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Will of Ann Haly
It is my last will and desire that at my decease One hundred pounds be given from my property to my son Charles Robert & one hundred pounds to my son William O'Grady, independent of their share in the property, to settle them in the trade profession or business they may decide upon. Ann Haly. Signed by me on March 24th 1838. Witness, Edward Wix. Fanny Wix.
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written 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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