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Will of Patrick Carroll Senior
In the name of God Amen. I Patrick Carroll of Indian Cove do ordain this my last will and testament that is to say I do bequeath unto my wife Bridget Carroll my farm of land with my dwelling house and out offices with my fishing room more or less as long as she remains in my name, I bequeath the same property betwene my three sons James and Patrick and Joseph Carroll when they arrives at the age of twenty six years I bequeath my part of the schooner brothers to my wife and children. July 2nd 1862. William his X mark Carroll. Witness, Patk Henesey, Michael Lynch.
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 and also no paragraphs. 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. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.
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