death as his circumstances may permit.
To my son the said John Donahoe, I give and bequeath all the property real and personal of which I may die seized and possessed, consisting of the two farms I hold at Roseneath, together with all the buildings thereon erected and also all implements for farming purposes, cattle, horses, sheep and all other goods and chattels not herein specified subject however to the following conditions and bequests; viz:
To my daughter Hannah, now marries to Michael Sanphy he is to pay the sum of two hundred dollars, within a period of five years.
My will is also that he pay to the parish priest of All Saints church the sum of forty dollars for masses for the repose of my own and my deceased wife's soul, said bequest to be payable within five years from the date of my death.
My will is that the sum of money now deposited in the Bank at Montague River remain therein deposited for the space of five years unless withdrawn to pay any claim legally proved against my estate by my niece Annie Donahoe, now in Boston. If however, no such claim has been made for the space of five years, then the said money shall pass to my son John absolutely.
It is my will that all of my funeral expenses be paid by my son John Donahoe as soon after my death as he may find it convenient.
Lastly, I appoint my son John Donahoe and Patrick Ryan Executors of this my last will and testament.
Signed, sealed and published at Roseneath, aforesaid this 13th day of December 1905.
(Signed) Cornelius X Donahoe
(Signed) Thomas J. Donahoe
( " ) John C. MacMillan
This will was proved on the 28th day of April on the oath of Rev'd John C. MacMillan one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and was filed and registered the same day.
As cerified by