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The Will of John McKellar

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The Will of John McKellar

Posted: 918648000000
Classification: Will
Edited: 994529076000
March 29, 1851 - Rec. in Tompkins Co. Surrogate's Office in B'k G of Wills at p. 13

John McKellar


Archibald, John, Euphemia and Catharine McKellar

The proofs recite that John McKellar died Dec. 20, 1850.

The will disposes of the testator's real estate in the following words :

"I give and bequeath unto the said Archibald (a son) one-third part of all my real and personal proerty, excepting household furniture.

Second. - I give and bequeath to my wife Mary one-third of my real and personal property.

Third.- I give and bequeath to my daughter Nancy Lamont the sum of Sixty dollars.

Fourth.- The remainder of my estate, both real and personal, I give to my son and to my grand-daughter Mary Carr, to be divided equally among these last named four, and my son John must continue to work on the farm with his brother until he is twenty-one years of age......The share that I have willed to my wife Mary I give to her during her natural life, and after her decease I will and bequeath said share in the following manner, viz., to my son John three-eights and the remaining five-eighths to be equally divided between my two daughters Catherine and Euphemia and my grand-daughter Mary Carr."
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