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Will of Michael Aylward
Memorandum of some remarks which Mr. Mickl Elyard wishes to be put down. It is his wish that all his property shall be left to his wife & daughter Mary Ann. Mr. Phil Elyard brother of the aforesaid is expected to pay £10.0 currency about the last of October next. Mr. Mickl Burke to see all the above to be performed. Mickl Ealward his X mark St. John’s Feby 10th 1861. Witness, Michl Burke, Witness, J.W. Jackson.
Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.
We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.
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