Will of Anna Barbara (Younker) Vickerson/Classon of Prince Edward Island (1768-1850, Marshfield, P.E.I.)

The Examiner, August 28, 1850

"Died on the 27th at her residence, Smithfield, Hillsborough River, aged 85 years, Anna Barbara, relict of the late John Classon, deeply regretted by numerous offspring and a large circle of friends and acquaintances . She bore her illness with Christian patience and resignatioon to the devine will. She was a native of Germany."

Will of Anna Barbara Juncker

In the name of God Amen I Anna Barbara Younker or Classon widow of the deceased John Classon of Lot or Township number Thirty-four Prince Edward Island North America Farmer being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and publish this may last Will and Testament in manner following: First and principally I commend my soul to Almighty God and my body I desire may be decently interred at the discretion of my heires and executors herein after named and to such worldly estate as God of his goodness hath bestowed on me. I give and dispose thereof as follows: That is to say, I give and devise all my real property whether Leasehold, Freehold or any other description or denomination whatever presently belonging or which shall belong to me at the time of my death to Elizabeth Vickerson and Catherine Vickerson, two of my daughters presently residing in family with me but under the conditions and provisions herein after written and particularly and witout predjudice to the foresaid generality. All that ? or parcel of land situated and lying on Lot or Township number Thirty-four Island aforesaid containg one hundred acres, more or less together with all houses, outhouses, yards, gardens, fences, wood, underwoods, wayaters, water courses, profits, ? privilages and advantages whatsoever to the same belonging or in anyway appertaining, lying bounded and described as particularily mentioned in a Lease and Release by Sir James Montgomery Baronet and brothers to my said deceased husband John Classon and myself dated respectively the sixth and seventh days of October in the year of our Loard Eighteen Hundred and twenty-nine and here hold as repeated brevitatis causa and refered to share and share alike, and to the survivor of them my said daughters, but in liferent (?) only and for their liferent (?) use allenarly (?), and to my sons George Vickerson and Henry Vickerson, their heirs executors and assigns in fee after the death of the longest liver of my said daughters in manner, in the proportions, and under the conditions restrictions and provisions following (?). To the said Henry Vickerson and the aforesaid Fifty acres of land of the aforesaid farm to be laid off along the western boundry line of the same and to run along the said line from the St. Peter's Road southward to the bush behind his present dwelling house but no further and to be embraced and contained within a line running exactly parallel with the same of such a distance or breadth a part as will embrace and contain the said fifty acres full and complete, the same to be held by the same Henry Vickerson and his foresaids as his own indisputable property for ever, but only under the condition or provision that he and his foresaids will continue the use and occupation of the present road leading from the St. Peter's road to my dwelling house and farm Offices to my heirs executors and successors in and to the other portion of said farm and to all having business thereto, free from any hinderance or obstruction whatever, in as full and complete a manner as the said road is presently in use by me. And failing the said Henry Vickerson and his foresaids, or any of them implementing that above condition or provision then and in that case the said Fifty acres of land shall revert and belong to my other son George Vickerson, his heirs executors or assigns unto whom I give and devise the whole of the remainder of the said Farm and others in fee simple without any restriction whatever, but only to be occupied and taken possession of by them on the death of the longest liver of my said daughters Elizabeth and Catherine as before mentioned. And also without predjudice to the Catherine as before mentioned; and also without predjudice to the first general conveyance or device by one in favour of my said daughters I hereby give and devise to them in equal proportions share and share alike and the the survivor of them, their heirs executors and assigns, the whole of my household funiture, clothes, bed and table linnen, china, silver plate, the whole of the farm stock, agricultural implements and crop of whatever nature growing or otherwise that may belong to me at the time of my death, all debts and sums of money heritable and moveable, cash or bank notes and Treasury Warrannts with the ? and receipts of the same whether in my own profession or found in the hands of others kept by them for my behalf and particularily a sum of money amounting to Sixty three pounds or upwards in the currency of the said Island lent by me at various times to my son Conrad Vickerson, Farmer, Brownston with the receipts or vouchers of the said debt and interest due or to become due on the same. And further it is my will and I hereby direct my said Daughters Elizabeth Vickerson and Catherine Vickerson and the survvivor of them as soon after my death as possible to pay out my other sons and daughters the following legacies or sums of money, William Vickerson my eldest son Farmer five shillings lawful money of said Island, the like sum to Conrad Vickerson before designed, the like sum to Mary Vickerson or Sanders wife of Charles Sanders, Farmer, St. Peters, the like sum to Anna Barbara Vickerson or Henderson wife of John Henderson, Farmer, Brackley Point Road and the like sum to Catherine Vickerson or Sanders widow of the deceased Robert Sanders Farmer, St. Peters.

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