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 Descendants of Thomas Gawn, Dunsilly, Co. Antrim:
Born 1760 - 1770

 

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This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Millar of Dunsilly in the County of Antrim farmer.  I hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will and testament.  I appoint Samuel Russell of Walburn Cottage and Thomas Millar of Glenmullion Executors thereof.  I direct my Executors after my decease to sell and convert into money my farm in the townland of Dunsilly known as "Ecclestown farm" and to devote the proceeds thereof so far as they may go to the payment of the following debts, viz.:- To my mother 55 Stg. -- to my sister Martha 100 Stg. (One hundred pounds) -- to my Aunt Agnes Millar 85 Stg. -- to Mr. Robert Boal 100 Stg. --to my Uncle William Millar 100 Stg. I leave and bequeath to my brother John Millar now residing in Seacash my farm in Dunsilly, upon which I reside, together with all stock, crop, chattels, farming implements, furniture and effects of whatsoever nature and kind I may die possessed of subject to the payment of the residue of the hereintofore mentioned debts any other debts that may be due by me at my decease also all funeral and testamentary expenses and also subject to the maintaince and support of my mother upon the farm during the term of her natural life as provided for in my fathers will and I direct that he, my brother John, pay the following legacies off the said farm in Dunsilly.  To my sister Martha 60 Stg. -- to my sister Agnes 60 Stg. -- to my sister Mary Ann, now Mrs. Black 20 Stg. -- to my sister Elizabeth , now Mrs. Houston, 20 Stg. -- to my niece Jeannie Agnew 20 Stg. -- to my brother William Millar 20 Stg. --to my nephew Thomas Millar, son of my brother John, 20 Stg. --to my nephew Thomas Millar, William's son, ten pounds Stg. and to my sister Jane, now Mrs. Crawford, 10 Stg.  All the rest residue and remainder of my estate I leave to my brother John and I direct said legacies to be paid to the several parties hereintofore named by my brother John immediately after the death of my mother.  Dated this 20th day of September 1905.

 

Thomas Millar

 

Signed by the sais Testator as and for his last will and testament in presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

R. J. Craig ----- William Black

 
 

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