The Last Will and Testament of William Campbell born 27 Jul 1824 - Irishtown, PEI Died 4 Dec 1895Liber 21 Folio 95
I William Campbell, Farmer, of IrishTown Lot 20, Queen's County, Prince Edward Island, being of sound mind and disposing memory do make this my last Will and Testament.
First I give and bequeath to my two sons Alexander Campbell and John Archibald Campbell all my real estate, stock, farming implements and all machinery connected with my farm situate in IrishTown Lot twenty in Queen's County, Prince Edward Island, bounded as follows. On the North by the Lands in the possession of heirs of the late John Murphy, on the East by lands in possession of William J Graham and James Bernard. On the South by land in the possession of Kelington Paignton and on the West by lands in the possession of David Campbell containing by estimation seventy five acres, to be held and worked by them jointly as long as they agree to remain in the one house and live together, but should they not agree to live together in the one house then the said Alexander Campbell shall pay to the said John Archibald Campbell the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars lawful current money of the Dominion of Canada in lieu of all claims for his share in said farm, stock, machinery and crop should there be a crop growing on the farm at the time of separation, and the said John Archibald Campbell shall at the time of receiving the three hundred and fifty dollars shall make out and sign a deed of release of all his claims, right, title and interest in the land, stock, farming implements and machinery mentioned in connection with the farm described in this will to the foresaid Alexander Campbell his heirs and assigns forever.
In the event of the death of my son Alexander Campbell then his share of property of said farm and premises to go to his son Wilfred Campbell: and in the event of the death of said Wilfred Campbell then to his other heirs and in the event of the death of my son John Archibald Campbell, his share of said property to go to Alexander Campbell. Should the said John A Campbell marry and raise a family then his share of said property to go to his eldest son, and in the event of no male issue to let the same amount as that to be paid to the said John A Campbell by the said Alexander Campbell in the event of separation during the lifetime of the said John A Campbell as mentioned in this Will namely three hundred dollars.
Secondly. That my wife Ann Myriah Campbell shall be kept and maintained on said farm during the remainder of her life in good and sufficient board and clothing by my two sons Alexander Campbell, John A Campbell as long as they live together and in the event of separation then by the said Alexander Campbell, and she is at all times to have a room of her own for her own private use and purposes as long as she remains on said farm and in the house occupied by the said Alexander Campbell and John A Campbell, or Alexander Campbell as the case may be. But should she think proper to leave said house and premises at any time and reside in any other place then my sons Alexander Campbell and John A Campbell shall not be bound to pay or contribute anything towards her support unless by personal agreement between them the said Alexander Campbell, John A Campbell and the said Ann Myriah Campbell.
Thirdly, That my two sons David Campbell and James A Campbell are to have a home at said house whenever they return there from their outside occupations as long as they remnain single and unmarried, but should they remain on the farm to make a permanent home, then they must asist in the work required to said farm to procure a living for them.
And I do constitute and appoint as my executors to carry out the provisions of my last Will and Testament John S Cousins of Park Corner Lot Twenty in Queen's County and Hugh MC Campbell of SeaView, Lot and County aforesaid.
Signed sealed and delivered this Fourteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety five, in the presence of
William W Campbell
Prince Edward Island
In Probate Court, 2nd Jan 1896
Re Estate of William Campbell late of
Lot 20, Queen's County, Farmer, Deceased
Memo of Value of Property of Deceased
75 acres freehold land situate ion Lot 20 probable value.............$1200.00
consisting of stock, farming implements,crop,household furn....$300.00
Witness John GJ Weldon