Will of Patrick Goodfellow of Prince Edward Island (-1879, Fort Augustus)
Liber 9 Folio 703
Sept 13th, 1879
In the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight.
I, Patrick Goodfellow, being sick in body but sound in judgement and mind do bequeath as follows. I bequeath to my son, James Goodfellow, the one half of the homestead on the west side of it, together with all the buildings, cattle, houses and farming utensils and all movables within and without. Also, the farm opposite to it across the road, formerly in possestion of Hugh Jennings, to him without reserve.
I also bequeath to my son, Patrick Goodfellow, the other half of the homestead on the east side (said Patrick Goodfellow being absent) in case he should come back, my son, James, to assist him to build a house and give him one cow in case he would settle on the land. In case of my son Patrick’s death or he never comes to the Island said half of the farm to fall into posesstion of my son James.
I also bequeath to my wife Catherine the full control of the house as mistress during her life and my son, James, to provide for her and support her in her infirmity and old age in the event of them disagreeing she can claim a cow and take it if she wishes.
I also bequeath my granddaughter, Mary Ann, one cow and one sheep when she goes to to for herself to be supplied to her by my son, James.
I bequeath to my daughter, Catherine Goodfellow, the sum of fifty cents money.
I bequeath to my daughter, Mary Goodfellow, the sum of fifty cents money.
I bequeath to my daughter, Bridget Goodfellow, the sum of fifty cents money.
And I also bequeath to my daughter, Anne Goodfellow, the sum of fifty cents money.
Signed, Patrick (X) Goodfellow
Witness: Lawrence Byrne Executors: William Kenny, James McGuire
THIS WILL WAS PROVED ON THE 10TH MARCH 1879 on the oath of James McGuire, a subscribing witness thereto and attested to –
Charles YoungThis will supplied to Anna Lee Hogan by Jackie Davies, GOJEGO@aol.com
Judge of Probate