5th August 1853
Last Will of Ellen Duggan
Wife of Phillip Carroll
Transcribed from the original at the Quebec Archives
“Register of Holographic Wills, Testaments, and Codicils.”

Last wiil and testament of Ellen Duggan. In the name of God, Amen.

First, I bequeath my soul to God and my body to the earth.

I bequeath to Richard Lahey [Leahy] and wife Ellen Carroll (my daughter) a Lot of land No. 57 on the 5th Range situated in the Parish of Ste. Catherine in the County of Portneuf. I also bequeath to Mary Carroll and Richard Holt one shilling each.

Given under my hand this fifth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & fifty three, in the presence of witnesses.

James Coleman, his signature;

William Crotty, his signature;

John McCarthy, his signature;

Ellen Duggan, her mark.

Transcribed by Gerald Neville, June, 2011