John Kaighin, 1784
|Submitted by: ||Shirley C Hogensen
|Date: ||17 December 2001
|Original: ||LDS: 0106398
NOTE: the pagination may not be correct and missing or interpolated words may not be clearly indicated.
90 Kirk Michael 1784
In the name of God Amen. I John Kaighin of Scaristal in the parish of KK
Michael being at present in a moderate state of health yet considering the
uncertainty of this mortal life do therefore make this my last will and
testament being by Gods blessing of sound and perfect mind and memory at the
making thereof which are as followeth:
FIRST - I commit my soul to Almighty God and my body to Christian burial.
SECONDLY - I leave and bequeath to my son William Kaighin the sum of twenty
pounds if he comes for it but in case he does not come for the same I leave
and bequeath the said twenty pounds to my two other sons James and Hugh
ITEM - I leave and bequeath to my son James Kaighin all that whole part or
particle of land of the tenement of Corvalley and Ballakaighin lately
purchased by us but not to posses by hill till after my wifes decease. ITEM
- I leave and bequeath to my son Hugh Kaighin the just sum of forty pounds
to be paid after my decease.
ITEM - I leave and bequeath to my living wife Ellinor Kaighin als Kaighin
the just sum of twelve pounds.
LASTLY - I do nominate and appoint my two sons namely James and Hugh Kaighin
to be whole and sole executors of all the rest of my goods and effects
moveable and imoveable whatso ever and excluding any other person or persons
that might pretend to claim any further right to my goods with six pence
legacy a piece. In witness whereof I here unto added or signed my mark to my
name this 24 May 1777. John Kaighin. Witnesses present at the signing
hereof: Robert Corlett my mark X and John Mylchreest.