Antrim Wills: McNeill, John  May 19, 1790

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning


Source: National Archives Kew England
Written: May 19, 1790
Recorded: November 29, 2017

In the Name of God Amen I John McNeill Seaman late belonging
to His Majesty's Ship Sirius (No 54) Captain Arthur Phillip
Commander being of sound and disposing Mind and Memory do
hereby make this my last Will and Testament first and
principally I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God
hoping for remission of all my Sins through the Merits of
Jesus Christ my blessed Saviour or Redeemer and my Body to
the Earth or Sea as it shall please God and as for such
Worldly Estate and Effects which I shall be possessed of or
intitled unto at the time of my decease I give and bequeath
the same as followeth that is to say unto my loving Mother
Margaret Adrahan and my Dear Sister Mary McNiell of the
County of Antrim in the Parish of Cushingden in the Kingdom
of Ireland all such Wages Sum and Sums of Money as now is or
hereafter shall be due to me for my Service or otherwise on
board the said Ship or any other Ship or Vessel to which I
may hereafter belong And I do hereby nominate constitute and
appoint my friend James Brady Seaman lately belonging to the
said Ship Sirius Sole Executor of this my last Will and
Testament And I do give and bequeath unto my said Executor
all the Rest and Residue of my Estate whatsoever both Real
and Personal hereby revoking and making void all Other and
former Wills by me heretofore made and do declare this to be
my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of May in
the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety
and in the thirtieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord
George the third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France
and Ireland King Defender of the faith the mark of X John
McNiell signed sealed published and declared by the said
(Attestation Clause)
A Phillip Captain _ Jno Parker Purser
23 December 1803 Administration with Will annexed to Mary
McNeil Spinster. James Brady having died in the lifetime of
the Testator
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