William Hyde, File # 128
Will of William Hyde of the Point Farm, Elliott River, Township Number Thirty Two (32)
Will of William Hyde of the Point Farm, Elliott River, Township Number Thirty Two (32), Esquire, being advanced in years, etc.
Have already provided sons Samuel, Lemuel, and William with Freehold Farms.
Youngest son, Albert recently deceased.
Sons Henry and Charles. Henry and wife to live with me on Point Farm to aid with management.
My Dear wife Mary [Braddock] to be maintained if she survive me.
To daughter Eleanore, the wife of David McEwen, Esq., £50 in addition to the £100 already given.
To daughter Jane, the wife of James Farquharson, £100 in addition to £50 already given.
Wife Mary [Braddock] Hyde and friend and neighbours John Crosby (William's son) and John Drake, Executrix and Executors.
Dated 19 March 1866.
William Hyde, L.S.Witnesses:
[A long will with exact provisions for disposal of property]
Proved 1871 (Reg. of Probate, #109)