The Will of Roderick MacIntosh (-1875, Springton)


The Last Will and Testament of Roderick MacIntosh (-1875, Springton, Lot 67)

(Born Unknown, Died Before July 28 1875)

PEI Archives RG 6.2 Series 1 Wills Vol. 8 p. 884-885

In the name of God

I Roderick MacIntosh of Springton Township number sixty seven in Prince Edward Island Farmer do make and ordain this my last will and Testament.

I give devise and bequeath to Donald my son fifty acres of land being the eastern half of my farm and adjoining land now in possession of Alexander Stuart.

I give devise and bequeath to John MacPhee the husband of my daughter Flora the remaining half of my farm containing fifty acres and bounded on the west side by land in possession of Donald MacLeod together with all the residue of my property with the exceptions herein contained. I also give to the said John MacPhee the right to occupy the dwelling house in which I now reside to be his own and also the site thereof while the house shall last after which time it shall be left to Donald my Son as part of his aforesaid fifty acres.

I also direct that Euphemia my wife shall be comfortably supported by the said John MacPhee during the whole of her natural life so long as she may choose to remain with him but in the event of her leaving him he shall give her in lieu of said support two cows and six sheep.

I give and bequeath the sum of twenty five cents to each of the rest of my children. And I appoint my brother Donald MacIntosh as my Executor of this my last Will and Testament. And I hereby declare this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty eighth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy five.

Signed

His
Roderick X MacIntosh
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Signed by the Testator and acknowledged by him to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time and subscribed by us in the presence of the said Testator and of each other.

Signed John McKenzie
His
Signed Donald X MacIntosh
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Signed Donald Cameron

This will was proved on the 28th July 1875 on the oath of John McKenzie, a subscribing Witness.

Charles Young Judge of Probate


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