JANE CANNELL als McYLREA 1729 Michael

KK Michael 1729

The will of Jane Cannell als Mcylrea of Ballachruink in the parish above made and declared about the latter end of July 1724 being of perfect mind and memory at the making thereof. In primis she committed her soul to God and body to Christian burial. Item she left to her daughter Mary Cain all her shaped clothes linen and woollen and to the said Mary's daughter her riding hood. Item she left to her daughter Cath Callister her share of the canvasses and of the clothes commonly used in the house. Item she left to her grandchildren viz her son Jon's and daughter Mary's children a sheep each and lastly she nominated her said son Jon Cannell sole executor of all the rest of her worldly goods moveable and immoveable whatsoever.

Witnesses Jon Kelly his mark X, Chas Cannell his mark X

The executor sworn in Court and gave in the witnesses as pledges

Probatum est solvit 8d


  1. Daughter of William Mcylrea & Ann Christian, baptised 16th June 1647
  2. Married Jon Cannell (no marriage records for Ballaugh in the 1660-1680 window but probably 1668/1672)
  3. She was buried 8th March, 1729 aged 82
  4. Children Jon, Mary, Cath. Mary (Cain) died 1793
  5. Husband Jon Cannell died 1723

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