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Will of William Maneely, Ballynafeagh, Ardboe Parish, Co. Tyrone, Died 22 April, 1896

Extracted from PRONI Wills Search
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Dennis Wright
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In the name of God Amen. April 20 1896. I William Maneely of Ballynafie [sic] and parish of Ardboe do now through the uncertainty of life and to prevent controversy after my death make this my last will and testament. I bequeath to my daughter Matilda the sum of one pound sterling. I bequeath to my daughter Mary the sum of fifteen pounds sterling. I bequeath to my daughter Esther the sum of five pounds sterling. I bequeath to my son William all my title and interest in the land I possess with the houses there on also all the cattle and stock on the land with the household furniture and all things him to pay all debts and demands connected therewith. And it is my wishes that my wife Margaret Jane [nee Wright] would live during her natural life with my son William but if he should not agree thereto I bequeath to her that portion of the house known as the parlour and sleeping rooms attached thereto also that portion of the land known by the name of garden and long field during her natural life and at her death to fall into my son William free. Also I nominate and appoint Charles Anderson of Eary and John Bell of Gortigal as executors to this my last will and testament signed and sealed by the testator

(signed) William (X) Maneely

Executors: Charles Anderson, Eary & John Bell, Gortigal

Witnesses: Norman Harbison & William Elder

Dated this twentieth day of April 1896

Registry: Armagh: Date of Probate: 8 March 1898

William Maneely died at Ballynafeagh 22 April 1896. Informant: William James Maneely (son), present at death