WILL OF WILLIAM IRVINE OF MURRAY HARBOUR SOUTH
I William Irvine of Lot 64 Murray Harbour South being weak in body but of a sound Mind hereby make this my last will and Testament.
In the first place I give my soul to God and Commit my body to the grave to the earth from whence it was taken. In the Second place I give and bequeath to David and William Irvine, my Sons, the farm that I now reside on, Containing Seventy-five Acres more or less, and the said David and William are to maintain their Mother during her natural life, and the said David and William to have the Stock on the farm consisting of Horses Cows and Sheep and all the farming utensils and also the Two Boats. I leave to my Son George the sum of Five pounds to be paid by the aforesaid David and William after my decease. I leave to each of my daughters Margaret Lucy and Betsy the sum of Five pounds each to be paid by the above mentioned David and William in installments of thirty shillings a year and they are to have their support as long as they remain on the Farm and assist in working it. I also leave all my household furniture for the use of my wife during her natural life and at her decease to revert to the aforesaid David and William and I also appoint my brother George and James Penny as my executors
Signed sealed and Delivered the Nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred sixty-three 1863
In the presence of:
(Signed) John E. McKeown
This will was proved on the 2d Jany 1864 on the oath of David Hugh, a subscribing Witness
Judge of Probate