The Last Will and Testament of William McKay (- 1836), New London
In the Name of God Amen. I William McKay of New London in Prince Edward Island, Esquire, being in good health of body and of sound and disposing mind and memory (praised be God for the same) and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs whilst I have strength and capacity so to do. Do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made. And first and principally I commit my Soul in to the Hands of my Creator who gave it, and my Body to the earth to be interred at the discretion of my Executor hereinafter named, and as to such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to intrust me I dispose of the same as followeth. Imprimis, after payment of my past debts, I give devise and bequeath all my real Estate and personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my beloved Son John McKay. To Have and To Hold the same unto the said John McKay my said beloved son and to his Heirs and Assigns forever, And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said son John McKay to be sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I William McKay The Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my Hand and Seal this twenty first day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty six.
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(sgn) William McKay
Proved on the oath of Hugh McIntosh before ? on the 30th of ? 1836 ……………granted thereof by me to John McKay the Executor.
? ? , Judge of Probate