Last Will of Preston Copeman
Husband of Mary Ann Weakley
Transcribed from the original at the Quebec Archives:  “Collection of Holographic Wills, Testaments and Codicils”

The last will & testament of Preston Copeman, Farmer, of the St. Louis, or Cap Rouge Road, in the Province of Quebec, Canada.

I will and bequeath all property I may possess at the time of my demise to my wife born Mary Ann Weakley of Weymouth, England for her sole use and benefit and upon her demise I will & wish my property of any kind to be given to my son William.

Preston Copeman, his mark

Witnesses: Thomas Corrigan, his signature; Samuel Mainguy, his signature

Transcribed by Gerald Neville, 2011

Note by Gerald Neville: Preston Copeman was born in Salle, Norfolk, England died 10 June 1907 and was buried on the 12th June 1907 (Sillery Church of England). He was 84 years old. He married Mary Ann Weakley on 19 December 1847 in the Anglican Cathedral, Quebec City.