| 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