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Donald MURCHISON

Male Abt 1743 - 1831  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name Donald MURCHISON 
    Born Abt 1743  Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History The Last Will and Testament of Donald Murchison 1743 - 21 March 1831

    R.G. 6.2 Series 1 Reel #2 Probate Court Register of Wills 1870 -1920, Liber 3, Folio 8

    In the name of God Amen.

    I Donald Murchison Sr. of Point Prim Parish of St John and Province of Prince Edward Island. Being in a weak state of bodily health but of unimpaired memory judgment and understanding and considering the uncertainty of this transitory life do make and publish and declare this my last will and testament.
    In the first place I commend my sole to almighty God and order my body to be interned in a decent christian like manner the expenses of my funeral to be paid out of my personal estate. I order and bequeath to my son Alexander Murchison all my landed property consisting of one hundred acres more or less viz that the one hundred acres upon which I myself now live with all the buildings woods and improvements upon them to be held by him and by his heirs or assigns forever.
    I order and bequeath to my beloved wife Anne Murchison all the stock upon the farm consisting of horses, cows, sheep, and to be disposed of as she shall see fit.
    I order and appoint the sum of six pounds currency cash or value to be given to my grandson Donald Murchison, Neil's son, as a small token of my regard and also the sum of two pounds to my son Peter Murchison. These small bequests to be paid out of my personal property.
    In consideration of my leaving the bulk of my property to my son Alexander I expect that he will prove to his mother a dutiful and affectionate son and maintain her in a comfortable decent like manner see in that it is both his duty and interest to do so.
    I here by revoke and annull all former wills in wittness there as I have here unto set my hand and seal this twenty-eighth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eigth hundred and twenty-seven.

    Signed sealed and published
    and declared in the presence of us
    who have here unto subscribed
    our names in the presence of
    and in the presence of one another.
    his
    Donald X Murchison
    Mark


    John McLennan witness
    Simon (his mark X) Murchison witness
    Neil (his mark X) Murchison witness

    Probate granted to Alexander Murchison (1833) one of the Divisees therein named on the oath of John McLennan a subsendry witness, Dated 26th July 1836.

    (signature not legible)

    Judge of Probate 
    Died 21 Mar 1831  Point Prim, Lot 58, Queens, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29983  Reid Family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2001 

    Family Anne MCGILLVRAY,   b. Abt 1746, Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1833, Point Prim, Lot 58, Queens, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1775  Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Donald Og MURCHISON,   b. Abt 1776, Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1836, Point Prim, Lot 58, Queens, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +2. Neil MURCHISON,   b. Abt 1783, Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1854, Point Prim, Lot 58, Queens, P.E.I., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    Family ID F21190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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