Will of Donald Campbell of Prince Edward Island (-1891, Grand River)

The Last Will and Testament of Donald Campbell, (-1891, Grand River)

Liber 13 Folio 51

Know all men by these presents, that I Donald Campbell of Grand River Lot 56 being of sound mind though feeble of body, do hereby make my last will and testament revoking thereby all other wills that may have been made by me that are not of this tenor and date.

My will is that all of my funeral expenses be by the executors hereinafter named duly paid out of the estate of which I may die seized or possessed.

I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary my farm consisting of ninety three acres lying on lot 56 and bounded and described as follows. On the North by land in the possession of Bennet MacDonald on the East by road leading to John Underhay’s shore, on the south by land in possession of John Dingwell and on the west by Blacket’s Creek, together with the house out buildings, improvements, stock and farming implements now on it, subject however to the following conditions viz:

First, that my son John Daniel Campbell receive from his mother one half of the said land, when his mother thinks fit to give it to him should he remain on the place and conduct himself in such manner as may satisfy his mother.

Secondly, that my sister Christy Campbell have a home and a living on the place and also one cow and four sheep of her own to have to hold and to dispose of the same as she may deem fit.

Thirdly, that the other members of my family, my own children have a home and a living on the place as long as they choose to remain on it.

My will is that Daniel Steele and Angus MacInnis both of lot 56, be the executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereby set my hand and seal this sixth day of June one thousand eight hundred and ninety one.

Donald Campbell

John C McMillan
Augustus Steele

In Probate Court
55th Vic AD 1891
Prince Edward Island

The above and foregoing Will having been presented for Probate Augustus Steele one of the subscribing witnesses thereto made oath, that he was present and did see the said Testator sign his name thereto, by making his mark, and heard him publish and declare the same as for his Last Will and Testament, that when Testator so did he was of sound disposing mind and memory according to the Deponents best discerning that he subscribed his name as a witness thereto in the presence of the said Testator and that John McMillan subscribed his name as a witness thereto at the same time.

Augustus Steele

Sworn to at Annandale
This 23 day of October
A.D. 1891 Before me
John Nichols


Let John Nichols Esquire
As my Commissioner on this behalf administer the
The above oath to the witness herein named after
He shall have signed the same
Charles Young Judge of Probate

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