8th March 1900

Last Will of John Holton

Husband of Catherine Sweeney

Transcribed from the original at the Quebec Archives:  “Collection of Holographic Wills, Testaments and Codicils”



This is my will, I, John Holton, of the Parish of St. Gabriel of Valcartier, Farmer, give and bequeath unto my son Michael all my property moveable and immoveable of any kind whatsoever and I institute him my universal legatee in full property from the date of death.


Done and signed at Quebec this eight day of May of the year one thousand and nine hundred.


John Holton, his signature

Witnesses: Alf. Laurie, his signature; F.X. Larue, N.P., his signature



NOTE: John Holton died 25 January 1907, aged 80 years.  Catherine, his wife, had died almost 20 years earlier.  Michael was his youngest son.


[Transcribed by Gerry Neville.]   April, 2012