The Will of Alexander Cummings (-1866, Mount Stewart Bridges)

The Will of Alexander Cummings (-1866, Mount Stewart Bridges)


Filed January 10, 1866

Reg’d Lib 7 Fol 155

I Alexander Cummings being sound in my mind at this time namely the 17th day of November 1865, And knowing the uncertainty of life do give as my last Will and Testament, and bequeath unto my wife 100, one hundred acres of land with the house, barns and all the goods and chattels thereon,

Also to my daughter Isabella I give 50, fifty acres of land, situated on the south end of the above mentioned farm, And to each of my other daughters 5 £

I also appoint David Douglas, my wife and James Ross, as executors of my will.

Alexander X Cummings

In the Probate Court

29 Vic AD. 1866

P. E. Island

The foregoing will having been presented for Probate John A. Lawson of Mount Stewart Bridges said Island Merchant one of the subscribing witnesses made oath that he was present and did see the Testator Alexander Cummings sign his name / by putting his mark/ thereto and heard him publish and declare the same, as, and for, his last will and Testament that, when Testator so did, he was of sound and disposing mind and memory according to this deponents best discerning. That he subscribed his name as a witness thereto in the presence of the Testator and that John McDonald subscribed his name as a witness thereto and at the same time

Sworn to at the Chambers
This 10th day of January,
AD 1866 Before me

John A. Lawson

Charles Younge

Judge of Probate

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