Fermanagh - Ovens, John May 25, 1848

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File contributed by: Rosalind Dunning 
ros.dunning@outlook.com December 26, 2020, 12:11 pm

OVENS, JOHN MAY 25, 1848

Source: National Archives Kew
Written: May 25, 1848
Recorded: December 26, 2020

Extracted from the Registry of the Court of Prerogative in 
Ireland In the Name of God Amen I John Ovens formerly of 
Corcloon in the County of Fermanagh late a Captain in Her 
Majestys 57th Regiment of Foot do make this my last Will and 
Testament I give devise and bequeath to my dear Wife Louisa 
Ovens otherwise Mitchell the interest of the sum of one 
thousand pounds during her natural life and after her death 
said sum of one thousand pounds to go to such of our 
children who may survive her by such shares and proportions 
as she by her last Will or by deed appoint I give devise and 
bequeath all other property of which I shall die seized 
possessed or entitled unto to such of our children as shall 
be living at the time of my decease or be born in due time 
after to be apportioned amongst them and paid to them at 
such times and in such shares as my said wife may by her 
last Will or by deed appoint in default of such appointment 
by my said Wife then all my said property to go after my 
decease to such of our said children who shall survive her 
and not theretofore have received their share or proportion 
of my said property share and share alike I nominate and 
appoint my said wife Executrix of this my Will given under 
my hand and seal this 25th day of May one thousand eight 
hundred and forty eight John Ovens
(Attestation Clause)
Robert Keys Solicitor Fort Lodge Enniskillen _ James .... 
Enniskillen Proved to Louisa Ovens otherwise Mitchell of 
Rochford Lodge Bundoran in the County of Donegal 12 April 
Proved at London 22 June 1849
PCC Prob11/2095