The Will of Mary Webster (-1853, Marie)

The Will of Mary Webster (-1853, Marie)

Liber 5 , Folio 223

In the name of God, Amen. The first day of July, in the year of our Lord, (1853) Eighteen Hundred and Fifty three, I Mary Webster of Marie St. Peters Bay, Kings County Prince Edward Island, being of perfect mind and memory, and knowing, that it is appointed for all persons to die, do make and ordain this my last will of testament that is to say, I give, devise and dispose of my worldly estate in manner and form following: -

In the first place I give and bequeath to my son James, whom I likewise constitute make and ordain my only and sole Executor to this my last will and testament, all that part of my Leasehold property which I and he jointly possess, together with all my household goods and moveables, Stock, messuages and tenements, by him freely to be possessed and enjoyed. Also I give to my Sons William and Robert, that part of my Leasehold property which they now possess. Also I give to my son Benjamin the sum of Twenty Pounds. Also I give to my so Edward the sum of five Pounds. Also I give to my Daughters Catherine, Mary, Jane and Margaret the sum of Five pounds each. Also I give to my deceased daughter Elizabeth’s Children the sum of fifty shillings each. – All the above sums to be paid by my son James as my Executor. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the day and year above written

Signed with her mark,
Mary X Webster

Signed, Sealed, published)
pronounced and declared in)
presence of us, --)

John Jardine
David MacEwen
William Bowley

The within will having been presented for Probate. I William Bowley one of the subscribing witnesses thereto made oath that he was present and did see the Testator Mary Webster subscribe her name by affixing her mark and seal thereto and heard her publish and declare the same, as and for her last Will and Testament, that when Testator so did she was of sound disposing mind and memory to this Deponents best discerning, that he subscribed his name as witness thereto, in the presence of Testator and that John Jardine and David MacEwen subscribed their names as witnesses as the same time.

William Bowley

Sworn to at my)
chambers this 12)
day of August 1853)
Before me)


D. Hodgson
Judge of Probate

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