Catherine Cassidy Will
This is the Last Will and
Testament of me Catherine Cassidy of the
I Revoke all former Wills or other Testamentary Dispositions by me at any time heretofore made and declare this only to be my last Will and Testament.
I Direct all my just debts, funeral and Testamentary expenses to be paid and satisfied by my Executors hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.
I Give, Devise and Bequeath all my Real and Personal Estate of which I may be possessed in the manner following that is to say
I give and bequeath to my sons William Cassidy, Donald Cassidy and John Cassidy each the sum of one hundred dollars. I give and bequeath to my daughter Maggie Cassidy the sum of two hundred dollars and I give and bequeath to my daughter Catherine, wife of Nelson White, one cow.
I give devise and bequeath to my son Duncan Cassidy al my Real Estate of every nature and kind soever of which I shall die seized or possessed subject however to the following proviso
Namely- It is provided that
should my son John Cassidy wish to take the West half of my lands situate on
the North Range of Howe
I give and bequeath to my said son Duncan Cassidy all my personal property of every nature and kind and the said Real Estate devised to him subject to the said provision as to my son John taking the west half, and subject to the payment of the aforesaid bequests to my sons and daughters.
Said Real estate being held by lease by me, and it is my will that my lands should descend as a lease hold to my son or sons as above stated, and all my rights title and interest in the same to their respective heirs and assignees.
And I nominate and appoint my
friends George Baillie and Angus McDonald both of
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first above written.
Signed published and declared by the said
The Testatatux as and for her last Will
And Testament in the presence of us who both
Present together at the same time in her
Presence at her request and in the presence
Of each other have hereunto subscribed our names
…Nelson White make oath and say…that on or about the forth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety four I and Joseph Beaubien of the said Township of Howe Island… were both personally present …
I Maggie Cassidy of the Township of Howe Island … spinster, make oath and say that I am a daughter of the said Catherine Cassidy named in the paper writing now hereunto annexed purporting to be and contain the last will and Testament of Catherine Cassidy.. who died on or about the ninth day of January 1894 at said Township of Howe Island …the same (Will) is now in all respects in the same state, and condition as when placed in my custody at the time it was signed by said Catherine Cassidy… all respects same
Description of property
Household goods and furniture $125
Farming implements etc $183
Horned cattle $269
Sheep and swine $54
Cash on hand $25
Farm Produce $101.50
Real Estate $2,600 leasehold East Half of lot 8
I James Matier
of the Township of Wolfe Island in the
It is my will that my debts personal and testamentary expenses be first paid.
I give and bequeath to my son James Matier one hundred dollars to be paid to him thirty days after my funeral.
Subject thereto I give and bequeath will devise all the rest and residue of my estate both real and personal and wheresoever situate to my son William Matier absolutely.
I nominate and appoint my said son William Matier and William Brown Card the exectors of this my will.
Witness my hand this 6th day of April AD 1894
Signed in the presence of his
… John Matier James x Matier
William B Card mark
Estate of Edward Smith
Estate of Edward Smith deceased. I
Louisa A Smith of the Township of Wolfe Island in the
Sworn before me at the city
Of Kingston Mrs Louisa Smith
This 7th day of May AD 1894
General description of property
Household goods and furniture $30
Farming implements $40
Horned cattle $40
Sheep and Swine $75
Cash in hand $500
Leasehold N 1/’2 W ˝ 9-7th $1,000
The Islands:Wills: Catherine Cassidy Howe Island