The Will of Dugald MacKinnon (c.1853-1891, DeSable)

The Last Will and Testament of Dugald MacKinnon,

(c.1853-1891, DeSable)

Researched at Public Archives by S Smith

Transcribed by Paul Mac Kinnon

Transcriber's Note: This Dugald MacKinnon is not of my line, but this Will was pulled in research of my family and is presented to aid the research of other MacKinnons.

This Dugald is the son of Charles and Mary McKinnon and followed the trade of tailor in 1881.


The last will and testament of Dugald MacKinnon , Farmer of DeSable Prince Edward Island . I Dugald MacKinnon, considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and being of sound mind and memory (thank God for the same) do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say)__First I give and bequeath unto my beloved brother John all the interest and right I have in the farm which I now occupy and bequeathed to me by my father the late Charles McKinnon of DeSable subject to the same conditions respecting my Mother as named in the will of my father.

I also give and bequeath to him, my brother john, the stock and farming implements I am in possession of at the present time.

I also give an bequeath to my beloved sister Isabel the sum of one hundred dollars to be paid to her within five years from the date of my decease.

I also do nominate and appoint Donald McLean (Donald's son)^ Argyle Shore and John McKinnon (Dugald's son) Canoe Cove to be executors of this my last will and testament.

In testimony whereof I the said Dugald McKinnon have to this my last will and testament subscribed my name by making my mark in form of a cross this twentieth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety one


(Signed) Dugald X McKinnon


The above instrument was at the date thereof
declared to us by the testator Dugald McKinnon
to be his last will and testament and then
acknowledged to each of us that he had subscribed
the same by making his mark in the form of cross
and we at his request sign our names hereto as
attesting witnesses.

(Signed) Dougald McKinnon

( " ) John McLean DeSable


This will was proved on the 11th February 1891 on the oath of John McLean a subscribing witness and which I certify

/s/ Charles (illegible)

Judge of Probate


On the 29th day of August 1899 Probate was granted to both Executors herein named

as certified by

/s/ Richard (illegible)

Judge of Probate


Public Archives of Prince Edward Island
Probate Court Register of Wills: 1807-1920
Liber 12, Folio 524

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