Will of William Adams Sr. of Prince Edward Island (1772-c.a.1848, Lot 20)

Found on LDS Reel 0861201, pg. # 64

Will of William Adams

Liber 5 Folio 66

In the name of God, Amen, I William Adams the Elder of Township number Twenty (20) in Queens County in Prince Edward Island, Farmer, being in a weak state of Body, though of Sound mind, memory and understanding, praised be the Lord, do make this my last will and Testament, in manner and form following that is to say: I give and devise to my three nephews, John, James, and Henry Adams, sons of Thomas Adams Senior of Lot Twenty, One Hundred acres of land - Situated in the rear of the farm in which I now live, and part of the Township Number Twenty (20) bounded on the East by lands belonging to the late William Donald Senior, on the South by lands belonging to John Adams Senior, Richard Adams Senior, Catherine Murphy and Mary Vincent, on the west by lands belonging to Donald Wall and on the North by lands belonging to the late Richard Adams Junior, Thomas Adams Senior and the land whereon I at present reside and which I have granted to my two nephews, William Adams Junior and Richard Murphy, also fifty acres of land situated on the North Side of the Fourth Pond bounded on the west by lands belonging to Thomas Pickering, on the North by the Gulph of Saint Lawrence and on the South and South East by the Fourth Pond. To have and to hold the same with all and singular the Hereditaments and my appurtenances, to my said nephews John, James and Henry Adams, their Heirs and Afsigns forever. I also give and devise to my Sister -- Catherine Murphy and my Niece Ann Murphy, six sheep, if there should be that many on the farm at my decease and lastly I give and devise to my nephew Richard Murphy all my personal effects, undisposed of by me at my decease, after the Expenses of my funeral shall be paid, And I also Constitute and appoint the said Richard Murphy and Peter Murphy, Executors to this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all other Wills, dated the Twenty Third day of May A.D. 1842.

Signed, sealed, published and Declared by the said Testator in Our presence, as his last will and Testament, who at his last request, in his presence and by the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses thereto. The same having been duly read and explained to the said Testator who cannot write. William Delaney, John Mountain, Jas Pragon.

Signed William Adams Senior, his seal and mark.

This will was proved on the 31st day of May 1848 on the oath of William Delaney, a witness.

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