The Last Will and Testament of John Thomas McNally (1839-1919, Summerside)
(File #896) - Liber 21, Folio 57
John Thomas McNally was born in Ireland in 1839, son of Peter McNally and Sarah McCarron who immigrated to Hope River, Prince Edward Island. He married Ann Mullen, daughter of Michael Mullen and Ann McCarron in 1866. They had three children: Sarah, who married Paulinus McDonald of Goff's Bridge, Lot 10; Mary Jane who never married; and John T. McNally who became Archbishop of Halifax. Ann died in 1902. John T. McNally married again, in 1903, to May Maud Fanning. The will was dated the 24th of October, 1918 and John died the 9th of February, 1919.
This is the last will and testament of me, John Thomas McNally, of Summerside, Prince County, in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
I give, devise and bequeath all my real and personal property whatsoever and wheresoever situate unto my wife, May Maud McNally, and Sarah Ann McDonald, widow of Paulinus McDonald, my daughter, and Mary Jane, my daughter, to be divided equally between them share and share alike.
I direct that my books be given to two sons of the late Paulinus McDonald.
I give and devise and bequeath my two watches to my grandsons, sons of the late Paulinus McDonald.
I appoint George R. McMahon and John J. McNally to be the executors of this my will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 24th day of October in 1918.
John T. McNally