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This Isaiah OLIVER (1787-1833) was the son of [James] Thomas OLIVER and Margaret McCLELLAND. His wife was Isabella BARRETT (Abt 1790-1838). They had six living children, all mentioned in the will.
Sharon Oddie Brown. November 25, 2006

Isaiah OLIVER Will Probate



Isaiah OLIVER of Derryrusk, Co. Monaghan d. 12th Jany 1833.
Executor, Turner BARRETT of Dowdalls Hill, Dundalk. Esq.


1. Testor’s bog & farm in Derryrusk

These Legatees each pay the Wife an  [?] of ₤5 each during her widowhood

Equally John OLIVER, son; Thos OLIVER, son; Hugh OLIVER, son

2. The Mills of Aighnamullen

See note at residue

Hugh OLIVER, son (with survivorship.

Duffy’s holding


Turner B., son

4. ₤100

5. ₤100

6. ₤100

7. ₤100

8. ₤100

To be paid out of the profits of the Testor’s lands & shd sd profits be insufficient for the purpose then sd Lands [?] take equally taxed for the payt of these Legacies with 6 perct In t from the Legatees  [?] shall remain unpaid at that period until paid.


9. The House in which Testor resides & 15 acres of land belonging thereto

The Wife is to have the use of this House & Garden for life and Widowhood.

To the wife until Testor’s youngest Child attains 21 & the Son John puts the House & Garden at the Foot of the Avenue into decent repair & then by implication not disposed of.

10. Furniture


To the wife to dispose of for the benefit of herself and Children

Residue not disposed . No inventory


NOTE: Testor bequeaths “The Mills” to the Wife until  the youngest child attains 21 for the general use of herself & Children – then not disposed of – but Query if the above Mills are not those mentd at No. 2




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