Submitted by: Jim Smith

Date:  March 21, 2010

LDS film: 106232

 

CLAGUE, John  1796  Lon   A  3  0106232

 

Will of John Clague – 1796 - Lonan

 

This is affirmed to be the last

Will & Testament of John

Clague of [Ballavarane] in

KK Lonan who departed this

life on or about the 25th of

Nov. 1795 By him by word

of mouth declared as & for

his Will in presence of the

Witnesses whose names

are hereunto subscribed

 

He left to the poor of the

Parish of KK Lonan

the sum of four pounds

 

He left to his friend Tho. Kneal

of Ballavarane aforeĠd Five

Pounds and at ---- ----

declared that of the AforĠd Tho.

Kneal would be his Executor

it would be better than the ---

---- ----

Witnesses

Thos. Clauge his mark X   }

Margt. Quine her mark X   }Juratie

at an Ecellal Court holden in

the Court house in the Parish

of KK Patrick on the 5th day of

February 1796

The said Thomas Kneal is sworn

Exor in Court in Form of Law and hath

given pledges for the payment of Debts

and Legacies namely the Rev. John Gell

Curate of KK Lonan and John Shimmin

of Ballagaraghan beg in the Parish of

KK German

Probatum Est

Ev. Christian

Transcribers note: There were several petitions launched

 against this Will, including one by the Executor Thomas

Kneal to change the Executor because of his plan to leave

the Isle to his wife who was the neice of John Clague.