The Will of William Graham, (1807-1870, Murray Harbour N.)

The Last Will and Testament of William Graham, (1807-1870, Murray Harbour N.)

Liber 8 Folio 117

Know all men by these presents that I, William Graham of Lot 63, Kings County Prince Edward Island Farmer being of sound disposing mind and memory do make and publish this my last Will and Testament

1st I give and bequeath to my oldest son, William Graham one horse, two cows and four sheep likewise my entire freehold property.

2nd I give and bequeath to my Son Thomas Graham one horse, three cows, and eight sheep also the Fifty acres land on which he now resides.

3rd I give and bequeath to my daughter Lucy Clow wife of James Clow Ten shillings.

4th I give and bequeath to my Daughters Margaret Graham and Janet Graham the Lot of Land situated in Georgetown known as 1st range letter & No 8? to be equally divided between each of them.

5th I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Margaret Graham all my household furniture, wearing apparel and all the rest and residue of my personal property after payment of my lawful debts, and it is my desire that my beloved wife and my two daughters Mary Graham and Margaret Graham are to remain in my homestead in which I now live and which I now give to my Son William Graham in consideration of him supporting my beloved wife during her lifetime and my two unmarried daughters Mary Graham and Janet Graham while they remain single and? them assisting him in the labour on the farm as much as they are able.

6th I ordain and appoint William Mc Ray, David Sencabaugh and James Clow as Executors of this my Last Will and Testament.

In testamony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal and publish and declare this to be my last will and testament in the presence of the witnesses named below this third day of December in the year A. D. 1869

William Graham

Signed sealed published and declared by the said William Graham as and for his Last Will and Testament in presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto

Signed Andrew Millar
William Mc Ray

This Will was proved on the 8th December 1869 on the oath of Andrew Miller, a subscribing witness before Comr.? Sanderson, and was filed on the 22nd Dec. 1869

Charles Young
Judge of Probate

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