Will of John Enman of Prince Edward Island (Lot 57)

Last Will and Testament of John Enman Lot #57

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Enman of Lot 57,Queens County, Prince Edward Island made this 21st day of August One Thousand eight hundred and seventy five.

I will and bequeath to Wellington Enman, my third son, the North half of my farm together with all the buildings thereon save and except the grist mill. Shingle mill, board mill and oat-kiln, also half of the farming utensils and half of the entire farm stock which he (Wellington Enman) shall mutually divide with his youngest brother Richard Enman.

To Richard Enman, my youngest son, I will and bequeath the South half of my farm together with half of the farming utensils, and also half of the entire farm stock, which he (Richard Enman) shall mutually divide with his brother Wellington Enman as afore stated; also I bequeath to Richard the board mill. Should the dwelling house and barn together with the other buildings not excepted above, be on Wellington half of the same he shall pay his brother Richard $(400) four hundred dollars. But if the above mentioned buildings be on Richard's half of the farm he shall pay Wellington $(400) four hundred dollars. In either case said amount shall be paid in yearly instalments of one hundred dollars each, dating from my decease. But Further, should the dwelling house above be on Richards portion of the farm he shall pay Wellington $(100) one hundred dollars said amount to be paid in two instalments of $(50) fifty dollars each, dating from my decease. Wellington Enman and Richard Enman my sons above mentioned shall mutually collect my just debts and pay my just dues, and divide the balance of receipts equally between themselves.

They shall also pay $200 two hundred dollars each, making $400 four hundred dollars, to my seven daughters, which sum shall be paid in seven equal instalments-each son paying half and that said payments shall be made to my daughters in the order of their age beginning with the eldest, dating from my decease.

Whichsoever of my sons (Wellington or Richard) shall inherit the dwelling-house shall provide a home for my daughters while they remain unmarried.

To John Enman I will the second son, I will and bequeath my shingle mill,

And I appoint William A. Jardine and Robert Brehaut Executors. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed by the Testator

John Enman

Signed, sealed, published and acknowledged by
the said John Enman as and for his last Will and
Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence
and at his request, and in the presence of each
other have subcribed our names or witnesses

James Kestle

William A Jardine

Robert Brehaut

In the Probate Court P.E. Island 39 Vic. A.D. 1875

The foregoing Will having been presented for Probate, William A Jardine of the aforesaid Isand Gentleman one of the subscribing witnesses thereto made oath thus he was present and said see the Testator sign his name and affix his seal 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 disposing mind and memory according to this deponent best discerning. That he subscribed his name as a witness thereto in the presence of Testator and that James Kestle and Robert Brehaut subscribed their names as witnesses thereto at the same time.

William Jardine
Sworn to at
Chamber this
31st day August
A.D. 1875 Before

Charles Young
Judge of Probate

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