WILL OF JOSEPH THOMAS TWEEDY 1825-1895Liber 14 Folio 132
I, Joseph Tweedy of Gallas Point on Lot or Township Number Fifty in Queen’s County, Province of Prince Edward Island, Farmer, declare this to be my last Will and Testament.
I give and devise all my real and personal estate of what nature soever and wherever situate to my sons John Thomas Tweedy and Harry Matthew Tweedy * in equal shares but subject to a legacy of One thousand dollars to be paid to my daughter Annie Tweedy such legacy to be paid by Four equal instalments of Two hundred and fifty dollars a year and said instalments not to be paid until her marriage or such time as she may see fit to leave the residence of her Brothers.
I appoint my son John Thomas Tweedy and my nephew John Hayden executors of this my Will.
In witness whereof I the said Joseph Tweedy the testator has to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this Eleventh day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and ninety five.
Signed by the said Testator
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) Joseph Tweedy
Atty at Law
* real name Henry Matthew.
Note: Joseph was the son of Thomas Tweedy & Ann Wildon and was born in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England. He emigrated with his parents to Earnscliffe, PEI in 1831. He was married to Matilda Vickerson and their other children were: Jessie Ann 1860-1, Henry Edward 1864-73, Elizabeth Gertrude 1866-73, Harriet Mary Wright 1868-73, and George Webber 1871-73. All but the first died in a diptheria epidemic.